911 Spoofing

911 Spoofing calls hit residents of Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Police Department reports call spoofing involving Verizon Wireless cell phone customers who receive calls showing on their caller ID as from 911. Some Verizon users called back to 911 to ask if someone there had called them, which the police department calls “understandable” considering what showed up on their caller IDs, however, the […]

Special Election

New Sheriff being elected today in Linn County

There’s a special election today in Linn County to choose the next sheriff. Names on the ballot are Jeff Henke, a Republican candidate, and Billy Stroud, the Democratic candidate. The winner replaces Sheriff Tom Parks who retired June 30th after 22 years of service. The polls in Linn County are open until 7 o’clock this […]

Medical Marijuana

Missouri’s medical marijuana facility application window closes, over 2,100 applications submitted

The medical marijuana facility application period closed at 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services received approximately 2,100 applications by the extended deadline. The application system received over 1,200 applications in the last three days, including over 800 applications in the last 24 hours. Applications are from those hoping to […]