Livingston County Commission To Discuss AC 7/24
The Livingston County Commissioners will
discussion air conditioning when they meet Tuesday. The commissioners
meet at 9:30 am. At that time, Dwight George will address the
commission about the AC Units at the Sheriff's office.
Brookfield City Council Meets Tuesday
The Brookfield City Council meets Tuesday
evening. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at City Hall. The agenda
includes reports from a couple city boards and the council will then
consider a resolution for the wastewater plant Engineer's Certificate
of Approval. There will have bids for propane, a resolution for
financial disclosures and consider a recommendation from the Board of
An executive session is
planned following the regular meeting.
Green Township Fire Fighter Dies After Responding To Trailer Fire
A Green Township Firefighter died Sunday
after responding to a travel trailer fire near Utica Sunday morning.
Fire Fighter Ed Cosgrove, a 15 year veteran of the Green Township Fire
Protection District, suffered a medical emergency at the scene of a
fire on US 36. Cosgrove received immediate treatment by First
Responders on the scene, including CPR, until the Chillicothe
Ambulance Crew arrived and he was transported to Hedrick Medical
Center, where he later died.
officials are working with the Missouri Fire Service Funeral
Assistance Team and funeral arrangements will be announced when they
Canadian Couple Died in Rollover Accident Sunday
A single vehicle accident near Chillicothe
Sunday morning took the lives of a Canadian couple. The Missouri
Highway Patrol reports 58 year old Leslie Oman and 56 year old Sharee
Oman, both of Saskatchewan Canada, died at the scene of the accident
on US 36 at LIV 255, 3 and a half miles east of Chillicothe. The
Oman's were passengers in a pick-up driven by 67 year old Larry Braun
of Alberta Canada, who suffered moderate injuries in the accident and
was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for Treatment. The report states
Braun was Eastbound on US 36 at about 11:00 am, when he ran off the
Southside of the road and hit an embankment. The truck went airborne
across LIV 255 and came to rest on its top. All three were wearing
Trailer Fire Near Utica Includes Explosion
A fire destroyed a Travel Trailer near Utica
Sunday morning. The fire, on US 36, included an explosion. A
Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy arrived on the scene and the owner
of the trailer told him he had removed the propane tanks from the
trailer, but there may be a couple small propane bottles in the
trailer. The deputy stopped traffic in time as at least one small
propane bottle exploded and went through the side of the camper.
Green Township Fire Department responded to the Scene for the fire.
The camper was a total loss.
Five Injured in Accident Near Gallatin Saturday Night
Several area residents were injured, including two
young children, in an accident near Gallatin Saturday night on Highway
13. State Troopers report 18 year old Taylor Rash of Polo had moderate
injuries and 4 year old Brently Hogan of Jameson had minor injuries
and were taken to Cameron Regional Hospital, they were passengers in
the vehicle driven by 22 year old Aubrey Huston of Jameson.
Twenty-seven year old Misty Griffin and passenger 23 year old Brendon
Cosgrove of Trenton had moderate injuries, and 2 year old Hunter
Griffin had minor injuries. The Griffins were taken to Liberty
Hospital and Cosgrove was taken to a Hospital in St. Joseph.
The report states, at about 11:00 pm, Aubrey Huston was westbound and
failed to stop at a stop sign at Highway 13 and pulled into the path
of the southbound vehicle driven by Griffin. Huston was not injured in
Chillicothe Police Report Two Arrests
Chillicothe Police reported two arrests over
Saturday, just after
midnight, officers arrested Ted Greene for alleged driving while
suspended, no insurance, and failing to register a motor vehicle. The
arrest followed a traffic stop at Jackson and Elm. Greene was
processed and released.
Sunday at 3:00 pm,
officers arrested Steven Johnson in the 1500 block of Locust Street
for alleged driving while suspended. Johnson was processed and
released after posting bond.
Illinois Man Arrested After Stop For 110 MPH
An Illinois man was arrested Saturday
afternoon in Livingston County. State Troopers arrested 22 year old
Asif Ali for alleged 110 in a 65 zone, possession of marijuana and
unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was held at the Daviess Dekalb
Regional Jail pending the posting of bond.
Easter District Commission Race - Phil Minnick
The race of the Eastern District Livingston
County Commission seat includes Two Republicans and two Democrats. We
have already heard from the Republican Candidates and today we hear
from the first of the Democrats, Phil Minnick.
County finances are an issue that the commissioners have to deal with
every year. Minnick explains his thoughts on the county finances.
<Audio: Minnick 1>
The Livingston County roads are an issue the County Commission deals
with regularly. The presiding commissioner has proposed working with
the townships on the roads. Minnick gives his thoughts on the roads
<Audio: Minnick 2>
Minnick explains why he wants to be the next Eastern District
<Audio: Minnick 3>
Tuesday, KCHI will hear from Minnick's opponent Jim Grozinger.
Chillicothe Teen Charged With Sex Crime
A Chillicothe teen was arrested for alleged
Promoting A Sexual Performance By A Child. Jonathan Patrick Patterson
was arrested Wednesday by Chillicothe Police and is held at the
Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail with bond set at $20,000 cash only. If
Patterson makes bond he is to have no unsupervised contact with any
child under the age of 17.
Hydrated - Drink Water
When it's hot and humid, you need to stay
hydrated and water is the best choice. But why water instead of other
options? Ann Burchett from the Livingston County Health Center
<Audio: Burchett 1>
But why is it best for when it is very hot?
<Audio: Burchett 2>
Caffeine is also a diuretic, and promotes your bodies processing of
water as waste.
Burchett says avoid
alcohol in high heat situations.
<Audio: Burchett 3>
The general recommendation of water intake each day is 8 cups or about
2 liters. When you are sweating heavily, you can increase that to stay
hydrated through the day
Troopers Arrest Four In Area Counties
A Kansas City man was arrested in Linn county
Friday evening. 37 year old Ruben Rebollo Mora was arrested for
alleged speeding, no drivers license and child restraint violations.
He was processed and released.
morning, Troopers in Linn County arrested two 18 year olds. Johnna
Jones of Marceline and Raul Rivas of Milan were arrested for alleged
Minors in Possession of Alcohol. They were processed and released.
In Carroll County, just after midnight, 21 year old James Heil of
Norborne was arrested for alleged DWI and failing to stop at a stop
sign. He was processed and released.
Co. Fair Rodeo Fundraiser
The 2nd annual Livingston County Fair Rodeo
will be August 5th and 6th at the fairgrounds arena. Fair Board
President David Beck says it is a fundraiser for the fair and will
include bulls, broncs, roping and mutton busting for the kids.
<Audio: Beckt 1>
Beck says Mutton busting is a fun part of the program.
<Audio: Beckt 2>
The program is presented by the MRCA and URA. Tickets at the gate are
$10 for adults, kids 6-12 years old its $5 and 5 and under are free.
Lots of Road Work in the Area
The Missouri Department of Transportation has
a variety of roadwork scheduled across the northwest part of the state
in the coming week. That includes pothole patching, mowing, signage
and drainage work. In the local counties:
US 36 in
Hamilton, continued pavement repair project all week. This will
Eastbound and Westbound lanes CLOSED from 9 am to 5 pm
daily, with traffic redirected to the Highway 13 ramps. This Includes
a 12-foot width restriction.
There will also be an around-the-clock
closures of the east and westbound driving lanes on US 36. The passing
lanes will remain open in each direction between 5 pm and 9 am daily
In addition, Highway 13 is narrowed to one lane at the US 36 Overpass
in Hamilton for maintenance, all week
Route 41 - Bridge Maintenance at the Wakenda
Chute Bridge - Tuesday and Wednesday
Route U - CLOSED from US 65 to
County Road 241 for a culvert replacement, Thursday, 8 am to 2:30 pm.
Route ZZ - CLOSED
from Parish Road to Clark Road for a culvert replacement, Friday, 7 am
to 3 pm.
Route B - Bridge Maintenance at the I-35
Overpass Bridge all week
Route A - CLOSED from NW 95th Street to NW 90th Street for a culvert
replacement, Friday, 8 am to 2 pm.
Route 5 - Bridge Maintenance from Fawn Road to Delco
Road, Monday and Tuesday
US Route 36 - Westbound from Route 139 to
Crow Road for culvert repair, Monday - Thursday
Route 11 - CLOSED
from Nile Drive to Nevada Road for a culvert replacement, Wednesday, 7
am to 3 pm.
Route WW - CLOSED from Lunar Drive to Route ZZ for a
culvert replacement, Thursday, 7 am to 3 pm.
US 36 - Bridge
Maintenance at the Grand River Overflow Bridge on Monday