Governor Parson announces $209 million in additional expenditure restrictions

Governor Mike Parson announced over $209 million in additional expenditure restrictions due to COVID-19.  “It goes without saying that COVID-19 has had severe impacts on our anticipated economic growth. This is truly unlike anything we have ever experienced before, and we are now expecting significant revenue declines,” Governor Parson said.  Between March and April alone, Missouri saw […]

Flood Recovery

Flood recovery advisory group submits final report to Governor Parson

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Agriculture submitted the Flood Recovery Advisory Working Group’s final report to Governor Parson May 29. As requested by Governor Parson’s Executive Order 1914, the group has provided input on both short-term and longer-term flood recovery in Missouri. “I’m interested to see how the group […]

Upward Bound Program

47 students from 6 high schools to participate in Upward Bound Program

The North Central Missouri College Upward Bound summer session will be operating online for the summer of 2020 from today through July 10th. Forty-seven students will participate from six area high schools: including Trenton, Chillicothe, Galt, Tri-County, Gallatin, and Hamilton. During the session, students will work online for enhancing skills in math, science, English, and […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson has activated the Missouri National Guard to support local authorities

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 2011 to declare that a State of Emergency exists in Missouri due to civil unrest. The Missouri National Guard and the Missouri Highway Patrol stand ready to support local authorities. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of George Floyd. We are also saddened by the acts of […]

Planned Parenthood

Missouri panel grants abortion license renewal request for St. Louis Planned Parenthood

A state judge has ruled today the St. Louis Planned Parenthood meets requirements to get its abortion license renewed. The State Administrative Hearing Commission’s decision is a major blow to Gov. Mike Parson’s administration attempting to shut down the only abortion clinic in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Health denied the clinic license one year […]

Charges Filed

Three charged after Chillicothe Police complete investigation

Three individuals have been charged in Livingston County with multiple felonies following an investigation that Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports involved stolen and forged checks in Chillicothe and the surrounding area. A child was also removed from a home. Online court information shows 37 year old Lynette Dawn King and 64 year old Jimmy […]