THREE KILLED IN EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT THURSDAY
An early Thursday morning crash on Interstate 255, just south of I-270, claimed the lives of three people and sent two more to the hospital. The crash occurred around 1:30 AM. According to the Madison County Coroner's office, Newton M. Kenne, age 46, of St. Louis, Missouri was allegedly driving northbound in the southbound lanes of traffic. Kenne's vehicle struck a 2008 Chevy Aveo, driven by Tawanda Jackson, age 32, of Murfreesboro, TN, formerly of St. Louis. The accident killed Tawanda Jackson, her 9 year-old son Arnold Jackson and a third passenger in the Jackson car, Jon Moss, age 28, of Delwood, Missouri. 11 year-old Takia Jackson was taken to a St. Louis area hospital in critical condition. Newton Keene, the alleged driver of the car going the wrong way on I-255, sustained injuries and was transported to a St. Louis hospital for treatment. According to Metro News Source, 46 year-old Newton M. Keene, of St. Louis, has been charged with six counts of aggravated driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or more, which results in a death, among several other charges. Keene's bond has been set at one million dollars.
LIBRARY TEMPORARILY CLOSING
Due to the renovation work, the Greenville Public Library will close at noon Saturday, February 7 and will reopen Tuesday, February 17. Books may be returned in the outside drop box in the front of the Library. Please do not order books online during this period of time.
Tax forms may be picked up at the Municipal Building in Greenville during the library's closure