Election Results

Ronald Owens wins seat on Wilson Township Board

Voters broke a tie on Tuesday for the remaining seat on the Wilson Township Board. County Clerk Betty Spickard reports Ronald Owens won the special election with 103 votes. Russ Thompson received 39 votes with 142 votes able to be counted. Votes included 132 at the polls and 10 absentees. Owens and Thompson both received […]

Road Construction Ahead

Flooding Damage and Recovery: First flood repair roadway contracts awarded, repairs underway

Roadways in Northwest Missouri sustained significant damage in the floodwaters that first inundated the area in March 2019. In some places, water remains over roadways more than a month later. As floodwaters recede, broken and missing roadways, damaged bridges, debris, drainage issues, and hazardous materials have been left in their wake. The Missouri Highways and […]

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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]