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Stealing and kidnapping investigation leads to arrest

August 4, 2022

By Scott K. Lindsey, Texas Co. Sheriff HOUSTON, Mo. (August 4, 2022) – On August 2, 2022, Texas County Deputies and a Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper responded to a business in the Hartshorn area for a report of an attempted abduction. A juvenile male report being approached by a man (later identified as Darryl…

Texas County Election results

August 3, 2022

Winners abound at Texas County Fair

August 3, 2022

By Shari Harris, Publisher The 2022 Texas County Livestock Fair was held Tuesday through Saturday last week at the Texas County Fairgrounds near Houston. Shows held throughout the week included Youth and Open Rabbit, Poultry, Hog, Sheep, Goats, Beef, Dairy Cattle, and Dairy Goat; Showmanship for Poultry, Rabbit, Goat, Sheep, Steer and Pig; the Sheep…

Road Rally races through Texas County

August 3, 2022

By Shari Harris, Publisher Texas County was the location for the Missouri Ozark Rally 2022 on Saturday, July 30. Drivers and their cars gathered at the Texas County Fairgrounds that morning to start the competition. Fifteen cars competed, with one withdrawn before the race. Eight of those finished the route, and the #890 car, with…

Kids weigh in at tournament

August 3, 2022

By Christy Porter, Managing Editor Kids were casting, reeling in and weighing in at the Kids Trout Tournament held Saturday at Montauk State Park and sponsored by the Dorman L. Steelman Lodge. The event has been held for over 30 years, shared John Johnston, a representative of the lodge. Lee Williams, Dorman L. Steelman Lodge,…

Clark sentenced to 25 years

August 3, 2022

By Shari Harris, Publisher Kenneth Clark, of Cabool, was sentenced Monday in the courtroom of Judge John D. Beger to 25 years incarceration in the Missouri Department of Corrections for the 2018 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Susan Campbell. A 15 year sentence for kidnapping was also handed down, to run concurrent with the 25 year…

Abolishing Space Invaders

August 3, 2022

By Shari Harris, Publisher “Space Invaders: How to Eliminate Toxicity in Your Life” is the title of a work by local author Angela Barton. Long known in the area for her coaching skills on the volleyball court, Barton has compiled a book intended to help young adults maintain their personal boundaries and not feel bad…

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