Monday May 13
Home near Halltown destroyed by blaze; investigators looking for cause
A home near Halltown was destroyed by a large fire this morning. At least three fire departments remain on the scene of the fire, which was reported in a home on Lawrence County Road 2040 just before 6 a.m. Firefighters from Mount Vernon , Bois D'Arc and West Republic responded but could not save the home.
MoDOT will convert I-44 rest areas to limited-service truck parking lots
The eastbound and westbound I-44 rest areas at Mile Marker 50 between Halltown and Mount Vernon will be closed from May 29 until just before Labor Day weekend.
Denray Down Draft Tables and Dust Booths
Denray down draft tables are an industry leader in wood, metal, and many other dust control applications.
Food retailers: Tax report reflects loss
This is a tale of two cities: One is Springfield with too many grocery markets, according to some, and one with only one, Mount Vernon.