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Health Department Says We’re Still Not Covid-Free

Vacation season is here. For many it’s a declaration of independence against covid. But the Adair county health department says not so fast. Administrator Jim LeBaron says it’s true that there aren’t that many cases, but the virus is still here, and people are still getting sick. He suggests that if you are elderly or … Continue Reading Health Department Says We’re Still Not Covid-Free

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Free Boat Safety Checks

Kirksville Police are doing free boating inspections this Saturday at Thousand Hills State Park from 9:30 to 11:30. They will inspect your boat, no violation tickets to be written, instead the goal is to get your boat ready for safe fun on the water this summer

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Health Department: Order Free Covid Tests

The Adair County Health Department reminds you that free covid-home tests are again available from Uncle Sam. All you have to do is go online and ask for them at covid.gov/tests. The kit contains eight tests and they are delivered by mail. The Health Department encourages every household in Adair County to take advantage of … Continue Reading Health Department: Order Free Covid Tests

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Want To Get Rid Of Old Batteries? Get Some Masking Tape

Get some masking tape. The city of Kirksville says ANY battery that you want to get rid of this Saturday at the hazardous waste drop-off, must have the positive and negative terminals covered with masking tape. Otherwise they will not take them. The drop-off is for City residents. It’s from 8:00 am and 12:00 pm … Continue Reading Want To Get Rid Of Old Batteries? Get Some Masking Tape

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Locally — Gas Cheaper Than Much Of America

If you’re traveling, fill-ups will be expensive. AAA says the national average is $4.48 a gallon for unleaded regular. That’s up 39-cents per gallon from a month ago and $1.43 higher than a year ago. Locally, Adair county is about 50-cents cheaper than the rest of America. The average is $3.99 a gallon. Surrounding counties … Continue Reading Locally — Gas Cheaper Than Much Of America

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Rough Week-end On The Roads — Including A Double Fatality

Three serious accidents in the area over the past week-end. One of them, a double fatal. In that wreck, a man and his son were killed Saturday morning on Route J in Adair county. The patrol says 80 year old Robert Patchin and 54 year old Charles Patchin died…when their truck ran off the road…went … Continue Reading Rough Week-end On The Roads — Including A Double Fatality

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40 Years Of Helping The Disabled

The Chariton Valley Association is celebrating 40 years of service. The CVA serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Association provides employment, residential, and community services for people with disabilities. Support services for those in need range from a few hours of care each week to care 24 hours per day. The group employees … Continue Reading 40 Years Of Helping The Disabled