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 […]

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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 […]

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Kansas woman crashes east of Mount Moriah

The Highway Patrol reports an Overland Park, Kansas woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the car she drove on a snow-covered road, and the vehicle overturned east of Mount Moriah Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 45-year-old Virginia Kabaiku to the Harrison County Community Hospital. Kabaiku traveled west on U. S. Highway […]

Boil Advisory

Portion of Mercer County placed under boil order

Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil order due to the installation of a valve near Modena. The boil order affects customers west of Modena to the Harrison County line, south to the Grundy County line, and north to Highway 136. The precautionary boil remains in effect until further […]