Man With A Knife

Kirksville man accused of pulling knife on multiple individuals, places knife against woman’s neck

A Kirksville man accused of pulling a knife on multiple individuals and threatening to kill someone in Kirksville Tuesday faces multiple charges in Adair County. 63 year old Robert McFeely has been charged with burglary—first degree, domestic assault—first degree, assault—second degree, unlawful use of a weapon—exhibiting, endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk—first […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education reviews survey on 4-day week

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 school audit this week. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis notes the main thing the audit found was that ideally, more people should keep track of the money, but Newtown-Harris and other small schools in the area do not have enough people to do that. Missouri Consultants for Education […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Park Board approves date for Chillicothe Mudcats baseball game

The Trenton Park Board approved a date for the Chillicothe Mudcats baseball team to play in Trenton last Wednesday evening. The game will be played at Burleigh Grimes Field July 10th. Mudcats General Manager Doug Doughty reported this year’s team includes Logan Eickhoff from North Central Missouri College and Brett Pearson from Carrollton. Doughty said […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves changes to current school calendar

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has approved changes to the current school calendar. Presidents Day and the day after Parent/Teacher Conferences will now be used as makeup days for snow days for Tri-County. Conferences were also pushed back one week. Superintendent David Probasco says other makeup days were already built into the calendar and […]

Bridge Work

Bridges on Highway 136 in Putnam County open to traffic

Local residents have been detouring around the bridge replacement projects over the West Fork Locust Creek and Elm Branch since June. The days of those detours are over. U.S. Route 136 east of Lucerne opened to traffic over both bridges this afternoon. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Boone Construction Company of Columbia to […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Resurfacing project through Cameron continues; ramp closures planned

The resurfacing project through Cameron began this week and the one-day ramp and access closures have been pushed back from what was previously scheduled. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to complete the U.S. Route 36 resurfacing project which stretches from Grindstone Creek to just east of the Caldwell County […]

MoDOT Laying Ashpalt

Delayed resurfacing project through Cameron set to begin Monday, July 16

A much-needed resurfacing project through Cameron is has been pushed back one week. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to complete the U.S. Route 36 resurfacing project which stretches from Grindstone Creek to just east of the Caldwell County line. Crews will mill off the old surface and then add […]