Community Emergency Response Team CERT

Free CERT training in Newtown rescheduled to December 11th

The Community Emergency Response Team training which was to begin in Newtown this Wednesday evening (December 4th) has been postponed due to what Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency Director Dennis Goldsmith calls “unforeseen circumstances.” The free class will now begin at the Newtown-Harris School on December 11, 2019. Questions regarding the change should be directed […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

Audio: Federal grant to accelerate development of East Locust Creek Reservoir

The recent announcement of a large federal grant is expected to accelerate the program in developing a large lake north of Milan. The East Locust Creek Reservoir project receives a grant of nearly $13,500,000 with the money designated for infrastructure improvements including roads in rural Sullivan County. Brad Scott, the general manager for the North […]

Unemployment rate

Unemployment rates in Northern Missouri remain steady

Grundy County’s unemployment rate for October is steady with September but it’s lower than the figures reported for August and July. The latest statistics are for October which indicated Grundy County had 102 on unemployment out of a civilian labor force of 4,400. That’s a jobless rate of two point three percent. For the previous […]

Antlered Deer in the forest

November firearms deer season ends with total harvest of 178,936

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 178,936 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, Nov. 16- 26. Of the 178,936 deer harvested, 91,420 were antlered bucks, 17,237 were button bucks, and 70,279 were does. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 4,008 deer […]

Community Emergency Response Team CERT

Free Community Emergency Response Team training to be held in Newtown

Free Community Emergency Response Team training will begin in Newtown during the month of December. The CERT program will educate about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the area. The program will begin at the Newtown-Harris School on the evening of December 4th from 5 o’clock to 8:30. There will be three subsequent training […]

Two hunters dragging deer carcass

Hunters take nearly 89,000 deer on opening weekend

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 88,843 deer during the fall firearms deer season Saturday and Sunday. Of the total from this past weekend 51,086 were antlered bucks, 8,115 button bucks, and 29,642 does. Top harvest counties for opening weekend were Franklin with 2,078 deer checked, […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of November 18, 2019

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 Nov. 18 – 24. Inclement weather and continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education announces filing dates for April election

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education voted this week to discontinue paying for the preschool program audit. The vote is not to have any impact on the preschool program. Filing dates for the April election were announced as December 17th through January 21st. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis reports if the Newtown-Harris office is closed, candidates should […]