Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

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Carrollton man crashes north of Ludlow

A Carrollton resident was hurt Saturday morning north of Ludlow when the pickup truck he was driving went off Route D and hit a culvert. Twenty-nine-year-old Charles Henson was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with moderate injuries. The accident happened about one mile north of Ludlow on Route D when the southbound […]

Deadly Crash

One dead in Monday morning Carroll County Crash

A Kansas City man died as the result of a tractor-trailer truck accident in Carroll County Monday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 43-year-old Matthew Vignere’s body was transported to Frontier Forensics. The truck traveled east on Highway 10 when it ran off the right side of the road about one-half of a mile east of […]

Bridge Closed Sign

Carroll County Route C bridge now closed

The bridge on Carroll County Route C over the Branch of Turkey Creek is now closed, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation. The bridge was closed this afternoon due to damage from the recent flooding. The anticipated closure time will not be known until an inspection and further assessment can be completed. Motorists will […]

Honorary FFA Degree

Honorary State FFA Degrees bestowed on area residents

At the state convention. the Missouri FFA Association has presented HONORARY state degrees to several education agriculture leaders and officials. Among the recipients from northern Missouri are Carmen Buller of Kirksville, Brooke Swindler of Norborne, Connor Dignan of Mound City, Tom Zweifel of Maryville; Jason Dimmitt and Ashley McCarty – both of Kirksville. Carmen Buller […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Response to Flooding

Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday requested that President Donald Trump approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 13 counties in response to devastating flooding that began March 11. The Governor said he expects the request to be expanded to include additional counties once floodwaters recede and full damage assessments can be […]