Polar Plunge

Special Olympics Missouri, Polar Plunge to be held at Simpson Park in Chillicothe

A Special Olympics Missouri Polar Plunge will be held at Simpson Park in Chillicothe to benefit training and competition of Special Olympics Missouri North Area athletes. The Chillicothe Correctional Center will host the event on February 13th. Registration will begin that morning at 11 o’clock, and the plunge for anyone at least 10 years old […]

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Bright Futures Trenton Advisory Board selects Champions and Partner of the Year

The Bright Futures Trenton Advisory Board has selected its Champions and Partner of the Year. Fred and Sara Stipkovits were selected as the Champions of the Year. The couple has sent backpacks, clothing, and school supplies. The couple also helped secure child-sized masks for Trenton R-9’s younger students. The Partner of the Year is the […]

Missouri Coronavirus

Officials in Missouri ponder preparedness for the COVID-19 pandemic

Hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 have been on the rise in Missouri and other states, and experts say the consequences of being unprepared for an infectious-disease outbreak have never been more apparent. Gov. Mike Parson has cited concerns about staffing levels with the demand hospitals are seeing from the crisis. His comments coincide with calls […]

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Seven charged in connection with COVID-relief fraud scheme involving at least 80 fraudulent loan applications

Seven individuals across two states were charged in an indictment unsealed for their alleged participation in a scheme to obtain approximately $16 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Amir Aqeel, 52, and Pardeep Basra, 51, both of […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: Livingston County reports 2 deaths, 36 new cases; 41 cases since November 5th in Daviess County; 16 in Putnam County

The Livingston County Health Center reports two COVID-19-related deaths have been added since Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 17. Thirty-six new cases were also added since Tuesday, which makes the cumulative total of 600. Of the 80 active cases, 19 are in facilities, 51 are in the community, and 10 involve schools. […]

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Sullivan and Grundy County provide updates on latest COVID-19 information

Information on Monday morning from the Grundy County Health Department shows 363 total cases of COVID-19 since testing began. Of that total, 272 cases were confirmed with another 91 described as probable. 106 total cases were added during October in Grundy County. 36 cases were active as of Monday. Sullivan County Health Department’s most recent […]