Police Investigation

Mercer County Sheriff responds to altercation at rural intersection

On Sunday morning, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and Mercer County Ambulance district responded to the intersection of Routes E and J for a physical altercation involving several individuals. Upon arrival, several interviews were conducted. One individual requested medical treatment and was treated on the scene. The Mercer County Sheriff says a report will be […]

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Chula teenager injured, vehicle demolished in crash on rural Livingston County road

A teenager from Chula was injured when the pickup he was driving and a minivan collided late Monday afternoon at a rural Livingston County intersection one mile north of Chillicothe. The seventeen-year-old male received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The driver of the minivan, 32-year-old Cody Feeney […]

Boil Advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District issues new boil advisory, lifts two advisories issued last week

A new boil advisory has been issued for a portion of Mercer County following water line repairs made on Monday. The precautionary boil advisory will affect rural water customers within the clockwise boundaries of Highway 136 on the north, Route U on the east, the Grundy County line on the south, and the Harrison County […]

Fugitive takes pursuit off-road, crashes vehicle, then flees into timber before being tracked down by authorities

Driver eludes Chillicothe police officers after attempted stop on South Washington Street

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a driver was able to elude officers Wednesday night during a pursuit that allegedly involved excessive speed. At 9:20, police observed a vehicle traveling south in the 10 block of South Washington Street. The driver refused to stop, and the vehicle traveled to the Highways 65 and 36 intersection, where […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves contract with Mercer County Sheriff’s Department

The Princeton City Council approved a contract with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office and a resolution involving Mercer County Area Development on August 9. City Clerk Cory Willett reports the sheriff’s contract says the office will enforce Princeton’s ordinances. The resolution involved Mercer County Area Development’s Main Street program being approved. The program is in […]

Boil Advisory

Mercer County Public Water Supply District issues two boil advisories, lifts advisory from a week ago

Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued two boil advisories due to water main repair. Customers asked to boil water until further notice include those on Jasper and Kelsey roads and Kendall Avenue as well as on Route D from Highway 65 to Mill Grove, including Mill Grove. Mercer County Public Water […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of July 26, 2021

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of July 26 through August 1. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 5, 2021

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of July 5 – 11. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

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Audio: Missouri Department of Transportation worker struck and killed performing flood emergency work

A Missouri Department of Transportation worker was struck and killed on Monday in Platte County. Sixty-one-year-old Lloyd Crawford was listed as a long-time maintenance worker in the Kansas City district of the Missouri Department of Transportation. The incident occurred on northbound Highway 273 near the intersection with Highway 371. MoDOT said Crawford was performing flood […]