Blizzard Aims from Omaha to Green Bay, Marquette

Courtesy of Accuweather.com State College, PA — December 18, 2012 — A blizzard will unfold near the Colorado/Kansas border Wednesday and will roll northeastward to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and central Ontario by late Thursday. The storm will become known for high winds over the Plains, Midwest and eventually the East. Over the Plains and the Upper…

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William L. Bacon

   William Lindel “Bill” Bacon, age 67, of Novelty, MO, died Tuesday, December 11, 2012, in the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO. He was born January 17, 1945, in Stockton, CA, the son of Earl Lendel and Laura Mae Rader Bacon. He was united in marriage to Beth Wendell on December 20, 1968,…

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Doris Ammons

   Doris Gale Ammons, 83, of Edina, Missouri, died Friday, December 7, 2012, at the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, Missouri. Doris was born on December 28, 1928, in Knox City, Missouri, the daughter of Lindsey Russell and Gail Kennedy Miller. She was raised in Knox City and graduated from the Knox City High…

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James M. Lindsey

James Monroe Lindsey, age 91, of Newark, MO, died Monday, December 10, 2012, in the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO. He was born January 21, 1921, in Newark, MO the son of Sam and Cora Belle Montague Lindsey. He was united in marriage to Edna Britt on October 18, 1951, in Piggot Arkansas…

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Knox County Gets “Poor” Rating From State Auditor

Jefferson City – In the areas audited, the overall performance of this entity was Poor. A follow-up team from Schweich’s office will return to Knox County next year to see if the audit recommendations have been implemented and will issue another public report. As noted in a prior state audit, the general revenue fund and…

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Murder Suspect Released From Jail

By Echo Menges On Thursday morning, December 13, 2012 Glenn Head, 58, of rural Novelty made his first appearance in court before Knox County Associate Judge William E. Alberty in an Adair County courtroom. Head is charged with one count of murder in the second degree and one count of armed criminal action. During the…

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St. Louis Post Dispatch Reports Novelty Suspect Involved in 1985 Shooting of Unarmed Teen – Defense Attorney Speaks Out About Incident

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch is reporting that the suspect in Tuesday’s fatal shooting in Novelty also shot an unarmed teen in December 1985. According to the story, Glenn Head, then a St. Louis police officer, shot and seriously injured a 16-year-old after a short police chase in the city. He and another officer were trying…

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More Details In Knox Murder Investigation

By Echo Menges Residents of Knox County have been rocked by the news of the shooting death of Bill Bacon, 67, of rural Novelty on Tuesday afternoon, December 11, 2012. Another rural Novelty resident, Glenn Head, 58, is being charged with one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class A felony, and felony…

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Former Police Officer Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

By Echo Menges According to court documents just filed by the Knox County Assistant Prosecutor, Jo Fortney, the man being held in the Adair County Jail, Glenn Head, 57, of Novelty for shooting Bill Bacon in southwest Knox County is charged with one count of Second Degree Murder, a Class A felony,  and one count…

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Retired Police Officer Involved In Knox Shooting – Both Men Involved Made Calls To Sheriff’s Office During Incident

New information has been released to The Edina Sentinel concerning calls received by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the shooting in the southwest corner of the county. A representative of KCSO has confirmed that a “trespassing” call was received by KCSO dispatch from Bill Bacon at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday afternoon, December 11, 2012. And…

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