Secretary of State Delivers Grant Funds to Youth Library

The Missouri Secretary of State, Jay Ashcroft visited the Lillian Desmarias Youth Library Wednesday afternoon to deliver a check to aid in technology improvements.  The check for $28,498 is a Technology Mini Grant and will help the library to serve the community by providing access to services they need.  Ashcroft says these visits are important to him. Livingston County Library […]

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MU Extension Offers FREE Mental Health First Aid Program

In response to our nation’s mental health crisis, University of Missouri Extension will bring a Youth Mental Health First Aid training program to Chillicothe on June 9.  This program is for adults that work with children ages 12-18 years of age.  Livingston County Extension Director Jessica Trussell says this groundbreaking skills-based course gives people the tools to identify, understand and […]

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Spring Youth Turkey Hunt Results

Missouri’s Youth Spring Turkey weekend saw nearly 2,900 birds harvested across the state, that’s up nearly 100 birds from last year.  Livingston County topped the local harvest numbers, with 32 birds.  That includes 25 adult gobblers and 7 juvenile gobblers.   Livingston…………. 32 Carroll………………. 27 Chariton……………. 26 Sullivan…………….. 25 Linn…………………. 22 Daviess…………….. 17 Caldwell……………. 16 Grundy…………….. 12   The regular […]

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Registration For Managed Youth Spring Turkey Hunts

Youth Turkey Hunters across the state wanting to get back in the field may want to consider the MDC’s Managed hunts.  Missouri turkey hunters age 11-15 can apply online through Monday for 2022 spring turkey managed hunts through the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) website at mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/species/turkey/turkey-spring-managed-hunts. Managed hunt details and application procedures are outlined on the webpage. Drawing results […]

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MDC & Partners Offer Special Youth Hunting Clinic

Youth with terminal or chronic illnesses will have an opportunity to participate in a hunting clinic and mentored deer hunt this fall, through a unique partnership.  The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with Missouri Disabled Sportsmen, the Outdoor Dream Foundation, and others to offer this program. The clinic will take place 3:30–8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 29, in Unionville. […]

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Lillian DesMarias Youth Library Ribbon Cutting

The official ribbon-cutting for the Lillian DesMarias Youth Library was Friday evening and included several representatives from the design and construction.  Among them were three directors from the library.  State Librarian Robin Westphal was the Library Director in Chillicothe when this project began.  She talked about how this came about. Westphal worked with the board and helped to secure the […]

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