Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 reports a water main break on 242nd Street and Route UU in Coffey. Several customers will be without water or experience low water pressure. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until further notice.
Bid opening is scheduled for August 30th for the replacement project on the 17th Street Bridge in Trenton and City Administrator Ron Urton says the city will have a better idea of how much the project will cost after that. A clause in the contract says the contractor will have 150 days to […]
Work will be done on the sidewalks along Highway 6 in Trenton when the road is resurfaced next year. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the Missouri Department of Transportation originally told the City of Trenton it would redo the sidewalk ramps at each street intersection to make them ADA compliant. The City of […]
FEMA’s mitigation experts will be visiting Carrollton in Carroll County August 22-27 to offer home-improvement tips on rebuilding better and stronger after this year’s severe storms in Missouri. The team will also share proven methods to prevent or reduce damage from a disaster. Most of the information and free publications are aimed at general contractors […]
The Laredo Board of Aldermen has set its tax rate. City Clerk Ashley Campbell reports the rate is 99 cents per $100 of assessed valuation which is broken down to 69.02 cents for general revenue and 29.58 cents for streets. This year’s tax rate is down one cent from last year’s $1.00 tax rate.
Operation Triple Beam, an initiative led by the U.S. Marshals Service to track down some of the metropolitan area’s most violent and persistent offenders, resulted in hundreds of arrests and the seizure of dozens of firearms and illegal drugs. Results of the 10-week initiative were announced today by U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison, U.S. Marshal Mark […]
A farmer and former Chillicothe school board member sentenced to 122 months in federal prison Friday for a 142 million dollar grain fraud scheme has died. Officers were sent to conduct a well-being check and upon arrival, Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples and Livingston County Coroner Scott Lindley report Randy Constant was found deceased inside […]
Director Christopher Wray has named Timothy Langan as the special agent in charge of the Kansas City Field Office in Missouri. Mr. Langan most recently served as the acting deputy assistant director in the International Operations Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington. Mr. Langan began his career as an FBI special agent in 1998, working […]
The tax levy has been adopted for the community of Spickard. The Spickard Board of Aldermen, following the August 13th public hearing, voted to set the local levy at just over 99 cents (.9917) on the 100 dollars of assessed valuation. The levy, if 100 percent collection, would generate $48,650 in local taxes for Spickard. […]
An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in an arson conspiracy to damage a local business. Randell Eugene Yeager, Jr., 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to participating in a conspiracy to damage property by means of arson. By pleading guilty, Yeager admitted that he was hired […]
The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of August 19 through August 25. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]
Two Jamesport residents were hurt Saturday afternoon when a mini-van hit the side of a pickup truck two miles south of Jamesport. The driver of the van, 69-year old Gerald Souders, was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. A passenger in the van, 51-year old Esther Miller was taken to Wright Memorial […]