Archive - Sep 5, 2011

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Lady Rocks Junior Varsity outlast O'Fallon Christen to win their third straight

Pictured above: Freshman Taylor Covington goes up for the block.

Tragedy on Highway 19 in Montgomery County - Area mourns death of Hermann High School senior Taylor Thompson

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 17-year-old Taylor Thompson of Hermann, Mo. was pronounced dead earlier this evening at University Missouri Medical Center in Columbia, Mo.  MSHP reports that Thompson was traveling north on Hwy 19 when she crossed the center line striking an oncoming vehicle head on.

According to the MSHP the accident occurred around 2 p.m. this afternoon on Hwy 19 0.1 miles south of Porters Road.  Thompson was air lifted by ARCH Helicopter to University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia, Mo.

Updated: SEMO Schedule Attached -- Rocks cruise to easy victory defeating O'Fallon Christian

Pictured left:  Kelsey Pecaut served 16 in a row in the first set.

Governor asks for farm damage assessment

Photo by Jeff Berkemeyer
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.--Governor Nixon is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin damage assessments of farms in central, western and northwestern Missouri in the wake of severe thunderstorms which bore strong winds and hail between August 18 and 22.