Disaster Declaration

Missouri requests second federal disaster declaration this year in response to flooding and tornadoes

Acting on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe requested that President Donald Trump issue a major disaster declaration to assist residents and businesses in 41 Missouri counties that have been hard hit by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms beginning on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring. “Historic long-term flooding continues to devastate families, businesses, […]

Missouri Department of Conservation proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, […]

Grundy County Missouri Ambulance

Grundy County Ambulance to celebrate 45th annual EMS Week

Beginning Sunday, May 19, 2019, the Grundy County Ambulance will celebrate the 45th annual EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide […]

MoDOT Road Work

Scrub Seal Project Planned on U.S. Route 136

A scrub seal project will begin next week on U.S. Route 136 near Mount Moriah. Contractors from Vance Brothers, Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to begin the project on Monday, April 29, approximately two miles east of Mount Moriah and will continue east to the Schuyler County line. The project is […]