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Kansas woman crashes east of Mount Moriah

The Highway Patrol reports an Overland Park, Kansas woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the car she drove on a snow-covered road, and the vehicle overturned east of Mount Moriah Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 45-year-old Virginia Kabaiku to the Harrison County Community Hospital. Kabaiku traveled west on U. S. Highway […]

Boil Advisory

Portion of Mercer County placed under boil order

Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil order due to the installation of a valve near Modena. The boil order affects customers west of Modena to the Harrison County line, south to the Grundy County line, and north to Highway 136. The precautionary boil remains in effect until further […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]