Life Flight Helicopter

Three injured, one child life-flighted after Saturday crash

The highway patrol reports three Maysville residents were seriously hurt Saturday night when a car traveled off Highway 33. A passenger in the vehicle, five-year-old Brenton Jestes was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, then flown by medical helicopter to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Another passenger, three-year-old Alyssandra Jestes, was taken to Cameron […]

Prius Car

EPA’s reduction in fuel standards concerns Missouri leaders

Missouri’s air quality could take a hit in future years if a reduction in fuel-efficiency standards announced on Thursday by the EPA is allowed to take effect.  The proposal would freeze fuel-economy standards to hold them to 2020 levels. It rolls back an Obama administration requirement to increase the fuel standard to 54 miles per gallon by […]

Election 2018

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State says no chance of hacking in Tuesday’s election

(Missourinet) – Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says federal authorities have told him Russians did not interfere with any votes or voter rolls in 2016, and he does not expect that to happen in 2018.     Ashcroft says his office and a separate commission certify every voting machine. There’s a paper trail connected to […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

$25M in grant money sought for roads, bridges and broadband in East Locust Creek Reservoir project

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission and the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission have applied for a $25,000,000 grant for roads, bridges, and broadband in the area of the East Locust Creek Reservoir project in Sullivan County. The United States Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development grant would ensure adequate and […]

North Central Missouri Fair announces Flower Show winners

The North Central Missouri Fair Flower Show received a total of 37 participants with 276 entries at this year’s event. Judith Urich operated a help station on flower arranging for youth at the show, helping children arrange and enter items with co-sponsor Hy-Vee donating flowers for the arrangements. The Betty Taul Creative Awards were awarded […]

Grundy Electric 2018 annual meeting

Crowd of almost 400 attend Grundy Electric Cooperative annual meeting

A large crowd attended Grundy Electric Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting held August 2, 2018, at the North Mercer R-III School in Mercer, Missouri. Prior to the business meeting, over 380 members and guests enjoyed the evening meal served by the Mercer County 4-H members. Entertainment was provided by The Marks Family from Jefferson City.  Members […]