Railroad Crossing Proposal 9/1 6am
The Missouri Highways and Transportation
commission is considering a proposal to approve the construction of
a public highway railroad crossing on Livingston County Road 247
near Willow Avenue in Chillicothe with Motive Rail Railroad. The
proposed project includes removing damaged existing grade separation
structure which carries willow avenue/Liv 247 over the railroad
track. In it's place would be new at-grade crossing with advanced
warning sign s and warning devises. Part of the cost of the project
could fall on the City of Chillicothe, according to the public
notice. The public is invited to comment in writing regarding the
and mail them to Multimodal Operations, Missouri Department of
Transportation, PO Box 270, Jefferson City MO 65102-0270
Highways and Transportation Commission has exclusive power to
approve, modify or deny the proposal in not less than 30 days.
Monday Morning Police Report
Chillicothe Police report
arresting Jeffrey Williams on Saturday in the 400 block of South
Washington Street for alleged peace disturbance and assault on a law
enforcement officer. He was taken to the Daviess DeKalb Regional
Officers report arresting August Adams in the 1200 block of North
Washington for trespassing, she was transferred to the Daviess
DeKalb regional Jail.
Officers investigated a report of a missing
child in the 200 block of Polk. The child was located unharmed and
returned to the parent.
Two Local Non-Injury Accidents
Chillicothe Police investigated to
non-injury accidents. A vehicle driven by Mason Mehrhoff hit a fence
at Polk and Fair, causing moderate damage. He was issues a summons
for alleged careless driving and no insurance.
Police also investigated a two vehicle non-injury accident at
Washington and Webster. Officers report a vehicle driven by Eric
Anderson struck a vehicle driven by Kaitlyn Lambert as they were
stopped at a stoplight. Anderson was issued a summons for allegedly
following too close.
Highway Patrol Area Arrests 9/1 6am
The Missouri State Highway Patrol was kept
busy over the weekend making several unrelated arrests in the KCHI
In Livingston County: 21 year old Bradley Taylor of
Milan was arrested on felony possession of a controlled substance
and no valid license; a 36 year old Kansas City female was arrested
on a Linn county warrant for speeding; A 55 year old Macon man was
arrested for DWI drugs and careless and imprudent driving; A
Massachusetts man and woman were arrested for speeding, possession
of up to 35 grams of marijuana and unlawful use of drug
paraphernalia. In Daviess County two New York men were arrested for
possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana, possession of drug
paraphernalia and speeding. A polo male, 35 year old Joseph Zinna
was arrested in Clay County on DWI, careless and imprudent driving,
no seat belt and possession of up to 35 grams of marijuana and
unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
Labor Day-Different In America
Labor Day weekend in America usually means relaxation, a family BBQ
or one last three day get away vacation. However, Livingston County
Librarian Robin Westphal says Labor Day is different in the rest of
the world, and on different days
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In America, you can thank President Grover Cleveland
for the modern Labor Day tradition of the first Monday in September.
Trenton Police Looking into Body Cameras
committee has been formed in Trenton to look into the possibility of
providing body cameras for the Trenton Police Department.
Meetings will be held each Thursday in September at 5:00pm at the
Grundy County Law Enforcement Center and are open to the public.
Police Chief Tommy Wright says his department has been
testing and evaluating police work body cameras, and feels they
promote public trust, transparency, accountability and helps gather
evidence. He also said the cameras help exonerate officers from
malicious complaints and help to provide input for needed training.
The committee is
comprised of 10 people including two prosecutors, two police
officers and six community members.
MoDot Preparing for Winter
holiday of the summer and that means the Missouri Department of
Transportation is preparing for winter and snowstorms. The Northwest
District of the Missouri Department of Transportation is looking for
seasonal workers and emergency snowplow operators to fill the gaps
and get the job done of keeping the nearly 34,000 miles of state
roads clean and safe.
Beth Wright, MoDot State Maintenance Engineer says
applicants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma
and possess a commercial driver's license with no airbrake
restrictions. Applicants must also successfully complete a criminal
background check and drug screening. Workers can earn more than $15
per hour depending on experience.
To apply call 1-888-275-6636
Chillicothe Board of Public Works
Chillicothe Board of Public Works will meet in regular session
Thursday Sept 4 at 7:00am at the CMU offices. Agenda items include
discussion of bids for the sale of a 1998 Pick Up and a 2007
Loader/Backhoe. There will also be reports from the Distribution
Superintendent, Water Superintendent, Refuse superintendent and
Livingston County Commission Meetings
items are on the agendas for the Livingston County Commissioners in
the first week of September, Meetings are Tuesday the 2nd and
Thursday the 4th at the Commission Room of the Livingston County
Courthouse. Agenda items include county road and bridge matters and
administrative and departmental duties.
Carrollton Town Council Meeting
The Carrollton Town Council meets in
regular session on Tuesday September 2nd at 6:00pm at the Carrollton
city hall. Agenda items includes selling a tract of land in the
Industrial Park to RDLP of Carrollton, an appearance by Jack
Vantrump on sewer project issues. There will also be reports from
the Fire Captain, Police Chief and Planning and Zoning Administrator