Area News

Route 34 Reduced For Pavement Repairs

Route 34 in Reynolds County will be reduced with a 10-foot restriction as contractor crews perform chip sealing. This section of roadway is located from Route 21 to the Wayne County line. Weather permitting, work will take place Thursday, Aug. 24 through Friday, Sept. 8 from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The work zone…

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BBB Tips To Avoid College ID Theft

If you have a college student packing to live on or near cam­pus this fall, now’s a good time to talk about preventing fraud while they’re away from home. Better Business Bureau (BBB) recom­mends that they take seven sim­ple steps to protect themselves from identity theft and other fraud on campus. “Identity theft can affect…

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Ellington Native Contender For 2017 Boutique Awards

FARMINGTON – From over 4,000 boutiques world­wide, Kayla & Laura of Farmington have won the hearts of both local and global shoppers. They are being voted into the final round of the 2017 Boutique Awards in the state of Missouri as a contender for Best Online, Best Chil­dren’s, and Best Over All Boutique of the…

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Clearwater Lake Levels Return To Normal Pool

During the flood this past Spring, the water level at Clearwater Lake climbed to a staggering estimated 570.25 feet, surpassing the previous record of 566.6 feet in May of 2002. After many months of slowly shrinking back to it’s normal elevation, the lake has finally returned to its normal summer pool. At the beginning of…

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Missouri’s New Voter ID Law Works in Early State Election

By Jay Ashcroft Missouri Secretary of State Since taking office in Janu­ary and being tasked with im­plementing the voter ID law, we have been sharing one simple, easy-to-understand message: “If you’re regis­tered to vote, you can vote.” Missouri’s new voting re­quirements took effect on June 1, 2017, and local elec­tion authorities have held two successful…

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CPR Required In Schools

CPR training is something that people of all ages should have. You never know when you might find yourself in an emergency situation and someone is depending on you to save their life. Starting this 2017-2018 school year, students will be required to have thirty minutes of CPR training and choking first aid (Heimlich maneuver)…

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Two Injured

Two people were injured Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 67. The wreck occurred at 5:20 a.m. on Highway 67, 10 miles south of Greenville. Tiffany A. Moyers, 17, of Piedmont was southbound in a 2004 Jeep Cherokee. The Highway Patrol said that Moyers failed to yield to a southbound 1996 Ford Ranger…

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MoDOT Plans Three Projects in Area

The Missouri Department of Transportation is working on three projects in the area. Due to the projects, motorists need to be prepared for lane closures. Route 67 to Be Reduced to One-Lane for Bridge Repairs Route 67 in Wayne County will be reduced to one lane with a 12-foot width restriction as contractor crews perform…

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XtremeNazarene Bikers and Support Staff Pedal Thru Reynolds County

SEVENTEEN MEMBERS of a biking team representing the Nazarene Church pose in front of the Reynolds County Courthouse Saturday morning, July 22. The group is crossing the country this summer on a fundrasing tour for missions and stopped over in Redford Friday evening, July 21. The cyclists spent the night at the Redford Church of…

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