Local 9/11 memorial events

Courthouse ceremony commemorates 9/11

Two years after the tragedy and devastation of September 11, 2001, American citizens gathered across the nation to pause for reflection and bow their heads in prayer.

About 300 people joined at the Boone County Courthouse this morning for a small but poignant ceremony to remember those who lost their lives and to praise those who fought to save them. Mayor Darwin Hindman spoke, and representatives of many local emergency agencies attended.

Two injured in I-70 accident near Rocheport

A graduation portrait stared back at rescue workers Thursday afternoon as they cleaned up the wreckage of an I-70 accident near Rocheport in which two senior citizens from Illinois were injured.

Driver Donald Clark, 71, sustained moderate injuries and was driven to University Hospital, Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. Enedina Clark sustained serious injuries and was flown to University Hospital in a medical helicopter.