Galt Fire Protection District Chief Terry Wynne reports a house in the eastern part of Galt is a “complete loss” after a fire Wednesday night. Wynne says firefighters found the back of the house on Garfield Street, owned by Victor Tunnel, fully engulfed. The fire is believed to have started around the back of a […]
Work along Route D in Chariton County is progressing quicker than anticipated. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation had planned to work only between Route 5 and Mussel Fork Avenue this week, but will wrap that culvert replacement work up today. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, January 9 through the 11th, they will close Route […]
The Missouri Department of Transportation reports the Newtown Branch Bridge on Highway 139 south of Newtown will be closed for several months for a replacement project. Crews plan to close the Newtown Branch Bridge January 2nd and reopen it in early March. The replacement project will be led by contractors from Widel, Incorporated, who will […]
Chillicothe Fire Captain Les Hinnen reports investigation by the Missouri State Fire Marshal continues into a possible explosion in the kitchen of the Barnabas Home in Chillicothe. The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a call of a kitchen fire at 1301 Monroe Street this (Wednesday) morning. Firefighters could hear the fire alarm sounding upon arrival, […]
The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance regarding audit services at a meeting last (Monday) evening. The ordinance authorized entering into a contract with John W. Gillum, CPA, LLC for audit services. The board also approved authorizing the mayor to sign a service contract with UCI Testing for a Drug Free Workplace for the City of […]
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 436 Elm Street Thursday morning. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter reports that prior to the fire department’s arrival, the Chillicothe Police Department notified firefighters the flames were out at the residence owned by Teresa Jones, but the burned area was smoldering. Firefighters began removing the window […]
A former Grundy County deputy was featured on an episode of Investigation Discovery’s program Body Cam. Christian Goode says he worked for the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office in 2016 but is now a Deputy Sheriff/Investigator with the Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office. The Body Cam episode covered an incident in October 2017 in which he […]
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently awarded a contract to Chester Bross, of Palmyra, Missouri, for a resurfacing project on Missouri Route 6 in Adair and Sullivan Counties, from the Chariton River to Missouri Route 129, for a total length of approximately 14.5 miles. The total cost of the project is $2,595,497. “Crews will […]
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a sports utility vehicle fire near Woodworth Custom Trailers Thursday afternoon. Captain Les Hinnen reports firefighters found the vehicle fully involved in fire and sitting in the eastbound lane in the 5000 block of Highway 190 west of Chillicothe. Firefighters used approximately 500 gallons of water to extinguish the […]
Route 129 will close for a culvert replacement Thursday. Local maintenance crews from Missouri Department of Transportation will close the road between the Iowa state line and Ash Trail on Thursday, Nov. 15, between 8 a.m. and noon, weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route.
Route 129, north of Green City, is set to close for a culvert replacement. Local maintenance crews from Missouri Department of Transportation will close the road between Goose Drive and Hedge Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 6, between 8 a.m. and noon, weather permitting. During this closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route.