Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

The Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for some customers. The office recommends boiling of water before cooking or drinking. Affected are rural water customers in Mercer County within the boundaries, going clockwise: Route K on the north, Highway 65 on the east, Highway 136 for the south […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Boil Advisory

Portions of Mercer County placed under boil advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for some of its customers. The advisory affects the area from the intersection of Desoto Avenue and Derby Road south to the end of Route FF and includes customers on Embassy and Emblem roads. The boil advisory will continue until further notice. […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Boil advisories lifted for Sullivan County

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted two boil advisories for Sullivan Rural Water customers. One advisory affected Highway 6 from Antelope Drive east to Glasgow Drive and included Glasgow Drive, Orion Road, Gully Road, and Gator Drive. The other lifted boil advisory for Sullivan County affected Route OO north of Daisy […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

After replacing a valve on a six-inch water main, a portion of Mercer County has been placed on a precautionary boil order. According to the Mercer County Public Water Supply District, the notice affects customers within the following boundaries as described clockwise. The Iowa-Missouri state line on the north, the Mercer-Putnam County line on the […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for the community of Humphreys

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 reports the Village of Humphreys will repair a water main today (Friday, May 3, 2019). Water service was be turned off at 1 o’clock and is expected to be restored within three hours. All Humphreys water users will be under a precautionary boil advisory after service is […]