Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

After replacing a valve on a six-inch water main, a portion of Mercer County has been placed on a precautionary boil order. According to the Mercer County Public Water Supply District, the notice affects customers within the following boundaries as described clockwise. The Iowa-Missouri state line on the north, the Mercer-Putnam County line on the […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports several arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports several arrests around the area over the weekend. A twenty-four-year-old resident of Chicago, Illinois, Daquan Pierce, was arrested about 11 o’clock Sunday night on Interstate 35 in Daviess County. He’s been accused of speeding 104 miles an hour in a 70 zone as well as felony, illegal use of a card […]

Road Construction Ahead

Flooding Damage and Recovery: First flood repair roadway contracts awarded, repairs underway

Roadways in Northwest Missouri sustained significant damage in the floodwaters that first inundated the area in March 2019. In some places, water remains over roadways more than a month later. As floodwaters recede, broken and missing roadways, damaged bridges, debris, drainage issues, and hazardous materials have been left in their wake. The Missouri Highways and […]

Suicide Prevention

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Sullivan County

Following repairs Monday morning to a water main break, a portion of Sullivan County has been placed on a precautionary boil water advisory. The advisory continues until further notice is issued from the water district office in Milan. Affected are rural water customers on Route Y from the intersection of Highway 6 and Y, east […]