MoDOT Roadwork

MoDOT Roadwork Scheduled in the Area

The Missouri Department of Transportation will have a shortened week for the roadwork across northwest Missouri.  Most projects will stop about mid-day on Wednesday and resume on November 28th.  Some lane closures will remain in place for safety purposes. Projects planned for the local counties for the week include: Carroll County US 24/65 – Bridge rehabilitation project at the bridge […]

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Election Results For the Area Counties

For the area counties, Chariton County Election Results include 56.19% voter turnout. For the 12th District Senate race, Republican Rust Black received 2,265 to Democrat Michael Baumli with 523 votes. For Presiding Commissioner, Republican Evan Emmerich received 2,211 votes over Democrat Leo Reed with 567 votes.   Grundy County Election Results For the 12th District Senate race, Republican Rusty Black […]

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Two Dead In Head On Collision

Two people died in a crash on US 24 near Salisbury Sunday evening.  State Troopers report 57-year-old Paul L Busto of Clark Missouri – the driver of the first vehicle – and 27-year-old Chevy C Ingebritson of Arvada, Colorado – a passenger in the second vehicle – died at the scene of the crash that happened at about 5:30 pm.  […]

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Springfield Man Arrested For Stabbing

A Springfield man has been charged with assault after his arrest for alleged stabbing a 22-year-old Brookfield man in Chariton County.  The incident happened October 13th at a location in the 17000 block of Highway 5.  Twenty-four-year-old Jesse Allen Brock was charged with alleged assault and armed criminal action The Chariton County Sheriff’s Department says the victim had what appeared […]

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Teen Bicyclist Struck By Pick-Up

A 16-year-old Keytesville girl had moderate injuries when the bicycle she was riding was struck from behind by a pick-up Thursday evening.  State Troopers report the girl was flown to University Hospital in Columbia.  According to the report, the accident happened about 7:40 pm on Highway 5, south of Keytesville in Chariton County.  A pick-up driven by 78-year-old Shirley J […]

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Route TT Bridge Project To Start Early

The Route TT Bridge Deck replacement project at the Turkey Creek Bridge in Chariton County has been moved up.  The Missouri Department of Transportation contractors will start the project next Tuesday, September 13th. MoDOT says the bridge deck of the Turkey Creek Bridge is in poor condition and needs replacement.  Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. will complete a bridge deck […]

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Salisbury Couple Injured In Crash

A two-vehicle accident in Chariton County left a Salisbury couple with minor and moderate injuries.  State Troopers report the accident happened Saturday at about 2:25 pm on US 24, east of Salisbury, when a pick-up driven by 57-year-old Loren C Miller of Centralia was eastbound and merging onto the roadway from the shoulder and pulled into the path of the […]

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