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A Salem man is injured in a one vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Dent County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 30-year-old Jacob Likes was driving on county road 4110 when he lost control of his motorbike and overturned before being ejected. Likes suffered moderate injuries and ...
A Salem man was injured Tuesday as a result of a single vehicle crash on Dent County Road 4110 one mile east of Salem, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri Highway Patrol. A 2014 Motovox Motorbike, driven by Jacob C. Likes, 30, was westbound at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday when control of ...

Dent County Sheriff Bob Wells made a presentation to the board. • Discussion of facilities and planned improvements were held, then Jenna Dunn made a motion to move forward with hiring Chris Salzman and his company. The motion passed 6-0. • Gale Huffman made a presentation to the board on the 3 ...
Dent County's prosecuting attorney in a story in The Salem News April 17 said he wanted help from commissioners and the public to cut down on makeshift junkyards and unsightly nuisance properties within the county's jurisdiction. He said the goal of the effort is to help bolster the local real estate market ...
Dent County's prosecuting attorney says he needs help from commissioners and the public to cut down on makeshift junkyards and unsightly nuisance properties within the county's jurisdiction. “We need to determine if the public supports the idea. If so, I will be willing to perform much of the heavy lifting,” ...
Home fires, brush fires, vehicle accidents and first responding are a few among the many services that the Dent County Fire Protection District offers, and ... Stokes and Jerry Bettigrew are the lucky teens who are all active in the Junior Fireman program, a program that first began in Dent County in 1994.

Dent County was not spared from Camden's crime spree. He and his partner in crime, another youngster named Burley Barton, both from Iron County, got in a gunfight with Dent County Sheriff John R. Welch in August of 1925. Camden shot Welch in the leg and got away. Barton wasn't so lucky. Welch and ...
Proposition; Shall the school board of the North Wood R-IV School District of Dent County be authorized to increase the operating tax levy for the purposes of maintaining and upgrading school buildings and classrooms, compensation for District employees, and other operating expenses, by $.30 per one ...
Nathan has served Dent County as Assistant Prosecutor to Andrew Curley for over three years. He has also served as the Texas County Assistant Prosecutor for a little over one year. In addition, he is a member of Marxkors & Kelsaw, Attorneys at Law, LLC where he practices law with his wife Michele.
Enjoy St. Patrick's Day at Sligo Fest This Saturday. March 13, 2018 WireReady MyMoInfo Local News, Wireready. (Sligo) Celebrate St. Patrick's Day the old-fashioned way this Saturday by taking part in Sligo Fest in Dent County. Jenny Waites is one of the organizers of this 17th annual celebration. She says one and all are ...

A new Dent County Jail will continue to stay in the design and planning phases while Missouri government haggles over new legislation that could repeal prevailing wage laws, commissioners discussed during their Monday meeting. If the Missouri legislature repeal prevailing wage laws the county could ...
SALEM, Mo. - A 17-year-old male student has been arrested after school officials received a report of a threat made via social media towards Salem R80 schools Friday evening. According to the school district, a comment was posted on social media and forwarded to district officials by another student.
SALEM, Mo. -- Firefighters say a house is a total loss after a fire Tuesday morning in Salem, Mo. Firefighters with the Dent County Fire Protection District arrived to heavy fire coming from the second story. The fire forced fighters to perform a defensive attack. Firefighters say there was nobody inside the home ...
Sherry Lea, Executive Director of Healthy Dent County is recently announced the appointment of Taylor Relford as the non-profit's new Development Director. In her capacity Relford will be responsible for fundraising, developing new revenue streams as well as donor recognition programs for the ...
The Russell House, a shelter and services center for victims of domestic and sexual assault, has been a beacon in Phelps, Maries, Crawford and Dent County for 24 years. Not only does this shelter provide sanctuary for victims of abuse throughout the area, but it is also the face of a much larger umbrella of ...
The Dent County Fire Protection District has announced that it is currently in the beginning phases of a renovation that will cost approximately $1.1 million. This amount will be aided by $350,000 already awarded through a community block development grant, whereas the rest will potentially come from a ...
Located at 2141 Old St. James Road in Rolla, the drive is farther for some Dent County residents, but even a monthly trip could potentially cost less than traditional trash collection. According to the EPA, on average it costs only $30 per ton to recycle trash, whereas it costs $50 to send it to local landfills, and ...
A Dent County woman had a three-felony warrant issued for her arrest Wednesday in connection to a Saturday standoff with law enforcement, according to ... The Dent County Sheriff's Office reported Wednesday Halcomb was under medical supervision and not currently in law enforcement custody.
A deputy with the Dent County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday that a residence on County Road 5070 was burglarized and $930 in property stolen, according to the case's probable cause report. The items taken include a PlayStation 4, two controllers, a television cord and seven video games. The deputy ...


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