Home Of Sliced Bread – Bread Baking Contest

The annual Sliced Bread Day Bread Baking Contest is this Saturday.  Grand River Historical Society Curator Pam Klingerman says they will be hosting the event again this year. There are three categories, yeast bread, savory bread, and sweet bread.  Prizes will be awarded in each category. Entries need to arrive in plastic and unsliced. For entry forms, call 646-1341 or […]

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Graves Says CARES Act Helped Hospitals In His District

The North Missouri representative in Washington DC says the federal CARES Act has helped rural hospitals in his district.  Congressman Sam Graves voted for the bipartisan legislation this spring, which included 75-billion dollars for personal protective equipment for health care employees: Congressman Graves says hospitals in his district also have been helped by the CARES Act’s paycheck protection program (PPP). […]

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The Peterson Family Bluegrass Band To Perform Sunday

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will wrap up their celebration of Sliced Bread Week with a concert on Sunday.  Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says the FREE Concert features The Peterson Family Bluegrass Band. Turning Point Church is an air-conditioned venue and the concert is presented at no charge.  Free will donations will be accepted. Social distancing is requested […]

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Second Harvest Food Pantry Partners With Lifepoint Church

Second Harvest Community Food Bank announced a new partnership with Lifepoint Church Food Pantry in Chillicothe. Chad Higdon, CEO of Second Harvest says “We are extremely excited to announce our new partnership with Lifepoint Church Food Pantry.”  He says their vision is for a hunger-free Northwest Missouri and Northeast Kansas and the partnership in Livingston County assists in achieving that […]

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Children’s Bike Giveaway

Ten children’s bicycles will be given away thanks to some very kind citizens and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.  The department announced the contest Wednesday that allows children of Livingston County an opportunity to win a coloring contest.  Bikes will be given to boys and girls ages 2-4 and 5-6 To enter download the entry page, or pick up a […]

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One More Case Wednesday Brings The Total To 27

Livingston County Health Center has received its second notification of an additional positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for Wednesday.  Both were symptomatic and will be isolating for 14 days.  Close contacts are being notified of their exposure. The additional case brings Livingston’s total case count to 27 positives, which include 16 active cases and 11 released from isolation.  Those […]

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CARES Act Business Grants – Round Two

A second round of CARES Act business grants were approved by the Livingston county Commissioners with guidance from the CARES Act oversight committee.  Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says in Round 1, there were 76 applicants and they distributed $450,000 in funding. Douglas says they also met with area schools, including Chillicothe, Chula, Southwest, Tina/Avalon, and Bishop Hogan, about CARES Act […]

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Livingston County Now At 26 COVID-19 Cases

The COVID-19 count for Livingston County is now 26.  The Livingston County Health Center received notification of an additional positive case of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).  This individual was symptomatic and will be isolating for 14 days.  Close contacts are being notified of their exposure. The additional case brings Livingston’s total case count to 26 positives, which include 15 active cases […]

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