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Producers encouraged to enroll in Agriculture Risk Loss and Price Loss Coverage Programs

USDA’s Farm Service Agency encourages agricultural producers to enroll now in the Agriculture Risk Loss and Price Loss Coverage programs. March 15, 2020 is the enrollment deadline for the 2019 crop year. Although more than 200,000 producers have enrolled to date, FSA anticipates 1.5 million producers will enroll for ARC and PLC. By enrolling soon, […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to Hedrick Medical Center on report of dog bite

Chillicothe police say they received a report on Saturday afternoon of a person on a four-wheeler pulling two small children on sleds on Trenton Road. Police were unable to locate the group, however, Chillicothe Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reminded the public it’s not only unsafe to perform an activity like this, but it’s also […]

Rollover Crash

Driver initially refuses treatment after rollover crash on Highway 36

A Chicago man was hurt Sunday morning when the car he was driving overturned off Highway 36 east of Chillicothe. Twenty-five-year-old Posung Huang of Chicago refused medical treatment at the scene but later was taken by a trooper to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe with minor injuries. The accident happened six miles east of Chillicothe […]

Head-on Crash

Head-on crash in Nodaway County injures 3, including 11-year-old boy

Three people were injured Sunday morning in a head-on collision when two pickup trucks collided at Parnell in eastern Nodaway County. Fifty-seven-year-old Ronald Petersen of Grant City was taken by ambulance to Mosaic Life Care in Maryville with serious injuries. The other driver, 58-year old David Auffert of Parnell, was taken by private vehicle to […]

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Polo School District implements crisis plan due to crash that killed two teenagers

The Polo R-7 School District has implemented its Crisis Plan this week following a vehicle accident in southern Caldwell County Sunday that killed two teens from Polo. Middle School and High School Principal Jonathon Pickrell provided information that shows the plan involves guidelines for understanding and responding to a crisis, including emotions teachers may observe […]

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Trenton man held without bond on domestic assault charge

Trenton Police responded Sunday to a report of an alleged assault at 16th and Mable Streets with one arrest made during the incident. Thirty-nine-year-old Joshua Dee Phillips of Trenton has been charged with domestic assault in the first degree, allegedly causing serious physical injury to another person. Phillips also faces a misdemeanor charge involving the […]

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Deer hunters harvest more that 266,000 deer to date

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 10,543 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season Friday through Sunday. According to figures from the department, that’s four thousand more than the same period last year. Top harvest counties from the weekend were Callaway with […]

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Pickup strikes cattle in roadway southwest of Martinstown in Putnam County

A pickup truck Sunday night hit two cows on a lettered route in eastern Putnam County six miles southwest of Martinstown. The pickup was driven by 50-year-old Thad Minear of Unionville who wasn’t reported hurt. A passenger, 32-year-old Lacey Cassday-Minear of Unionville, received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to the Northeast […]

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Senior citizen hits communications post during crash east of Cameron

A Cameron resident was hurt Sunday morning when the car she was driving traveled off a road east of Cameron and hit a fiber optics post. Eighty-three-year-old Ellen Butts was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The accident happened two miles east of Cameron on Route BB as the westbound car traveled […]