SEMA Website

State Emergency Management Agency training to take place in area communities

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs has shared a list of upcoming State Emergency Management Agency training that will soon take place. Courses in the area include an eight-hour Hazmat IQ Training to explain a response tool that incorporates a series of job aids called Smart Charts, which enable responders to handle an incident […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work for the week of July 23, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in Northern Missouri planned for the week of July 23 through July 29 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Patrol to to participate in operation CARE over July 4th holiday

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H officers will participate in Operation CARE, which stands for Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort. The enforcement will take place during the July 4th holiday. Operation CARE is a national traffic enforcement program focused on making the holiday safer. All available troopers will be […]

Healthcare

McCaskill, Hawley spar over preexisting conditions in health care coverage

Missouri’s Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill continues to attack Republican state Attorney General Josh Hawley over healthcare. Hawley joined a 20-state coalition of attorneys general in February challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. McCaskill says the move means Hawley is threatening the healthcare of those with preexisting conditions.     Hawley has said […]

Fireworks Ordinance

Chillicothe Police Department reminds citizen of fireworks laws

The Chillicothe Police Department says each year when stands begin selling fireworks, the police department receives numerous calls of persons shooting fireworks before the Allowed dates and times. Chillicothe city ordinance allows the use of common fireworks on July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd between 8 in the morning and 10 o’clock at night, and one hour […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former Corizon employee at Chillicothe Correctional Center pleads guilty to sexual conduct with a prisoner

A former employee of a company contracted for services at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, who previously pleaded guilty to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner, appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Tuesday. Online court information shows John Thomas Dunn of Kansas City, Missouri was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department […]

Traffic accident

Tractor mowing MoDOT right of way hit by pickup south of Maysville

The Highway Patrol reports a Cameron woman sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck in which she rode was struck by a tractor five miles south of Maysville Thursday morning. Thirty-six-year-old Robert Slawson of Saint Joseph drove south on Highway 33 when he began to pass a Missouri Department of Transportation tractor cutting the grass […]