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Chillicothe City Council Meets Monday
The Chillicothe City Council
handles bids, re-appointments and will hear funding requests as part of
their meeting this evening. The city council meets at 6:30 pm.
The finance Chair will present an ordinance for repairs the wall at
the police station. There will be a grant presentation from MIRMA,
Mayor Chuck Haney will handle reappointments for the Parks and Rec
Board, Golf Course Board and Housing Board. He will also request two
new appointments to the Parks and Rec and Airport Boards.
Annual Service reports and budget funding requests will be made by the
Small Business Development and Technology Center, YMCA, SPA, Freedom
Festival and The Arts Council.
ordinance will be presented to set the permit fees for the year, an
ordinance for the Route V Project and new discussions on the Solar
An executive session is also planned
following the regular meeting.
Chillicothe Police conducted a
drug investigation last Thursday night in the 600 block of West
Business 36. The report states three adults and a juvenile was taken
into protective custody. According the report, Scarlett Tripp and
Aaron Tripp were both arrested for alleged distribution of a
controlled substance and endangering the welfare of a child. Tonya
Sanders was arrested for alleged possession of less than 35 grams of
marijuana. The Trips were taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail,
and Sanders was processed, cited and released.
One Injured In Accident Sunday
An accident in Caldwell County
Sunday left the driver with moderate injuries. At about 12:10 pm on
Missouri Highway 13, just north of Hamilton, 63 year old Patricia
Carlson of Excelsior Springs was injured when she was northbound and
went off the east side of the road. Her vehicle struck an embankment
and overturned, coming to rest on it's top. Carlson was wearing a
safety belt and was taken to Cameron Regional Hospital for treatment.
Two Local Arrests
Chillicothe Police Department
reported two recent arrests
officers arrested Lester Hutcherson, when he turned himself in on a
Chillicothe warrant for alleged failure to appear on a charge of no
insurance. He posted bond and was released.
On January 28th, Gabriel Martin was arrested in the 1000 block of
Graves Street on a charge of alleged theft. A second suspect was
identified and charges are pending.
Chillicothe Police Investigations
Chillicothe Police reported
several recent investigations.
Tuesday, property damage was investigated in the 1000 block of Adam
Friday, Identity theft was reported
in the 100 block of 12th Street. The report states someone attempted
to file a tax return in the person's name.
Fraudulent use of a credit device was reported in the 1000 block of
responded to a report of an unresponsive person at a home in the 1200
block of Clay Street. The report states the person had died of
apparent natural causes.
the Daviess County Sheriff's Office with an investigation of an
accidental shooting in Daviess County. The local investigation was at
Hedrick Medical Center.
peace was investigated in the 700 block of South Washington.
Harassment was reported in the 500 block of West Business 36.
Sunday, a Mountain bike was recovered in the 100 block of Easton.
State Troopers Arrest Two Over Weekend
State Troopers reported a
couple area residents were arrested Sunday.
At about 8:50 am, in Chariton County, 62 year old Kevin B Hart of
Mendon was arrested for alleged possession of marijuana, no seatbelt
and no front license plate. He was held at the Chariton County Jail
pending the posting of bond.
At about 4:30
pm in Clinton County, 37 year old Isaac D Clark of Brookfield was
arrested for alleged failing to register a vehicle, child not in a
child restraint and on a Caldwell County warrant for alleged speeding.
He was taken to the Clinton County jail with no bond allowed.
No Trenton Council Meeting
The Trenton City Council are
normally scheduled to meet this evening. City Administrator Kerry
Sampson says they will not meet tonight. Their next meeting will be
Fire Damages Home in Wheeling
A fire in Wheeling heavily
damaged a home at around Noon Friday. Chillicothe Fire Department was
called to provide mutual aid at about 11:50 am and arrived about 10
minutes later at the home of Stacy Bosley, at 304 North Lincoln. The
fire was reported to have started in the kitchen and traveled up the
walls to the attic, resulting in extensive fire and smoke damage.
Chillicothe's fire crew was on the scene for nearly two and a half
Appointments Available For Kindergarten Enrollment
The Chillicothe R-II School
District Kindergarten Enrollment is March 7th to the 10th. They are
accepting appointments now to have children screened. Adrian Palmer, a
Counselor at Dewey School says that screening takes about an hour.
Appointments will be
accepted for Monday through Wednesday, March 7th to the 9th, from 8:30
am to 6:00 pm and Thursday the 10th, from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.
Palmer says there are a few things the parents are asked to bring with
them at the time of the screening.
Screening will take about
one hour and appointments are required, call 646-4255. Palmer says
Kindergarten Screening will take place at the District Office on
Business 36 this year.
Highway Patrol Arrest and Accident Reports
State Troopers reported one
accident and one arrest in the local counties Friday.
A Milan man was injured in a single vehicle accident at about 8:55 pm,
near Mendon in Chariton County. The report states 33 year old Brandon
L Campbell was northbound on Route CC and went around a curve and off
the left side of the road, causing the car to overturn. Campbell was
not wearing a safety belt and had minor injuries. He sought his own
At about 6:15 in Linn County,
troopers arrested 30 year old Jesse Weddle of Kansas City for alleged
DWI, speeding, no seatbelt and no insurance. He was taken to the
Chariton County Jail on a 24 hour hold.
MoDOT Roadwork Planned For Feb 8-12
The Missouri Department of
Transportation will only have to deal with cold weather as they make
their plans for the coming week. MoDOT will handle pothole patching,
brush cutting and guardrail repairs throughout the northwest part of
the state. In the local counties that work includes:
Continued work on
Route 41, where the Wakenda Chute Bridge will be closed weekdays from
8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Pothole Patching all week on Route 5 - From Route V to Route E
Pothole Patching all week on US 24
Drainage Work on Route 190, Monday and
Tuesday - From Route V to the Livingston County line
Rumble Strips on I-35, all week - From Route T to Route AA/H
Shoulder Work Monday
to Wednesday on US 36 from the Macon County line to Highway 11 and on
Route 5 from US 36 to Browning
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John Ray Carl
former Carrollton resident, 74 year old John Ray Carl died February
4th in Gilliam, Missouri. Services are Monday at 2:00 pm at Bittiker
Funeral Home in Carrollton, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery in
DeWitt. Family visitation is Monday from 1:00 to 1:45 at the funeral
home. Memorials may be made to the family's choice.
resident, 69 year old Patricia Marurin died February 4th in
Rothville. Services are Monday at 2:00 pm at Marceline Assembly of
God Church, with burial at New Cambria Cemetery. Visitation is
Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the church. Arrangements are under
the direction of Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline.
resident, 91 year old, died February 6th in Chillicothe. Services
are Tuesday at 10:00 am at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with
burial at Elmwood Cemetery in Linneus. Friends may call Monday from
Noon to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Meals
Eva Mae (Pat) Wright
A Bosworth resident, 87 year old Eva Mae (Pat) Wright died February
6th in Bosworth. Services are Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Bittiker Funeral
Home in Carrollton with burial in Wharton Cemetery in Bosworth.
Family visitation is Tuesday from 12:30 to 1:45 pm at the funeral
home. Memorials may be made to the Bosworth Christian Church or HELP
resident, 82 year old Donna Speichinger, died February 5th in
Brookfield. Services are Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Park Baptist Church,
with burial at Parklawn Memorial Gardens in Brookfield. Friends may
call Monday from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. With family visitation from 6:00
to 8:00 pm at the church. Memorials may be made to "Saving Every
Victim" or Petska Cancer Fund. Rhodes Funeral Home in Brookfield is
in charge of arrangements.
Gerald Woodrow Long
A Carrollton resident, 75 year old Gerald Woodrow Long died February
6th in Carrollton. Serves are Wednesday at 10:00 am at Lindley
Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Friends may call Tuesday 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 Chillicothe Elks Scholarship
Grace Marie Standley O’Dell
A former Carroll County resident, 50 year old Grace Marie Standley
O’Dell died February 6th in Kansas City. Services are Wednesday at
11:00 am at Bittiker Funeral home in Carrollton with burial in Van
Horn Cemetery in Bogard. Family visitation is Tuesday from 7:00 to
8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Service Dog
and Seeing Eye Dogs for the Blind.
A Jameson resident, 84 year old Leota
Snyder, died February 5th in Jameson. Services are Wednesday at
11:00 am at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin, with burial at
Grand River Cemetery in Jameson. Friends may call Tuesday from 11:00
am 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.
Helen Lucille Anderson
Chillicothe resident, 97 year old Helen Lucille Anderson, died
February 6th in Chillicothe. Services are Wednesday at 1:00 pm at
Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with burial at Resthaven
Memorial Gardens in Chillicothe. Family visitation is Wednesday from
Noon to 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the
funeral home to help with expenses.
A Kansas City resident, 82 year old Jack Peacher, died February 6th
in Kansas City. Services are Wednesday at 2:00 pm at Lindley Funeral
Home in Chillicothe, with burial at Laclede Cemetery. Friends may
call Tuesday from 12:00 to 8:00 pm with family visitation Wednesday
from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to
the Leukemia Foundation.