To help ensure summer travels are as carefree as possible, MoDOT has developed a list of significant work zones to be on the lookout for this summer. Drivers will encounter delays in work zones on Interstate 70 and Interstate 44 for resurfacing and bridge repairs across the state. Lane restrictions are also expected on several other interstates including I-35, I-435, I-55 and I-270 as well as the Route 54/63 bridge construction over the Missouri River in Jefferson City. The majority of the construction work is for pavement and bridge repairs.
Post advisor Philip Baker announced that Arnold Hodge American Legion post 281 has received its national charter for The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 281. Baker stated "We have been working on recruiting enough members to get our charter for over a year, and our plans now are to build on that and increase their membership. The criteria for membership eligibility is all-male descendents, adopted sons and stepsons of members of the American Legion, and such male descendents of veterans who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Lebanon, Granada, Panama, and Gulf War/War on Terrorism.”
A Piedmont businessman was killed Saturday evening in a collision with a pickup truck that took place at 6:12 p.m. at the junction of southbound U.S. 67 and Route JJ in St. Francois County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has started an investigation at Greenville. The Highway Patrol has taken computers, hard drives, and banking records to review.
Many positive things can be said about small-town life. One of the most positive things is that people genuinely care about their fellow man. That is very evident in Greenville.
Beau Gooch submitted his resignation as Piedmont’s fire chief during the Tuesday, May 10, city council meeting. Gooch has served as the fire chief for approximately three years.
The city of Greenville has financial problems. The coffers are nearly empty. A local resident stepped up Monday morning and donated $8,000 to help out the town that he loves.
What is the largest hurdle that the Wayne, Reynolds, Carter, Butler, and Ripley county area needs to overcome in order to grow?