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USDA invests $35 million in rural water, energy, and biofuel infrastructure in Missouri

U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Missouri Acting State Director D Clark Thomas announced the agency is investing $35,046,000 in critical infrastructure that will help rural Missouri communities build back better and stronger while prioritizing climate-smart solutions and environmental stewardship. USDA is making the investments under the Water and Environmental Program, the Rural Energy for […]

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Mercer County Public Water Supply asking customers to conserve water; lifts boil advisory for Hawk Place

Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 asks its customers to conserve water. Customers are also asked to daily check for signs of leaks at all water sources, including livestock waterers, as floats will stick, as well as hydrants, spigots, and water lines. Mercer County Public Water Supply District has also lifted a boil […]

House Fire

Suspect identified in suspicious house fire on Jackson Street in Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Fire Department on Sunday night responded to a house fire on Jackson Street and with the help of Chillicothe police, assisted in getting one occupant outside. While in route, Lieutenant and Paramedic Jonathan Nolan reported a dispatcher reported the fire was in the basement where the occupant was located. The initial review of […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Pavement repairs to begin this week on Highway 6 prior to resurfacing

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports pavement repairs are to begin this week prior to resurfacing Highway 6 between Trenton and Interstate 35 in Daviess County. MoDOT reports the pavement repairs are to start Wednesday extending from east to west. The contractor, Emery Sapp and Sons Incorporated, is to make several loops. Immediately following the pavement […]

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Audio: Waterline replacement part of 9th Street sidewalk replacement

Sub-contractors are doing the waterline and sidewalk work along East 9th Street (or State Highway 6) in portions of Trenton. Missouri’s Department of Transportation, in their weekly reports, indicates utility and sidewalk project is expected to conclude by late July. City Administrator Ron Urton reviews the areas along East 9th Street that are to receive […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve drafting ordinance on medical marijuana dispensary

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen Monday evening, on a split vote of three to one, approved drafting a city ordinance reducing the medical marijuana dispensary distance requirement from 1,000 feet to 100 feet from any church, school, or daycare. Board President Carol Walker was the no vote. The vote was taken after online survey results […]