Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 reports a water main break on 242nd Street and Route UU in Coffey. Several customers will be without water or experience low water pressure. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until further notice.
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 of Mercer reports it is aware of the bad taste and odor of water in the area. The taste and odor are caused by a greater than normal algae bloom at the source, but the water supply district has been told the water is safe to drink. […]
Currently making headlines all over the United States, measles is a highly contagious vaccine-preventable illness that has made a frightening comeback. Fortunately, Missouri is not home to one of the current outbreaks as just one case has been confirmed so far this year in the state. This is occurring not long after the Centers for […]
An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in an arson conspiracy to damage a local business. Randell Eugene Yeager, Jr., 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to participating in a conspiracy to damage property by means of arson. By pleading guilty, Yeager admitted that he was hired […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for some customers. The area affected encompasses Route E to the Grundy County line and from U. S. Highway 65 to Route Y. Mercer County customers within those boundaries should boil their water until further notice.
As a new school year begins, the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri is honored to announce the establishment of the Louise Williams Welborn Memorial Scholarship to a graduating senior at Trenton High School. A 1967 graduate of THS, Louise was the Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation at the time of […]
A former Joplin, Mo., police officer pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving and distributing child pornography. Gary McKinney, 43, of Joplin, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to the charge contained in an Oct. 24, 2018, federal indictment. McKinney was an officer with the Joplin Police Department for about seven years […]
A state task force has made several recommendations to boost safety within Missouri’s K through 12 schools. Member Paul Fennewald, a former FBI agent, and state Homeland Security Director, says the group suggests integrating school-based mental health services. The report says teachers and administrators are often pressed into serving as mental health caretakers when one […]
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has placed some Sullivan Rural Water customers under a precautionary boil advisory. The advisory affects customers north of Browning on Highway 5 to Denver Road and includes Desert, Woodland, Estate, White, Wizard, and Valley roads. The precautionary boil advisory continues until further notice.
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to work on water mains. The advisory affects Sullivan County Rural Water customers on Orion Road east of Galaxy Drive, Gully Road, Gully Drive, and Gator Drive. The advisory will continue until further notice.
Trenton Municipal Utilities has announced water will be shut off for part of Trenton on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, due to water main repair and valve installation. Water is expected to be off at the Walden Apartment Building as well as East 10th Street from Avalon to Kumler and Kumler from East Ninth to East […]