Dec 05, 2019 11:00 PM

NW Missouri man hospitalized after rear-end crash

Posted Dec 05, 2019 11:00 PM

DAVIESS COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just after 11:30a.m. Thursday in Daviess County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2004 Chevy 1500 driven by Jeanie A. Little, 44, Trenton, was northbound on U.S. 69 six miles north of Cameron.

The vehicle rear-ended a 1988 Ford E 150 driven by Allan E. Reed, 62, Cameron, that had slowed to make a left turn.

Daviess County Ambulance transported Reed to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Little was not injured. The MSHP had incomplete information on seat belt usage.

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Friends of the Animal Shelter holding Christmas open house fundraiser

by Sarah Thomack/St. Joseph Post staff

The Friends of the St. Joseph Animal Shelter will host an open house and fundraiser this weekend at the soon-to-be renovated new shelter.

An open house Christmas party fundraiser will be held this weekend at the 5909 Corporate Drive location purchased in June.

Kappy Hodges with the Friends of the Shelter says proceeds from the event go toward funding the renovations to be able to open the new shelter.

“The community has been very generous and we’re always looking for more people to contact and talk to about ways to help create the new animal shelter,” Hodges says. “The faster we get the money, the faster we can start the work and get the animals moved from our old place to a new place.”

Hodges says the Christmas party open house is a family and pet friendly event.

“It’s going to be a really fun time," Hodges says. "You'll get to see the inside, the building is not renovated, it’s just the building it’ll be in, but you’ll get to see where it is and go inside and have a good time and fun with the kids… kind of like a Christmas party for your dog and your kids.”

The Waggin Around the Christmas Tree open house will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the 5909 Corporate Drive location. There will be holiday activities going on including a Christmas tree auction and photos with Santa.