Coronavirus Concerns

Linn County Health Department reports investigations with local business and wedding at Young’s Lodge

The Linn County Health Department is working on COVID-19 contact investigations. As part of one investigation, the health department has worked with Tastee Treat and its owners Larry and Ethel Head to follow recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The health department notes […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Sullivan County reports two additional cases of COVID-19

Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed two additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County. Currently, Sullivan County sits at a total of one hundred and twelve cases with eight cases remaining active. The positive cases have been determined to be community-related.  To maintain confidentiality, no other information will be provided about the individuals.  The […]

Grundy County Museum

Audio: Grundy County Museum opens with “Photography: Then and Now” exhibit

When the Grundy County Museum opens for the season this Saturday, July 4, 2020, officials say visitors will be required to wear a face mask and observe social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus. Hand sanitizing and disposable masks are to be available and the museum plans to follow the recommendations of the Grundy County […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Chillicothe officials cancel Chautauqua in the Park

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and Chillicothe Area Arts Council has decided to cancel this year’s Chautauqua in the Park that was to be held September 12th and 13th. The chamber and arts council made the decision after they considered Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, public health authorities, and general public health […]

Sullivan County reports 3 new cases of COVID-19 bringing total to 106, with 32 remaining active

The Sullivan County Health Department in Milan on Saturday confirmed three additional cases of COVID-19. That brings the total to 106 cases in Sullivan County since testing began with thirty-two (32) cases remaining active. The latest cases have been determined to be community-related and the health department is investigating to determine close contacts. Those contacts […]

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Sullivan County reports 4 new cases of COVID-19 bringing total to 92 cases, 38 remain active

The Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed four additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County bringing the count to 92 cases since testing began, with 38 cases remaining active. The latest cases are community-related. The health department is investigating to determine close contacts of the cases. The contacts are to be notified by the […]

Court News

Judge faces busy docket in Division One of Grundy County court

The judge in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court handed down sentences, including probation to defendants in the Thursday session of Division One. At a hearing, Christopher Eudean Parsons of Cainsville admitted probation violations. The probation was revoked. Parsons was sentenced to five years with the Missouri department of corrections. The term runs concurrently […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Jury trials in Missouri to allow for safe distancing and other COVID-19 health concerns

The Missouri Supreme Court is changing trial court proceedings to include safe distancing and more allowances for COVID-19 health concerns. The order issued this week says  “The resumption of jury proceedings too early would not only risk the health of the participants, but it could also undermine public confidence in the courts and damage the integrity of […]