Contact Us
421 Washington
Chillicothe MO 64601

E-Mail Studio
E-Mail News
E-Mail Sales
Home    News    Sports    Weather    Bulletin Board    Contests/Events      Staff    Links    EEO

News is at the top of every hour with expanded local news at 6:10am, 7:10am, 8:10am, 12:10pm and 5:10pm plus hourly updates. Call (660) 646-4173 if you have a news tip.

Boil Order Guidelines     River Levels     Road  Conditions

News Director Tom Tingerthal

Go To Archived News

Serious Injury Accident Near Cameron  7/22 6am
     A Hamilton man had serious injuries in an accident Friday morning near Hamilton. Twenty-one year old Justice Burton was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries following the accident at about 7:35 am on Caldwell Road. State Troopers report Burton was a passenger in a car driven by 18 year old Nikita Powell of Milan, who had moderate injuries and was also taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. They were westbound when 65 year old Richard Lemoine of Kidder was southbound and was struck by the Powell vehicle. Lemoine was not injured in the accident.

City Administrator Finalist Return To Meet Council  7/22 6am
     The two finalists for the Chillicothe City Administrator's position returned to Chillicothe today. Mayor Chuck Haney says the selection committee made their report to the council in a closed session Tuesday.
         <Audio:Haney 1>
     The Council hopes to have a decision on the position soon.

Two Injured In Seperate Accidents 7/22 6am
    An Indiana truck driver had minor injuries after he ran off the road Friday morning in Livingston County. Thirty year old Tommie Cornwell was taken to Hedrick Medical Center following the accident about 4:35 am. According the report Cornwell was westbound on US 36, 6 miles east of Chillicothe, when he ran off the road, and as he returned to the road, the trailers tires caught and caused the tractor and trailer to overturn. The truck was carrying a load of sheet metal.
     At about 10:30 pm in Caldwell County, an accident left a Hamilton woman with minor injuries. Fifty-six year old Linda Thomson sought treatment for minor injuries at the Cameron Medical Center. The report states she was westbound on US 36 near Cameron, when an unknown vehicle ran into the back of her car. Neither vehicle stopped and the other driver was not identified.

Troopers Report Three Area Arrests 7/22 6am
     Three arrests are in the report from the Missouri Highway Patrol for the local counties.
     At 1:00 pm Friday, 26 year old James Mitts of Quincy, IL was arrested in Livingston County for alleged speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was held pending the posting of bond.
     At about 3:35 pm in Livingston county, Troopers arrested 47 year old Anthony Bogar of Roselle, IL for alleged DWI, failing to maintain a proper lane and failure to yield to an emergency vehicle. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     A Brookfield man was arrested in Warren County at about 1:35 this morning. Jordan Hyde was arrested on a Lees Summit warrant for alleged no insurance. He was held without bond.

County Commission Meetings  7/22 6am
     The Livingston County Commissioners will meet in regular session Tuesday and Thursday at 9:30 am in the commission room. The agendas include county roads and bridge matters and administrative and departmental duties.

Brookfield City Council Meets Tuesday 7/22 6am
     The Brookfield City Council will meet Tuesday at 6:00 pm to consider rezoning and a couple of transportation issues. The Brookfield City Council meets at City Hall. The will begin the meeting with information from the Enhanced Enterprise Zone board
     New business includes bids for propane, a resolution for financial disclosure, consideration for rezoning of properties in the Helms Addition and two ordinances regarding Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission License Agreement for City Monuments.
     A closed executive session is planned to follow the regular meeting.

MoDOT Roadwork Projects For 7/23 - 7/229  7/22 6am
     The Missouri Department of Transportation will continue with a variety of projects across the northwest part of the state, including in the KCHI listening area. Pothole patching is part of the list across the area. In addition, the following projects are scheduled:

Caldwell County
> US 36 - pavement repairs Westbound from Route B to Highway 13, Monday to Thursday
Chariton County
> Route FF - pavement repair, Monday and Tuesday
Daviess County
> US 69 - shoulder work from US 136 in Harrison County, to Highway 6, all week
> Route UU - Drainage work all week
> Route MM - CLOSED for sealing, Tuesday
> Route N - CLOSED for sealing, Wednesday
Linn County
> US 36 - bridge deck repairs, Westbound from Route FF to Route 5 - Monday
> US 36 - bridge deck repairs, Westbound from Route 130 to Danube Drive - Tuesday
> US 36 - bridge deck repairs, Eastbound from Danube Drive to Route 130 - Wednesday and Thursday
Sullivan County
> Highway 5 - From Route MM to the city limits of Browning for slide repair, all week
> Highway 6 - From the city limits of Milan to the city limits of Green City for slide repair, all week

Local Pesticide Collection Event A Success  7/21 12pm
     The Missouri Pesticide Collection Program was in Chillicothe last weekend and Coordinator CJ Plassmeyer says they had a good turnout.
         <Audio:Plassmeyer 1>
     Plassmeyer says the pesticides that are collected are destroyed for disposal.
         <Audio:Plassmeyer 2>
     The Missouri Department of Natural Resources has the Pesticide collection events about every 2 years in the various regions of the state.

Trenton Council Meets Monday Night  7/21 12pm
     The Trenton City Council considers amending several city ordinances when they meet Monday night. The meeting will start at 7:00 pm at City Hall. The agenda includes an ordinance to amend the duties of the Parks Director, repealing a park curfew section of the city code, approving an engineering services agreement for water tower and fuel storage tank maintenance, amending the Conceal and Carry ordinance and amending a section of city code for charitable events in the firearms code.
     New business includes an announcement of electric reliability award and an appointment of the City Emergency Management Director.
     There is no executive session planned.

Multi-State Speed Enforcement  7/21 12pm
     Law enforcement in Missouri and five other states are conduction an enforcement crackdown this weekend. Sergeant Jake Angle from the Missouri Highway Patrol says this is to crack down on speeding.
         <Audio:Angle 1>
    Angle says this will be primarily in the interstates, and I-35 in our area. He says the special enforcement period began Friday morning and runs through Sunday.

Chillicothe Road Closure Scheduled  7/21 12pm
     The intersection of Tomahawk Road and Adam Drive in Chillicothe will be closed starting Tuesday. M&M Utilities will be closing the intersection for up to 5 days to remove and replace concrete at the intersection in order to accommodate proper drainage.

Livingston County Fair Shooting Sports Results  7/21 12pm
     Livingston County Fair Shooting Sports results
Archery Results
    Jr. Compound with Release
      1st Bridgett Eller - 276
      2nd Tanner Singer - 272
    Jr. Compound with Fingers
      1st Sarah George - 126
      2nd Ayra Meeker - 103
    Intermediate Compound with Release
      1st Abby Jones - 263
      2nd Lane Nickell - 258
    Int. Compound with Fingers
      1st Bo Meeker - 171
      2nd Corbin Rodenberg - 126
    Int. Recurve
      1st Jackson Reeter - 156
    Sr. Compound with Release
      1st Maddie Eller - 262
      2nd Carter Allen - 254
    Senior Recurve with Fingers
      1st Caroline Warren - 164

      1st Harley Beck - 179
      2nd Jackson Huber - 127
    Jr. 22
      1st Daniel Perry - 157
      2nd Benson Summers - 148
    Int. 22
      1st Abby Jones - 212
      2nd Jesse Huber - 162
    Senior 22
      1st Malloree Summers - 234
      2nd Keagan Valbracht - 233

Western Heritage
    Int 1st Tristen Johnson
    Sr. 1st Keagan Valbracht

    Sr. 1st Keagan Valbracht

Excessive Heat Warning Continues  7/21 6am
     The very hot and humid conditions will continue for the area. National Weather Service Meteorologist Dan Hawblitzel says the Excessive Heat Warning continues through Saturday.
         <Audio:Hawblitzel 1>
     Hawblitzel says a cold front will come through Saturday evening.
         <Audio:Hawblitzel 2>
     He says they don't expect the extreme heat to return next week, although temperatures could climb back into the lower 90's.

Three Arrests In Chillicothe Police Report  7/21 6am
     Three arrests are in the report from the Chillicothe Police Department.
     Wednesday morning, Officers arrested Matthew W. Corzette on a Chariton County Warrant for alleged failure to appear on a traffic charge. Corzette was processed and released after posting bond.
     Wednesday evening, officers arrested Raven Pittman in the 1000 block of Graves Street on a Livingston County Warrant for two counts of alleged possession of a controlled and a Chillicothe Warrant for alleged failure to obey a Judge's Order on the original charge of Stealing. Pittman was held at the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.
     Thursday morning, Officers investigated bad checks passed at two businesses. The incident remains under investigation.
     Thursday afternoon, a traffic stop on US 36 near Route CC led to the arrest of the driver, Julie A. Falls, for alleged speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Falls was cited and released.

Troopers Arrest Kansas Man  7/21 6am
     A Kansas man was arrested by Troopers in Caldwell County Thursday. Thirty-two year old Kyle Meadows of Shawnee, Kansas was arrested about 7:45 am for alleged speeding, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and on a McDonald County warrant for alleged littering. He was taken to the Caldwell County Jail pending the posting of bond.

Solar Eclipse Is One Month Away  7/21 6am
     A Total Solar Eclipse will take place across the United States one month from today. Chillicothe is on the path to see the total eclipse and Dr Angela Speck from the University of Missouri explains a total eclipse.
         <Audio: Dr Speck 1>
     Speck says it's been 211 years since a total eclipse happened over what would become Chillicothe.
         <Audio: Dr Speck 2>
     She says viewing a solar eclipse can be done in many ways. She says Solar Eclipse glasses are available and are an easy way to view the eclipse.

Livingston County Fair Beef Show Results  7/21 6am
Rate of Gain
     First Place Emily Miller
     Second Place Kennedie Keiffer
     Third Place Haley Fitzpatrick
Breed                             Champion                Reserve
Angus                            Jenna Reeter            Lily Stedem
Black Hereford                Mattney Waters
Charlois Composite         Chandler Stedem
Chiania                           Abby Burton             Dalton Hoover
Hereford                          Beau Ann Graves     Carman Woodworth
Maine                             Gabryelle Hapes
Maintainer                       Gabryelle Hapes      Haley Fitzpatrick
Red Angus                      Dillon O'Dell            Dillon O'Dell
Shorthorn                        Jaiden Rodenburg    Sean Childs
Shorthorn Plus                Clayton Walker        Aubrie Burton
Simmental Foundation     Clayton Walker        Kaylee Lewis
Crossbred                      Beau Ann Graves      Dillon O'Dell

Supreme Champion Female            Beau Ann Graves
Res. Supreme Champion Female    Beau Ann Graves

Top 5 Females
1 Beau Ann Crossbred
2 Beau Ann Hereford
3 Clayton Walker Simmental
4 Jenna Reeter Angus
5 Dillion O'Dell Red Angus

Angus Kolby Singer
Black Hereford Wyatt Maddux
Maintainer Haley Fitzpatrick

Supreme Champion Bull Kolby Singer
Res. Supreme Champion Bull Haley Fitzpatrick

Cow/Calf Pairs Champion
                      Max Herring

                              Champion                Reserve
Purchased              Seth Reeter             Dalton Hoover
Home Raised          Jenna Reeter           McKenna Campbell

Supreme Champion Overall Steer - Seth Reeter
Reserve Supreme Champion Overall Steer  -Jenna Reeter

Beef Showmanship
Breeding 13& Under Jenna Reeter      14& Over Clayton Walker
Steers 13& Under Ellie Barnett           14& Over Dalton Hoover
Dairy 13& Under Harlee Beck

Dairy Awards
                              Champion                Reserve
Female     Jersey    Harlee Beck             Harlee Beck

Supreme Champion Dairy   Harlee Beck
Res. Supreme Champion Dairy   Harlee Beck
Junior Dairy Showmanship   Harlee Beck

Livingston County Fair Goat & Sheep Show Results  7/21 6am
                              Champion                Reserve
X-bred                     Ayra Meeker
Hampshire              Kyle Hansen
Suffolk                   Seth Hansen
  Supreme Champion Ram  Ayra Meeker
  Res. Supreme Champion Ram  Kyle Hansen

                              Champion                Reserve
Dorset                    Seth Hansen            Bo Meeker
Xbred                     Bo Meeker               Harlee Beck
Speckle Face         Kyle Hansen
Suffolk                   Seth Hansen            Seth Hansen
Hampshire             Kyle Hansen
  Supreme Champion Ewe Seth Hansen
  Res. Supreme Champion Ewe Seth Hansen
  Supreme Champion Breed Flock Seth Hansen

Market Lambs
  Purchased Champion Market Lamb CJ Pfaff
  Purchased Reserve Champion Market Lamb Anna Pfaff
  Home Raised Champion Market Lamb CJ Pfaff
  Home Raised Reserve Champion Market Lamb Anna Pfaff
     Supreme Champion Overall Market Lamb CJ Pfaff
     Reserve Supreme Champion Overall Market Lamb Anna Pfaff

     Champion Pen of 3 Market Lambs Sydney Baxter

Sheep Showmanship
   14& Under Bo Meeker      15& Over Sydney Baxter

     GOAT Awards
Dairy Goats
  Champion Overall Dairy Doe Caroline Warren
  Reserve Champion Overall Dairy Doe Caroline Warren
  Champion Overall Dairy Buck Patrick Warren
  Reserve Champion Overall Dairy Buck Allison Haley
  Jr. Showmanship Patrick Warren
  Sr. Showmanship Madelyn Warren

Boer Meat GOATS
  Grand Champion Doe Kade Plattner
  Reserve Champion Doe Sheridan Guilford

  Grand Champion Buck Montana Plattner
  Reserve Champion Buck Kathryn George

  Grand Champion Market Boer Goat Kade Plattner
  Reserve Grand Champion Market Boer Goat Grant Warren

   Jr. Showmanship Grant Warren
   Sr. Showmanship Kade Plattner

Funeral Notices

John Sanders
     A Carrollton resident, 43 year old John Sanders died July 19th in Carrollton. Services are Saturday at 10:00 am at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton with burial in Pleasant Park Cemetery in DeWitt. Family visitation is Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family.

Ruby Lewis
     A Brookfield resident, 79 year old Ruby Lewis died July 19th in Brookfield. Services are Saturday at 11:00am at First Baptist Church in Linneus with burial in Elmwood Cemetery in Linneus. Friends may call Friday from 1:00 to 8:00pm with family visitation from 6:00 to 8:00pm at Wright Baker Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield. Memorials may be made to Grand Oaks Camp.