Hy-Vee Warns Customers of Giveaway Scam Circulating on Social Media

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Today, Hy-Vee, Inc. issued a warning to customers about a fraudulent grocery giveaway post circulating on Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms. The giveaway is not affiliated with or supported by Hy-Vee, and customers are urged to not engage with the scam website or provide their personal information. In […]

Trenton Park Department announces summer job opportunities

The Trenton Park Department and Trenton Park Board are accepting applications for jobs.  They include seasonal park maintenance, lifeguarding, and an Assistant Manager opening at the Trenton Family Aquatics Center. The notice list the lifeguard and Assistant Manager jobs for this summer. Application forms for all of these positions are available at Trenton City Hall, […]

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission near end of land acquisition for East Locust Creek Project

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission says it’s approaching the end of land acquisition for the East Locust Creek reservoir project. There are still ten individual property owners, the Boynton Church, and Missouri Department of Transportation properties to be addressed. The commission reports it remains in active negotiations on all parcels, with several properties […]

Former Albany, Mo. band director accused of sex crimes goes to court

(St. Joseph News Press) – The former band director for Albany High School and the Albany R-III School District returned to court Wednesday for a preliminary hearing. Defense attorney Richard Jacoby waived Christopher Hensley’s right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday and the court transferred the case to Circuit Court for a possible trial. Circuit Judge Roger […]

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department keeps busy: Incidents, arrests, investigations and transports

February 18 Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with this office regarding an alleged assault between two juvenile students at the Chillicothe High School. School officials, parents, and juvenile authorities are aware of the incident. Investigation continues. February 21 the LCSO began an investigation of reported Trespassing and Peace Disturbance from a […]

NCMC Student Loan Default Rates Continue to Drop

The student loan default rate at North Central Missouri College has again dropped nearly 3 ½ percentage points in one year to 15.4%, according to draft figures recently released by the U.S. Department of Education. Although NCMC had more borrowers entering repayment (due to record-high graduation rates in recent years), NCMC also experienced an actual […]

Storm spotter training to be held at Chillicothe

Storm spotter training is scheduled Thursday, March 3rd at Chillicothe with Andy Bailey of the National Weather Service at Pleasant Hill to conduct the program at 7 o’clock, at the Calvary Baptist Church Family Life Center. Fire Chief Darrell Wright, reports the city of Chillicothe will participate in the annual statewide tornado drill the afternoon of March […]

Extended hours set for absentee voting in Presidential Primary in Grundy, Livingston counties

County clerks offices in Grundy and Livingston Counties are among those who’ll be open extended hours Saturday March 12th for persons wishing to vote absentee in the Presidential Primary election in Missouri. The hours march 12th at the Grundy County Clerk’s office are from 8 until noon, with hours at the Livingston County Clerks office […]

Prescribed Fire Workshop Burning

Prescribed fire workshops to be held in Mercer and Livingston counties

Chillicothe, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering prescribed fire workshops at locations in Mercer County March 26th and in Livingston County one week later, on April 2nd. Prescribed fire is described as a useful tool for managing vegetation in grasslands and woodlands. Careful use of fire can also benefit wildlife habitat. There […]