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 […]

Missouri FFA Jacket with emblem

Maysville FFA member Haylee Draper is State Star in Agrscience

The Missouri FFA Association has announced Haylee Draper of the Maysville FFA Chapter is the State Star in Agriscience. Four finalists for State Star in Agriscience were selected based upon outstanding achievement in agriscience as part of a student’s supervised agricultural experience program and active participation in FFA.   MFA Inc., Columbia, sponsors the 16 […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson takes security measures to safeguard election process

Governor Mike Parson took security measures to safeguard the election process and protect Missouri voters during COVID-19 by signing SB 631 into law.  “Any Missourian affected by COVID-19 should still be able to vote, including those who are sick or considered at-risk,” Governor Parson said. “I applaud Senator Dan Hegeman, Representative Dan Shaul, and the rest of […]

Arrest graphic with handcuffs

Massive raid by Chillicothe Police Department, Livingston County Sheriff and other authorities net many arrests

Many investigations by the Chillicothe Police Department (CPD) and Livingston County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) took a significant step forward with the service of multiple arrest warrants and other investigations. The group enforcement consisted of approximately 40 law enforcement officers from the Chillicothe Police, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Missouri Probation and Parole, […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Sullivan County Health Department reports 14 additional cases of COVID-19

The Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed 14 additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. The confirmed cases were identified through a mass testing process. The positives have been determined to be community-related. No other information about the individuals will be provided to maintain confidentiality. The health department notes the 14 new cases of […]

Coronavirus Update

Four Adair County residents testing positive for COVID-19 employed at Milan packing plant

The Adair County Health Department reports four Adair county residents, who are employed at Milan, are among the eight workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus. Testing was conducted this week at the Smithfield Foods Plant in Milan as part of the states’ expanded effort to test workers who may be infected with the […]

Sullivan County now reporting 10 cases of COVID-19; nine active and one person recovered

Sullivan County Health Department this morning (Thursday) has confirmed nine positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County and has determined one case as recovered as per CDC guidelines. These confirmed positives were identified through a mass testing process. Currently, Sullivan County sits at ten total cases with nine cases remaining active. The positive cases have […]

Coronavirus Update

Sullivan County Health Department confirms eight cases of COVID-19

The Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed eight positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. The confirmed positives were identified through a mass testing process and have been determined to be community related. No other information will be provided about the individuals to maintain confidentiality. The health department is conducting case investigations to determine identified […]

Unemployment Benefits Graphic

500K Missourians file for unemployment since mid-March

State unemployment figures out today show 52,000 Missourians filed for unemployment last week – bringing the overall total since mid-March to more than half a million people requesting jobless aid. Last week’s figure represents a small dip from the previous week but it’s still a massive shift in Missouri unemployment numbers. Before the coronavirus fallout, […]