Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]

Boil Water Advisory

Water main break prompts boil advisory in Sullivan County

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to a water main break. The advisory affects all Sullivan County Rural Water customers in Macon County and Linn County on Route J north of Nagel Road, Nettle Drive, Alpine Avenue, Aspen Street, Alpha Street, Barrell Street, Nettle Drive, Bluegrass […]

Traffic accident

19-year-old teen injured when car hydroplanes on I-35

Eight miles north of Eagleville, 19-year-old Shiloh Leavitt of St. Jacob, Illinois received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. She was a passenger in a car driven by her father, 51-year-old Richard Leavitt of Bluegrass, Iowa who wasn’t hurt. The highway patrol reports the car was southbound […]