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Grundy County Commission accepts resignation of Public Administrator

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday morning, February 6th, accepted the resignation of Public Administrator Jill Eaton and heard from the Grundy County Industrial Development Corporation regarding a Natural Resources Conservation Service Streambank Stabilization project. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reported the commission would pursue an appointee for Eaton’s position in the next 14 days. That person […]

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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports almost 700K vaccinated, 160K with both doses

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports 690,072 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in the state through February 6th. Five hundred twenty-nine thousand seven hundred four persons had received at least one dose. One hundred sixty thousand three hundred sixty-eight persons had received both doses. Eight point seven percent of […]

Audio: Rhonda Vincent to be inducted into Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, February 6th

After a delay of nearly one year because of COVID-19 precautions regarding large crowds, country and bluegrass singer and musician Rhonda Vincent will be inducted on Saturday into the membership of the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.  The ceremony is scheduled during the Saturday night show which begins at 7 o’clock. Rhonda Vincent, an […]

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Governor Parson announces site locations for week two of COVID-19 mass vaccinations

Governor Parson Announces Site Locations for Week Two of COVID-19 Mass Vaccinations (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced site locations for week two of the COVID-19 mass vaccination events in partnership with the Missouri National Guard, Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and local health care systems. “We are very pleased […]

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Harrison County Health Department to host regional COVID-19 vaccine clinic

A regional COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be held in Bethany by appointment only. The Harrison County Health Department, Region H Implementation Team, and other community partners will hold the mass vaccine clinic at the Bethany High School on February 6th for individuals in priority groups Phase 1A and Phase 1B-Tiers 1 and 2. Participants must […]

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University of Missouri Extension to offer low-income households assistance with filing taxes

The University of Missouri Extension will provide assistance for low-income households filing income tax returns for the 2019 tax year. An informational letter is to be mailed next week to those who have received tax help through Volunteers In Tax Assistance in the past two years. Interested parties may contact the Grundy County Extension Office […]

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Grundy County Breast Cancer Support Group to hold raffle for handcrafted wall hanging

The Grundy County Breast Cancer Support Group will hold a raffle for a quilted wall hanging at Winter Pink Out events to benefit the support group. Tickets for the three-by-three-feet wall hanging, donated by Cyndi Johnson, will be available at the Trenton R-9 basketball games on February 4th and wrestling meet February 6th. The tickets […]

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Garland Nelson makes court appearance in Diemel brothers case

The Braymer farmer charged with two felony counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Wisconsin brothers appeared via Polycom in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Thursday morning. Online court information indicates that upon motion of Garland Joseph Nelson, his case was continued to February 6th for a preliminary hearing […]

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Marshfield woman sentenced for role to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine

A Marshfield, Missouri, woman was sentenced in federal court for her role in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine. Jami L. Deam, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to nine years in federal prison without parole. On February 6, 2019, Deam pleaded guilty to participating in a drug-trafficking conspiracy […]

Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory issued for northern Missouri counties until Wednesday, February 6th

Light freezing rain and drizzle will overspread the region Tuesday and continue through the morning hours on Wednesday. Although precipitation is expected to remain light in nature, ice accumulations of up to a tenth of an inch will be possible in the immediate Kansas City area, with slightly higher amounts possible across north-central and northeastern […]

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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to offer free tax preparation

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will provide free in-person tax preparation at the Grand River Multipurpose Center of Chillicothe. Trained and IRS-certified volunteers can help taxpayers of all ages each Wednesday beginning February 6th through April 10th from 9 to 3 o’clock by appointment. AARP membership is not required to receive free tax preparation and those interested […]

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Missouri Highway Patrol to begin school bus inspections on February 4th

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Division will begin annual school bus inspections on February 4th. Troop B Public Information Officer Sergeant Eric Brown reports inspections for about 40 area school districts will begin February 6th and end April 11th. In most cases, several districts will be inspected at a single location on […]