Dustin Lee Ritchie

Livingston County authorities arrest man found hiding in clothes dryer

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department officers were dispatched to Utica on Tuesday afternoon conducting a fugitive investigation that ended with the arrest of a man that the sheriff says was found, attempting to hide, inside a clothes dryer. Thirty-five-year-old Dustin Lee Ritchie was arrested on a Livingston County warrant for alleged trespassing in the first degree. Sheriff […]

Audio: Judge temporarily blocks Missouri’s CAFO law from taking effect

A judge has temporarily blocked implementation of Missouri’s Senate Bill 391 that was to take effect in a week. It prohibits counties from passing ordinances stricter than state laws governing concentrated animal feeding operations – CAFOs. Two county boards (Cooper and Cedar), two property owners and the nonprofit Friends of Responsible Agriculture requested the stay […]

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Four Texas men receive prison sentences for stealing 654 firearms from UPS trailers

Four Texas men were sentenced in federal court for stealing 654 firearms from United Parcel Service trailers in Springfield, Mo., en route to Bass Pro Shops. Frank McChriston, 35, and Derrick White, 33, both of Dallas, Texas; Quinton Haywood, 27, of Glenn Heights, Texas; and Eric White, 28, of Arlington, Texas were sentenced in separate […]

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USDA extends deadline for producers to certify 2018 crop production for Market Facilitation Program payments

USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who have been significantly affected by foreign tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional exports. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) extended the deadline because heavy rainfall […]

Chillicothe Accident Thursday, March 21, 2019

Chillicothe Police Department responds to crash on Washington Street

Chillicothe Police Sergeant Curtis Hays reports one person sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident in the 1200 block of North Washington Street in Chillicothe Thursday morning. An ambulance transported one of the drivers, Geraldine Huston, to Hedrick Medical Center after she reportedly complained of head, neck, and chest pain. The driver of the second vehicle, […]

Audio: Missouri Senator proposes bill that aims to keep kids away from porn sites

A state Senate committee is considering legislation that aims to keep kids away from pornographic websites.  Alisa Nelson with Missourinet files this reports.     Some internet company representatives say such a law could be an additional cost to customers. Under the measure, internet companies that purposely fail to block the content or are made […]

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Aging in Place to host presentation for seniors at Livingston County Health Center

Aging in Place, an initiative of the Livingston County Health Center is hosting an event on Wednesday, February 27th at 10 a.m. in their classroom, to educate area residents about things they can do to help improve their own outcome in emergency situations. Jonathon Nolan, Firefighter/Paramedic at the Chillicothe Fire Department, will be presenting a […]