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Galt woman arrested on trespassing allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galt woman Thursday on misdemeanor first-degree trespassing. The bond for 49-year-old Christi Sims was set at $1,500 cash or corporate surety and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court May 28th. Court documents accuse Sims of unlawfully entering real property at 830 […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to East 2nd Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire on East Second Street Friday morning. Chillicothe Fire Lieutenant Rob Williams reports, upon arrival to the property owned by M and M Utilities, firefighters determined a large pile of dimensional lumber and refuse piled with a loader was set on fire. Williams reports Engine […]

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Chillicothe City Council hires two 911 dispatchers

The Chillicothe City Council took action on two items during an executive session this week. Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports the council hired Brenda Buck and Daniel King as full-time 911 dispatchers. The council also voted to pay Police Records Clerk Ellen Parrack $14.50 per hour with the final vote by the council four […]

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Heartland Foundation hosts emPowerU Open House

Heartland Foundation will celebrate the transformation of emPowerU with an open house on May 29, 2019. Join Heartland Foundation on May 29 from 4-6 p.m. to tour the renovated emPowerU Central area and enjoy refreshments. Guests will be the first to see the redesigned collaboratories, experience virtual reality stations and will be the first to […]

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Fire guts trailer house in Laredo

A single wide trailer home in Laredo is considered a total loss after a fire Thursday night. Laredo Fire Protection District firefighter Jason Meeker reports crews found the home one block south of Main Street fully engulfed when they arrived. He says no one was home at the time, and no injuries were reported and […]