Extension Council Donation 1/28 12pm
The Livingston County Extension is the
recipient of a $1,000 donation from the Livingston County 4H
Council. Youth Specialist Shawn Murphy works closely with the 4H
programs and talked about the donation.
Murphy says the donation helps the Extension Council's
efforts to fully fund their endowment at $100,000.
If you are interested in providing a donation to fund
the Extension Council's endowment, call the Livingston County
Extension office at 646-0811.
Catholic Schools Week 1/28 12pm
This is Catholic School's week and
Bishop Hogan School in Chillicothe is celebrating with activities
taking place all week. Principal Pam Brobst talks about Catholic
The week includes various themes for each day and a few
activities. A book Fair is taking place all week. Monday was a
Spelling Bee; Tuesday was volunteer and parent appreciation;
Wednesday is City Official and Business Buddies Appreciation;
Thursday is a Food Drive for the soup kitchen and a bible bowl;
Friday is Student and Staff Appreciation. Brobst says there were two
winners in the spelling bee.
Call 646-0705 to find out more about Bishop Hogan
New Airport Maps Available 1/28 12pm
Pilots and aviation enthusiasts will be
happy to hear the 2015/16 aeronautical chart is available from the
Missouri Department of Transportation. The chart is printed on
synthetic paper, to increase durability. Features of the chart
include airport and navigation data, communication frequencies, a
guide to airfield signs and airspace classification, and an air
mileage chart and an updated listing of all aviation weather
reporting stations in the state, their frequencies and phone
Aeronautical charts are available at most local
airports in Missouri and by contacting MoDOT customer service center
toll-free at 1-888-ASK-MoDOT, that's 888-275-6636.
Council Approved Rate Increase For Chilli Bay 1/28 6am
The rates to use Chilli Bay Water Park will
go up again this year. The Chillicothe City Council approved the
rate increase for the 2015 season.
For the daily pool passes: The rate goes up by 50 cents
The Season Passes will increase as well. The family pass goes up $10
to $205, Individual up $2 to $100, and Punch Pass up $5 to $55.
After hour and hut rentals also saw increase that range
from $0 to $5
The parks Department also announced the increase of the
rental fee for the shelter houses reserved in the park. The rate
went from $25 - $30, and Ball Field Rental from $60 to $65.
The City Council also considered a change in the fees
for Codes and Zoning, including permits and inspections for
construction. The council asked for an engineers input on some of
the fees and possible restructuring of fees for larger projects.
That will be brought back at a future meeting.
Farm Ground Leases Approved 1/28 6am
Farm Ground Leases were approved by the
Chillicothe City Council Tuesday night. Boon Farms had the winning
bid for both locations.
For the Chillicothe Airport Farm Ground totaling 169
acres, the winning bid was $202 an acre, totaling $34,138.
At the new Industrial Park, the winning bid for the 137
acres was $187 an acre for a total of $25,619.
Public Assistance Sought in Burglary Investigation 1/28 6am
The Chillicothe Police Department and
Livingston County Sheriff's Department are asking for your
assistance in an investigation of a burglary. The departments are
investigating the burglary of a home in the 100 block of Park View
Circle, early Tuesday afternoon. The report states at about 1:00 pm
neighbors observed a white male in his late 20's to early 30's, with
sandy blond hair, gray shirt and khaki slacks at the home. He is
believed to be driving a newer gray BMW with tinted windows and
If you have any information about the burglary or about
the person they are looking for, you are asked to call the
Chillicothe Police Department at 646-2121.
Police Report 5 Arrests 1/28 6am
The Chillicothe Police Department
report includes five arrests for Tuesday.
Charles Combs Jr is in custody after officers
investigated a report of an unwanted person in a home in the 400
block of Mack Street. Officers attempted to arrest combs, but he
fled on foot. He was later arrested near Linn and East Herriman and
faces charges of alleged burglary and resisting arrest.
Geoffrey D Hesser was arrested following a traffic stop
in the 3000 block of Washington for alleged driving without a
license and failure to use a turn signal. His passenger, Heather
Vandevender was arrested for alleged unlawful use of drug
Cody McClintick was arrested in the 300 block of JFK on
a Livingston County Warrant for alleged distribution or possession
with intent to distribute a controlled substance and unlawful use of
a weapon. Bond is set at $50,000 cash.
Daniel L Haller was arrested in the 600 block of Walnut
for alleged Stealing and simple assault following a recent incident
in the 1000 block of Graves Street
A school speed zone sign was damaged in the 500 block
of Third and officers took a report of a vehicle struck by an
unknown vehicle in the past week.
Gallatin Man Injured in Motorcycle Accident 1/28 6am
A Gallatin man had minor injuries after
he was thrown from a motorcycle Tuesday evening. Twenty-year old
Shawn T Eiken of Gallatin was taken to Liberty Hospital for
treatment following the accident at about 5:00 pm. State Troopers
report Eiken was northbound on Pepper Avenue, east of Gallatin, when
he lost control of the bike and slid off the right side of the road
and hit the ditch, where he was thrown from the bike. The report
states Eiken was not wearing a helmet.
Drones For Farming 1/27 12pm
The use of unmanned aircraft in the
farming industry can cover row crops and livestock farming
operations. Livingston County Farm Service Agency Executive Director
David Meneely says there is little to no use locally.
Ben Worley, aerial tech industry member that consults
with the USDA and Extension in Georgia says if you use sensors to
look at a field, the data can be used to correct problems.
Uncertainty of the federal regulations on the use of
the drone technology seems to be holding up some producers from
taking the step into this new technology.
Changes For City of Gallatin 1/27 12pm
The City of Gallatin will soon loose
their City Administrator. Zac Johnson submitted his resignation and
it was accepted by the Town Board. Johnson says he is not going to
Johnson has been with the City of Gallatin for 9 1/2
years. He will finish his time in that office on February 20th.
The Town Board also talked about a building they
acquired on the square.
No specific plans have been made for the use of the
building, but there will be a committee formed to consider options.
City Council Meets Tonight 1/27 6am
It's meeting day for the Chillicothe
City Council. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm at City Hall and
will include bids and setting of fees.
Ordinances will be presented to accept bids for the
farming of the ground at the airport and at the new industrial park.
Parks Director Josh Norris will present an ordinance to
set the fees for Chilli Bay Water Park and Codes Director Chuck
Greever will present an ordinance to set the fees for Codes and
An executive session is planned if it is needed. The
Chillicothe City Council Meeting is today at 6:30 pm at city hall.
Police Report Includes Drug Arrest 1/27 6am
The Chillicothe Police Report includes
several arrests and investigations since Saturday.
Saturday: Officers arrested Brent England in the 1300
block of Washington for alleged DWI and failing to drive in a single
Officers also began an investigation of an alleged assault in the
300 block of Elm Street.
Sunday: Katrina Bledsaw was arrested in the 400 block
of Webster for alleged possession of synthetic Marijuana, use of
drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine with intent to
distribute. Bond is set at $50,000 cash only.
Lynn Ball was arrested in the 1000 block of Graves Street for
alleged hindering the prosecution. Another suspect was identified
and charges are pending.
Monday: Officers were called to a home in the 900 block
of Fredrick for a domestic disturbance; the incident was verbal and
no arrests were made. Later in the day, officers were called to the
same location and arrested Michelle Maglio and Anthony Walker for
alleged Peace Disturbance.
Troopers Report Two Arrests 1/27 6am
State Troopers reported two arrests
Monday in area counties.
At 9:40 am in Caldwell County, a Kansas City man, 23
year old Cody R Mitchell, was arrested for alleged possession of a
controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was
taken to the Caldwell County Jail on a 24 hour hold.
At 9:35 pm in Daviess County, A Topeka woman, 44 year
old Antoinette Johnson was arrested on a Clinton County warrant for
alleged failure to appear. She was taken to the Daviess Dekalb
Regional Jail and posted bond.
Lego Lab Offered At Library 1/27 6am
The Livingston County Library,
Children's Department Lego Lab will be Friday afternoon. The Lego
Lab runs from 4:00 to 5:00 pm and is for Children ages 5-12.
Children's Department Director Candy Warren says the optional
January challenge for the kids of to create a parachute to safely
land a Lego man on the ground.
The kids can also just have free build time. Legos are
provided by the Library. If you have any questions, call the library
Affordable Care Act Meetings 1/27 6am
The University of Missouri Extension
and Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging are holding meetings on
the Affordable Care Act. They are scheduled for Thursday, February
5th, in Braymer at the Lions Club, at 7:00 pm and Tuesday, February
10th, in Gallatin at the Daviess County Library at 7:00 pm.
They will discuss the Affordable Care Act, and how it
affects you and your community. They will detail aspects of the
health care law, and help families, individuals and businesses
understand their options and responsibilities.
For further information, please call the
Caldwell/Daviess Extension Center at 660-663-3232.
A former Green City resident, 79 year old Ruth Sinclair
died January 23rd in Kansas City. Funeral services are Tuesday at 11:00 am
at First Baptist Church in Green City, with burial at Elmwood Cemetery,
north of Milan. Family visitation is Tuesday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the
church. Memorials may be made to the cemetery. Arrangements are under the
direction of Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan.
Nellie Virginia Reeter
A Chillicothe resident, 101 year-old Nellie Virginia
Reeter died January 24th in Chillicothe. Funeral services will be Tuesday at
11:00 am at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with burial at Brassfield
Cemetery in Chillicothe. Friends may call Monday from 12:00 to 8:00 pm, with
family visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be
made to the cemetery.
Eddie Harlan Hague
A Chillicothe resident, 88 year old Eddie Harlan Hague
died January 23rd in Chillicothe. Funeral Services are Wednesday at 10:00 am
at Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with burial at Half Rock Cemetery.
Family visitation is Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the family to help with expenses.
A Gallatin resident, 17 year old Patrick McBroom died
of Cancer January 26th in Gallatin. Funeral services are Wednesday at 2:00
pm at Gallatin High School, with burial at Hillcrest Cemetery near Gallatin.
Friends may call Tuesday after 11:00 am at McWilliams Funeral Home in
Gallatin. There is no scheduled family visitation. Memorials may be made to
the Patrick McBroom Memorial Fund.
Courtney Ann (Kavanaugh) Hosman
A Hamilton resident, 38 year-old Courtney Ann (Kavanaugh)
Hosman died January 24th in Kansas City. Funeral Services will be Wednesday
at 2:00 pm at Hamilton Federated Church, with private internment at a later
date. Family visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the church.
Memorials may be made to Caldwell County Foundation Cancer Assistance Fund.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bram Funeral Home in Hamilton.
Phillip "Aaron" Webb
A Wheeling resident, 30 year old Phillip "Aaron" Webb
died January 20th on a cruise ship. Funeral services are Friday at 10:00 am
at Lindley Funeral home in Chillicothe, with burial at Utica Cemetery.
Friends may call Thursday from 3:00 to 9:00 pm, with family visitation from
6:00 to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Phillip
"Aaron" Webb Children's Education Fund.
A Tina resident, 78 year old John Deitch died
January 26th in Tina. Services are Friday at 1:00 pm at United Church of
Tina, with burial at Coloma Cemetery. Family visitation is Thursday from
7:00 to 8:00 pm at Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton. Memorials may be
made to the cemetery.
Charlotte Anne Robbins
A former Chillicothe resident, 78 year old Charlotte
Anne Robbins died January 18th in Kansas City. Graveside services will be
Saturday at 10:00 am at Edgewood Cemetery in Chillicothe. Friends
may call Friday (Jan 30th) from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with family visitation
Saturday the 31st from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Lindley Funeral Home in
Chillicothe. Memorials may be made to the Charlotte Anne Robbins Memorial
A Brookfield resident, 91 year old Idalene Nester, died
January 26th in Columbia. Services are Saturday at 11:00 am at Wright Baker
Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield, with burial at Rose Hill Cemetery in
Brookfield. Friends may call Saturday from 9:00 to 11:00, with family
visitation form 10:00 to 11:00 at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to
Linn County Humane Society.
Roger Eugene Pettit
A Sumner resident, 70 year-old Roger Eugene Pettit died
January 18th in Sumner. Cremation Memorial Services will be Saturday at 2:00 pm at Whitaker Eads Funeral Home in Trenton.