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Mozingo Advisory Board speaks to RV park plans

On December 17, the Mozingo Advisory Board discussed possible plans for the RV park expansion. Board members present were Dan Billings, Jim Adwell, Floyd Hook, Todd Stagner, Bob Cooper, Sarah Graham, Robert Phillips and Mackenzie Adamson. Michelle Drake was absent. New officers selected were President Michelle Drake and Vice President Bob Cooper. The RV park

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Clearmont council posts job

At the December 18 Clearmont City Council meeting, the leaders decided to open a city maintenance worker position and speak to several city issues. The water and sewer report was presented by Kristy Snodderley. She noted the water usage was 265,300 gallons. Community Services contacted her about a delinquent water bill and reported that organization

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MoDOT reminds motorists to stay alert

After the events of the past week, it’s safe to say winter is moving in. For the Missouri Department of Transportation, that means most major construction projects have finished or been put on hold until the weather warms up and our maintenance crews may be pulled away from their planned road projects for inclement weather.

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City of Maryville extends yard waste burning period

The City of Maryville’s fall yard waste burning period of October 24 to November 6 has been extended by the city council. Due to recent rain and snow, the burn period has been extended through December 18. Materials permitted to be burned include leaves, small twigs and grass clippings, which can be burned from dawn until

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Barnard man sentenced in child molestation, sexual abuse case

A Barnard man will serve time in the Missouri Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to child molestation and sexual abuse charges. Roger W. Westcott, 60, pleaded guilty on November 5 before Judge Roger Prokes in the 4th Circuit Court in Nodaway County. He will serve two years in the DOC on two charges, Class

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Prosecuting attorney asks for help in Hopkins dog death case

Nodaway County Prosecuting Attorney Robert (Bob) L. Rice is asking people with first-hand information on the death of a Hopkins family’s pet dog that occurred in April to contact the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department at 660.582.7451. “A witness that initially claimed knowledge of the persons involved with killing the dog later recanted in court,” Rice

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Burlington Jct. man charged with sodomy

A Burlington Jct. man has been charged with statutory sodomy and endangering the welfare of a child. Emmett S. Bates, 30, was arraigned October 2 in the Fourth Circuit Court in Nodaway County before Judge Douglas Thomson, facing charges filed September 27 of Felony Statutory Sodomy or Attempted Statutory Sodomy – Deviate Sexual Intercourse –

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Prosecutor files charges in Hy-Vee ATM theft

Three men have been charged with multiple felonies in conjunction with the Maryville Hy-Vee gas station ATM burglary in January of this year. Charges were filed on August 21 by Nodaway County Prosecutor Robert Rice against Joel M. Hale, Fairfax, Joshua M. Vance, Gardner, KS, and Phillip R. Wood, Kansas City. They each face the

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Route W to close near Parnell

The West Fork Grand River Bridge on Route W east of Parnell in Worth County is in need of routine maintenance. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to close Route W to all traffic at between Route B and Evergreen Avenue from 7 am and 3:30 pm on Monday, August 13 to complete the necessary

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