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More than $9 million in grants approved for six Missouri school districts to provide protection against tornados

The State Emergency Management Agency announced more than $9 million in grant funding has been approved to build tornado safe rooms in six Missouri school districts. The federal grants for school districts in Dunklin, Henry, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, and Wright counties will pay for 90 percent of the cost of the safe rooms, which are […]

Post office Collapse Jamesport

Streets in Jamesport re-opened after building collapse last week

The Jamesport intersection downtown was re-opened during the weekend to allow traffic to use the streets adjacent to where the building housing the Post Office and another business had collapsed last Wednesday morning. Daviess County Emergency Management reported demolition crews were able to clear the brick and debris from the streets to allow the Missouri […]

Post office Collapse Jamesport

Inspectors checking scene in Jamesport unsure why building collapsed

Officials on Wednesday evening, August 19, were at the scene of the building collapse in downtown Jamesport that included much of the post office. This included Postal Service inspectors and deputies of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department. It’s still unknown what caused most of the brick building to collapse at the intersection of Broadway Street […]