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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to “exploding trailer” at Calhoun and Washington street

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports it responded to a call of a trailer exploding at the intersection of Calhoun and Washington street on Thursday afternoon, January 29th. Captain/Emergency Medical Technician Tracy Bradley says flames came from the rear axles of the trailer. A hand line was used to start extinguishing the fire, two trucks were positioned […]

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Sullivan County Health Department administers COVID-19 vaccine to 56 residents

The Sullivan County Health Department administered COVID-19 vaccines to 56 residents at American Legion Post 228 in Milan on January 22nd. The individuals were previously registered and met Phase 1A and Phase 1B Tier 1 descriptions, according to the Department of Health and Senior Services. The COVID website indicates those groups include long-term care facility […]

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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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Grundy County Commission approves employee classification change and accepts resignation

The Grundy County Commission approved an employee classification change and accepted a resignation involving Grundy County Ambulance on December 29th. The employee classification change involved Sarah Crosson. She completed her paramedic training/certification to allow for the change. The resignation was from Emergency Medical Technician Lilly Simmons. Ambulance Director Steve Tracy and Billing Clerk Beth Leeper […]

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Grundy County Commission approves funding to repair Muddy Creek Bridge; presented updates on options for ambulance upgrades

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday morning, December 1st approved allocating funding to repair the Muddy Creek Bridge on 28th Street. The county portion totals $49,510. Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton last week presented a tabulation of bids for repairs. Shannon Howe from the Howe Company and Urton will meet with the commission Tuesday morning, December […]

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Grundy County Commission tables approval of snow removal bids; ten firms announce interest in designing 911 system

The Grundy County Commission on Tuesday morning, October 20th tabled approval of snow removal bids until further details can be acquired from the two parties who submitted bids. Chris and Danny Gott’s bid included $500 for snow removal and ice melt application at the courthouse, prosecuting attorney’s office, and law enforcement center as well as […]

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Immanuel Lutheran Church to prepare meals for emergency service personnel

The Immanuel Lutheran Church at Oklahoma Avenue and Hillcrest Drive in Trenton will cook and deliver meals to the fire department, emergency medical technicians, police, and sheriff’s office Thursday. Meal preparation will begin at 7 o’clock in the morning. Delivery will start at 8 o’clock. The Immanuel Lutheran Church calls the cooking and delivery of […]

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Drive-through COVID-19 testing in Chillicothe expanded to first responders

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe have announced an expansion in their drive-through COVID-19 testing at the former Washington Street Food and Drink in Chillicothe to first responders in Grundy and Livingston counties who meet testing criteria. First responders include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians. The hospitals […]

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Authorities in Chillicothe meet and discuss plans for emergency situation in Livingston County

Livingston County officials met at the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services on Wednesday afternoon to discuss plans for emergency situations around the county. Sheriff Steve Cox reports Livingston County has plans to use are first responders, law enforcement, and emergency medical technicians and paramedics in rural areas as well as area agencies, the Highway Patrol, […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves hiring of two employees

The Chillicothe City Council voted to hire two full-time employees during an executive session this week. William (Billy) Cummings was hired as a firefighter/emergency medical technician with the condition of becoming a paramedic. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton reports he will begin his position April 1st. Hannah Hicks was hired as an assistant auditor and […]

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Annual Grandma’s Ride to raise funds for Trenton Fire Department set for May 4th

Plans have been announced for the fourth annual Grandma’s Motorcycle Ride and associated activities to raise money for the Trenton Fire Department. Organizer Cissy Wilcoxson says the event is May 4th beginning and ending at Snappy’s in Trenton with a route that includes Coffey, Jamesport, Chillicothe, and Trenton. The charge is $15.00 for riders and […]

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Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

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Vanessa Olivo selected as NCMC’s Outstanding Student

Vanessa Olivo from Trenton, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for November. Vanessa is pursuing her Licensed Practical Nursing certificate and plans to continue to receive her degree as a Registered Nurse. After she graduates from NCMC, Vanessa plans to attend the University of Missouri-Kansas City to obtain her Bachelors […]

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Informational meeting on Emergency Medical Technician Class to be held in Trenton

The Grundy County Ambulance Training Entity will hold an informational meeting next week about an upcoming Emergency Medical Technician Class. The informational meeting will be held in the lower level of the Trenton Fire Station Monday, August 20th at 7 o’clock. The class will start on August 27th and be held each Monday and Wednesday […]