State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Road Closed

MoDOT to motorists: Do not ignore flood barricades

With numerous state highways in northwest Missouri closed due to flooding, the Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists not to move or attempt to drive around barricades that block flooded roads. Barricades are put in place for motorists’ safety, yet MoDOT and law enforcement officials report they continue to see drivers either maneuver around […]

SEMA State Emergency Management Agency Website

State Emergency Management Agency training to be held in area communities

Multiple State Emergency Management Agency Training and Exercise Management System training will be held in the next month. The offerings include Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Disaster Management at Calvary Baptist Church of Chillicothe Thursday from 8 to 5 o’clock. The eight-hour awareness-level course is an introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems use in disaster management. The […]

Boating Safety

Boat dock owners encouraged to check docks for safety issues

Boat dock owners are highly encouraged to take the necessary precautions to make their dock safe from stray electrical current. Tingling and numbness in the extremities while swimming in the water has been a common statement made by individuals who survived incidents involving electrical current near docks. Swimming away from any dock suspected to be […]

Community Emergency Response Team CERT

Grundy County Emergency Response Team seeks volunteers

The Grundy County Community Emergency Response Team is seeking volunteers. Grundy County citizens willing to help their community and the emergency response personnel during emergencies and public events are invited to attend an informational meeting next week. The meeting will be held in the lower level meeting room of the Trenton Fire Station the morning […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee to hold public meeting

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold a public meeting July 12. The meeting will be at the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton in the north board meeting room. The tentative agenda for the Emergency Management Agency/All Hazards Meeting portion includes a shelter coordinator, solar eclipse planning for the Eclipse August 21, […]