Election Results

Jeff Henke elected Sheriff in Linn County

Linn County voters elected a sheriff in a special election on Tuesday. The Linn County Clerk’s Office reports Republican Jeff Henke defeated Democrat Billy Stroud with a total vote of 1,213 to 504. Ninety-one of those votes were cast absentee, with 54 absentees for Henke and 37 for Stroud. Henke will replace Tom Parks who […]

Special Election

New Sheriff being elected today in Linn County

There’s a special election today in Linn County to choose the next sheriff. Names on the ballot are Jeff Henke, a Republican candidate, and Billy Stroud, the Democratic candidate. The winner replaces Sheriff Tom Parks who retired June 30th after 22 years of service. The polls in Linn County are open until 7 o’clock this […]

Farm Scene

University of Missouri Extension to offer “Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future” seminar

The University of Missouri Extension will hold a program to help farm families, individuals, and businesses with succession, estate, and retirement planning. Extension specialists with educational experience and technical backgrounds, a Missouri probate judge, and a certified financial planner will teach “Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future” at multiple locations. Those include the Harrison County […]

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A diagnosed in Washington, Missouri food handler

Hepatitis A was diagnosed in an employee at the Bob Evans restaurant located at 3151 Phoenix Center Drive, Washington, Missouri, 63090. The investigation by the Franklin County Health Department found that this employee worked while infectious during the timeframe of August 3-10. While it is uncommon for restaurant patrons to become infected with hepatitis A […]