MoDOT Road Work

Road work begins on Chillicothe streets

Work on streets has begun in Chillicothe as M and M Utilities started a project today that includes digging and placement of storm drainage boxes and pipes on Hickory Street. The location is between 2nd and 3rd streets with the contractor placing pipe at street blocks one at a time. Jeff Gillespie is the Street […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Mission of LEPC is to plan for hazardous materials incidents

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee plans for hazardous materials incidents. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says those include agriculture, transportation, rail, and pipeline incidents. The LEPC also provides funding for training. Thirteen individuals are required by law to attend LEPC meetings. Those include representatives of the police, fire, hospital, public health, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Lucerne man arrested in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Lucerne man in Putnam County Tuesday on several accusations. Fifty-one-year-old Stephen Pipes was accused of driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest by fleeing, careless and imprudent driving, and failure to drive on the right half of the road. The Patrol notes he was transported to the Putnam County […]