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 […]

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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 […]

Bridge Work

Opening of Newtown Branch Bridge delayed

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports winter precipitation and freezing temperatures have delayed the planned reopening of the Highway 139 Newtown Branch Bridge. The Newtown Branch Bridge is now expected to reopen in early April. Contractors from Widel, Incorporated, working with MoDOT, closed the bridge for a replacement project in January. MoDOT notes the work […]