Flood of 2019

USDA hosting public meetings about assistance available for flood damages

Representatives of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and State of Missouri agencies will participate in public meetings May 2-3 in northwestern Missouri to explain various types of flood-recovery assistance available to landowners and units of government. During the meetings, representatives of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development […]

Crowder State Park

7-mile hike to be hosted at Crowder State Park

The Spring South Thompson Hike at Crowder State Park starting at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 27 will be a 7-mile rugged hike through one of the prettiest sections of trails at the park. Meet park staff at the campground amphitheater for a guided hike on South Thompson Trail. Participants are encouraged to bring water and […]

Traffic Accident

Colorado woman injured in crash west of Unionville

The Highway Patrol reports a Durango, Colorado woman sustained minor injuries when the car she drove overturned six miles west of Unionville Tuesday morning. An ambulance transported 64-year-old Kathleen Coombs to the Putnam County Memorial Hospital of Unionville. The car traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 when it ran off the north side of […]

Workers resurface a road with asphalt

Resurfacing planned on highway 136 near Albany

A resurfacing project on U.S. Route 136 could begin as early as Friday, April 12. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to resurface 3.7 miles of U.S. Route 136 from just east of U.S. Route 169 to 0.5 miles west of Route C in Albany. Crews will mill off the […]

Boil Advisory

Two public water supply districts issue boil advisories

Two water district offices of the area have separate boil advisories for rural water customers. One advisory is in Mercer County and the other is in Putnam County. Due to repairs yesterday to a water line, the Mercer County Public Water Supply District requested a precautionary boil advisory for customers within the boundaries of Route […]

Accident

Two-vehicle crash in Caldwell County injures three

A two-vehicle accident early Monday afternoon injured three people in Caldwell County, three miles south of Polo. Taken to Liberty Hospital were 50-year-old Cynthia Adams of Polo and a passenger in the pickup she was driving, 49-year-old Donald Holder of Excelsior Springs. Both received serious injuries. The driver of a sports utility vehicle, 65-year-old Edward […]

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Stanberry woman injured in two-vehicle crash on Highway 136

The Highway Patrol reports a Stanberry woman sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle she drove struck a car about two miles northeast of Stanberry Friday afternoon. An ambulance transported 48-year-old Ramona Crouse to the Northwest Medical Center in Albany. The driver of the car, 19-year-old Haley Van Horn of Stanberry, was not reported […]

MoDOT opens road to traffic

Highway 10 in Carroll County opens to traffic

The Missouri Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Map now indicates Highway 10 southwest of Carrollton has been re-opened. The roadway has been closed for more than a week due to flooding of Moss Creek.  Highway 65 remains closed between Waverly and Carrollton due to flooding of the Missouri River. A MoDOT representative reported it will […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rig overturns on Highway 116 on-ramp

A truck driver was injured this morning in a rollover Clinton County accident. Fifty-eight-year-old Bryon Crawford of McFall was transported by ambulance to the Liberty Hospital with minor injuries. A trooper reports the truck had stopped on the shoulder of the on-ramp from Highway 116 to southbound Interstate 35. He exited the driver’s seat and […]