Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves insurance carrier

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved Ozarks Schools Benefits Association for health insurance at a special meeting Monday evening. The board agreed to pay $450 per employee, with the amount an employee paying toward health insurance depending on the plan he or she has. There was an executive session for personnel with no announcement […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrests in Livingston and Daviess Counties

The Highway Patrol reports a Gallatin man was arrested Saturday morning in Daviess County. Twenty-five-year-old Justin Rainey was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, DWI/drugs, leaving the scene of an accident, careless and imprudent driving and no proof of insurance. Two Detroit, Michigan residents, Tynisha Wright, and Derek Linebarger, both 41, were arrested […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department reminds residents of sidewalk snow removal ordinance

With the conclusion of the recent weather event, snow and ice accumulations have been deposited on the sidewalks. Chillicothe’s sidewalk snow removal ordinance requires residents and businesses to clear their adjacent public sidewalks of snow and ice in a timely manner.   Providing clear, safe sidewalks for pedestrian routes ensures access to jobs, schools, and services in the […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]