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Drug arrests made in Clinton and Daviess Counties in past 24 hours

Authorities in Clinton County have taken 22-year Tesia K. Speaks of Queen City, Missouri into custody in an arrest from early this (Thursday) morning.   The Highway Patrol reports that Ms. Speaks is facing preliminary charges of felony possession of a controlled substance (identified as methamphetamine), felony unlawful use of a weapon, and possession of drug […]

Livingston County Sheriff reports sex offender moving from Wheeling to Chillicothe

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox is reporting the movements of a sex offender . Michael Dean Dixon is reporting to the sheriff a change of residence from 21803 Liv 226, Wheeling, to a Chillicothe address of 1702 Third Street, Chillicothe, Missouri, 64601. Dixon, also known as Mike Dixon is employed at 1398 Mitchell Road, Chillicothe. […]

Nature Made vitamins recalled due to possible contamination

(CNN) – Several types of Nature Made vitamins are being recalled due to possible salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination, according to a Tuesday announcement from Pharmavite LLC. The following products are being recalled: Nature Made Adult Gummies Multi, lot numbers 1196066, 1196071, 1205052 Nature Made Adult Gummies Multi + Omega-3, lot numbers 1173600 Nature Made Adult […]

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University of Missouri Extension says crops face low soil moisture; rain in forecast can mitigate

With low soil moisture going into the growing season, crops will depend on what water falls from the sky. Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist, gave a dry weather alert Wednesday, June 8, during the weekly MU agronomy teleconference. This year, Columbia recorded the driest five months — January to May — since 1992, […]

Karla McCollum resigns as NCMC’s Director of Admissions

At a special meeting conducted over the noon hour on Wednesday, the North Central Missouri College Trustees accepted the resignation of Director of Admissions Karla McCollum.  In her letter, Mrs. McCollum announced she will be taking the position as Director of International Affairs at Indian Hills Community College in her home state of Iowa. In […]

Mercer County Library kicks off Summer reading program

NCMC’s Captain Patch, along with other area mascots, and Sluggerrr from the Kansas City Royals helped kick-off the reading program at Mercer County Library’s 2016 Summer Reading Program. The theme of the reading program this year is evolved around sports and exercise. The theme of the reading program this year evolves around sports and exercise. […]

Skin Cancer Screening

Grundy County Health Department, Cleaver Dermatology to offer free skin cancer screenings

Summertime means many people enjoying fun in the sun, however, the risk of skin cancer increases with sun exposure.  The Grundy County Health Department is partnering with Cleaver Dermatology to offer free skin cancer screenings to the community. The screenings will take place on Thursday, June 30th from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the […]

Fruits and Vegetables

June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

The latest Dietary Guidelines recommend that all Americans increase their vegetable and fruit intake. Fruits and vegetables provide a variety of nutrients including vitamins, minerals and fiber. They lower your risk of developing certain chronic diseases. They are also naturally low in calories, fat, and sodium, which can help to maintain a healthy weight. Since […]

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Myers Township requests twenty-six thousand dollar loan from Grundy County

Officials of Myers Township this morning submitted a request to borrow money from Grundy County. Commissioners reported Myers township is asking for a twenty-six thousand dollar loan, at zero percent interest, to allow for the purchase of a used road grader. The current Myers township road grader was described as costing more to repair than […]

Chillicothe Arts Coucil

Chillicothe Arts Council announces performances for 2016-17 season

The schedule has been released for nine performances during the Chillicothe Arts Council 2016-17 season. As usual, the arts council promotes free admission to Chautauqua in the Park September 10th and 11th in Chillicothe. The first performance of the coming season is the Paul Martin family circus September 18th; Tim Whitmer Quartet on October 2nd; […]

Former Princeton Mayor resigns current position as councilman

A long-time official with the city of Princeton, Mike Greenlee, has resigned his current position of north ward councilman – concluding 22 years of service to the community of Princeton. Greenlee last night attended his last Princeton City Council meeting, submitting his resignation, as Greenlee and his wife are planning to move away. Mike Greenlee served Princeton […]