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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; […]

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples

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 […]

Health News

Department of Health and Senior Services working to to ensure continuation of the Time Critical Diagnosis System

The Department of Health and Senior Services is working with partners, including hospitals, providers, and emergency medical service professionals to ensure funding for the Time Critical Diagnosis System will remain steady moving forward. The TCD System is a statewide system that brings together the 911 response system, ambulance services, and hospitals in a coordinated way […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Suicide rate is higher in rural areas

For many, the peace and quiet of country living is the American dream. But that dream can turn into a nightmare for those who become isolated and disconnected from their communities, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch. May is Mental Health Month. It is a good time to talk with […]

Grocery Shelves

Missouri food prices stable in latest survey

Missourians paid slightly more during the first quarter of 2018 for 16 food items according to the latest Missouri Farm Bureau Marketbasket survey. Prices collected are part of a national comparison coordinated by the American Farm Bureau Federation.  Items surveyed include ground chuck, sirloin tip roast, bacon, deli ham, chicken breasts, eggs, milk, cheese, apples, potatoes, orange juice, salad mix, […]