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Feds seize property of Kansas City area companies accused of COVID relief fraud

(Missouri Independent) – The federal government has seized two vehicles and is threatening to seize a lake house, allegedly purchased illegally with COVID-19 relief money by a Kansas City-area businessman. The property was seized from several real estate companies incorporated in Kansas by Joseph Campbell, with most operating under a version of the name Titan […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve bid for work at old water plant, address numerous agenda items at Monday meeting

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved a bid for cleaning out the old water plant backwash basin and an animal abatement permit request on September 27, 2021. The bid for cleaning the backwash basin was from Red Rock for $25,000 and was the only one received. The animal abatement permit request was from Matt Pottorff […]

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Chillicothe City Council to consider ordinances at next meeting

The Chillicothe City Council will consider two ordinances next week that would approve the purchase of a dump truck for the street department and accept a maintenance agreement for storm sirens. The council will meet in the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities meeting room September 13th at 5:30 in the evening. The agenda also includes the presentation […]

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Items being collected for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund auction

Items are being collected for the 29th Annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative’s Area Youth Benefit Fund’s fundraising events. An online auction will be held from August 30 through September 12 in place of the annual dinner-auction banquet. The golf tournament will be on August 30. The auction will be available on the Farmers Electric Coop website as […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves 2021 COBRA rates and adopts Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Chillicothe City Council on January 25th approved 2021 COBRA rates and a resolution adopting the Hazard Mitigation Plan. City Administrator Darin Chappell explains if someone leaves the employment of the city, he or she is entitled to have COBRA coverage on health insurance for 18 months with the city insurance company. The city has […]

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Missouri man sentenced to 14-years without parole for meth trafficking following high-speed police chase

A Cuba, Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for methamphetamine trafficking following a high-speed police chase. Shannon L. Brim, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Monday, Jan. 25, to 14 years in federal prison without parole. On Sept. 20, 2020, Brim pleaded guilty to one count of possessing methamphetamine […]

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Chillicothe police arrest 20-year-old in conjunction with damage to Chillicothe Country Club golf course

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports an investigation of property damage at the Chillicothe Country Club golf course Tuesday, September 8th resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old male Wednesday, September 9th. The person was processed and transported to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail. Online court information indicates Trenton Gilbert Cole Meers was charged in […]

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Chillicothe Police Department seeking public’s assistance in property damage investigation

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking public assistance in an investigation of property damage at the Chillicothe Country Club golf course. The department reports the incident took place on the morning of Tuesday, September 8th, and officers are conducting follow-ups to attempt to solve the case. Anyone with information on the matter is asked to […]

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Trenton Park Department closes additional facilities in response to COVID-19 concerns

The Trenton Park Department has announced additional closings of park facilities in response to the coronavirus concerns and requests for social distancing. Parks Director Jason Shuler has announced the closing all shelter houses, the disc golf course, the skate park, basketball courts, tennis courts, and horseshoe pits.  He noted the walking trail will remain open.  […]

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Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

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Area organizations make donation to Backpack Buddies

The Saint Luke’s Regional Nurse Practice Council, Trenton Police Department, and Grundy County EMS presented checks totaling $4,717 to the Grundy and Livingston County Backpack Buddies Programs today, August 21. The amount will be split evenly between the two county programs. The funds were raised during a miniature golf tournament fundraiser held on Saturday, August […]

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Area Youth Benefit Fund Dinner-Auction, Golf Tournament slated for August 17 and 19th

The 27th Annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) dinner/auction and golf tournament will be held in mid- August. The dinner & auction will be held at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge on Saturday, August 17, 2019, co-sponsored by Hedrick Medical Center. A reception will begin that evening at 5 p.m. with dinner at […]

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Chillicothe City Council agenda includes real estate and street projects

The agenda for a meeting of the Chillicothe City Council Monday night, June 24, 2019, includes an engineering addendum for street projects, an engineering contract involving a Litton Road project, and a real estate contract between the city and the Chillicothe Development Corporation involving six-point-six acres at the industrial park. The agenda also includes accepting […]

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Trenton Park Board approves date for Chillicothe Mudcats baseball game

The Trenton Park Board approved a date for the Chillicothe Mudcats baseball team to play in Trenton last Wednesday evening. The game will be played at Burleigh Grimes Field July 10th. Mudcats General Manager Doug Doughty reported this year’s team includes Logan Eickhoff from North Central Missouri College and Brett Pearson from Carrollton. Doughty said […]