Three Booked Into Jail – Two In Out-Of-State Warrants

Three bookings at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail are reported by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, including two on out-of-state warrants. 42-year-old Amanda R Whitworth of Cleveland Texas was arrested on a warrant for alleged probation violation for possession of a controlled substance.  She is held pending extradition. 38-year-old Alba Grissette Medina-Corporan of Daytona Beach Florida was arrested by Chillicothe […]

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Amtrak Train Derails After Striking Truck Near Mendon

Three died and several people were injured when a passenger train derailed Monday afternoon near Mendon.  The Amtrak Southwest Chief, traveling from California to Chicago derailed southwest of Mendon at 12:42 pm.  The train was carrying 243 passengers when it struck a dumptruck at a crossing and derailed two engines and eight-passenger cars. The fatalities include the truck driver and […]

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Two Arrested By Troopers In Grundy County

Two arrests in Grundy County Friday night were reported by State Troopers. At 11:45 pm, 39-year-old Jeffery G Davenport of Chillicothe was arrested for alleged unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and on a Livingston County warrant for alleged probation violation.  He was held at the Grundy County Jail. At 11:50 pm, 32-year-old Mitchell D Knapp of Trenton was arrested for […]

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Livingston County Sheriff’s Report

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department report for the middle portion of June includes: June 10th,  a fraud investigation where a citizen’s identity was stolen.  The victim learned of the incident when a new card was received in the mail. June 16th  a traffic stop for a non-moving violation.  During this stop investigation the sergeant discovered the Chula driver may be […]

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County Commission To Discuss Food Banks

The Livingston County Commissioners will have discussions on Food Banks and attend a Green Hills Regional Planning Commission in the meetings scheduled next week.  The meetings are Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the commission room of the courthouse Tuesday at 11:00, Chad Higdon with 2nd Harvest Food Bank will meet with the commissioners. Thursday, Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas […]

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Missouri Unemployment Figures Rising

Unemployment numbers for May are up across the board.  The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development released the unemployment figures that include… Looking at the area counties, from lowest to highest… Livingston………. 2.1%, up from 1.8% Chariton…………. 2.1%, up from 1.8% Daviess…………. 2.3%, up from 2.0% Caldwell…………. 2.7%, up from 2.2% Grundy………….. 2.8%, up from 2.3% Carroll…………… 2.8%, […]

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Supreme Showman Competition Added To Livingston County Fair

When showing animals at the fairs, the 4H and FFA members are judged on several areas including Showmanship.  Livingston County Fair Director Jennifer Horton says a new competition was added this year specifically for the Showmanship. Horton says showmanship is less about the animal and more about skills and knowledge. The Supreme Showman Competition will be Friday (July 15th) at […]

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