The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

December 5, 2013

Mayor of Granby dies in accident in Lawrence County

A single-vehicle accident shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday claimed the life of Granby Mayor Ronald L. Arnall.

The accident occurred at 2:54 p.m., four miles north of Pierce City in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Arnall, 64, was southbound when his pickup truck ran off the road and struck a tree, the patrol’s report stated. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Scott Lakin, Lawrence County coroner.

Having been elected in April, Arnall was serving his first term as mayor of the Newton County town of Granby.

• Two Monett residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:30 a.m. Thursday on Missouri Highway 37, two miles south of Purdy in Barry County, the state patrol said.

The driver of the pickup truck, Margo M. Belisle, 49, and her passenger, Katherine M. Morgan, 14, were taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville, the patrol said.

The southbound truck ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.

• A Cassville woman was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 4:25 p.m. Wednesday on Farm Road 2192, three miles south of Cassville in Barry County, the state patrol said.

Cristan S. Crum, 24, was taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, the patrol said.

Crum was driving an eastbound vehicle that ran off the road, and struck a tree and a fence, the patrol said.

Text Only
Crime & Courts
Local News

Given that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that electronic devices and communications are protected from searches and seizure without a warrant, do you think Missouri needs Amendment 9 added to its constitution?

A. Yes.
B. No.
     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NDN Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating