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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Livingston County Sheriff’s Department Bookings

Two bookings for Livingston County law enforcement are reported by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. Thursday, Ray County authorities arrested 64-year-old Kevin Leroy Hobeck of Lawson for alleged 1st-degree Child Molestation.  He is held at the Caldwell County Detention Center with no bond allowed. Livingston County Deputies arrested 37-year-old Charles Robert Smith of Chillicothe for alleged possession of a controlled […]

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Trenton Vehicle Fire

A vehicle was a total loss following a fire Friday morning in Trenton.  The Trenton Fire Fighters were called to the 1300 block of 9th Street just before 8:00 am and they arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the engine compartment and fire had spread to the rear of the vehicle. Water was used to extinguish the fire and […]

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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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New COVID-19 Vaccine Includes Broader Coverage

A Bivailant COVID-19 Vaccine is now available at the Livingston County Health Center.  Curtis Laning says the COVID-19 virus has changed since the first vaccine was distributed. Laning says the Bivailant vaccine is available for boosters. The COVID vaccine can be given with other vaccinations, including the flu shot. COVID-19 boosters are available on a walk-in basis each Thursday at […]

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Fall Prevention Event

A Fall Prevention Event will be held on September 21st in the Gardens at Hedrick Medical Center.  The event is held through a partnership between Hedrick Medical Center and Livingston County Health Center, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Ann Burchett from the Health Center says this is part of their Aging in Place initiative. Burchett says they will also […]

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School Lunches

With the area students returning to school, nutritious meals are available through the schools.  Parents may pay for meals for their children or they may apply for free and reduced meals through the school administration. Another choice is to pack a lunch for your child.  Meredith Carothers with USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says packing that lunch in a […]

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