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Woman injured in accident

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 8:57 am

A Chesterfield woman was injured March 15 in an accident occurring in Lincoln County, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Time of the accident was 5:18 p.m. on Hwy. W, just south of New Hope West Lane. According to the Patrol, a 1997 Honda CRV driven by Nichole Boesing, 29, was southbound on Hwy. W, when she failed to negotiate a curve, and ran off the

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    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:15 am

    Rising temperatures this weekend after recent winter storms will bring out the potholes in Missouri’s roads. At the Missouri Department of Transportation, the start of March means crews turn their attention to the potholes that “spring” forth as temperatures change. There are multiple ways motorists can report potholes: ·MoDOT’s Customer Service Center, available 24/7, at 1-888-ASK-MODOT (888-275-6636). • Online – from your computer or cell phone, at modot.org. Look for

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  • County agencies conduct “Arrive Alive” checkpoints at high schools

    Posted on March 16, 2015 at 9:01 am

    Employees of the Lincoln County 9-1-1 Services participating in the seat belt survey effort included (in no order): Stacey Adcock, Lisa Goetsch, Alisha Lewis, Nicole Hanson, James Roberts, Margie Harrell, director; Jeff Reed, Barb Presley. Also pictured is Kim Biondo, outreach coordinator  for the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety (MoDOT).

    Warm weather is here and teens will be hitting the road to enjoy spring break, prom, and other great springtime activities. The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety wants teens to think about how dangerous a car ride can be if they don’t buckle up. An element of this year’s teen seat belt campaign reminds teens that their safety is to be taken very seriously – “Buckle Up. It’s No Joke.”

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  • Spring is coming, brings pothole, report them to MoDOT

    Posted on March 6, 2015 at 8:21 am

    Spring is officially two weeks away, but rising temperatures this weekend after recent winter storms will bring out the potholes in Missouri’s roads. At the Missouri Department of Transportation, the start of March means crews turn their attention to the potholes that “spring” forth as temperatures change. “Our goal is to patch potholes as quickly as possible and get us through the transition to warmer weather,” said Elizabeth Wright, MoDOT

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  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign will target drunk drivers

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:26 am

    Local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide St. Patrick’s Day holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Hawk Point area, will run from march 14-17, 2015. The effective nationwide drunk driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to

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  • TPD to enforce youth seat belt law

    Posted on March 2, 2015 at 8:12 am

    Troy Police announced they are joining with statewide law enforcement March 15-31 for an aggressive youth seat belt mobilization to crack down on Missouri’s seat belt law violators and to reduce highway fatalities. Only 67 percent of Missouri teens wear their seat belts when driving or riding in a motor vehicle. Eight out of 10 teens killed in traffic crashes are unbuckled. Under the Graduated Drivers License (GDL) law, teens

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  • Patrol reports accidents with injuries

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 9:10 am

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported on four accidents in Lincoln County resulting in injuries. The first occurred Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. on Highway 47 east of Route H. It was a one car accident. According to the report, a 2003 Pontiac driven by Amelia Becker, 72, of Hawk Point, was traveling east on Hwy. 47 when the vehicle started to skid, crossed the centerline, traveled off the north

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