Is Gypsy Rose Ready for the World: Better yet are We Ready for Her? (Opinion Article)Becca ReyNewsBreak Contributor
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Livingston County Law Enforcement Detains Two Residents on Unrelated Charges
Livingston County has witnessed proactive law enforcement efforts that have recently led to the detention of two residents on unrelated charges. Anthony Roberts, a 47-year-old resident from Chillicothe, was arrested on a Tuesday. He is accused of failing to appear in court for a previous charge related to operating a vehicle with a revoked or suspended license. Roberts is currently detained at the Caldwell County Detention Center, facing a cash-only bond of $20,000.
Chillicothe Police Department activity report for Wednesday, November 29, 2023
The Chillicothe Police Department has released a comprehensive report detailing activities for Wednesday, November 29, 2023. The day was marked by a series of events, ranging from routine traffic stops and business checks to responding to various calls for service. In total, officers responded to 81 calls throughout the day.
Gypsy Blanchard to be released from prison in December
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — A Missouri woman who admitted to conspiring to kill her mother after being forced to pretend for years she was disabled will be released from prison in December. A spokesperson for the Missouri Department of Corrections confirmed in September that Gypsy Blanchard is scheduled to be...
Chillicothe house fire leads to one injury on Jansen Street
On Wednesday morning, November 29, a house fire occurred at 820 Jansen Street in Chillicothe, leaving one occupant injured. Captain Derrick Allen of the Chillicothe Fire Department disclosed that the individual sustained minor injuries and was transported to the Hedrick Medical Center Emergency Room. The identity of the person involved has not been released.
Silver Moon Plaza to host 9th annual Memory Tree Dedication and Lighting ceremony on Dec. 5
Tuesday, December 5th, at 5:30 p.m., the 9th Annual Memory Tree Dedication & Lighting will be held at the Silver Moon Plaza. This year’s event honors the cherished memories of loved ones missed during the holiday season. Attendees can memorialize friends and family who have passed away by placing special ornaments on the tree.
Two women charged after drug raid of Brookfield residence used as a daycare
Two women are facing serious charges in Linn County following a police raid on a Brookfield residence used as a daycare, where officers reportedly discovered drug paraphernalia. The raid occurred on November 27th. Online court records reveal that Brandi Nicole Childress, 40, of Belton, and Donna Marie Shoop, 48, of...
Hybrid Christmas event happening in Chillicothe
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. - The Chillicothe Area Arts Council presents a festive musical event for the holidays – "The Hybrid Five Christmas 2023" featuring pianist James Cockman III. Set for Saturday, December 2, at 3 p.m. at Turning Point Church, the doors open at 2 p.m. Admission is $25 for...
Chillicothe Hornets Emerge Victorious After Defensive Battle Vs Smithville
The Hornets basketball team was looking for their first win of the young season Thursday night in the Savannah Tournament. The Hornets, looking to bounce back from the overtime loss to Kearney were facing Smithville who was coming off a 75-68 defeat at the hand of Hogan Prep. Smithville scored the first four points of the game, but then Chillicothe went on a run to take control of the game early, leading 14-6. The Warriors responded to make it a three point game before an Alijah Hibner put-back at the halftime buzzer made it an 18-13 lead for the Hornets.
Livingston County Sheriff releases November 2023 report on incidents, arrests and investigations
The Livingston County Sheriff has released a report detailing incidents, arrests, and investigations for November 2023. On November 14, the LCSO assisted the court with a person released on bond with specific conditions. The deputy discovered the defendant was not complying with these conditions and reported this to the court.
Kidder's Celebration of Autumn: The Annual Fall Festival
As the autumn leaves begin their colorful dance and the air takes on a cooler edge, the town of Kidder prepares for a celebration of harvest and togetherness with its Annual Fall Festival. The heart of the festival lies in its homage to the town's apple orcharding roots, offering an array of apple-themed delights like fresh pressed cider, warm apple crisp, and gooey caramel apples.
Chillicothe High School girls basketball takes care of Savannah in semi-finals of Savannah tournament
(SAVANNAH, MO) - The Chillicothe High School girls basketball team defeated Savannah 51-21 in the semi-finals of the 95th annual Savannah Basketball Tournament on Wednesday. Chillicothe will now face Smithville for the tournament championship on Friday, December 1st at 7 pm. Smithville beat Maryville 56-37 to advance.
Obituary & Services: George Richard Wells
George Richard Wells, age 67, a resident of Utica, Missouri, passed away on Friday, November 24, 2023, at his residence. George was born the son of Charlie and Iona (Childers) Mills on April 11, 1956, in St. Joseph, Missouri. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Aspen Grading and Excavating for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and oil painting. He loved playing guitar and spending time with his grandchildren.
Opportunity for Linn County Residents: Apply for Tri-Creek Fire Protection District Board Positions
A petition has been filed with the Linn County Circuit Court Clerk for the creation of the Tri-Creek Fire Protection District in Missouri. The proposed district would cover various sections of Linn County, excluding Marceline city limits. These sections are east of East Yellow Creek, west of Route U, south of Julep Road, and east of Jade Drive, among others.
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Board Seeks New Member: Apply by December 15, 2023
The Chillicothe, Missouri Mayor has announced that the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works is accepting applications for a vacancy. Interested individuals can get a volunteer form from the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall or the City’s website.
Trenton records 0.62 inches of rain in November, marking sixth driest dating to 1970
Trenton experienced below-normal precipitation for the third consecutive month in November. This trend extends to eight of the last nine months, the lone exception was above-normal rainfall in August, when 7.58 inches were recorded. In November, rain and melted snow totaled just 0.62 inches at the water plant in West...
Work progressing on the new DG Market on 28th Street in Trenton, other project sees progress as well
In his monthly report for October, Trenton Building Inspector Wes Barone said the Board of Adjustments granted the business a variance to shift the building to the east into a city setback area. The business is making changes to its footer designs and designing a footer/stem wall system to allow the building to be constructed.
Trenton home destroyed by fire, no injuries reported
A Trenton residence was declared a total loss following a fire on November 28, according to the Trenton Fire Department. Lieutenant Alex Lovell of the Trenton Fire Department reported that upon arrival at the scene, located at 718 West Crowder Road around 2:10 p.m., firefighters were met with heavy smoke and flames emanating from the east side of the house. The fire had already engulfed approximately 75% of the home’s interior.
Two-car collision on I-35 in Clinton County injures Independence man
On Thursday, November 30, 2023, at approximately 6:10 p.m., a two-car collision occurred on Interstate 35 in Clinton County, Missouri, near the 40-mile marker, three miles east of Lathrop. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, driven by 31-year-old Calvin T. Burton of Chillicothe, Missouri,...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.64 and $2.79 in Jamesport as of 2023-12-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Chillicothe City Council approves three ordinances at meeting on November 27
The Chillicothe City Council approved three ordinances on November 27, at the council’s latest meeting. One ordinance authorized the city joining Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association Health. City Clerk Amy Hess reports full-time city employees will receive health insurance through MIRMA. There are two plans available, and the cost...