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Bridge on Highway 190 over Thompson River in Livingston County opens to two-way traffic

The bridge on Highway 190 over the Thompson River in Livingston County reopened to two-way traffic on December 18th. It was the 100th bridge opened through Governor Mike Parson’s Focus on Bridges Program created to repair or replace 250 of the state’s poorest bridges. It was the 21st bridge completed in the Missouri Department of […]

Bridge Work

Thompson River Bridge on Highway 190 in Livingston County to remain closed to two-way traffic until December 18th

The full reopening has been postponed of the Thompson River Bridge on Highway 190 in Livingston County. The contractor now plans to reopen the bridge to two-way traffic on December 18th. The reopening date was previously scheduled for December 11th. Missouri Department of Transportation Northwest Area Engineer Michael Marriott reports the contractor could not yet […]

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Streets in Jamesport re-opened after building collapse last week

The Jamesport intersection downtown was re-opened during the weekend to allow traffic to use the streets adjacent to where the building housing the Post Office and another business had collapsed last Wednesday morning. Daviess County Emergency Management reported demolition crews were able to clear the brick and debris from the streets to allow the Missouri […]

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Postal service installs temporary boxes for mail service in Jamesport

The Jamesport Post Office building is not salvageable after its collapse on the morning of Wednesday, August 19th. That is according to Daviess County Emergency Management Director David Roll, who says contractors will further demolish and remove the structure at the intersection of Broadway Street and Auberry Grove, also known as Highway 190 and Route […]

Post office Collapse Jamesport

Inspectors checking scene in Jamesport unsure why building collapsed

Officials on Wednesday evening, August 19, were at the scene of the building collapse in downtown Jamesport that included much of the post office. This included Postal Service inspectors and deputies of the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department. It’s still unknown what caused most of the brick building to collapse at the intersection of Broadway Street […]

Head-On Collision or crash

Two injured in nearly head-on crash west of Chillicothe

Two people were injured when two vehicles collided nearly head-on, Monday afternoon seven miles west of Chillicothe. Eighteen-year-old Dallas Hall of Jamesport received serious injuries as he was riding in a pickup driven by 17-year- old Dylan Tolle of Chillicothe. The driver of the other vehicle, 74-year-old James Fish of Jamesport, received moderate injuries. Both […]

Rollover Accident

Three from Trenton injured in rollover crash that totals SUV

Three Trenton residents sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned five miles south of Jamesport Friday night. The driver, 20-year-old David Stark, was transported by ambulance to Mosaic Life Care with serious injuries. Passengers in the vehicle, 23-year-old Sean Pruitt and 17-year-old Cassie Stark, were transported by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center. Pruitt’s injuries […]

Arrest

Authorities arrest man screaming and stopping traffic on Highway 190

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports deputies arrested a man on Tuesday following reports of a man in the middle of Highway 190 acting strange, screaming, yelling, stopping and hindering traffic. Thirty-three-year-old Derek Matthew Sym has been charged with the misdemeanors of peace disturbance, first offense and resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention, or […]

Road Work

Road and bridge work scheduled in the MoDOT long-range plan in area counties

Besides the resurfacing of Highway 6 through most of Trenton next year, the Missouri Department of Transportation’s long-range plan also shows other roadwork can be expected in Grundy County. As reported earlier, bids are sought this fall for resurfacing 4th street to 65. What’s called preventive maintenance treatment is listed for Highway 69 and Highway […]

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Two-vehicle crash west of Chillicothe injures three

Residents of Chillicothe, Winston, and Weatherby were taken to Hedrick Medical Center Wednesday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident about seven miles to the west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as moderate for 57-year-old David Mitchell of Chillicothe, 51-year-old Lisa Piburn of Winston, and 55-year-old Sharon Clemons of Weatherby. According to state troopers, Mitchell […]