Coronavirus Update

Three area health departments report on new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday afternoon

Twelve COVID-19 cases have been added for Grundy County since the health department’s update on the morning of December 1st. Health Department Administrator Elizabeth Gibson reports a total of 1,859 cases through December 1st. There have been 30 new cases this week. The number of active cases increased by nine to 36. Grundy County’s positivity […]

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Three health departments report on new cases of COVID-19; new COVID-related death also reported

Another COVID-19-related death has been added for Caldwell County. The health department reports 25 deaths total. The number of cases has increased by 75 since November 16th, which raises the total to 1,406. There are 40 active cases. The Sullivan County Health Department confirms three additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,305. Sixteen cases […]

Coronavirus Update

Two area health departments report on new COVID-19 cases

Fourteen COVID-19 cases have been added in Linn County since November 16th. The health department November 23rd reported a total of 1,950. Sixteen cases were active, and there were no current COVID-19-related hospitalizations. The Sullivan County Health Department on November 23rd confirmed three additional COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 1,291. There were eight active […]

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Bethany teenager charged with multiple felonies in string of property crimes

A Bethany teen faces multiple felonies as a result of an investigation into what law enforcement called a string of property crimes in Bethany and Harrison County. Sixteen-year-old Christa Lynn Freeseman has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, two counts of stealing, unlawful use of a weapon by possessing a weapon and a […]

Coronavirus Update

Two area health departments report on new COVID-19 cases

The Livingston County Health Center reports nine COVID-19 cases have been added since November 2nd, which raises the total to 2,374. There are 12 active cases. COVID-19 cases have increased by four in Harrison County. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard shows that, as of November 3rd, there were 1,292 total cases. Sixteen cases were active. There […]

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Teenage girl from Ridgeway injured after crashing in intersection

An accident five miles north of Ridgeway Sunday afternoon injured one driver when the vehicle she was driving hit the right rear trailer of a tractor-trailer. The sixteen-year-old girl from Ridgeway received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The teenager was driving on East 239th Avenue […]

Health News

Grundy County Health Department Board of Trustees to meet; health departments report on COVID-19 cases; Linn County to offer flu shots

The Sullivan County Health Department on September 24th confirmed eight additional COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 1,168. Sixteen cases were active. The Daviess County Health Department September 24th reported 10 new COVID-19 cases since September 16th. That brought the total to 967. The number of active cases went down by 23 to 13. The […]

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Four area health departments report on COVID-19 case updates

The Livingston County Health Center reports six COVID-19 cases have been added since September 16th, making the total 2,293. There are 28 active cases. COVID-19 cases have increased in Mercer County, with three more confirmed and two more probable cases. The health department reports 223 confirmed cases and 248 probable cases. Twelve cases are active. […]

Coronavirus Update

Three area health departments report on COVID-19 case updates

The Sullivan County Health Department confirmed September 10th three additional COVID-19 cases, raising the total to 1,144. Eighteen cases were active. Thirty-six percent of Sullivan County residents had completed a COVID-19 vaccine series. Two more probable COVID-19 cases have been added in Mercer County. The health department September 10th reported 243 probable cases and 220 […]

Coronavirus Update

Area health departments report on COVID-19 cases; announce dates of vaccine clinics

The Putnam County Health Department reports it has been notified of two female residents dying from complications of COVID-19. That brings the total number of deaths to 16. There have been 589 total cases, and five are active. Forty-three COVID-19-related hospitalizations have been reported for Putnam County. The Grundy County Health Department reports it received […]

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Trenton City Council meeting agenda calls for review of proposed development for senior housing complex

Developers of a proposed senior housing complex in Trenton are seeking support from the Trenton City Council. A resolution of support is to be presented at Monday nights’ 7 o’clock meeting at Trenton City Hall. The resolution, a tax rate public hearing, a preliminary engineering report for water plant improvements, and three ordinances are on […]

Coronavirus Update

Grundy County Health Department reports 7 new cases of COVID-19; Daviess County 16 new cases

The Grundy County Health Department reports seven new COVID-19 cases since June 21. Thirty-nine cases are active out of a total of 1,206. Sixteen COVID-19 cases have been added in Daviess County since June 16th, making the total 731. Of the 25 active cases, the health department notes eight involve residents at least 60 years […]

Economic Development

Department of Economic Development awards $15.8 million for community development projects statewide

The Department of Economic Development announced it will award more than $15.8 million to 38 recipients through its Community Development Block Grant Program to help communities with infrastructure improvement and other projects across Missouri. “Strengthening infrastructure and improving our workforce remains my administration’s top priorities,” said Governor Mike Parson. “Whether repairing roads, upgrading facilities, or […]

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Four plead guilty to multi-state dogfighting conspiracy

Four defendants pleaded guilty to federal dogfighting and conspiracy charges for their roles in an interstate dogfighting network across the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. The Honorable John A. Gibney Jr., U.S. District Judge in Richmond, Virginia, accepted the following pleas: On June 1, Odell S. Anderson Sr., 52, of the District […]

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Eagleville teen injured in rollover crash on Highway 69

An Eagleville teenager was taken to the hospital in Bethany after he was injured early Wednesday evening in a single-vehicle rollover accident near the Iowa state line. A sixteen-year-old boy received moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital following the 6:40 Wednesday evening wreck. The sports utility vehicle was southbound […]

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North Central Missouri College to add Buchanan County to service region

Beginning 2022, North Central Missouri College will be the primary community college for students, school districts, and businesses and industries in Buchanan County. The addition of Buchanan County will increase NCMC’s service region from sixteen to seventeen counties in northern Missouri. Both the NCMC and Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees approved a memorandum of […]

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Ten area schools to hold graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 16

Area schools are holding graduation ceremonies on May 16, 2021. Thirty-eight seniors will graduate from Penney High School of Hamilton at the stadium at 1 p.m. Two seniors graduated early. Valedictorian Julia Kanoy and salutatorian Ashley Brown will speak. Marceline R-5 will have 30 students graduating at the field house at 1 o’clock. Sixteen students […]

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Seven area schools to hold graduation on Friday evening

Several area schools are scheduled to hold graduation ceremonies on May 7th. Sixth eighth-graders will graduate from Pleasant View R-6 in the school gym at 6 o’clock in the evening. Former teacher Cassie Cordray will speak. Thirty-three seniors will graduate from Gallatin R-5 at the stadium at 6:30. Former teacher Ryan Beenken will speak. Eight […]

Jamesport FFA student places third in Prepared Public Speaking competition

Hailey Eads of the Jamesport FFA Chapter placed third in Division II prepared public speaking leadership development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. Sixteen students from six districts were selected to compete at the state level. Eads’ FFA advisor is Loren Meservey. MFA Inc. sponsors the competition, which requires contestants to deliver a three- […]