Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

The Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for some customers. The office recommends boiling of water before cooking or drinking. Affected are rural water customers in Mercer County within the boundaries, going clockwise: Route K on the north, Highway 65 on the east, Highway 136 for the south […]

Revival

Modena Baptist Church to hold revival

Modena Baptist Church on Route D south of Princeton will hold a revival starting this weekend. The “God and Country Celebration” will kick off Saturday and continue through June 28th. Saturday is considered to be Family Night from 3 o’clock to 5:30. Everyone is welcome to take part in Saturday’s activities, which will include a […]

Ambulance with Medic Symbol (accident)

Ludlow man crashes on Route D, car lands in creek

A Ludlow man was hurt Saturday morning when the car he was driving traveled off a lettered route north of Ludlow, struck a road sign and came to rest in a creek. Sixty-four-year-old John Damerell was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe with moderate injuries. The accident happened four miles north of Ludlow on […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Carrollton man demolishes car on Highway 65

A Carrollton resident was hurt early Sunday when the car he was driving went off Highway 65 in Saline County, hit a utility pole, and overturned. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Lambert was taken to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall with minor injuries. The vehicle was southbound on Highway 65 when it went off the left side of the […]

Dan King New Chillicothe 911 Dispatcher

City of Chillicothe hires 911 dispatcher

The Chillicothe City Council has announced the hiring of a second 911 Dispatcher. The Chillicothe Police Department reports Dan King studied communications at the University of Arkansas and Southeast Missouri State University. He received his paramedic license in 1999 and has served Missouri communities as a line medic, supervisor, and instructor. King also served in […]

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 […]