Elk Calf poached in Missouri

Missouri Department of Conservation seeks information on elk calf poached weeks after birth

The Missouri Department of Conservation seeks information in the case of an elk calf that was shot. Conservation agents report the calf was born in the Log Yard area of Shannon County July 13 and was fitted with a VFH radio collar July 14 with the identification number 1829. The calf still had its spots […]

Chillicothe Police Department kicks off raffle to benefit “Shop With a Cop”

The Chillicothe Kiwanis Club, Walmart, and Police Department will raffle two new flat screen televisions to assist with funding the police department’s annual Shop with a Cop. One of the televisions is a 46-inch Panasonic Plasma valued at $698 while the other TV is a 42-inch Samsung Plasma valued at about $550 ($548). Tickets cost […]

Missouri Supreme Court

Audio: Missouri high court looking at constitutionality of 2014 change to workman’s compensation law

The Missouri Supreme Court is trying to determine if a workman’s compensation law is valid or unconstitutional based on its technical and unclear language.     The state legislature changed the rules in 2014 for compensation when a second workplace injury occurs. Starting that year, new claims for benefits through the state’s second injury fund […]

Raffle Graphic

Mercer Homecoming Committee announces raffle ticket locations

The Mercer Homecoming Committee has announced locations where tickets can be purchased to have a chance to win money. Only 200 tickets will be available for sale with monetary prizes listed at $500, $300, and $200 dollars. Homecoming committee members that have tickets include Girdner’s Lumber, Robinson’s Service, Mercer Pizza Plus, and Mercer Grocery Shop. […]

Empire District Liberty Utilities Company

Empire District Gas Company to reduce natural gas rates

The Missouri Public Service Commission reports Empire District Gas Company will reduce annual natural gas revenues by $773,566. Residential customers will see natural gas rates drop by about 1.7 cents per 100 cubic feet of natural gas. The new rates are expected to take effect on October 24th. The Public Service Commission notes the reduction […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Dodgeball tournament to benefit Backpack Buddies to be held at Trenton Middle School

Trenton Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America will host a dodgeball tournament Thursday morning to raise money for the Backpack Buddies Program. The tournament will be in the TMS gym from 8:15 to 11:30. Backpack Buddies provides free healthy food for children enrolled in the Federal Lunch Program for the weekend when […]

Grand River Historical Society

Grand River Historical Society Museum to hold benefit for Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Grand River Historical Society Museum of Chillicothe will hold a fundraiser to benefit the restoration of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Museum Curator Pam Clingerman says A Joyful Celebration will be at the United Methodist Church on Walnut in Chillicothe Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock. The event will feature vocalists and bands from […]

Aging in Place

Aging in Place Livingston County Needs Day set for October 24th

Livingston County residents at least 60 years old can have questions answered and gather information from three agencies at Aging in Place Livingston County’s Needs Day next week. Access 2 (II) Disability Services, the Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri, and the Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging will be available at the event […]

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Department of Conservation predicts good quail season in parts of the state

With the quail-hunting season starting November 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters that overall quail production was about the same as last year, but below the 10-year average. MDC staff note that good hunting can be found in areas with quality habitat in north the and west-central portions of the state. Each August, […]