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Buck-Fest bull riding set for Saturday

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Bethany Buck-Fest has been added to the Midwest Mayhem bull riding and bull team series for 2017 at the Northwest Missouri State Fairgrounds. Saturday, July 8th at 6:30 p.m. the gates will open with action getting underway at 7:30 p.m. Attendees won’t want to miss some of the guests at the event such as twenty…

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NTA dive team responds to lake incident

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The NTA dive team was sent to the Harrison County Lake on Monday night after the report of a car going into the lake. Three children reportedly were in the car when the car began rolling down the hill into the lake. Two managed to get out of the car but a younger child was…

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Information about the Old Lake dam

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City Administrator Jonne Slemons issued the following statement about the Old Lake Dam. The heavy rains Bethany has been experiencing have resulted in some surface erosion of the dam at the Old City Lake.  The erosion is on the “dry side” of the dam.  The dam has not broken.  The City’s water supply is safe. …

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County assessing storm damage

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Harrison County emergency management officials are assessing damage from Wednesday night’s wind and rainstorm. The greatest concern this morning was about the dam at the Old Lake north of Bethany on U.S. 69. The highway was closed off after the dam began eroding during the rainstorm. The lake’s level was far above the overflow. Fire…

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39th Street to open on May 23

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A ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new 39th Street Extension in Bethany will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, it was announced today. The street completes the connection between East Miller Street and Bulldog Avenue.

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