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Missouri KidsFirst announces recipients of 2021 “Standing with Children” awards

Missouri KidsFirst presented the 2021 Standing with Children Awards at a virtual event hosted by the organization at 12:00 PM on Monday, April 26, 2021. The 2021 recipients of the Standing with Children Awards are Laura Bauer and Judy Thomas, investigative reporters with the Kansas City Star, Dr. Linda Shaw, child abuse pediatrician with SSM […]

Trenton High School

Trenton High School wins Scholar Bowl competition for Grand River Conference

Trenton High School is the winner of the Scholar Bowl competition for the Grand River Conference. In the finals, Trenton defeated Gallatin. The semi-final contests saw Trenton beat North Andrew, and Gallatin defeated South Harrison of Bethany. Trenton’s scholar bowl team had six wins and one loss during the regular season to take eastern division […]

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Chillicothe firefighters respond to fire on Highway Y, returning a second time after the blaze rekindles

Firefighters from Chillicothe responded to a grass and brush fire at a rural residence early Saturday evening, returning to the site late Saturday night after it rekindled. The location of the fire was 4677 Highway Y, where approximately ten acres of timber burned. Firefighters used approximately 100 gallons of water Saturday evening and approximately 150 […]

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Sullivan County Health Department administers COVID vaccine to 90 residents at clinic on Tuesday

The Sullivan County Health Department vaccinated 90 residents with their primary dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the North Central Missouri Electric Cooperative of Milan on March 23rd. The residents were previously registered and met Phase 1A and Phase 1B Tiers 1, 2, and 3 descriptions. The health department received the Pfizer shipment on March […]

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Teenager who cut the throat of case worker during escape to appear in court March 3rd

A Baltimore, Maryland teen accused of cutting a Missouri Children’s Division worker’s throat has been charged in DeKalb County with the felonies of first-degree assault or attempted assault and armed criminal action. Fifteen-year-old Ja’marie Nashwan Willingham’s initial appearance in court is on March 3rd. A probable cause statement from James Proctor with the Cameron Police […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Livingston County reports 9 new cases of COVID-19; Harrison County 1 new case

The Livingston County Health Center on February 5th reported nine new COVID-19 cases since Monday for a total of 1,398. Active cases increased by two to 34. Thirty-one active cases were in the community, and three were facility actives. Ten current COVID-19-related hospitalizations and 49 deaths were reported for Livingston County. One additional COVID-19 case […]

Coronavirus Update

Putnam County reports COVID-19 related death; 12 new cases reported over three counties

The Putnam County Health Department reports another COVID-19-related death as well as four additional cases since February 1st. That brings the totals to 12 deaths and 464 cases. The Putnam County Health Department and Putnam County Memorial Hospital have provided 565 COVID-19 vaccine doses to individuals who qualify. The health department continues to request doses […]

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Grundy County reports 3 COVID-19 related deaths; 11 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Grundy and Harrison counties combined

The Grundy County Health Department reports three additional COVID-19-related deaths, which brings the total to 39. Five more cases were added for a total of 1,032. Seven hundred ninety-six cases have been confirmed. Active cases increased by one to 36. COVID-19 cases have increased by six in Harrison County, while active cases decreased by six. […]

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Area counties reporting 32 cases of COVID-19 and 1 death; free COVID testing event set for Bethany

The Livingston County Health Center on January 14th reported nine new COVID-19 cases for a total of 1,265. Sixty cases were active, with 30 facility actives, 25 in the community, and five school actives. There were 11 current COVID-19-related hospitalizations and 41 deaths for Livingston County. Fifteen more COVID-19 cases were reported in Linn County […]

Coronavirus Update

Livingston County reports 4 COVID-19 deaths; cases of COVID-19 rise by 22 across four counties

The Livingston County Health Center reported four COVID-19-related deaths on January 12th, bringing the total to 41. There were seven new cases for a total of 1,242. Seventy-two cases are active, with 40 community actives, 25 facility actives, and seven school actives. Eleven current COVID-19-related hospitalizations were reported for Livingston County. Eight more COVID-19 cases […]

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Grundy County reports another COVID-19 related death and 15 cases of COVID-19; Linn County reports 2 new cases of COVID-19

The Grundy County Health Department has announced another death due to COVID-19 which brings the total number of deaths to 19. Fifteen cases were added since November 24th, which makes the total 633. Four hundred sixty-eight cases have been confirmed. One hundred twelve are active. The Linn County Health Department on November 24th reported two […]

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Sullivan County Health Department reports 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday

The Sullivan County Health Department, on Sunday, November 15, 2020, has confirmed fifteen additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County.  Currently, Sullivan County sits at a total of five hundred and fifty-eight, with zero active probable cases, five deaths, and one hundred six active cases. The positive cases have been determined to be community-related.  […]

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COVID-19 Update: Livingston County reports 2 deaths, 36 new cases; 41 cases since November 5th in Daviess County; 16 in Putnam County

The Livingston County Health Center reports two COVID-19-related deaths have been added since Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 17. Thirty-six new cases were also added since Tuesday, which makes the cumulative total of 600. Of the 80 active cases, 19 are in facilities, 51 are in the community, and 10 involve schools. […]

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COVID-19 cases increase by six in Grundy County since Wednesday

The Grundy County Health Department reports a total of 212 COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of six from Wednesday, September 23rd. One hundred seventy-one of the cases have been confirmed, and 41 are probable. Fifty-three are active. Two deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported for Grundy County. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports […]