USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Bridge in poor condition

Audio: More than 900 Missouri bridges listed in poor condition

Missouri has more than 900 bridges listed in poor condition. During a budget hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says Governor Parson’s budget proposal would fix 250 of the state’s bridges.     State Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says the agency’s five-year bridge repair plan includes weight-restricted and […]

Livingston County Sheriff Issues Warrants

Warrants issued for five individuals involving methamphetamine investigation

The Livingston County Sheriff’s office in conjunction with the Chillicothe Police Department is seeking the arrest of five individuals following a drug investigation. Sheriff Steve Cox identified those being sought as 26-year-old Cara Ann Hagler of Chillicothe, 39-year-old Peggy Jo Zorn of Chillicothe, 18-year-old Hunter Lee Forest Burns of Brookfield and 18-year-old Levi Lee McNeely […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]