Category Archives: Regional News

Moberly man charged with murder

Authorities have charged a 28-year-old central Missouri man with murder in a shooting death. The Moberly Monitor Index reports that Joseph Lee Kertz of Moberly faces charges including first-degree murder and second-degree arson in the death of

Body found at Table Rock Lake

     INDIAN POINT, Mo. (AP) The body of a 44-year-old Arkansas man has been recovered from a lake in southwest Missouri.      The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the body of David J. Rambadt of Batesville, Arkansas was recovered

Gov. Nixon issues 9 more pardons

     JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) Gov. Jay Nixon is pardoning nine more people convicted in Missouri of various crimes.      Nixon on Friday announced the pardons, which include clemency for a man who served in the U.S. Navy and

Auditor gives city of Sparta worst rating

     SPARTA, Mo. (AP) A state audit gives the southwest Missouri city of Sparta the lowest possible rating of “poor.”      The Springfield News-Leader reports that Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway released the findings Wednesday. Residents of the small Christian