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Harrison County reports 33 cases of COVID-19, with 10 cases active

The Harrison County Health Department reports there are 33 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county. That is an increase of one since Monday, July 13th. Ten of the cases are active, and 23 have been removed from isolation. Harrison County Health Department Administrator Courtney Cross reports the health department follows Centers for Disease […]

Teresa Mae Stumph

Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail officials release name of inmate who died at facility

The name has been released for the Livingston County detainee who died at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg last weekend. Jail Director Edmond Howard confirms 69-year-old Teresa Mae Stumph died Saturday, July 11th. He says she had been at the facility since July 7th. She was being held on a Livingston County warrant on […]

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First Vesicular Stomatitis Virus case confirmed in Missouri horse

Missouri State Veterinarian Dr. Steve Strubberg announced the state’s first case of Vesicular Stomatitis in a horse in Newton County. The announcement follows a positive confirmation from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory, making Missouri the seventh state to confirm the virus this year. As a result, the Missouri Department of […]

State Rep. Sheila Solon

Audio: Missouri’s governor signs major foster care legislation into law

Bipartisan legislation that aims to modernize Missouri’s foster care system and provides Medicaid coverage to homeless children was signed into law Monday by the governor in Jefferson City. State Rep. Sheila Solon, R-St. Joseph, who chairs the House Children and Families Committee, says it’s one of the most important bills she’s passed in her eight […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson signs huge megabill with partial motorcycle helmet repeal

Governor Mike Parson has signed into law today a bill with a component that lets some motorcyclists cruise without a helmet. Under House Bill 1963, a massive state transportation proposal, motorcycle riders can go helmetless if they are at least 26 years old, have medical insurance, and have proof of financial responsibility. The wide-ranging bill […]

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Princeton Board of Education discusses return to school plan for upcoming year

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education the evening of Monday, July 13th discussed a return to school plan for the 2020-2021 school year. The district plans to have a traditional start August 25th, with students attending in-person classes five days per week. District administrators will meet with the Mercer County Health Department in late July […]

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Grundy County Commission approves ballot question relating to brush control

The Grundy County Commission approved the morning of Tuesday, July 14th placing a question on the April 2021 election ballot regarding a Missouri statute (263.247), which would allow the commission to enforce brush control adjacent to county roads. The statute involves brush removal along county right-of-way or maintenance easement, subject to voter approval of all […]

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Inmate dies at Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg

Sheriff Steve Cox reports a Livingston County detainee died on Saturday, July 11, 2020, while incarcerated at the Daviess-Dekalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. Cox reports the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and the Daviess County Coroner are conducting an investigation into the death.  He said the deceased had health issues and had been taking medication. The […]

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Weekly COVID-19 update from Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center

The Grundy County Health Department today reported there have been 22 positive Covid-19 cases since testing began. This includes one death and two of the cases remain active in Grundy County. Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital announced the COVID-19 testing has reached 2,254 as of Monday morning. That’s an increase in the number […]