Crystal Narr

Crystal Narr elected as President of the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Missouri

Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Crystal Narr was recently elected to serve as President of the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Missouri (CCEM) state organization for 2021. Narr has served as Executive Director of the Chillicothe Area Chamber for over six years and previously served in the same role for Main Street Chillicothe […]

Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: 57 cases reported in Linn County; 13 in Sullivan County and 17 in Mercer County

Fifty-seven new COVID-19 cases have been added in Linn County since November 11th for a total of 503. The health department reports 139 cases are active. One hundred thirty-three of those cases are in the community. There have been 14 COVID-19-related deaths in Linn County. The Sullivan County Health Department confirms 13 additional positive COVID-19 […]

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Crash near Farmersville injures Trenton man; Chillicothe woman arrested on DWI

The Highway Patrol reports an accident two miles north of Farmersville the morning of November 6th resulted in minor injuries for a Trenton man and the arrest of a Chillicothe woman. A private vehicle transported 54-year-old Shawn Walker to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. No injuries were reported for 35-year-old Nicole Henley. Two vehicles traveled […]

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Denver, Missouri man charged with murder, abandonment of a corpse in death of Grant City woman

A Denver, Missouri man has been charged in Worth County with the felonies of murder—second degree and abandonment of a corpse in the death of a missing Grant City woman found earlier this week. Thirty-nine-year-old Jeremiah Searles is scheduled for an initial arraignment Monday, September 21st. Worth County Prosecuting Attorney Janet Wake Larison previously reported […]

Melissa Chapman

Worth County investigation closes as body of deceased Grant City woman is located

The Worth County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announces a missing person investigation has come to a close. Prosecuting Attorney Janet Wake Larison reports that the Worth County Sheriff’s Office received a tip of the location of the deceased, Melissa Lynn Chapman, the evening of Monday, September 14th. An ongoing homicide investigation continues. Law enforcement assisting includes […]

Medical Marijuana

DHSS seeks guidance regarding confidential medical marijuana information

On November 6, 2018, Missouri voters passed Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution, establishing a medical marijuana program in Missouri. Article XIV requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to protect the trade secrets of medical marijuana businesses as well as patients’ information by keeping that information confidential. Article XIV Section 1.3.(5) of the […]

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NCMC Board of Trustees tackles lengthy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Homecoming candidates were announced during the NCMC Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday evening. Vice President for Student Affairs Kristen Alley said the king candidates are Andrew George of Canton from the Baptist Student Union, Cash Miller of Warsaw from Phi Theta Kappa, Gregoor Moesker of Curacao from the International […]