Category Archives: Local News

Shots fired near LU campus

By Landon Bernskoetter LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Police report that someone reportedly fired several shots at about noon Wednesday along East Dunklin Street near MLK Hall, causing a 20-minute campus-wide lockdown. LUPD Chief Gary Hill told the Clarion News that no … Continue reading

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Antiquated homes cleared for demolition by Lincoln University

By Inkera Muwwakkil Lincoln University is conducting demolition to several properties owned by the school. The properties include: 712 Lafayette St., 807 E. Dunklin St., 809 E. Dunklin St., 807 Locust St., 813 Locust St. and 1011 E. Atchison St. … Continue reading

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Candlelight memorial held for Lloyd Randle III

By Isis McCully LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A candlelight memorial was held Sept. 5, 2019 to honor Lloyd Randle III, who died recently as a result of drowning in the Missouri River . Students gathered at the SUC Ballroom to show … Continue reading

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LU student drowns in Missouri River

By Clarion Staff CALLAWAY COUNTY – The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a body found Monday afternoon in the Missouri River is Lloyd Randle III. According to a news release issued late Tuesday morning by Lincoln University Communications and … Continue reading

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Report: Tornado damaged more than 600 buildings

JEFFERSON CITY – A Cole County/Jefferson City government report issued Monday says more than 600 buildings were destroyed or damaged during the May 22, 2019 tornado that hit the capital city. The total includes 516 residences, 82 commercial structures, and … Continue reading

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Floodwaters slowly recede, clean-up continues

Clarion News JEFFERSON CITY – It’s a mess. That’s the obvious consensus as water from a major flooding event slowly retreat. On Tuesday, government employees joined private contractors north of the Missouri River, where damage to roads, businesses, and the … Continue reading

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Steak ‘n Shake Closes Another Missouri Location

By Clarion News Staff SULLIVAN, Mo. – Last week’s closing of a Franklin County Steak ‘n Shake adds to a growing list of more than 30 restaurants the chain has shuttered since January due to poor performance and a shift … Continue reading

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