Boil Advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District issue boil order for portion of Mercer County, lifts another order

Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil advisory following repairs on Monday to a water main. The advisory will be in effect until further notice for customers within the boundaries of Highway 136 on the north, the Putnam County line on the east, Route E on the south, and Route DD […]

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Two adults, two babies injured in SUV rollover crash near Humphreys

Two adults and two children from Versailles sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned five miles south of Humphreys the night of May 7th. Thirty-three-year-old David Knotts received serious injuries and was taken to the Truman Medical Center. The passenger, 34-year-old Jennifer Knotts, received moderate injuries and was taken to the Sullivan County Memorial […]

Boil Advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District issues boil advisory; two other advisories lifted

Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory following repairs made Monday to a water main break. Affected are the rural water customers on both sides of Highway 136. The advisory area extends from Princeton (at 65 and 136) east to the intersection of Highway 136 and Fireworks Avenue. The […]

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Crash on Highway 69 sends 95-year-old man to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Pattonsburg man sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle he drove overturned two miles west of Bethany on March 26th. Emergency medical services transported 95-year-old Dallas Lowrey to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany. The SUV traveled north on Highway 69 before running off the road three-quarters of […]

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Iowa man life-flighted to hospital after crashing on Highway 136 west of Stanberry

A Mount Ayr, Iowa resident was hurt early Sunday, four miles west of Stanberry, when a sports utility vehicle traveled off Highway 136 east of Primrose Road, hit a field entrance, and overturned. Twenty-year-old Brayden Martinez was flown by medical helicopter to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. Martinez was listed as […]