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Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

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Additional candidates file for office in Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports two new filings for the Chillicothe City Council election. Kathy Gilliland has filed for City Auditor, Buell Applebury filed for Third Ward Councilman and John E. Plaster, Junior previously filed for the Third Ward. Other filings for the Chillicothe City Council include Theresa Kelly and Reed Dupy for mayor; […]

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Jon Maples files for Chillicothe City Constable

Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports a candidate has filed for Chillicothe City Constable. Jon Maples filed to fill the position on Tuesday. Other filings for the Chillicothe City Council include Theresa Kelly and Reed Dupy for mayor; Rozanne Frampton, city clerk; Tom Ashbrook, Councilman-At-Large; Dennis Albertson, Junior and Adam B. Brown, First Ward Councilman; […]

Unemployment

Grundy County unemployment rate remains stable

Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate of 4-1/2% is the same as the previous month. The June jobless rate for Grundy County includes 210 residents on unemployment out of a civilian labor force of nearly 4,700. One year ago, in June, Grundy County had a rate of 3.7% with 179 on unemployment. The latest rates among […]