A mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic will be held in Bethany next week by appointment. Residents included in Phase 1A and Phase 1B Tiers 1 and 2 can receive the first dose of vaccine at the South Harrison High School on March 6th from 8:30 to 5 o’clock. Eligible individuals can register on the COVID Vaccine […]
The Sullivan County Health Department reported zero active COVID-19 cases as of February 26th. The department reports this was the first time there have been no active cases since May 1, 2020, when the first positive case was reported for Sullivan County. There have been 849 confirmed cases since that time and 15 COVID-19-related deaths.
The Sullivan County Health Department vaccinated 100 residents with their first dose of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the North Central Rural Electric Cooperative of Milan on February 26th. Recipients were previously registered and met Phase 1A and Phase 1B Tiers 1 and 2 descriptions. The health department received the vaccine shipment on February 23rd. The […]
The Highway Patrol reports a Grant City resident sustained minor injuries when a car overturned one and a half miles north of Parnell on Friday afternoon, February 26th. An ambulance transported 19-year-old Jarrett Hargrave to Mosaic Medical Center in Maryville. The car traveled west on Highway 46 before running off the south side of the […]
COVID-19 presented considerable challenges to Missouri schools, staff, and students in 2020, including closures, cancellations, remote learning, and more. The pandemic also presented challenges to schools and instructors teaching the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) hunter education courses. “Many schools were closed for much of the year, which reduced the number of kids who could […]
The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of March 1 – 7. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]
The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Maggie Fernandez as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for February 2021. Student winners are chosen by the vocational faculty based on a set of criteria that includes: attendance, grades, cooperation with fellow students and teachers, enthusiasm for subject(s), attitude both in the classroom […]
Wright Memorial Hospital recently announced their 2020 Employee of the Year. Brinda Marsh, a pharmacy technician II at Wright Memorial Hospital, was presented with the award at a ceremony held in her honor on February 25. The other finalist for the award was Audra Beverlin, 4th Quarter 2020 Employee of the Quarter. Marsh has been […]
The Spickard R-2 Board of Education has accepted a letter of resignation from the superintendent; however, no reason was given for Kristi Weldon’s resignation. Weldon says the board will begin the process of looking for another superintendent. The board hired her in June. The board also approved the 2021-2022 school calendar. No specific calendar dates […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Spickard man on February 25th. Fifty-three-year-old Richard Tharp was arrested for. failure to appear in court on misdemeanor property damage. Tharp’s bond is $1,045 cash only and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of Circuit Court on March 9th.
A driver allegedly threw away a baggy containing methamphetamine during a traffic stop, after initially attempting to flee from a deputy Wednesday morning, February 24th. That according to Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox, who says the deputy attempted to stop the vehicle in Chillicothe for a traffic offense, then discovered the driver had a revoked […]
Kansas City police are issuing a warning after seeing a recent uptick in accidental overdose deaths in teenagers. Television partner KMBC tv is reporting that police say the deaths are linked to pills laced with fentanyl. The overdoses and deaths among teens and young adults are because they are taking what they believe […]