Two COVID-19 Cases Found In Grundy County

Two Grundy County residents have tested positive for COVID-19.  The Grundy County Health Department made the announcement Thursday evening.  The notice states the two cases are in separate households and they are isolating at home. The Grundy County Health Department is working to identify and communicate with the close contacts of those individuals. The Health Department urges the public to […]

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Local Testing For COVID-19 Continues

One-hundred-forty-six tests for COVID-19 were reported by Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe in the past week.  That brings the total tests for the two facilities to 758. The latest totals for each facility include: Wright Memorial Hospital – 239 tests performed, including 171 from Grundy County, 38 from Mercer County, 30 from other counties. […]

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Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Opened To Any With Referral

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital tested an additional 77 individuals last week, bringing the total tested through the hospital drive through testing to 514.  That numbers include: Wright Memorial tested 137 from Grundy County, 34 from Mercer County, and 22 from other counties Hedrick tested 222 Livingston County residents and 99 from other counties The drive through testing […]

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Puckett Appointed Prosecuting Attorney

Grundy County has a new Prosecuting Attorney.  Governor Parson on Friday appointed Kelly W Puckett to fill the position. Puckett has served as the interim prosecuting attorney for Grundy County since January 2019.   Puckett holds a bachelor’s degree in legal studies from Missouri Western State University and a Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law.  

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MoDOT – Resurfacing & Sidewalk Project

Work on Highway 6 from Interstate 35 in Daviess County to Muddy Creek Bridge, east of Trenton will begin late next week. The project is to resurface, improve shoulders, and rehabilitate sidewalks. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. to complete the project. The sidewalk rehabilitation portion of the work is to ensure compliance […]

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COVID-19 Testing and Numbers

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital have tested a total of 437 people for COVID-19.  That is up 97 from last week.  Those numbers include: Wright Memorial tested 119 from Grundy County, 31 from Mercer County, and 20 from other counties Hedrick tested 191 Livingston County residents and 76 from other counties Patients must have a referral from a […]

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