Children playing on floor

Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

Traffic Accident

Osborn woman hurt in crash that demolishes car

A resident of Osborn was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident in Linn County one mile east of Laclede. Twenty-five-year-old Hannah Ford received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The driver of a second vehicle, 62-year-old Gary Alexander of Linneus, wasn’t hurt. Both vehicles […]

Car Fire

Chillicothe firefighters respond to car fire

Chillicothe firefighters were dispatched Monday afternoon to a motor vehicle fire in the driveway at 1212 Locust Street. Upon arrival, the engine compartment hood was up on the small black, four-door Ford car with smoke showing, but no flames. According to a report from Firefighter/Paramedic Tyler Bowlen, the reporting party stated he was using a […]