Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging

Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging has new CEO

The Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging has a new Chief Executive Officer. Michael Stopka began the position this month and previously served as the executive director of The Haven in Mattoon, Illinois. Former Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging CEO Rebecca Flaherty retired after 37-years with the agency. The agency is seeking volunteer drivers […]

Flood of 2019

Farmers can go online for flood-related resources

Farmers dealing with flooding in Missouri can find reliable, up-to-date information on many flood-related topics from the University of Missouri Extension at extension.missouri.edu. “Our specialists in MU Extension have assembled information on flooded fields, crops, forages, livestock, and property, as well as information on how to navigate an array of government agencies and entities prepared […]

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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, […]

Grundy County Missouri Ambulance

Grundy County Ambulance to celebrate 45th annual EMS Week

Beginning Sunday, May 19, 2019, the Grundy County Ambulance will celebrate the 45th annual EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide […]

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 […]