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After two-day jury trial, Chillicothe man found “Not Guilty” of sodomy charge

Attorney Drew Davis of Cameron confirms a man from the Chillicothe area has been found not guilty of sodomy—second degree. A two-day jury trial for James Edward Gates was held in Livingston County Monday, September 21st and Tuesday, September 22nd. Gates was charged last year and accused of assaulting a private employee. He was a […]

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New cases of COVID-19 reported in three area counties

Additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in area counties. The Sullivan County Health Department confirms four additional positive cases of COVID-19. That brings Sullivan County’s total to 139 with six active. The new positive cases have been determined to be community related. The Caldwell County Health Department reports the county has 44 COVID-19 cases, […]

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Trenton resident recovering from injuries received in incident at 8th and Jefferson

The Trenton Police Department confirms an incident that occurred near the intersection of Eighth and Jefferson streets in the early morning Saturday, July 18th. The incident is under investigation, and several individuals have been interviewed in connection with it. Police Chief Rex Ross says the department cannot release other information because no arrests have been […]

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Mercer County Fire Protection District provides additional details regarding Cedar Ridge Apartments fire

A dispatcher with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office confirms there are no known injuries among occupants of the Cedar Ridge Apartments who were able to escape a raging fire with heavy smoke yesterday afternoon. The Mercer County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the blaze east of Princeton on Highway 136. When crews arrived, the […]

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Chillicothe City Council hires officer from Trenton leaving three vacancies on Trenton police force

Action taken by the Chillicothe City Council in an executive session this week included the hiring of Seth Rorebeck from the Trenton Police Department as a full-time police officer. Trenton Police Chief Rex Ross confirms Rorebeck has worked full-time and part-time at the Trenton Police Department since his initial hiring in 2003. Rorebeck’s last day […]

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Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail officials release name of inmate who died at facility

The name has been released for the Livingston County detainee who died at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg last weekend. Jail Director Edmond Howard confirms 69-year-old Teresa Mae Stumph died Saturday, July 11th. He says she had been at the facility since July 7th. She was being held on a Livingston County warrant on […]

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Sullivan County confirms two additional cases of COVID-19 bringing total to 119, with 4 active

Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed two additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County.  Currently, Sullivan County sits at a total of one hundred and nineteen cases with four cases remaining active. The positive cases have been determined to be community-related.  To maintain confidentiality, no other information will be provided about the individuals.  The […]

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Livingston County Health Center confirms another case of COVID-19; Total case count now 26

Livingston County Health Center has received notification of additional positive cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual was symptomatic and will be isolating for 14 days. Close contacts are being notified of their exposure. The additional case brings Livingston’s total case count to 26 positives, which include 15 active cases and 11 released from isolation. […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center suspends visitation due to COVID-19

The Chillicothe Correctional Center’s visitation has been suspended until further notice due to positive cases of COVID-19. Missouri Department of Corrections Communications Director Karen Pojmann confirms there are three cases among staff and four among residents. She says mass testing was conducted at the Chillicothe Correctional Center in June, and everyone tested negative at that […]