Rollover Accident

Three area teenagers injured in rollover crash north of Bethany, one life-flighted to Truman Medical Center

Three area teens sustained injuries when a car ran off the road and overturned multiple times 10 miles north of Bethany on Friday night, February 19th. An air ambulance transported passenger 18-year-old Sadie Summa of Bethany to the Truman Medical Center with serious injuries. An ambulance took a 17-year-old female passenger from Eagleville to the […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Harrison County Health Department administers 1520 doses of COVID-19 vaccine; Grundy County reports 5 new cases of COVID-19

The Harrison County Health Department has vaccinated 1,520 individuals at COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the last two weeks with the help of community partners. About 770 of those individuals were from Harrison County. The health department will continue to order vaccine and vaccinate individuals as the vaccine is available. The total number of COVID-19 cases […]

Gavel and Law book

Man accused of assaulting Cody McHargue granted change of venue to Harrison County

An assault case at Trenton has been moved for a potential trial in Bethany. Shandon Levi Gann of Galt is accused of felony assault in the first degree for allegedly seriously injuring Cody James McHargue of Trenton causing McHargue to be hospitalized last year. In court this week, both the special prosecuting attorney and defense […]

Fence on Farm

Audio: Missouri fence laws topic of in-person program on February 23 and March 8, 2021

The differences between Missouri’s general and optional fence laws will be discussed at a program to be held in person and online via Zoom on February 23rd and March 8th. Sessions will be held at the Harrison County Extension Center of Bethany, Adair County Extension Center of Kirksville, and North Central Missouri College Barton Farm […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Livingston County reports 9 new cases of COVID-19; Harrison County 1 new case

The Livingston County Health Center on February 5th reported nine new COVID-19 cases since Monday for a total of 1,398. Active cases increased by two to 34. Thirty-one active cases were in the community, and three were facility actives. Ten current COVID-19-related hospitalizations and 49 deaths were reported for Livingston County. One additional COVID-19 case […]

Coronavirus Update

Putnam County reports COVID-19 related death; 12 new cases reported over three counties

The Putnam County Health Department reports another COVID-19-related death as well as four additional cases since February 1st. That brings the totals to 12 deaths and 464 cases. The Putnam County Health Department and Putnam County Memorial Hospital have provided 565 COVID-19 vaccine doses to individuals who qualify. The health department continues to request doses […]

Not Guilty News Graphic

Former Harrison County sheriff deputy enters “Not Guilty” plea to tampering with evidence charge

A former Harrison County sheriff deputy charged with two felony counts of tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution entered a plea of not guilty on February 3rd. Online court information shows 43-year-old Kevin Lawson of Gilman City is next scheduled for court on April 7th. He also faces misdemeanor tampering with a public […]

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Two seriously injured when SUV hits guard rail near Pattonsburg

The Highway Patrol reports two men sustained serious injuries when a sports utility vehicle ran off the road and struck a guard rail end four miles south of Pattonsburg Thursday morning, February 4th. The driver, 55-year-old Lewis Buckner of Ridgeway, and passenger, 68-year-old Orvis Fountain of Albany, were transported by ambulance to the Harrison County […]