Children playing on floor

Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

Dan King New Chillicothe 911 Dispatcher

City of Chillicothe hires 911 dispatcher

The Chillicothe City Council has announced the hiring of a second 911 Dispatcher. The Chillicothe Police Department reports Dan King studied communications at the University of Arkansas and Southeast Missouri State University. He received his paramedic license in 1999 and has served Missouri communities as a line medic, supervisor, and instructor. King also served in […]

NCMC Barton Farm Campus

Deadline extended for workshop at Barton Farm Campus

The deadline has been extended to reserve a spot for a free workshop on how landowners, gardeners, and local communities can improve their property by establishing native pollinator plots. Farm Bill Wildlife Biologist John Marshall will present information during the Pollinators and Wildlife Presentation and Field Tour at the Barton Farm Campus of Trenton the […]