Often when thinking about American holidays, many turn to thoughts of celebration and fun at barbecues or picnics, outdoor games, float trips, or easy days relaxing around precious time spent with family and friends.
A 25-year-old man from Thornfield in Ozark County was killed when a trailer detached from a pickup truck at 1:30 p.m. Thursday on Highway 14, 11 miles east of Ava in Douglas County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol report.
A 59-year-old Texas County man drowned when he went for a swim at 2:40 p.m. Wednesday but found himself struggling to breathe and attempts to rescue him were unsuccessful, reports the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Parts of highways in Ozark and Shannon county will be closed next week for pavement repairs and a portion of U.S. 160 in Mtn. View will be reduced to one lane starting later this month while crews add shoulders and rumble strips to the highway, announce Missouri Department of Transportation officials.
The Willow Springs Senior Center will host its monthly breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. June 17.