Heather Harpham

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Writing to host author Heather Harpham

Northwest Missouri State University’s Department of Language, Literature, and Writing is hosting author Heather Harpham as part of its 2019-20 Visiting Writers Series at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Living Room.  The event is free and open to the public. Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corporation, GreenTower Press, and the Department […]

Livingston County Sheriff Car

34-year-old man stopped on Highway 36 travelling 95 mph arrested on DWI allegation

A vehicle allegedly traveling approximately 119 miles per hour in Livingston County has led to the arrest of a Louisiana, Missouri man on driving while intoxicated and excessive speed. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 34-year-old Brandon Michael Westfall was processed, issued citations to appear in court December 4th, and released to a responsible adult. […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Man accused of threatening people outside of Chula residence granted bond amendment

A man accused of threatening others and being armed outside of a Chula residence as well as fleeing from law enforcement in August was granted his own recognizance bond per stipulation in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Thirty-two-year-old Todd Grigsby was placed in the custody of his mother and is not […]

Joseph Anderson

Man who threatened to kill deputy enters plea of “Not Guilty”

A Richmond man charged with first-degree harassment for allegedly threatening to kill a Livingston County deputy in September waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Forty-year-old Joseph Anderson had his case continued to December 3rd. Sheriff Steve Cox previously reported Anderson fled […]

Richard James Stumph

Jury trial for man accused of sodomy with victim less than 12-years-old set for February

A jury trial has been scheduled in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court for a Chillicothe man once listed on the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office’s most wanted fugitives. Twenty-nine-year-old Richard James Stumph waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty on Tuesday to felony sodomy or attempted sodomy, first degree, victim less […]

Paul Chandler

Motorcyclist nearly hits sheriff’s vehicle, later arrested on several charges

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports an investigation into a motorcyclist driving in a careless manner without a helmet in the area of Polk and Miller streets in Chillicothe last weekend led to the arrest of a Kansas City man on several allegations. The motorcyclist allegedly nearly struck a sheriff’s vehicle head-on and refused to […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Man involved in September manhunt pleads “Not Guilty” in Livingston County court

A man involved in what law enforcement described as a fugitive investigation and manhunt in September waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty on three felonies in Division One of Livingston County Circuit Court Tuesday morning. Online court information shows Brandon Michael Wood has been charged with stealing, $750 or more in […]