Road Closed

Portion of Route 5 in Sullivan County closed

Route 5 in Sullivan County is now closed between Route E and Business Route 5 (Pearl Street/Ribbon Road) in Milan. Workers from the Missouri Department of Transportation discovered a void under the roadway, as well as shoulder and roadside slides. The roadway will remain closed until the damage can be fully assessed and appropriate repairs […]

Boil Advisory

Portion of Mercer County placed under boil order

Following repairs to a water main break, a portion of rural Mercer County has been placed on a precautionary boil order. Affected are rural water customers on Mercer County Route Double C. The precautionary boil water notice will be in effect until 9 o’clock Wednesday morning unless there’s other notification made by the Mercer County […]

Gas Tax

Audio: Term-limited southwest Missouri lawmaker reacts to gasoline tax ballot proposal’s defeat

A southwest Missouri lawmaker who’s leaving Jefferson City because of term limits says he’s “shocked” that voters rejected a ten-cent gasoline tax increase last Tuesday. Webb City GOP State Representative Charlie Davis has a lot of truckers in his district.     While he’s shocked at the vote, Webb City GOP State Representative Charlie Davis […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen meet

A representative with MIRMA presented a grant award to the Mayor of Gallatin at the Gallatin Board of Aldermen meeting Monday evening. Jeff Arp presented the 75% cost grant award for $1,396.52 for the purchase of an electric crimper. The board approved purchasing two certificates of deposit for $350,000 each at Farmer’s Bank at the […]