Audio: Missouri lawmakers hope to see a cattle slaughter facility in Missouri

Two state lawmakers testified Thursday in Jefferson City that an effort is underway to get a cattle slaughter facility in Missouri. State Reps. Don Rone, R-Portageville, and Dan Shaul, R-Imperial, testified before the Joint Committee on Agriculture. Rone says he and Shaul participated in a conference call this week with retailers, grocers and meat wholesalers. “This would be […]

Missouri Department of Corrections COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update (DOC)

Missouri Department of Corrections to begin COVID-19 testing at all institutions

In what began Tuesday, May 26, all Missouri Department of Corrections adult institutions started participation in sentinel testing. Now that the testing capacity has increased, the state is positioned for widespread testing of confined populations, which gives us the information we need to stop the virus within each location and keep it from spreading to […]

Leavenworth bridge

Missouri man randomly shooting on bridge stopped by heroic driver

Story by Ashley Byrd of Missourinet A Missouri man got out of his car and began shooting in random directions on the Centennial Bridge in Leavenworth, Kansas Wednesday. He shot one person before another driver drove into him. The shooter and one victim are in serious condition. The heavily-armed shooter is from Platte County, Missouri, […]

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Mexican national pleads guilty to $10 million marijuana grow operation in Daviess County

A Mexican national pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a Daviess County, Missouri, marijuana-growing operation where law enforcement officers seized nearly $10 million worth of plants. Miguel Pulido-Maldonado, also known as “Mona,” 28, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to one count of conspiracy to manufacture and possess with the […]

Livingston County Health Center

Livingston County Health Center to offer free antibody testing for COVID-19

The Livingston County Health Center of Chillicothe has announced free antibody testing for COVID-19 will be available through private appointments for adult blood draws June 1st, 10th, and 24th. Appointments will be limited to Livingston County residents at this time. Those who already have an appointment will be asked if they would like to add […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report 934 tested for COVID-19

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe report a combined total of 934 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 by the two facilities as of Tuesday morning. That is up by 176 tests compared to numbers announced the morning of May 18th. Overall, Wright Memorial Hospital has tested 268 individuals, which […]

House Fire

House fully engulfed when Chillicothe firefighters arrive on scene at 112 Trenton Road

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports a house caught fire before sunrise on Monday morning about 5:20 am at 112 Trenton Road near Danner Park. The single-story, wood-frame house, believed to be vacant, was fully involved when firefighters arrived. A fire engine and ladder truck were connected to nearby hydrants with the ladder truck deploying an […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital operating at full capacity

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton is back operating at full capacity within the hospital outpatient services, including imaging, rehabilitation, surgery, and the physician clinics. The inpatient unit and emergency department remain operating fully as well. Wright Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Steve Schieber says the hospital is “grateful…to ramp…up” services at Wright Memorial and clinics […]

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Patrol reports arrest of area residents on Friday

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of area residents in area counties Friday, one on various drug-related allegations. Thirty-nine year old Stephanie Dunkin of Unionville was arrested in Putnam County and accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance—lorazepam, and possession of a controlled substance—methylphenidate. She was also […]