Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department Leadership Team attends training

The Chillicothe Police Department Leadership Team went through training this week. Police Chief Jon Maples says he led a presentation for four shift sergeants, which covered servant leadership, best practices in leading and teaching officers, and creating new innovative ideas and goals for the department. The leadership team also attended a tactical seminar by the […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton couple arrested on child endangerment charge post bond

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a married couple from Trenton arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child has posted bond. Seventy-one-year-old George Ellis has also been charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault; first or second offense with bond set at $5,000 cash only. Sixty-year-old […]

Suicide Prevention

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to call with individual threatening suicide

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he, two deputies, and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services recently responded to a call regarding an adult allegedly actively attempting to kill himself or herself. Cox says the person was located and admitted to taking several pills before being non-compliant and resisting officers. The individual was transported to […]

Jayme Caughron

Director of the Grand River Technical School to receive National School Administrator Award

Director of the Grand River Technical School of Chillicothe Jayme Caughron has been selected to receive the National School Administrator Award sponsored by the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. Caughron will receive the award during the National Leadership Conference this summer and was one of two administrators who received the State Administrator of […]

More Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered in Area Counties

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports 41 new positive test results for chronic wasting disease (CWD) have been confirmed following its sampling and testing of more than 32,000 free-ranging Missouri deer during its 2018-2019 disease-surveillance efforts. The 41 new positive test results bring Missouri’s total CWD detections to 116 since 2012. The new positives were […]

Smithfield Food Website

Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]