61-year-old woman airlifted after Highway 36 incident
Reports of a vehicle failing to maintain lanes on Highway 36 on Wednesday afternoon, December 6, ended with a 61-year-old female driver being airlifted to a hospital. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reported that his office assisted the Linn County Sheriff’s Office in a pursuit of a westbound vehicle traveling over 100 miles per hour. Numerous 911 calls had been received about the vehicle’s dangerous driving. At one point, it was reportedly going in the wrong direction on Highway 36, directly into oncoming traffic.
Missouri Job Market Takes a Hit: Layoffs Hit Hard with Four Companies Cutting Staff
Missouri Grapples with Wave of Layoffs from Four Employers. It won't be a great holiday period for some workers in Missouri, with four businesses announcing job cuts over the last week.
Milan woman facing charges after leaving the scene of an accident
A Milan woman faces multiple charges after she allegedly left the scene of a vehicle accident November 22nd. Court information shows 51 year old Daluka Ajak Mayen has been charged with two felony counts each of first degree property damage and leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage exceeding $1,000. She has also been charged with the felonies of third degree assault involving a special victim and third degree assault. Misdemeanor charges include second degree property damage and driving while intoxicated. Bond was set at $25,000 cash only.
Medical emergency cause of pursuit in Livingston County
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. - A pursuit exceeding 100mph yesterday afternoon was determined to have been caused by a medical emergency. According to Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, authorities in Linn and Livingston Counties responded after receiving several 911 calls reporting a vehicle driving recklessly, including head-on into westbound traffic on U.S. 36. A Chillicothe police officer was able to determine the driver was unconscious when the vehicle eventually slowed to 25mph. Spike strips were deployed to stop the vehicle. It’s suspected by investigators the vehicle had struck a bridge or guard rails during the incident.
Early morning crash on Highway 36 near Meadville injures one
In the early hours of December 4, 2023, at approximately 6:00 a.m., a traffic accident occurred on Highway 36, about five miles west of Meadville, Missouri. The incident involved a 1998 Jeep Wrangler driven by Eric L. Miller, a 30-year-old man from Brookfield, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Highway...
Chillicothe Police Department activity report for Wednesday, Dec 6, 2023
The Chillicothe Police Department, located at 613 Walnut St., Chillicothe, MO, has released its activity report for Wednesday, December 6, 2023. The report details the various incidents handled by the department throughout the day. At 00:55 a.m., officers patrolling near Danner Park observed a vehicle with two occupants, including a...
Barricaded suspect in Chillicothe surrenders after standoff
On Friday, December 1, 2023, at approximately 2:45 p.m., Livingston County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) personnel were conducting a felony warrant service in the 300 block of E. Jackson Street, Chillicothe. The operation led to a standoff with an adult male suspect who initially resisted arrest. Upon entry, deputies encountered...
School bus knife incident in Chillicothe investigated, Juvenile driver cited on Highway 36
Deputy Sheriff/School Resource Officer Mike Lewis filed a report with the sheriff’s office about an alleged incident involving a pocket knife on a Chillicothe school bus around November 30. Cox reports a student was said to be making unwanted sexual comments to another student. He notes the second student...
Swift, experienced Meadville squad cruise by Tolton in Norm Stewart Classic
Two teams riding a wave of momentum clashed in the Norm Stewart Classic on Thursday, as the 4-0 Meadville Eagles took on Tolton. Slick shooting and timely adjustments led to a commanding 60-29 Meadville victory at Mizzou Arena. “We just didn’t compete,” Tolton coach Aqua Bradley said. “Those are things...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.8 and $2.85 in Brookfield as of 2023-12-08. 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 $3.185, a week ago the price is $3.248 , according to AAA.
Gypsy Blanchard's release from prison looms as Nicholas Godejohn fights for new trial
Gypsy Rose Blanchard will soon exit a prison in Chillicothe, Missouri and experience freedom for the first time in eight years. The man with whom she conspired to kill her mother faces a lifetime of incarceration. ...
Tractor-trailer ends up in northeast Missouri creek
NEW CAMBRIA, Mo. — (UPDATED WITH DRIVER'S INFORMATION) A tractor-trailer ended up in a northeast Missouri creek Tuesday afternoon. It happened shortly before 2 p.m. on Highway 36 east of New Cambria. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the big rig was driven by Jason Grider, 48, of Springfield,...
MSHP attributes serious injury accident to roads impacted by ice, snow
Officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol believe Saturday’s snowstorm was a significant factor in a single-vehicle accident, which severely injured a Hale woman. Karen Wood, 64, sustained serious injuries and later transported to North Kansas City Hospital by paramedics with the Cameron Ambulance District following an accident Saturday evening while she traveled in the eastbound lane of US 36 Highway.
Livingston County Commission meets Thursday, December 14
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. – Livingston County Commission meets Thursday, December 14. A tentative agenda lists an 11:30 a.m. meeting with Jane Gann and Ryan Horsman regarding the 2024 budget. Also listed is approval of minutes, county road and bridge matters, administrative and departmental duties, and other business deemed necessary. The...
Chillicothe City Council to consider two ordinances on Dec 11
The Chillicothe City Council is set to consider two ordinances in its upcoming meeting. Scheduled for December 11 at 5:30 PM, the meeting will be held at the Chillicothe City Hall. One of the ordinances on the agenda aims to rezone 104 Graves Street from a light industrial zone to...
Winigan community prepares for tree lighting and caroling on Dec 17
The Winigan Community Tree Lighting and Caroling event is scheduled for December 17. The festivities at the Winigan Community Building will commence at 5 p.m. The event will begin with the tree lighting, followed by caroling throughout Winigan. Attendees can enjoy soups and hot cocoa after the caroling session. Subsequently,...
CCAD Board meets Tuesday
CARROLLTON — The Carroll County Ambulance District Board meets in regular session Tuesday evening. 2024 elections and audit services will be discussed. New business on the agenda includes the budget, rates, wages, benefits and auto and umbrella insurance for 2024. Time is reserved to enter closed session if needed.
Walt Disney Day – Walt’s Education
Shane stopped by the Walt Disney Hometown Museum in Marceline, MO to learn more about the life of Walt Disney. Sumner Nesbitt, the Operations Manager for the museum, shows Shane Walt Disney’s actual childhood desk-- among other cool things!
Sullivan County family's Christmas-themed hay bales feature new designs
SULLIVAN COUNTY, Mo. — For over six years, the Hauser Family from Sullivan County has been using hay bales to make unique Christmas-themed displays, and this year is no different. Christmas trees, colorful lights and milk and cookies are usually the first thoughts when the Christmas season approaches. However,...
Sullivan County Memorial Hospital marks 70 years, plans future growth
MILAN, Mo. — The Sullivan County Memorial Hospital celebrated its 70th anniversary on Tuesday. They've been in the same building since day one. Over the years, they've experienced ups and downs, but CEO Martha Gragg says persistence and dedication to the community propelled them to this milestone. "Our motto...