Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approve appointments

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved appointments for positions Tuesday. Glen Briggs was appointed chairperson, Alan Barnett vice-chairperson, and Kelli Hillerman as secretary. A listing of individuals was approved for the 2020 membership listing. They represent elected officials, firefighting, law enforcement, community groups, public health, hospital, and facilities. The committee also approved the […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Sullivan County Local Emergency Planning Committee to hold annual meeting

The Sullivan County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, December 31 beginning at 11:30 AM at the Milan Community Center. Federal law requires every county in Missouri to have an active (LEPC). By law, the LEPC must include, representatives from each of the following groups: elected State and local officials, […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge fire (Photo Credit: Matthew Stirling)

Early morning fire reported at Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge over the Grand River

The Chillicothe Fire Department this morning responded to a brush and debris fire in the vicinity of the Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge over the Grand River.  The fire was called into authorities by Matthew Stirling, who was driving on Highway 65. Upon arrival at 6 o’clock Monday morning, Chief Darrell Wright reported there was a […]