Thanksgiving Pets

The Thanksgiving holiday can be a confusing and stressful time for some pets.  Leslie Patek from the Livingston County Humane Society says if you are having guests, it may be a good time to keep the pets in their kennel or pet crate. At Dinner time, Patek says keep the dinner for yourself and your guests.  Maybe give your pets […]

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Police Report For Wednesday

The Chillicothe Police Department received 90 calls for service on Wednesday. Some of the calls include: 12:33am, A prisoner was transported to Caldwell County. 4:56am, A commercial alarm went off in the 600 block of W. Business 36. The premises were checked, and it was deemed all OK. 8:16am, Prosecutor’s Office calling to speak with an Officer in reference to […]

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Ambulance District Under Investigation After Poor Audit Rating

The Carroll County Ambulance District is working with law enforcement after they received a “Poor” rating in an audit by the Missouri State Auditor’s office.  One of the findings of that audit was Misappropriated Money. The report states the auditors found that money totaling at least $91,794 was misappropriated from the district from June of 2020 to March of 2021. […]

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Skoglund To Lead Troop H

A former Chillicothe resident will be the Commanding Officer for Troop H of the Missouri Highway Patrol.  Lieutenant Shawn Skoglund will be promoted effective December 1st to the rank of Captain and will begin his new duties at that time. Skoglund joined the Patrol in 1995, first serving in Troop B, northeast Missouri.  In 1998 he transferred to Troop H […]

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Food Safety – Some Kitchen Tips

When you are cooking poultry, especially for a crowd, you need to take extra care to clean as you go in your kitchen.  University of Missouri Extension Health Specialist, Sue Robison says be careful of cross-contamination.  When you are working on the turkey, make sure the cutting board, knives, countertop, utensils, and even the sink are cleaned before you move […]

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Unemployment Up In October

Unemployment numbers for October are up across the board from September.  The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development released the most recent unemployment figures that include… Looking at the area counties, from lowest to highest… Livingston………. 1.8%, up from 1.3% Chariton…………. 1.9%, up from 1.4% Carroll…………… 2.4%, up from 1.8% Daviess…………. 2.4%, up from 1.6% Grundy………….. 2.5%, up […]

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Chillicothe Police Report For Tuesday

One hundred five calls for service were handled by the Chillicothe Police Department Tuesday.  Some of the calls include: 3:13 p.m., Officers were called to the 900 block of Polk Street to assist the Children’s Division with an investigation of living conditions inside the home. The investigation continues. 6:48 p.m., Officers responded to Washington Street and Webster Street for a […]

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You CAN Cook A Frozen Turkey

Can you cook a turkey that is still frozen?  Meredith Carothers from the USDA’s Meat and Poultry Hotline says the simple answer is yes… It will take about 90 minutes longer.  For a 12-pound bird, it would normally take about 4 hours to reach the target temperature of 165 degrees, it will now take upwards of 6 hours. Carothers cautions, […]

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November Firearms Deer Season Ends

The Missouri Firearm Deer Season came to a close Tuesday and Missouri hunters harvested 197,697 deer.  That is up about 10,000 from 2021.  The county with the highest total was Franklin with 4,175 deer.  For the local counties, the totals are: Grundy 1,202 Caldwell 1,227 Livingston 1,376 Chariton 1,545 Sullivan 1,564 Carroll 1,754 Daviess 1,798 Linn 1,831 Total 12,297 The […]

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