Livingston County Health Center Continues As WIC Provider

WIC services in Livingston County will continue to be administered by the Livingston County Health Center.  The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has signed the contract with the health center for the 2023 Federal Fiscal Year. Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program providing services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up […]

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Toddler Tuesday’s At Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to Hold "May Day Basket" Event

Stories, crafts, and other activities are part of Toddler Tuesdays at Crowder State Park near Trenton.  The programs are for preschool-aged children.  The Toddler Tuesday programs will be held at the enclosed shelter at 9:00 am, beginning September 27th and continuing through November 1st. Each week, children will enjoy a nature story, making a nature craft or doing another activity, […]

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Halloween Safety

Sunday is Halloween and the children will want to get out to do some Trick-Or-Treating.  Detective Whitney Murdock from the Chillicothe Police Department says the Kids, Parents, and Motorists all need to be thinking Halloween Safety.  Murdock says for the Parents, think about the costume and getting around. She says children need to slow down and beware of what is […]

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Two Children Injured In ATV Accident

Two children had serious injuries in an ATV accident in Chariton County.  State Troopers report, Saturday at about 6:00 pm, a five-year-old boy from Mendon and an eight-year-old girl that was his passenger were both flown to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas following the accident on Zion Avenue, two miles southeast of Mendon.  According to the report, the ATV was […]

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Return To School Could Be Tough On Younger Children

As children in Chillicothe and the surrounding area prepare for the new school year, the transition back to a school setting may be tougher for young children this year.  Extension Child Development Specialist at Kansas State University, Bradford Wiles says those that were in pre-school or daycare may struggle.  Wiles says social interaction stopped for many young children when COVID […]

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