Chautauqua In The Park

Chillicothe officials cancel Chautauqua in the Park

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and Chillicothe Area Arts Council has decided to cancel this year’s Chautauqua in the Park that was to be held September 12th and 13th. The chamber and arts council made the decision after they considered Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, public health authorities, and general public health […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors approve budget

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors has approved its budget. Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments Administrator Jerry Doerhoff reports income is anticipated to be $5,624,139, and expenses are anticipated to be $5,616,823. That leaves a surplus of $7,316. The board approved a project involving replacing some asphalt in the parking lot behind […]

Elderly person in Wheelchair

Health authorities issue guidance for visitations transitions at Missouri long-term care facilities

As the State of Missouri reopens on June 16, long-term care facilities are an important piece of this process for many Missourians. When COVID-19 first knowingly entered the United States in January, long-term care facilities quickly became one of the more vulnerable environments disease spread. In late March, health officials began seeing Missouri long-term care […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Changes coming to Carroll County Memorial Hospital

The Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton will make a few changes Monday, June 15th to accommodate the increase in patients as the community begins to resume some normal activities. The hospital will open its Medical Plaza entrance weekdays from 7 to 5 o’clock to provide patient access to Jefferson Medical Group, Outpatient Specialty Clinic, […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves farmers market on square

The Princeton City Council the evening of Monday, June 8th approved a farmers market using the Princeton Square Saturday mornings. City Clerk Danette Snapp reports the farmers market has been meeting Saturdays but not within the city limits. The council also approved the Princeton Chamber of Commerce using the ball field for a July 4th […]

Trenton Family Aquatic Center

Trenton Family Aquatic Center to remain closed this summer

The Trenton Family Aquatic Center will not open this summer, and playgrounds will not open until at least mid-June. The Trenton Park Board voted the evening of Wednesday, June 3rd to close the pool for summer 2020. The vote was taken after a discussion of multiple factors, including current guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson extends phase 1 of “Show-Me-Strong Recovery Plan” through June 15, 2020

Governor Mike Parson announced that Phase 1 of the state’s “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan has been extended from Sunday, May 31, 2020, through Monday, June 15, 2020.  “We are very pleased with how well Phase 1 has gone so far,” Governor Parson said. “Businesses, communities, and Missourians across the state have done a great job of […]

Blood Draw

Livingston County Health Center to offer blood draw clinics in June

The Livingston County Health Center of Chillicothe will offer private appointments for adult blood draws in June, following social distancing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Livingston County residents can schedule appointments for June 1st, 10th, and 24th. A requisition will be required before blood can […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

31-year-old woman who works at meat processing plant latest case of COVID-19 in Adair County

A 31-year-old female working at a meat processing plant is the latest resident in Adair County identified as testing positive for COVID-19. Adair County has 30 confirmed cases of the virus since January 1, 2020, with 18 individuals in isolation, 12 recovered, and no deaths. Jim LeBaron, the administrator of the Adair County Health Department, […]