Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe to showcase history of sliced bread during Sliced Bread Day on Saturday

(Missourinet) – On July 7, 1928, the Chillicothe Baking Company in northwest Missouri became the first commercial bakery in recorded history to have bread mechanically cut into uniform slices. The invention, developed by Otto Rohwedder of Iowa, revolutionized the baking world. To celebrate the 90-year milestone, the town of Chillicothe is gearing up for its […]

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 […]