Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of April 6, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of April 6 – 12. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

Green Hills Animal Shelter website

Green Hills Animal Shelter to be open by appointment only

The Green Hills Animal Shelter in Trenton will be open by appointment only effective immediately and until further notice. The shelter notes it made this decision because COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Livingston and Harrison counties, and the shelter wants to protect the community, its staff, and its volunteers. Appointments will limit the number […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission presented updates on COVID-19 from various agencies

The Grundy County Commission heard reports on Tuesday regarding COVID-19. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs said Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Declaration 4490 is now open, and applications are due by April 25th. The major disaster declaration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in Missouri was declared Thursday and involves public assistance being used to […]

Stay at Home Order

Harrison County officials issue “Stay at Home” order

Harrison County health officials today enacted a “Stay at Home” order due to what’s called a public health emergency. The announcement came this morning from Harrison County Health Department administrator Courtney Cross. The order is to remain in place until such time as the local health emergency has been abated. The order is to be […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Harrison County officials now reporting first case of COVID-19

Along with the announcement on Saturday of a COVID-19 case in Livingston County, the Harrison County Community Hospital, along with the Harrison County Health Department on Sunday announced a case of Coronavirus in Harrison County. The individual that tested presumptive positive is a woman aged 40 to 49 and a resident of Harrison County.  Officials […]

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Ridgeway woman injured in crash on Highway 69

A Ridgeway resident was injured on Thursday when the pickup she was driving traveled off Highway 69 in Harrison County and overturned when it struck an embankment five miles north of Bethany. Twenty-two-year-old Brittany Jennings received minor injuries and declined treatment at the scene but told officers she would seek medical attention later. The pickup […]

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Bethany man charged with kidnapping, assault and abuse of a child

A Bethany man has been charged in Harrison County with three felonies after an alleged incident on Monday, March 23, 2020. Thirty-nine-year- old Jeremiah Searles has been charged with first-degree kidnapping, facilitating a felony, inflicting injury, terrorizing, first-degree domestic assault, and abuse or neglect of a child—no sexual contact. Arraignment was held on Tuesday, and […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of March 23, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of March 23 – 29. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

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Bethany man demolishes car in crash on Route W; later arrested and accused of DWI

A Bethany man was injured in a rollover crash early Monday evening in Harrison County and was later arrested. Sixty-two-year-old Duane Belcher received moderate injuries in the accident eight miles to the north of Bethany. Belcher was taken by an ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The car was northbound when it […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

New Mexico man arrested on multiple allegations

A man from New Mexico was arrested on multiple allegations Tuesday night while traveling on Interstate 35 in Harrison County. The patrol accused 55-year-old Lowell Millburn of Albuquerque of felony possession of a controlled substance; driving while intoxicated prior offender, and driving while suspended. Millburn was also accused of exceeding the posted speed limit of […]

North Missouri Election results by the numbers

Green Hills Region election results for Tuesday, March 10, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were easy winners among Grundy County voters in Missouri’s presidential preference primary election. Grundy County had nearly a 24 percent voter turnout with a total of 1,3 66 ballots cast. That’s considerably fewer than the 39 percent voter turnout, (2448 four years ago) in Grundy County for the […]