Ryan Johnson presented Honorary Missouri State Highway Patrol Certficate

Macon, Missouri man presented with Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate

Lieutenant Steven V. Wilhoit, Assistant Director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, presented Macon, Missouri, resident Ryan Johnson with a Missouri State Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate. The certificate was presented to Johnson at the Chariton Valley Communications Corporate Headquarters in Macon, with his co-worker’s present. The Honorary Trooper […]

Road Now Open

Route 145 in Mercer County is now open

Route 145 in Mercer County is now open to all traffic near Lake Paho. On May 9, 2019, after flooding caused a culvert to fail, crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation closed Route 145 between Route B and U.S. Route 136 west of Princeton. Due to the culvert’s location in a conservation area with […]

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A diagnosed in Washington, Missouri food handler

Hepatitis A was diagnosed in an employee at the Bob Evans restaurant located at 3151 Phoenix Center Drive, Washington, Missouri, 63090. The investigation by the Franklin County Health Department found that this employee worked while infectious during the timeframe of August 3-10. While it is uncommon for restaurant patrons to become infected with hepatitis A […]

Marijuana

Livingston County Prosecutor adopts policy of refusing to prosecute misdemeanor marijuana possession

Livingston County Prosecutor Adam Warren announced on Wednesday the immediate refusal to prosecute misdemeanor marijuana possession and plans to dismiss all pending cases regarding the same offense. Warren says the “new policy reflects the new definition of hemp in Missouri Statutes.” The Missouri Legislature passed Senate Bill 133, which in part gives a new definition […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education sets tax levy

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education set the district’s tax levy at a meeting on Monday evening. The levy was set at 488.26 cents for this year which is up by 41.3 cents from last year. North Mercer’s assessed valuation decreased by $1,300,440 to $17,893,147. The board voted to no longer accept tuition waivers […]

Trenton R-9 Athletic Booster Club

Trenton Booster Club now selling season passes

The Trenton Athletic Booster Club is selling season passes for the 2019-2020 school year. The passes cover admission for middle school and high school home events, including football, softball, volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and track. A family pass costs $60 and covers immediate family members in the home with an individual pass costing $30. Passes must […]