Bridge work will temporarily close Adair County Route T this week. Today through Wednesday, MoDOT crews will close Adair County Route T at Nork Fork Salt River bridge, located just west of Shadow Way, for bridge work from 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. each day. The bridge will be open each evening. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during closure times.
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A woman was injured in a crash in a parking lot in Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash happened late Saturday morning at the BP Gas Station in Memphis. 40-year-old Toni Middelton struck a concrete pillar in the gas station’s parking lot. Middlteon suffered moderate injures and was transported by ambulance to Scotland County Hospital. The report doesn’t state a cause of the crash.
The Adair County Health Department confirmed three new cases of COVID-19 last week. All three were verified on Monday, May 24th. The cases involved a 34-year-old female and males ages 29 and 36. The county’s total case count is 2,476. As of Friday, there are two active cases and 2,454 people who have left isolation. Adair County’s COVID-related death toll is 20. A total of 21 new cases were confirmed in May, following April’s new case count of 39.
The City of Kirksville’s annual Founders Day 2021 Virtual Ceremony is now available to watch online. As part of the ceremony, three new gravestones are dedicated to replace those damaged by vandalism, or where none had previously existed. The new gravestones mark the final resting places of Don Carlos Hewitt, former Mayor William Gibbons, and Civil War veteran Wesley C. Fickel. The event was hosted by the City’s Friends of Forest-Llewellyn Cemetery Committee. See the ceremony on the City of Kirksvile’s Facebook and Youtube pages.