Workers resurface a road with asphalt

Resurfacing planned on highway 136 near Albany

A resurfacing project on U.S. Route 136 could begin as early as Friday, April 12. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to resurface 3.7 miles of U.S. Route 136 from just east of U.S. Route 169 to 0.5 miles west of Route C in Albany. Crews will mill off the […]

Young Turkey Hunter with Turkey

Young turkey hunters harvest 2,540 birds during youth weekend

According to preliminary data from Missouri Department of Conservation, young turkey hunters harvested 2,540 turkeys during the 2019 spring youth season, April 6 and 7th. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 61 turkeys harvested, Laclede with 56, and Texas with 52.  Warm weather and sunny skies helped increase this year’s youth-weekend harvest over last year’s […]

Arrest

Highway patrol reports four arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports a Milan man was arrested Saturday afternoon in Sullivan County on a Grundy County warrant accusing him of drug trafficking. Thirty-four-year-old Dustin Nickell was also was accused of possessing methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Nickell was being held in Sullivan County. A Bethany man was arrested early Sunday in […]