Fire Graphic

Fire of unknown origin burns two outbuildings and barn near Bethany

Several fire departments responded to a fire near Bethany on Monday that burned several structures. Bethany Fire Chief Jacob Denum reports departments from Bethany, Pattonsburg, New Hampton, and Gilman City responded to the fire south of Bethany on Route AA.  He says the fire burned two outbuildings and a barn as well as farm equipment, […]

Sales Tax

Audio: Supreme Court ruling has far reaching impact on internet sales in Missouri

(Missourinet) – A U.S. Supreme Court decision issued last week means Internet sales in Missouri can be subject to state and local sales taxes. Federal estimates show that up to $13 billion was lost across the country in 2017 because those taxes weren’t imposed. Ray McCarty with Associated Industries of Missouri is skeptical the numbers […]

Livingston County Library

Walgreens building purchased by Livingston County Library Charitable Trust

The Livingston County Library Charitable Trust Board of Directors has announced that it has purchased the commercial building at 917 Washington Street, formerly a Walgreens store. The building will be renovated and will become the new home for a branch of the Livingston County Library that will serve as the Children’s and Teen Library. “After […]

Fireworks Ordinance

Chillicothe Police Department reminds citizen of fireworks laws

The Chillicothe Police Department says each year when stands begin selling fireworks, the police department receives numerous calls of persons shooting fireworks before the Allowed dates and times. Chillicothe city ordinance allows the use of common fireworks on July 1st, 2nd, and 3rd between 8 in the morning and 10 o’clock at night, and one hour […]

Arrest

Trenton woman arrested on charge of altering lottery tickets

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Thursday on a felony charge of altering lottery tickets. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 31-year-old Cindy Gearin’s bond is $10,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court Tuesday, June 12th. Court documents accuse Gearin of removing eight Missouri State Lottery […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Ducks Unlimited to begin major restoration at Swan Lake on June 1, 2018

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner reports Ducks Unlimited will begin a major habitat restoration project at the refuge Friday, June 1st. The refuge notes Ducks Unlimited secured a $1,000,000 grant from the North American Wetlands Conservation Act to restore and enhance the refuge’s wetland habitat. The project was bid out to CC […]