Bogard Woman Injured in Carroll Co
A Bogard woman was injured
in a one vehicle accident mid-day Friday in Carroll County.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 64 year old Marcia L.
Wilson of Bogard sustained serious injuries when her car ran off the
road twice, hit a ditch and overturned on Carroll County Route W
near County Road 161. Wilson was take to Truman Medical Center by
Life Flight Eagle.
Three Injured in Grundy County Accident
Three people were injured in a two car
accident on Highway 65 near Route C in Spickard Friday Morning. The
Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a car driven by 69 year old
James McIntosh of Spickard slowed for a turn when the car was
rear-ended by a car driven by 24 year old Robert Smith of Ridgeway.
Both drivers suffered moderate injuries and a passenger in the Smith
vehicle, 13 year old Joshua Welton suffered minor injuries. All
three were taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
Missouri Highway Patrol Area Arrests
A 26 year old Male from Texas was arrested in
Daviess County by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on a felony fugitive warrant from Fort Bend County
Texas for probation violation, speeding, no valid license, marijuana
possession, possession of drug paraphernalia and a class B felony
trafficking in stolen identities. He was taken to the Daviess DeKalb
A 20 year old Male from Quincy, Illinois was
arrested by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Linn County as a
felony fugitive from out of state on a warrant for burglary. He was
taken to Chariton County by the Linn County Sheriff's Department
A 30 year old male from Minnesota was
arrested in Daviess County for Misdemeanor Marijuana and Misdemeanor
Paraphernalia possession. He was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb
Chillicothe Firemen Respond To Grass Fire
The Chillicothe Department of Emergency
Services responded to a grass fire in rural Livingston County
mid-day Friday. Firemen answered a call at 11:50am to 16759 LIV 230 to
a grass fire in a crop field. Owner Shirlene Livingston told fire
fighters she had no idea how the fire started. Approximately 2 acres
of grass was burning that started along a roadway. Firemen used
about 50 gallons of water and were on the scene for only a short
period of time. There was no property damage reported.
Chillicothe Street Closings Next
Two streets in Chillicothe will be
closed for a portion of Easter weekend. Police Chief Rick Knouse
reports Webster Street will be closed between Washington and Locust
on April 4th from 9:00am to 3:00pm for the Peep Show and Chalk Walk.
On April 5th Locust Street will be closed from Clay to
Ann for a Church Easter Service. Knouse stated motorists should be
cautious of pedestrians near those areas.
Spring Planting Growing Near for
It's still a little early, but
area farmers will soon be in their fields for spring planting.
Livingston County Farm Service Agency Executive Director David
Meneely says the time is drawing close.
The deadline for producers to make a selection between
two safety net programs was Tuesday, but the USDA has extended the
deadline. USDA FSA Director Val Dolcini said producers now have
until April 7th to make their selection between the Agriculture Risk
Coverage or Price Loss Coverage safety nets.
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For more information on the programs, call your local
Grundy County Prescribed Burn Classes
Land owners considering clearing of
unwanted grass and brush for increased forage and boost native
plants for wildlife are encouraged to attend a Prescribed Burn
Workshop April 11th at 9:00am at Crowder State Park near Trenton. The class is designed to educate land owners on the use of
fire as a tool to help manage unwanted vegetation.
A class room
session will be followed by a hands on demonstration burn if weather
conditions permit. Participants should bring leather gloves and wear
leather work boots.
Pre-registration is required before April 8th by
calling Scott Roy at 359-5686 extension 114. The workshop is free
with materials, refreshments and a lunch provided.
US Representative Sam Graves Mobile
Staff members from US Representative
Sam Graves office will conduct a Mobile Office stop in several area
locations on Monday. Stops include at Marceline City Hall Monday
from 8:00am to 9:00am, at Brunswick City Hall from 10:30 to 11:30am
and at Carrollton City Hall from 1:30 to 2:30pm.
The Mobile Office stops provide an opportunity to
speak with a member of Rep. Graves staff, provide information and to
provide your views on various topics, and to ask for assistance with
Area Roadwork Scheduled Next Week
The Missouri Department of
Transportation has scheduled road work through the KCHI area next
week. In addition to routine work, crews will be working on:
In Livingston County: Drainage work on Route Z from 65
to C and Route N from O to the end of state maintenance; also brush
cutting on 65 from 190 to Route K
In Caldwell County, sweeping and flushing bridges on
In Carroll County, Road repairs on Routes C, T and W,
drainage work on Route KK and litter pick up on Highways 65, 24 and
In Chariton County shoulder work on Highway 24 and
driveway repairs on Routes BB, F, M and Y
In Daviess County Route M will be closed April 2nd for
a culvert replacement near Yale Avenue, and pot hole patching on
I-35, Highway 69 and Routes 6 and 190
In Grundy County Route J will be closed near Route BB for
culvert replacement on March 31st.
In Linn County, pot hole patching on Route 11 and Highway 36
Budget Hearing Scheduled at Council Meeting
The Chillicothe City Council will
consider approval of the 2015-16 city budget at a public hearing for
Monday at 6:30 at Chillicothe City Hall.
In addition to next fiscal year's budget, the 2014-15 budget will be amended to reflect the
actual figures for the year.
In other agenda items: ordinances for the annual service contracts and
funding requests will be presented for approval including YMCA,
Summer Playground Association, Chillicothe Area Arts Council, Main
Street Chillicothe, Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce, Small Business
Technology and Development Center, University of Missouri Extension
Center, Humane Society, OATS, and Rumery and Associates.
Mayor Chuck Haney will make recommendations for
reappointment to the IDA Board,
Ike Holland will present an ordinance to extend the contract with
Lockridge, Constant and Conrad for one year. He will also ask the
council to consider a declaration of surplus items
Two Local Accidents Leave Three Injured
A passenger had serious injuries after
a driver suffered a seizure with driving Wednesday afternoon.
Chillicothe Police investigated the accident at Washington and Third
Street. According to the report, Scott D Reim was northbound when he
suffered the seizure and struck a utility pole. An 87 year old
passenger in the vehicle had serious injuries and was taken to
Hedrick Medical Center. She was later transferred to Liberty
An accident Thursday in Chillicothe left two with minor
injuries. The accident was in the 1000 block of South Washington and
happened when Donald Harmon was southbound and made a right turn
from the left lane in-front of another vehicle, and the vehicles
collided. One of the drivers and passenger were injured in the
accident but both refused treatment at the scene. Harmon was cited
for an improper turn.
One Injured In Accident in Carroll County
A two vehicle accident Thursday
afternoon in Carroll County left one passenger injured. Twenty-two
year old Mikala I Smith of Bogard was taken to Carroll County
Memorial Hospital following the accident on Route T, near Route W.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, at about 1:30, a vehicle
driven by 23 year old Charles W Smith of Bogard was southbound and
attempting to make a left turn into a driveway. A northbound vehicle
driven by 21 year old Jared R McMullin of Carrollton was northbound
and ran off the road in an attempt to avoid the other vehicle, but
still hit the right rear of the vehicle. Smith was not wearing a
safety belt at the time of the accident.
Chillicothe Police Report Several Arrests
Several arrests are in the report from
the Chillicothe Police Department.
Officers arrested a juvenile after investigating a
report of shoplifting in the 1000 block of Graves Street.
Janice Shiner was arrested in the 100 block of Calhoun
for alleged possession of a controlled substance. Bond is set at
$25,000 cash only.
Alan J Lucky was arrested in the 200 block of Webster
for alleged possession of a controlled substance with intent to
distribute. Bond is set at $50,000 cash only.
Grundy Mallory was arrested on a Chillicothe nuisance
violation. She posted bond.
Madison D Dodson was arrested for alleged stealing
following a theft investigation. She was cited and released.
Troopers Arrest Carrollton Man
A Carrollton man was arrested by State
Troopers Thursday afternoon. Nineteen year old Skyler A Goodson was
arrested on a Saline County Probation and Parole warrant. He was
also arrested on alleged two counts of possession of a controlled
substance and bringing a controlled substance into a jail. He is
held at the Ray County Jail on a 24 hour hold.
Hazardous Materials Drop-Off 3/27
Household Hazardous Waste Collection in
Chillicothe is this Saturday. Refuse Director Troy Figg says you
will be able to get rid of many items you can not just throw in the
The Household Hazardous Waste Collection is Saturday,
from 9:00 am to Noon at the old pellet building in the 200 block of
Brunswick. You just need to pull up and crew members will unload and
sort the items into the appropriate location. If you have questions
about Chillicothe's Springtime Household Hazardous Waste Collection,
call the CMU office at 646-1683.
Arts Council Piano Concert Sunday
The Chillicothe Area Arts Council
presents one of the best ragtime and boogie-woogie pianists in the
world, this Sunday at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center.
Arts Council Director Julie Ashbrook says they will have Bob Milne
performing starting at 3:00 pm.
Tickets for the program will be available at the door
Sunday at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center.
Ashbrook says if you are a fan of ragtime and
boogie-woogie music or a student of piano, you will not want to miss