Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

Explosion

Investigation begins into reports of explosion on Monroe Street in Chillicothe

Chillicothe Fire Captain Les Hinnen reports investigation by the Missouri State Fire Marshal continues into a possible explosion in the kitchen of the Barnabas Home in Chillicothe.  The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a call of a kitchen fire at 1301 Monroe Street this (Wednesday) morning. Firefighters could hear the fire alarm sounding upon arrival, […]

Forage

Alternative forage options during and after drought

Widespread drought conditions during the 2018 growing season in most of Missouri resulted in hay and forage shortages, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Dhruba Dhakal. Dhakal offers some alternative/emergency forage options to feed beef cattle during fall, winter, and spring. Stockpiling tall fescue If fescue stands are strong, stockpiling tall fescue is one of […]

Drug Bust

Investigation spanning months in Chillicothe results in two arrests

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports a multi-month investigation resulted in the arrest of two individuals Tuesday on alleged endangering the welfare of a child and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute. Maples says the Chillicothe Police Department and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant for drugs in […]