Severe Weather

Grundy County Emergency Manager on confusion over severe weather warnings

Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs explained the warning process and what goes into the activation of outdoor warning sirens for Trenton. During a severe weather threat, Grundy County Emergency Management is in constant contact with the National Weather Service, storm spotters, storm chasers, local media, and the public. Sunday’s storm threat as identified […]

Missouri Youth Preparedness Initiative or MyPI

Missouri Youth Preparedness Initiative to launch in area counties

Multiple agencies from a four-county region are working to launch a new program that will train youth on how to prepare for a disaster event.  The Missouri Youth Preparedness Initiative, or MyPI, is a national award-winning program that will be offered for free to interested youth next year.  Knowing that youth and families are busy […]

Storm Spotter Training

Grundy County Storm Spotter training rescheduled for March 4th

The Storm Spotter Training for Grundy County postponed last week due to inclement weather has been rescheduled. Grundy County Emergency Management will now host the training in the third-floor courtroom of the courthouse in Trenton the evening of March 4th at 6 o’clock. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says a representative from National Weather Service […]

Storm Spotter Training

Storm spotter training set for February 7th in Trenton

A meteorologist is scheduled to speak at a storm spotter training session at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton February 7th. The session will be held in the third-floor courtroom at 6 o’clock pending the end of the government shutdown. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says a National Weather Service meteorologist will educate […]

Storm Spotter Training

Audio: Storm spotter training scheduled for Grundy and Livingston counties

The National Weather Service and Grundy County Emergency Management will host a Storm Spotter Training next month. Meteorologist Jared Leighton with the National Weather Service says a variety of topics will be discussed at the courthouse in Trenton the evening of February 7th from 6 o’clock to 7:30.     Children interested in learning about […]

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 […]