MoDOT road work and maintenance

MoDOT to begin chip seal project on Interstate 35

A chip seal project to extend the pavement life of Interstate 35 will begin next week from the Iowa state line to Eagleville. Contractors from Herzog Contracting Corp., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, are scheduled to begin work Wednesday, June 19 and complete the project on Friday, June 21. Wednesday, June 19: Complete […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of area residents

The Grundy County Sherriff’s Department reports the pick up of two area residents Wednesday on writs and the arrest of one on Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Trace Aaron Harvey was picked up from Nodaway County and is accused of violating his probation on original charges of three felony counts of second-degree burglary and one felony count of […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Bridge Work

Sullivan County Rooks Branch Bridge opens to traffic

The Rooks Branch Bridge on Route BB in Sullivan County is now open after contractors from Chester Bross Construction Company, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, completed a bridge deck replacement project. Crews continue work on the Sullivan County Route ZZ West Locust Creek Bridge deck replacement project and plan to begin work on […]