Drug Bust

Weekend investigations result in multiple arrests on drug related allegations

Various weekend investigations involving drug allegations are in the news today from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. A search warrant obtained by Sheriff Cox was served Friday evening and resulted in the seizure of alleged methamphetamine and methamphetamine drug paraphernalia.  Officers arrested 33-year-old Steven Burns of Chillicothe who was transferred to the Daviess-Dekalb County Regional […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Patrol reports two arrests on Sunday

The highway patrol reports a 53-year old Kansas City, Kansas man was arrested Sunday morning in Caldwell County on a Johnson County, Kansas warrant accusing him of dangerous drugs. Frederick Cunningham was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center. A 23-year old northwest Missouri resident, Dani Hughes, was arrested early Sunday in DeKalb County. Hughes […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Chillicothe’s 35th Annual Chautauqua in the Park announced

The 35th Annual Chautauqua in the Park will be held September 7-8, 2019 at Simpson Park in Chillicothe, Missouri. This annual event, sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chillicothe Area Arts Council, and presented by Hedrick Medical Center, has a wide variety of entertainment, activities, artists, crafts, and food. Vendor registration […]

Large bale of hay

Baling wet hay becomes hot news

High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist, said frequent rains this year help grass growth, but it’s been bad for making hay. He’s part of the team on a weekly MU Extension teleconference between state and regional […]

Motorcycle Crash

Car strikes motorcycle on Highway 69 near Bethany

The operator of a motorcycle was injured early Wednesday evening, shortly after 5 o’clock, in an accident on Highway 69, approximately two miles south of Bethany. Taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries was the operator of a motorcycle, 37-year-old Brian Buntin of Bethany. Troopers report a car, driven by 46-year-old […]