MoDOT Laying Ashpalt

Resurfacing planned on Chariton County Routes 5 and 129

A resurfacing project is scheduled to begin next week on Chariton County Route 5 followed by Route 129. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Capital Paving and Construction to resurface 19.506 miles of Route 5 from the southern Marceline city limits to U.S. Route 24. Crews will be widening shoulders and placing new […]

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 […]

Gas Leak

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to gas leak

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a gas leak at Irvinbilt at 10 Hickory Street in Chillicothe Wednesday morning. Captain Tracy Bradley reports that, prior to leaving the station, the department advised dispatch to contact Liberty Utilities. She says firefighters arrived at Irvinbilt to find M&M Utilities removing concrete and pulling up the main gas […]

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Weather observations for Trenton moving to water plant

The location of weather observations for Trenton is changing. Trenton Fire Chief Brandon Gibler reports the National Weather Service picked up the thermometer and rain guage from the fire station Tuesday to transition to a new site at the water treatment plant. Gibler says he believes precipitation observations will start at the plant immediately, but […]

Audio: A central Missouri manufacturer is creating new jobs

A central Missouri manufacturer is creating dozens of jobs.     Command Web, a Jefferson City factory that prints paperback books for Scholastic, is expanding. Missourinet affiliate KWOS in Jefferson City reports the manufacturer is planning a 35-million dollar expansion that includes about 50 additional jobs. The company is also adding new presses and book-binding […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Governor Parson visits three Missouri prisons to meet with DOC staff

Governor Mike Parson visited three Missouri prisons on Friday to meet with Department of Corrections staff to continue to focus on restructuring state government and discuss proposed changes designed to improve conditions for corrections workers and boost safety for Missourians. Parson said the efforts to restructure state government are driven by the administration’s “dedication” to […]