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Two-vehicle crash west of Chillicothe injures three

Residents of Chillicothe, Winston, and Weatherby were taken to Hedrick Medical Center Wednesday afternoon following a two-vehicle accident about seven miles to the west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as moderate for 57-year-old David Mitchell of Chillicothe, 51-year-old Lisa Piburn of Winston, and 55-year-old Sharon Clemons of Weatherby. According to state troopers, Mitchell […]

Grundy County Emergency Management

Grundy County Emergency Management accepting information on flood and storm damage

Grundy County Emergency Management is accepting information from residents and businesses affected by recent flooding and storms. Impacts could include roof damage, flooded basements, or damage to foundations and driveways. The Trenton Police Department notes the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to start joint assessments next week. Grundy County residents with a damage report should […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson

Missouri requests joint Federal, State, and local damage assessments in preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Mike Parson has announced Missouri has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessments across a total of 56 counties – almost half the 114 counties in the state – in response to tornadoes, severe storms, and worsening flooding. The joint teams will survey the damage that began with […]

Flood of 2019

Farmers can go online for flood-related resources

Farmers dealing with flooding in Missouri can find reliable, up-to-date information on many flood-related topics from the University of Missouri Extension at extension.missouri.edu. “Our specialists in MU Extension have assembled information on flooded fields, crops, forages, livestock, and property, as well as information on how to navigate an array of government agencies and entities prepared […]

Missouri Department of Conservation proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, […]

Report provides recommendations for improving safety and quality in child care

The Child Care Working Group, comprised of leadership from the Missouri Departments of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Social Services, Elementary and Secondary Education, Public Safety and the Attorney General’s Office has submitted a report to Governor Mike Parson detailing recommendations for enhancing Missouri’s early childhood care and education system in effort to support Missouri’s current and future workforce. Governor Parson announced the […]