Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire on Ashley Avenue

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded with one engine and four personnel to a vehicle fire on Wednesday morning. Captain Tracy Bradley reports firefighters found the engine compartment of a sport utility vehicle fully engulfed in flames and backed into the driveway at 101 Ashley Avenue. The Chillicothe Police Department reportedly tried to put out the […]

Child Waiting in Doctor's Office

Report finds Missouri declining in children’s health coverage

Missouri is among states experiencing a serious erosion in children’s health coverage, according to a new report. The findings, released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families, indicated there were 12,000 more uninsured Missouri kids in 2018 than in 2016, a 17% increase. Traci Gleason, vice president for internal affairs at the Missouri Budget Project, […]

Child Abuse

Chillicothe woman charged in child abuse case where baby was shaken

A Chillicothe woman appeared in court on Monday for arraignment and a bond hearing regarding felony charges of abuse or neglect of a child causing alleged emotional or physical injury, no sexual contact.  Beatrice Josephine Anderson was accused in an October 21st incident that authorities say involved a three-month-old girl. She allegedly confessed to shaking […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Vehicle stop in Livingston County results in arrest; driver had outstanding warrant

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a vehicle stop near Utica Saturday evening led to the arrest of a Saint Joseph woman on a Macon County warrant for an alleged probation violation on driving while revoked or suspended and driving while intoxicated. Forty-six-year-old Jill Brown’s bond was set at $20,000, and she was transferred to […]

Officer Michael Langsdorf Receives Back the Blue Award

Back the Blue award presented to family of officer Michael Langsdorf

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt presented the inaugural “Back the Blue” award to North County Police Cooperative Officer Michael Langsdorf posthumously. Langsdorf was shot and killed when he responded to a call at Clay’s Wellston Food Market in late June.  Members of Officer Langsdorf’s family were present to accept the award. Also in attendance were […]

Bob Fairchild posing with 1970 State Football Championship Trophy

Long-time Chillicothe football coach, Bob Fairchild, dies at 87

Long-time Chillicothe football coach, Bob Fairchild, died Saturday at the Morningside Center of Chillicothe. He was 87 years old. Beginning in 1963, Fairchild coached football at Chillicothe for 34 years, winning 287 games. Highlights include 19 conference championships and five state championships in classes 3-A and 4-A. Survivors include his wife Karen Fairchild of the […]

Halloween Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat night set for 6 pm at Trenton Rock Barn

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors sponsor a trick or treat event Monday evening, October 28, 2019, at the Trenton Rock Barn. Area businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals will distribute treats to children tonight between 6 and 7:30. Approximately 35 tables were to be set up for the distribution and children are […]