Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Website

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission holds meeting to address public transportation

Eight people attended a meeting held by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Wednesday to discuss the region’s public transit system. Assistant Director Jackie Soptic reports those attending included the manager of OATS and representatives of agencies whose clients need and use public transit systems. She says the meeting only addressed the needs and gaps […]

Gavel and Law book

Two appear in court in case involving Chillicothe crash that claimed life of Danette Rardon

Two individuals appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court today on felony charges stemming from a late November crash in downtown Chillicothe that claimed the life of another person and seriously injured a young girl. One waived a preliminary hearing while the other received a continuance until next month. According to online court information, 23-year-old Shawn […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Investigation in Livingston County results in arrest and seizure of evidence

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports charges are pending on multiple individuals following an investigation that began last week, which resulted in the discovery of a fugitive and the seizure of alleged drugs. The sheriff’s office requested assistance from the Chillicothe Police Department in the investigation on Clay Street in Chillicothe. Officers subsequently arrested 41-year-old […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Bred heifer buyers think short grass, bid $1,598 average at Palmyra sale

Hot, dry weather with short grass growth slowed bidders at the spring sale of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers in northeastern Missouri, Saturday, June 2 with 134 calving-ease bred heifers averaging $1,598 in the final of four spring sales in the state.  The heifers will calve this fall. “It was a tough but successful sale,” said Daniel […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol releases details on arrest of Altamont man who removed motorcycle from accident scene

More information has been provided by the highway patrol regarding the arrest of 44-year-old Steven Periman of Altamont who was taken into custody in DeKalb County on Thursday. A probable cause statement from the Patrol says that the passenger on Periman’s motorcycle, 36-year-old Jessica Huskey, told a trooper that 42-year-old Joshua Verhagen of Jamesport had […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Altamont man arrested in DeKalb County

An Altamont man was charged in DeKalb County Thursday with felony tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution. Online court information shows 44-year-old Steven Periman has also been charged with felony operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license—third and subsequent offense. The Highway Patrol arrested Periman early Thursday morning and accused […]

Big Rig Crash

Crash on I-35 injures Iowa couple

The Highway Patrol reports two individuals sustained injuries when their car struck a tractor-trailer about nine miles south of Pattonsburg at12:30 am Monday morning. Thirty-one-year-old Ray Williams of Davenport, Iowa was northbound on Interstate 35 when he began to overtake the northbound tractor-trailer driven by 39-year-old Arash Ordobadian of Coralville, Iowa. The car crossed the […]

Grazing School Photo of Cattle in Field

Cool-season pastures start regrowth with arrival of warm-weather rains

Cool-season grasses such as fescue that dominate pasture grass in Missouri need warm weather to grow. The coldest April since 1907 set back forage for Missouri’s beef cow herds. Now, warm weather with rain creates forage for grazing and haying, said forage specialist Craig Roberts in a weekly University of Missouri Extension teleconference. New grass […]