Hungry Man Dinner

Hungry Man dinner joins list of recalled food products

Federal officials have posted a public health alert regarding certain Hungry Man frozen dinners because of concerns about Salmonella contamination of whey powder used to make them. One day earlier, Flowers Foods Inc. recalled swiss roll desserts from stores nationwide because Salmonella was found in whey powder used in their production. Government officials had not received any […]

Fire Graphic

Mercer County Fire Protection District responds to fire in hay field

The Mercer County Fire Protection District responded to a report of a hay field on fire on Saturday. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered several hay bales, a pickup and a large portion of the hay field on fire.  Strong winds made it difficult for firefighters to control and contain the fire. Crews enlisted the help of a tractor […]

Livingston County Sheriff Car

Livingston County Sheriff reports busy week with investigations and arrests

The past week has been a busy one for the men and women of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and it all began with an investigation of the alleged violation of a protection order.  Although no names have been released in the incident, it was reported that information collected during the investigation has led to a […]

Ticks

Illness from mosquito, flea, tick bites has tripled since 2004

University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch urges Missouri residents to take precautions to ward off mosquitoes, ticks, and fleas this summer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported in May that diseases from the bites of these insects tripled from 2004 to 2016. Also, CDC reported that nine new […]

Fatal Accident

Missing Richmond man a victim of fatal motorcycle crash on county road

A man reported missing from his home in Richmond was discovered dead on Monday following a motorcycle accident. The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Richard Watson traveled west on Ray County Road 210 when his motorcycle apparently ran off the right side of the road, overturned, and ejected the driver, with Watson’s body coming to rest […]

Ticks

Ticks can carry many diseases so be tick aware this Summer

Tick season is here and milder winters and warm spring temperatures could result in higher numbers of ticks and tick-borne disease. National numbers recently released May 1 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that cases of diseases transmitted by ticks doubled from 2004 – 2016. In addition, new disease-causing agents that can […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Suspect wounded in shooting involving state trooper in Daviess County

A Missouri state trooper was involved in a shooting this morning in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it all started shortly after 10:30 this morning in Harrison County when the sheriff notified the patrol of a theft in progress at a residence in Ridgeway.  Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson reports suspects pulled a […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]