MoDOT Road Work

Highway 36 repair and resurfacing project to span three counties

A project beginning soon on U.S. Route 36 will span three counties and cover more than 73 miles. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. to complete the project which includes pavement repair between the Clinton County and Macon County lines and resurfacing between Parson’s Creek west of Meadville […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Two from Illinois accused of drug-related offenses

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Illinois residents in Linn County on the evening of Monday, August 17th on drug-related allegations. Twenty-one-year-old Alyssa Moriconi of Chatham, Illinois was accused of two counts of felony delivery of a controlled substance, marijuana and THC. Twenty-one-year-old Christopher Wonch of Alton, Illinois was accused of three felony […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

KC man arrested in Macon County

A Kansas City resident was arrested Saturday afternoon in Macon County Thirty-three-year-old Christopher Loeffler was accused of felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and less than ten grams of marijuana, driving while suspended, no proof of insurance, failure to register a motor vehicle and two misdemeanor Shelby County warrants for traffic violations. Loeffler […]

Young Dove Hunter

Missouri Department of Conservation to offer dove clinic and hunt in Macon County

The Missouri Department of Conservation has partnered with the Missouri Disabled Sportsmen to offer a dove clinic and hunt in Macon County for youth and mobility-impaired hunters. The free event for disabled hunters and/or youth ages 11 to 17 years old will be held at the Atlanta Conservation Area on September 12th from 8 to […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Audio: State health officials sending staff to Macon, following church revival, as COVID-19 cases climb to 21

Health officials in northern Missouri’s Macon County say a church revival last week has now led to 21 confirmed coronavirus cases. During a media briefing with Capitol reporters in Jefferson City on Thursday, state Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) Director Dr. Randall Williams told Missourinet the revival took place in Macon, which is […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Audio: Health officials in Macon County say a church revival has led to nine positive cases of COVID-19

Health officials in northern Missouri’s Macon County say a church revival held last week has led to nine confirmed positive cases of COVID-19. Macon County health administrator Mike Chambers tells our Moberly affiliate KWIX that the revival was held from June 28 through July 1 at the Open Arms Baptist Church in Macon.     […]

Waverunner Watercraft accident

5-year-old injured after accidentally starting watercraft on Thomas Hill Lake

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports a five-year-old Denver, Colorado girl was seriously hurt when she accidentally started a personal watercraft and the vessel hit a dock in southwestern Macon County. The child was taken to University Hospital in Columbia. The accident happened late Saturday afternoon on a private dock at Thomas Hill Lake approximately three […]