Health News

Missouri is ‘high performer’ in public health emergency preparedness

Missouri is among states rated as high performers in public health emergency preparedness measures by a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for optimal health for people and communities through the prevention of illness and injuries. The Trust for America’s Health report “Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters, and Bioterrorism 2020” released […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to electrical fire on Collier Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a possible electrical fire at 422 Collier on Wednesday evening. Captain Tracy Bradley reports firefighters found heavy smoke coming from roof vents upon arrival. She says the resident, listed as Tisha Warren, was still inside, but family members were outside and said Warren had been having problems with her […]

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

U.S. Attorney praises cooperation of Missouri state and local law enforcement agencies in combatting illegal immigration

United States Attorney Tim Garrison praised the cooperation of state and local law enforcement agencies in the Western District of Missouri today, as U.S. Attorney General William Barr addressed the problem of sanctuary cities elsewhere in the nation. “We appreciate the cooperation in this district among state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies,” said Garrison. […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton Middle School and Trenton High School students participate in STAR events

Trenton Middle School and Trenton High School participated in Region II STAR Events held at the First Baptist Church in Chillicothe, Missouri on Tuesday, January 28 hosted by the Gallatin High School FCCLA Chapter. The Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders […]

Missouri Sunshine Law

Missouri State Auditor announces transparency initiative to make Sunshine requests/responses accessible to the public

State Auditor Nicole Galloway announced that Sunshine Law requests submitted to her office, and responses to those requests, are publicly available online and free of charge. More than 200,000 pages of responsive documents and materials can be viewed here. “As Missouri’s independent watchdog, I consistently encourage governments at all levels to adopt policies that strengthen the […]

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Chillicothe firefighters respond to trailer fire on Herriford Street

The Chillicothe Police Department requested the Chillicothe Fire Department respond to a possible trailer fire in the 100 block of Herriford on Friday night. Fire Lieutenant Rob Williams reports firefighters found light smoke in the area and flames visible inside the camper upon arrival. A one and three-quarter-inch hand line was deployed, and about 200 […]

Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire on Mitchell Road

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a sport utility vehicle fire on Mitchell Road Wednesday morning. Captain Derrick Allen reports firefighters found smoke coming from the vehicle when they arrived on the scene. They pulled an attack line and extinguished the fire using about 200 gallons of water. No occupants were reported as injured, and […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen review investments while tackling a busy agenda

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen took action on various matters Monday evening. Certificate of deposit rates from Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri and BTC Bank were reviewed. The board approved cashing out the sales tax CD that matures January 27th for $65,199.06 and purchasing a 36-month CD at the highest interest rate between Farmers and […]

Missouri Income Tax Form

Thousands of Missourians still waiting for 2018 tax refunds

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has demanded answers from the Department of Revenue on the remaining delayed 2018 tax refunds. The Missouri State Auditor’s Office continues to receive complaints from taxpayers who are waiting on last year’s refunds, even as many Missourians prepare to file their 2019 returns. “To date, thousands of taxpayers have reached out […]