Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approve appointments

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved appointments for positions Tuesday. Glen Briggs was appointed chairperson, Alan Barnett vice-chairperson, and Kelli Hillerman as secretary. A listing of individuals was approved for the 2020 membership listing. They represent elected officials, firefighting, law enforcement, community groups, public health, hospital, and facilities. The committee also approved the […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Website

Missouri State Highway Patrol now accepting applications for 2020 recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 110th Recruit Class, scheduled to begin training on […]

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Missouri Department of Health and Human Services continues to urge flu vaccination

Flu activity is currently widespread throughout Missouri. 11,171 cases of influenza have been reported in Missouri so far. 11 people have died from influenza-associated illness this season. Nationally, influenza activity remains high, and forecasts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggest that it will remain elevated for several more weeks. As of […]

Wellness Challenge

Community Wellness Challenge sign-ups extended through Tuesday

The Grundy County Health Department reports signups have been extended through Tuesday, January 14 for the Community Wellness Challenge. Inclement weather experienced on Friday and with Ketcham Community Center closing early then, it has been decided to continue to accept sign-ups today and tomorrow for the 2020 Green Hills Wellness Challenge. Participants may sign-up at […]

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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Two from Jameson hurt in crash north of Cameron

The Highway Patrol reports two Jameson men sustained moderate injuries in a three-vehicle accident three miles north of Cameron on Wednesday morning. The driver of a pickup truck, 60-year-old Christopher Nelson, and his passenger, 22-year-old Dylan Nelson, were transported by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The driver of a car, 53-year-old Donald Jennings […]

Computers on the Farm

Presentation on ways computers can assist farm operations to be held at conference in Osage Beach

The list of topics at the Computers on the Farm conference continues to grow as more farm users enroll. The annual get-together at the Lake of the Ozarks aims to help all users interested in on-farm applications, says University of Missouri Extension specialist Kent Shannon. Registration is still open for the January 17 and 18th […]

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce accepting nominations for awards

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for four categories of awards. The annual awards include Chamber Business of the Year for a chamber member business involved in civic projects that keep the community beautiful, prosperous, and progressive and that is an ambassador for the community to promote economic development and a positive […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Sullivan County Local Emergency Planning Committee to hold annual meeting

The Sullivan County Local Emergency Planning Committee will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, December 31 beginning at 11:30 AM at the Milan Community Center. Federal law requires every county in Missouri to have an active (LEPC). By law, the LEPC must include, representatives from each of the following groups: elected State and local officials, […]