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Benton County CERT/ARES Volunteer Honored with Prestigious Award

With the National CERT Conference 202One in the rearview mirror, we were given a special task: Deliver the prestigious 2021 Missouri Silver Star Award to one of our own! The Missouri Silver Star Award is bestowed upon one volunteer from the great state of Missouri each year. It is “presented to an individual in Missouri … Continue reading Benton County CERT/ARES Volunteer Honored with Prestigious Award

Benton County Relieved Over Confirmed Sonic Boom, not Earthquake.

Check out the Full article on KY3! ““It was a real loud, cracking boom that took everybody’s attention immediately,” said Mark Richerson with Emergency Management. “There were people standing out the back door and it scared them to death. They thought it was just right up the street the way it sounded. But I think … Continue reading Benton County Relieved Over Confirmed Sonic Boom, not Earthquake.

Route 83 Bridge Over Truman Reservoir Closure Notice

SENT ON BEHALF OF RYAN PORTER: 5-11-2021 RE:      Rte. 83 Bridge over Truman Reservoir             J7P3107K             201218-G03             Bridge #A3690 On June 1st @ 9:00am we are scheduled to start construction on Job # J7P3107K, Contract # 201218-G03 Bridge Rehabilitation over Truman Reservoir 1.7 Miles East of Rte. EE South of Warsaw, MO.  This … Continue reading Route 83 Bridge Over Truman Reservoir Closure Notice

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