Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approve appointments

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved appointments for positions Tuesday. Glen Briggs was appointed chairperson, Alan Barnett vice-chairperson, and Kelli Hillerman as secretary. A listing of individuals was approved for the 2020 membership listing. They represent elected officials, firefighting, law enforcement, community groups, public health, hospital, and facilities. The committee also approved the […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen review investments while tackling a busy agenda

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen took action on various matters Monday evening. Certificate of deposit rates from Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri and BTC Bank were reviewed. The board approved cashing out the sales tax CD that matures January 27th for $65,199.06 and purchasing a 36-month CD at the highest interest rate between Farmers and […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to Hedrick Medical Center on report of dog bite

Chillicothe police say they received a report on Saturday afternoon of a person on a four-wheeler pulling two small children on sleds on Trenton Road. Police were unable to locate the group, however, Chillicothe Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reminded the public it’s not only unsafe to perform an activity like this, but it’s also […]

Sam Graves

Native of Bethany to take role of 6th District Director for Congressman Sam Graves

Congressman Sam Graves announced leadership changes in his Washington, DC and for his Missouri district offices. One of the new people is a Bethany native. Graves announced Harrison County native Buffy Smith will take on the role of 6th District Director. She will manage the day-to-day operations of the district offices. She previously served for […]

Arrest graphic with handcuffs

Traffic stop in Chillicothe results in arrest of driver when narcotics and firearm were discovered

On Thursday night, a Chillicothe Police Officer conducted a traffic stop in the 1000 block of South Washington Street for defective lighting and knowledge that the driver did not possess a valid driver’s license. The investigation ended with the arrest of the driver for alleged possession of drugs and a weapon as well as the […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department requesting community assistance with investigation into theft and vandalism

The Chillicothe Police Department requests community assistance with an investigation into reports from Thursday of someone getting into unlocked vehicles, breaking into vehicles, and spray painting vehicles parked along several streets. The department notes the crimes took place in the 1000 block of Cooper, 1400 block of Calhoun, 1200 block of Jackson, 100 block of […]

House Fire

House fire at intersection of Route Y and O believed to be caused by electrical short

Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District Chief Kenny Roberts reports a fire caused extensive damage to a house at the intersection of Routes O and Y Tuesday evening. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District provided mutual aid to the Spickard Fire Protection District at the house owned and lived in by Donnie and Nancy […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Chillicothe police officers recover stolen vehicle within 3 minutes of receiving report

Chillicothe Dispatchers received a report of a stolen vehicle on Tuesday night from the 200 block of North Washington Street. In just a matter of minutes, the vehicle was located and one person was arrested on several allegations. Police report a 2012 Lincoln SUV was taken from a convenience store and headed north on Highway […]