Disaster Declaration

Disaster declaration to include only individual homes and businesses in approved counties

Individual homes and businesses in area counties of Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton have qualified for assistance in President Trump’s disaster declaration because of damage from serious flooding and severe storms since late April. A total of 20 counties across the state qualified for temporary housing, housing repairs, replacement of household items, low-interest disaster loans, and […]

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Three teenagers hurt in crash near Ridgeway

Three teenagers from Bethany received moderate injuries Monday night when the car they were in ran off a rural road in Harrison County and struck an embankment. Taken by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany were the driver, Cade Davidson; and two passengers, Collin Haffey, and Dalton Hudlemeyer, both of who are […]

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Woman from Polo injured in crash on Interstate 35

A resident of Polo was taken to a hospital following a single vehicle accident on Sunday morning in Clay County. The highway patrol reports 72-year-old Jean Turner received minor injuries when the utility vehicle she was driving reportedly swerved to avoid another vehicle. She was taken by ambulance to the Liberty Hospital. The southbound utility […]

Rollover Accident

Jamesport teen demolishes SUV in crash on Route F

A Jamesport teenager was injured when according to the Highway Patrol, the vehicle he was driving traveled off Route F, southwest of Trenton, and rolled over three times. Seventeen-year-old Johnny Cosper received minor injuries and was taken by Grundy County ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. Cosper was wearing a seat belt when the […]