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Chillicothe City Administrator, Darin Chappell, submits letter of resignation

Chillicothe City Administrator Darin Chappell has submitted a letter of resignation to the Mayor’s office to be effective December 17. In the letter, Chappell indicates he originally planned to retire in March, but he found he was “incapable of devoting the time and attention to the city, [his] family, and [his] future endeavors, sufficient for […]

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New Administrator named for Mosaic Medical Center in Albany

Mosaic Life Care announces Katie Dias, DO, FAAFP, has been chosen for the newly created role of Administrator for Mosaic Medical Center in Albany. Dr. Dias replaces Jon Doolittle, former President of Mosaic Medical Center – Albany, who was recently named President of the Missouri Hospital Association. Dr. Dias is a family medicine physician, primarily […]

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Trenton woman transported to Wright Memorial Hospital after crashing near Laredo

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck she drove failed to negotiate a curve and overturned three and a half miles northwest of Laredo on Friday, September 24. Emergency medical services took 20-year-old Sidney Lynch to Wright Memorial Hospital. The pickup traveled north on Route E before running […]

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Chillicothe man pleads not guilty to armed criminal action and assault after stabbing incident

A Chillicothe man faces two felonies after he allegedly stabbed another man earlier this month. Thirty-one-year-old Colbi Dillion Stottlemyre has been charged with first-degree assault or an attempt involving serious physical injury or a special victim and armed criminal action. No bond is allowed. He entered a plea of not guilty on August 25, and […]

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Maysville man ejected from motorcycle in DeKalb County; patrol accuses him of DWI

A man from Maysville received serious injuries in a motorcycle accident Tuesday afternoon in DeKalb County. Fifty-eight-year-old Carl Markle was taken by emergency medical services to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Markle was eastbound when the motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the north side of Highway 6 at Fairmount Road, ejecting […]

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Carbon monoxide exposure aboard boat at Lake of the Ozarks claims one life, sends one from Cameron to hospital

Two Cameron residents were present when a man from St. Charles died due to drowning, with carbon monoxide exposure indicated as a contributing factor. The incident happened Saturday night at 9:45 pm at a Lake of the Ozarks location. The highway patrol identified the victim of drowning as 66-year-old Steven Sutton of St. Charles.  Sutton […]

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Two from Trenton injured in three-vehicle crash involving Freightliner truck west of Gallatin

The Highway Patrol reports two Trenton residents sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident involving a Freightliner truck half of a mile west of Gallatin the morning of August 4th. The driver of a car, 52-year-old David Collins, and his passenger, 40-year-old April Swank, were taken by emergency medical services to the Cameron Regional Medical […]

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Gallatin man transported to hospital after crashing west of Stewartsville

A Gallatin man was taken to a hospital following a single-vehicle rollover accident Wednesday morning four miles west of Stewartsville. Fifty-six-year-old Jeffery McNickle of Gallatin received minor injuries, and emergency medical services took him to the Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph. The sports utility vehicle was westbound when it traveled off the north side […]

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Brookfield teenagers injured when car strikes big rig south of Chillicothe; driver of the car arrested for DWI

The Highway Patrol reports two Brookfield teens sustained injuries when a car ran into the back of a Peterbilt truck five miles south of Chillicothe on Tuesday morning, July 27. The driver of the car was later arrested. The passengers in the car, a 16-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, were taken by emergency medical […]