Cows a a fair

Beat the heat from farm to fair with these tips

Fair season and heat put three key groups at risk of heatstroke: livestock, their owners and spectators. Timing and flexibility are critical when transporting animals to and from the fair, says Daniel Mallory, University of Missouri livestock field specialist. Take animals to the fair early in the morning when temperatures are cooler so animals remain […]

Unemployment Benefits Graphic

Disaster Declaration allows for unemployment benefits if job was lost due to disaster

When President Donald Trump granted a major disaster declaration in 20 Missouri counties, including Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton in the northern Missouri area, that decision allows residents whose jobs were lost or interrupted to apply for up to 36 weeks of disaster unemployment assistance. The declaration spans from severe storms and flooding from April 29 […]

Road Closed

Route N to close in Eagleville on Wednesday

Route N (Drain Street) in Eagleville will close tomorrow, Wednesday, June 26, for a culvert replacement. Local crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to close Route N at the junction with U.S. Route 69 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting. Schedules are subject to change. Motorists will need to use an […]

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 […]

MoDOT Road Work

Scrub Seal Project Planned on U.S. Route 136

A scrub seal project will begin next week on U.S. Route 136 near Mount Moriah. Contractors from Vance Brothers, Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to begin the project on Monday, April 29, approximately two miles east of Mount Moriah and will continue east to the Schuyler County line. The project is […]