Jury Duty

Livingston County residents to receive questionnaires for prospective jury duty

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports Livingston Circuit Clerk Brenda Wright recently furnished the sheriff’s office with 450 questionnaires for prospective jurors to serve on the next pool for jury trials in Livingston County. By law, the circuit clerk of each county obtains the names and provides that information to the sheriff for service. The […]

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Reed Dupy appointed Chillicothe Mayor Pro Tem

Chillicothe Councilman at Large Reed Dupy has been appointed Chillicothe’s Mayor Pro Tem, since the death of Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney. Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton explains the Chillicothe City Charter states that the person holding the councilman at large position assumes mayor duties if “anything happens to the mayor”. The agenda for Monday night’s […]

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Audio: Missouri House Approves $28 Billion Operating Budget

The Missouri House has given final approval to a 28-billion dollar state operating budget that includes what supporters say is record funding for the K-12 education foundation formula. Hermann GOP State Representative Justin Alferman notes the budget includes a 98-million dollar increase for the formula.     While Alferman emphasized several times on Wednesday that […]

Weatherization assistance now available from Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri is seeking homeowners, renters, and landlords interested in participating in the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program. The program provides cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements to Missouri’s low-income households, especially for the elderly, children, those with physical disadvantages, and others hit hardest by high utility costs. The program aims to lower […]


Missouri’s spring turkey season ends with nearly 35,800 birds harvested

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 34,055 birds during Missouri’s 2018 regular spring turkey season April 16 through May 6. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 760 birds checked, Texas with 732, and Laclede with 657. Young turkey hunters harvested 1,729 birds during the 2018 spring youth season, […]

Gas Leak

Natural gas leak forces evacuation of Trenton residents

A natural gas leak Thursday morning resulted in the evacuation of residents near Norton Street and Crowder Road in Trenton. Trenton Fire Lieutenant Doug Franklin reports firefighters arrived at the corner of Norton Street and Crowder Road and found boring equipment operated by Boley Utilities Construction that had a significant amount of natural gas coming […]