Several Serious Injury Accidents Over The Weekend
Four serious injury crashes in the area counties were investigated by the Missouri Highway Patrol over the weekend. Saturday at about 3:50 pm, a two-vehicle crash south of Marceline on Highway 5 left one driver and their passenger with serious injuries. A 16-year-old Brookfield girl was eastbound and pulled into the path of a trash truck. The girl and her passenger, 26-year-old Corbin Cochrell of Marceline were taken to University Hospital in Columbia. The truck driver was not injured.
Milan, MO: Preserving the Rich Tapestry of History at the Sullivan County Historical Society and Museum
Nestled in the heart of Milan, Missouri, the Sullivan County Historical Society and Museum is more than a collection of artifacts; it's a vibrant celebration of the town's storied past. As visitors step through its doors, they are greeted by an impressive array of Native American arrowheads and tools, each telling the silent tales of the indigenous tribes that once flourished here. The museum's dedication to preserving these relics provides a tangible connection to a time when the Sioux and Iroquois nations roamed freely, long before European settlers made their mark.
Echoes of the Past: The Rise and Fall of Harris, Missouri
The Ghost Town of Harris, nestled in Sullivan County, Missouri, epitomizes the dramatic shift from a bustling town to a quiet rural community. Established in 1887 and named after early settler A.W. Harris, it reached its zenith in the 1920s with over 500 residents. Today, however, the 2010 census registers only 61 inhabitants, slightly inching up to 65 by 2020. This once lively town now holds an aura of silence, its history a testament to the resilience of its people, including notable resident John C. England, a naval officer who perished during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Construction crews preparing to add bridges near new Roy Blunt Reservoir
NEAR MILAN, Mo. — A project decades in the making. The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission (NCMRWC) has been working on the Roy Blunt Reservoir for 22 years. Workers have been hard at work all year long. Four bridges are going to be built near the new Roy...
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District issues new boil advisory, lifts previous one
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District issued a new precautionary boil advisory while lifting one from a few days ago. Rural water customers affected by the new advisory are those on Route E between Potter Road and Route PP. The advisory includes Paddle and Peach Roads, as well as Pebble Drive. The boil advisory remains in effect until further notice from the Water District office in Milan.
Submerged Memories: The Inevitable Fate of Boynton, Missouri
In the quiet expanse of Sullivan County, the nearly forgotten village of Boynton, Missouri, stands on the cusp of a silent transformation. Once a vibrant community, symbolized by a well in the heart of the town where locals gathered, Boynton is now reduced to a solitary church, a poignant emblem of its historical vibrancy. As reported by KTVO, a planned reservoir, boasting 2,300 acres and an 82-mile shoreline, is set to engulf the area, sealing the fate of this small slice of Missouri's past.
Milan Ministerial Alliance spearheads “Adopt a Child” program for the holidays
The Milan Interfaith Food Pantry and Milan Ministerial Alliance are sponsoring a Sullivan County Adopt a Child program for the upcoming holiday season. This charitable program aims to assist low-income families with children up to the 12th grade. Interested families are encouraged to fill out an application. Christina DeRyke, the...
Water System Flushing to Begin Soon
On Monday, November 20th, 2023, North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission (NCMRWC) will be converting back from FREE CHLORINE to CHLORAMINES (combined chlorine) as its primary disinfectant. Depending on your location within the distribution system and usage patterns, it could take several weeks for your drinking water to transition from...
Missouri High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Sullivan County This Week
The 2023 high school football season is underway, and if you're searching for how to stream matchups in Sullivan County, Missouri this week, we've got what you need. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game...
Northeast Missouri counties undergo mandatory CWD deer sampling
UNIONVILLE, Mo. — Northeast Missouri hunters who came home with a deer underwent mandatory sampling. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) tested for chronic wasting disease (CWD). It's a deadly, infectious disease in deer and other members of the deer family (cervids) that eventually kills all animals it infects.
Mandatory CWD sampling for deer hunters in northeast Missouri during opening weekend
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that mandatory CWD sampling will be required in several counties in northeast Missouri during the opening weekend of firearms deer season, Nov. 11-12. Northeast Missouri counties where mandatory CWD sampling is required include Adair, Chariton, Linn, Macon, Putnam, Schuyler, and Sullivan.
State Route 5 Reopens in Sullivan County
ST. JOSEPH, MO – Three intersection improvement projects on Sullivan County Route 5, north of Milan, are now complete. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is administering a US DOT Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant for the construction of transportation improvements around the Roy Blunt Reservoir project. Contractors from Capital Paving and Construction, LLC., working with MoDOT, reopened Route 5 at the intersections of Route N and Mayapple Road today, Nov. 3. Improvements at the intersection of Route 5 and Mid-Lake Road were also completed today.
Hospice of Northeast Missouri honors veterans
As the nation celebrates Veterans Day Hospice of Northeast Missouri stops to salute and say thank you to all the men and women who have bravely served the country in the military. Hospice of Northeast Missouri is honored and humbled to participate in an innovative program of the National Hospice...
Local Farmer Directs America’s Farmers Grow Donation to Senior Center
Milan, MO – Local farmers Nick and Ashlee Taylor recently directed a $5,000 Bayer Fund America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation to Sullivan County Multi Purpose Senior Center. Sullivan County Multi Purpose Senior Center will use the funds to help to provide health and wellness by providing nutritious meals to residents of Sullivan County. Funding will also include materials for nutrition education.
Route 5 in Sullivan County Now Open Following Intersection Improvements
The intersection improvement projects on Sullivan County Route 5, north of Milan, Missouri, are now complete. These projects were part of the BUILD grant from the US Department of Transportation, overseen by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Contractors from Capital Paving and Construction, LLC., in partnership with MoDOT, reopened Route 5 at the intersections of Route N and Mayapple Road on November 3, 2023. Improvements at the intersection of Route 5 and Mid-Lake Road were also completed on the same day.
Sullivan County Route 5 intersection upgrades finished north of Milan
Three intersection improvement projects on Sullivan County Route 5, north of Milan, are complete. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is administering a US DOT Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant for the construction of transportation improvements around the Roy Blunt Reservoir project. Contractors from Capital Paving and Construction, LLC., working with MoDOT, reopened Route 5 at the intersections of Route N and Mayapple Road today, Nov. 3. Improvements at the intersection of Route 5 and Mid-Lake Road were also completed.
Sullivan County issues Boil Water Advisory after main break
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District #1 has issued a Precautionary Boil Advisory for several of its customers due to a recent water main break. The affected areas include customers on Highway N, stretching from Highway 5 to Eagle Drive, and those on England Drive. The advisory is a preventive...
Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Grundy, Sullivan, Putnam, and Linn counties seek nominations for board supervisors
Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Grundy, Sullivan, Putnam, and Linn counties will hold public nominations for their Boards of Supervisors through November 30. Each county has four board members, all of whom are supervisors. These supervisors are volunteers serving four-year terms. The University of Missouri Extension appoints one individual...
Hospice of Northeast Missouri celebrates National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
Throughout the month of November, Hospice of Northeast Missouri will be joining organizations across the nation in recognizing National Hospice and Palliative Care Month (NHPCM). This year’s NHPCM theme is “Courageous Conversations.”. For more than 40 years nationally, hospice has helped provide interdisciplinary, supportive care to millions of...