City of Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Council approves promotions and new hires

The Chillicothe City Council approved hiring two employees for the Chillicothe Police Department and several promotions for the Chillicothe Fire Department during an executive session this week. Caitlin Howell was hired as a full-time dispatcher and Brian Schmidt was hired as a part-time police officer. Promotions for the fire department included Aaron Minnick from Lieutenant […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to Monroe Street

The Trenton Fire Department late Friday afternoon extinguished a small attic fire at the Kathy Reder residence located at 515 Monroe Street. Firefighter Derek Hert reports a thermal imaging camera verified the location of the attic fire above a bedroom where there was a darkened ceiling and occupants of the residence smelled a burning odor. […]

Advocates to MO Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Advocates to Missouri Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Hands off Amendment 1. That’s the message from supporters of the “Clean Missouri’ ballot initiative to state lawmakers, who begin the 100th General Assembly next week.  The anti-gerrymandering measure passed by 62 percent of the vote in November, but Gov. Mike Parson and several legislators are already calling for major changes.  Joan VonDras with the Sierra Club’s […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to fuel leak

Chillicothe firefighters on Saturday afternoon dealt with a fuel leak from a semi-trailer truck that had jack-knifed east of Chillicothe. Firefighters were dispatched to Highway 36 east of Livingston County Road 255 where the truck had jack-knifed and a fuel tank was punctured leaking approximately 45 gallons of fuel onto the ground.  Lieutenant Tracy Bradley said […]