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Chillicothe City Council hires 911 dispatcher, police officer and firefighters

Information has been released from executive sessions held by the Chillicothe City Council in December. The council approved the hiring of a 911 dispatcher, a police officer, and two firefighters/emergency medical technicians during an executive session on December 14th. Jennifer Pyle was hired as a dispatcher, and Kemble Williams was hired as a police officer, […]

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18-wheeler overturns in entrance to Landes Oil on 28th Street

The Trenton Police Department has released additional information about the tractor-trailer truck overturning into the ditch near Landes Oil Amoco on December 28th. Lieutenant Larry Smith reports the truck with one unit was unoccupied at the time it overturned. Aaron Bunnell was identified as the operator prior to parking it. Bunnell advised he parked the […]

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8:00 PM Update: National Weather Service releases timeline of wintry weather for northern Missouri

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, in a late afternoon update, has now presented a timeline for the wintry weather that will move into northern Missouri Tuesday.  In the same update, they have also expanded the Winter Weather Advisory to include all counties north of Highway 35 with the exception of Lewis, Marion, and […]

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Chillicothe City Council to consider three ordinances at next meeting

The Chillicothe City Council will consider three ordinances next week regarding a bid, an engineering contract, and a purchase agreement. The council will meet in the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities meeting room on the evening of December 28th at 6:30. One ordinance would accept a bid for a new asphalt paver. Another would accept an engineering […]

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Grand River Bridge work on Highway 65 in Livingston County postponed

The work on the bridge over the Grand River on Livingston County U.S. Route 65, just south of Chillicothe, originally scheduled for Monday, December 28, has been postponed. Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, has postponed the diamond grinding in the southbound lanes of the bridge due to the possibility […]

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MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of December 28, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of December 28 – January 3. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some […]

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Grand River Bridge on Livingston County Highway 65 to narrow next week

The bridge over the Grand River on Livingston County U.S. Route 65, just south of Chillicothe, will narrow next week for roadwork. Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will close the southbound lane at the bridge for diamond grinding on Monday, December 28, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Flaggers […]

Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin closes for the week

The Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin, known as their senior center, has closed for the week and will re-open on Monday, December 28th. Emergency meals on wheels were delivered today, however, there will be no carryout meals this week. According to Deanna Lewis, the Christmas dinner, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, has been […]

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Trenton Utility Committee addresses tree trimming, transformer replacement

Transformer replacement and tree trimming were discussed at December 15th’s Trenton Utility Committee meeting. City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton reports the electric department crew is working with RS Electric Utility this week to replace the main transformer at the south substation. He says power will not have to be shut off during the replacement. Crews […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board lacks quorum for meeting; John Woodland addresses those members present

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board did not have an official meeting Monday night due to lack of a quorum. Just three members were present out of seven. The agenda items were to be moved to a possible meeting next month, on December 28th, unless a decision is made in the meantime to cancel that meeting […]

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Deer hunters harvest more that 266,000 deer to date

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 10,543 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season Friday through Sunday. According to figures from the department, that’s four thousand more than the same period last year. Top harvest counties from the weekend were Callaway with […]