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UTV and SUV crash near Hale injuring three; one driver accused of DWI

The highway patrol reports three people were injured, two of them seriously, in a two-vehicle crash involving a UTV and an SUV, early Sunday evening in southeastern Livingston County, three miles northeast of Hale. One of the drivers, 24-year-old Christopher Hartbert of Hale, received minor injuries; however, two female passengers were seriously injured. They are […]

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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 […]

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Meadville woman injured during attempt to avoid deer in roadway

The Highway Patrol reports a Meadville woman sustained moderate injuries when the car she drove swerved to miss a deer seven miles northeast of Meadville the morning of April 21st. An ambulance transported 40-year-old Angela Wiles to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The car traveled east on Route B before running off the right […]

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Department of Transportation FARM bridge program to replace 41 bridges in northern Missouri

The Fixing Access to Rural Missouri Bridge Program will replace 41 bridges primarily in Northern Missouri. The $26 million design-build project was enabled by receipt of a $20.7 million federal grant under the Competitive Highway Bridge Program. The Missouri Department of Transportation reports design-build is a delivery method that includes hiring one contracting team to […]

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Two injured in crash on Highway 139 near Harris

Two drivers were injured when their vehicles collided late Tuesday afternoon on Highway 139 near Harris, in western Sullivan county. Twenty-two-year-old Brady Huffman of Galt received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, while 20-year-old Zoe Littleton of Maryville received minor injuries and was taken by a […]

Motorcycle Crash

Two from Iowa life-flighted after motorcycle strikes deer on Highway 139 near Humphreys

Two people from southern Iowa were occupants of a motorcycle that struck a deer Monday night nearly two miles to the south of Humphreys. The Highway 139 accident resulted in moderate injuries for the driver, 65 year old Kevin Whisler of Centerville and for a passenger, 61 year old Vicky Strickler of Moravia, Iowa. Whisler […]

Bridge Work

Several bridges in northern Missouri to benefit from federal money

Several lettered-route bridges within the Green Hills Region are to benefit from federal money that Congressman Sam Graves announced will be forthcoming to the Missouri Department of Transportation. Each of the targeted bridges has a poor condition rating. Graves received notification from the U.S. Department of Transportation that Missouri will receive $20.7 million for the […]

Boil Advisory

Portion of Sullivan County placed under boil advisory

The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District has announced a precautionary boil advisory following repairs yesterday to a flood-damaged water main. Rural water customers in Sullivan County included in the boil advisory are those along Highway 139, north of 90th Nest Road to Mohawk Road. This also includes Autumn Road. The boil advisory continues until […]

Boil Advisory Lifted

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District lifts boil advisories

The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District has announced the lifting of boil advisories for some customers. Advisories lifted include the following locations: Customers on Paris Road and Echo Road. All Sullivan Rural Water Customers on Highway 139 from Newtown South to Highway 6 including Jasper Road, Acorn Drive, Kelp Road, Acorn Drive, Helium Road, […]

Boil Advisory

Large portion of Sullivan County under boil advisory due to flood-damaged mains

The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil advisory for several customers because of flood-damaged water mains. The district is in the process of making repairs but had to wait for flood waters to recede for some of the work. Most of the problem area was in the western part of […]

Bridge Work

Sullivan County bridge scheduled to close on May 13, 2019

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports due to recent weather and flooding, the West Locust Creek Bridge on Highway 6 in Sullivan County was reopened. After establishing a new local detour route to avoid potential flooding, contractors from Boone Construction Company plan to reclose the bridge on Monday, May 13, so that the bridge replacement […]