Just a reminder that the prescription drug take back day is tomorrow.
You can drop off any prescription medicine. Syringes are acceptable with the needle removed, inhalers and pressurized containers are not acceptable as they explode in the incinerator. No other hazardous waste is allowed.
You do not have to wait for a take back day, the drop off box it in the lobby of the police station and it is available 24 hours a day.
A Neosho woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident 4 p.m.Wednesday on I-49, four miles south of Joplin.
According to the Highway Patrol report, Dimitra A. Summers, 25, Neosho, driving a 2008 Dodge Avenger, lost control, crossed the median and struck a 2011 Chevrolet Cruze driven by Samantha A. Moyers, 22, Neosho.
Summers was treated for minor injuries at Mercy Hospital, Joplin.
Three Grnnby residents were injured in a four-vehicle accident 6:04 p.m. Thursday on U. S. 60, one mile east of Neosho.
According to the Highway Patrol report, a 1998 International driven by Richard M. Sipes, 43, Doniphan, was towing a mobile home westbound on U. S. 60 and was parked improperly on the roadway.
A 2012 Dodge Ram driven by James F. Thompson, 41, Williamsville, was stopped on the shoulder behind the Arehart vehicle. A 2008 Honda Accord driven by Diana A. Allthin, 53, Granby, slowed down and was struck in the rear by a 2004 Chevrolet Z71 driven by Jonathan P. Arehart, 34, Granby, which also struck the Thompson vehicle and continued into the mobile home.
Arehart and a passenger in the Allthin vehicle, Earlene A. Carnation, 80, Granby, were treated for serious injuries and Allthin for minor injuries at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.
TRAFFIC ALERT Route U CLOSED in McDonald County at Mike's Creek Week of October 31 Where: Route U in McDonald County at the low water crossing over Mike’s Creek three miles south of Missouri Route 76 between Layton Hollow Road and Thomas Hollow Road
What: Route U CLOSED to allow MoDOT crews to replace the culvert underneath the road at the low water crossing
Traffic Impacts: Drivers will need to find an alternate route around the closing. Drivers will be able to get to driveways and other entrances on either side of the closing. However, they will NOT be able to travel through the work zone. Signs and message boards will alert drivers to the closing. Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the project.