Nature Made vitamins recalled due to possible contamination

(CNN) – Several types of Nature Made vitamins are being recalled due to possible salmonella or Staphylococcus aureus contamination, according to a Tuesday announcement from Pharmavite LLC. The following products are being recalled: Nature Made Adult Gummies Multi, lot numbers 1196066, 1196071, 1205052 Nature Made Adult Gummies Multi + Omega-3, lot numbers 1173600 Nature Made Adult […]

Big Bam (Bicyclists Across Missouri)

Caution urged by Highway Patrol during “Big Bam” event in June

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is asking motorists to use extreme caution in the area of the Bicycle Across Missouri ride June 12th through June 17th. The ride starts in St. Joseph and ends at Hannibal, with evening stops at Hamilton, Chillicothe, Brookfield, Macon, and Shelbina. The route travels near, and occasionally on, Highway 36. […]

ATV Safety

Missouri Highway Patrol stresses safety for young drivers of ATVs

With the recent rash of ATV/UTV accidents in north Missouri, the Missouri Highway Patrol is stressing responsible use of of this type of equipment. Sergeant Brent Bernhart says many of those killed or injured in ATV accidents are 18 years-old and younger. He says main factors of crashes include inattention and operating the vehicles in a […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol participates in Operation C.A.R.E. over holiday weekend

Memorial Day weekend will come with increased law enforcement presence along Missouri’s highways. The Missouri State Highway Patrol statewide will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) in an effort to reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes. “We will be on the road for high visibility and strict enforcement to make […]

Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe Police/Highway Patrol conduct seat belt/child restraint enforcement check

The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Chillicothe Police Department conducted a seat belt and child restraint enforcement detail this morning, May 6, 2016. The operation was set to target parents and young drivers who were not using proper vehicle restraints for themselves and/or their child passengers. This operation was conducted on Dickinson Street at […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

Newtown-Harris school awarded safety grant

The Newtown-Harris school district has been awarded a three-thousand dollar safety grant. It’s from a legislative appropriation to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The grant is administered by the Missouri School Boards Association through its Missouri center for education safety. The center provides training, technical assistance, and other safety-related initiatives. Newtown-Harris is […]

Farm Tractor on road

Watch for farm equipment on roads during planting season

It’s getting to be that time of year in north Missouri, planting season. Drivers should pay special attention as they travel rural roads and highways during spring planting time, says University of Missouri Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch. It’s the time of the year when the rural roads are filled with tractors pulling […]

Trenton Fire Department

Learn all about the tax issue: Trenton Fire Tax “Sparks” interest

A Trenton committee promoting the city sales tax issue for the fire department points out home and business owners could see lower insurance premiums once a proposed fire training facility is established at Trenton.  Part of the revenue generated by a one-quarter of a cent sales tax is earmarked for firefighter training locally and from […]

Don't be a Humpty Dumpty! Practice good Easter egg safety

Don’t be a Humpty Dumpty! Practice good Easter egg safety

BETHANY, Mo. – Don’t let safety rules fly the coop this Easter. University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health specialist Janet Hackert offers eggs-cellent tips to prevent foodborne illnesses caused by salmonella. First, pay attention to the packing date on the egg carton. The last three digits of the first number indicate the pack date […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council Meeting Report for Monday, February 22, 2016

The Trenton City Council’s finance committee meets several times during preparations for the city budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1st. That’s also the case this year, with two more meetings announced for Wednesday, February 23, and Friday, February 26, both at noon. Trenton mayor nick McHargue, during last night’s city council meeting, said […]