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Medicaid patients should be wary of nursing homes, assisted living centers taking stimulus checks

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt is warning consumers who receive Medicaid to be wary of nursing homes or assisted living centers taking their CARES Act economic impact stimulus checks. Reports state that some Medicaid recipients were required to sign over their checks to the facility they’re living in. “If you or a relative are a […]

House Fire

House fully engulfed when Chillicothe firefighters arrive on scene at 112 Trenton Road

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports a house caught fire before sunrise on Monday morning about 5:20 am at 112 Trenton Road near Danner Park. The single-story, wood-frame house, believed to be vacant, was fully involved when firefighters arrived. A fire engine and ladder truck were connected to nearby hydrants with the ladder truck deploying an […]

Brandon Young

Maysville man arrested on multiple accusations including failure to register as a sex offender

The highway patrol reports a Maysville man was arrested early Saturday in DeKalb County. Forty-year-old Brandon Young and accused of failure to register as a sex offender, displaying plates of another person, no proof of insurance, not wearing a seat belt, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Young was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Sullivan County Health Department reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Sullivan County Health Department has confirmed ten additional positive cases of COVID-19 in Sullivan County. Currently Sullivan County sits at a total of fifty cases with thirty-two 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 Sullivan County […]

Police Standoff

Kirksville Police diffuse incident following domestic disturbance call

The Kirksville Police Department reports it peacefully defused a barricaded suspect in the area of Ely and Pierce streets Thursday. A 46 year old white male from Kirksville was taken into custody following the incident in reference to a domestic disturbance. The police have not released the person’s name. Officers responded to a report of […]

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Patrol reports arrest of area residents on Friday

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of area residents in area counties Friday, one on various drug-related allegations. Thirty-nine year old Stephanie Dunkin of Unionville was arrested in Putnam County and accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance—lorazepam, and possession of a controlled substance—methylphenidate. She was also […]