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Missouri Department of Conservation proposes regulation changes to help landowners control nuisance wildlife

The Missouri Department of Conservation is considering changing regulations to help landowners address damage caused by problem wildlife and feral hogs. MDC is proposing the changes in response to citizen requests to the Regulations Committee to use night vision or thermal imagery to address livestock loss caused by coyotes and damage caused by feral hogs. […]

THS Alumni Association

Trenton High School Alumni Association weekend kicks off with window decorating competition

Decorated windows around town will be unveiled Thursday night for the Second Annual Trenton High School Alumni Association Window Decorating Contest as part of the 70th Annual THS Alumni Reunion Weekend. Past and present classes and school organizations were invited to select business windows of their choice as well as themes. Judging of the windows […]

County Fair

North Central Missouri Fair officials announce Dairy Show winners

There were three participants in Thursday’s Dairy Show at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Hillary Shahan of Unionville received Senior Showmanship and three blue ribbons. Avery Hamilton of Unionville received Junior Showmanship and one blue ribbon. Easton Hamilton of Unionville received one blue ribbon. The Supreme Champion female was exhibited by Hillary Shahan […]

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Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter

Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attend Law Enforcement Recognition Week

Livingston County Sheriff Deputy Nicholas Leadbetter and K-9 Zaki attended Law Enforcement Recognition Week at Silver Dollar City Tuesday. Sheriff Steve Cox says the two took part in demonstrations from different K-9 units in the state and surrounding areas. Those demonstrations included narcotics detection, obedience, apprehension, and bite work. The attendance was estimated at 750 […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Chillicothe’s 35th Annual Chautauqua in the Park announced

The 35th Annual Chautauqua in the Park will be held September 7-8, 2019 at Simpson Park in Chillicothe, Missouri. This annual event, sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chillicothe Area Arts Council, and presented by Hedrick Medical Center, has a wide variety of entertainment, activities, artists, crafts, and food. Vendor registration […]

Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host celebration of the National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day

Join the staff at Crowder State Park on May 25 for activities throughout the day to celebrate the National Park Trust’s Kids to Parks Day! The activities begin at 10 a.m., with Explorer Hour. Meet at the campground amphitheater to explore a short section of a trail. Participants are encouraged to bring water, wear comfortable […]

Suicide Prevention

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]