Bridge Work

Bridge replacements underway over West Fork Locust Creek and Elm Branch

The West Fork Locust Creek Bridge closed Monday, June 18 and the Elm Branch Bridge is scheduled to close Monday, June 25. Both bridges, located on U.S. Route 136 east of Lucerne, will be rebuilt in the same alignment as their predecessors. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Boone Construction Company of Columbia to […]

Employment

Multiple employers to hold Job Fair in Trenton on June 19th

Employers representing manufacturing, the Missouri Department of Corrections, healthcare, and commercial driver’s license positions will be at a job fair in Trenton next week. The Missouri Job Center sponsors the event to be held at the Ketcham Community Center Tuesday, June 19th from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Job […]

Health News

University of Missouri: Patients prefer to have cancer screenings despite risks and warnings

A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of cancer death. Now, a team led by University of Missouri psychological science researchers has determined that patients may want cancer screenings even if the potential harms outweigh the benefits. Researchers believe that clinicians […]

Traffic Accident

Two from Kingsville injured in crash on Highway 65

Two individuals from Kingsville were injured Monday afternoon in a Carroll County accident in the southbound lane of Highway 65. Fifty-two-year-old Tyrone Rollins was transported by ambulance to Carroll County Memorial Hospital. His passenger, 48-year-old Beverly Rollins, was quoted as saying she’d seek treatment at a later date. The highway patrol listed injuries to both […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Tri-County Board of Education offers contract to Superintendent

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education interviewed a candidate for the vacant position on the board at a meeting Thursday evening.  Secretary Angela Williams says a candidate has not yet been selected to fill the position. The board approved contracts for occupational therapy and physical therapy as well as speech services for 2018-2019. The board moved […]

LCSO Seeks Tips on vandalism case

Livingston County Sheriff seeking tips regarding vandalism case

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently began investigating a significant amount of vandalism to a vehicle and heavy machinery that were on a farm property south of Ludlow. Damaged was a Case Dozer, Komatsu Track Hoe, and a white colored GMC pickup.  The pickup was destroyed and extensive damage was reported to the heavy machinery.  […]

KCP&L

KCP&L files application to increase charge on consumer bills

KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills.  The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows GMO to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy […]