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Accident Sunday Leaves Two Injured
accident Sunday afternoon in Chillicothe left a passenger and driver
with minor injuries. The accident happened at Washington and Green
Streets at about 12:24 pm. Chillicothe Police report Jennifer Stephens
pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Nathanael Molina,
resulting in the collision. Molina and a passenger in his vehicle
complained of minor injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.
Chillicothe Police Report
Chillicothe Police received a report of a child left in a vehicle
unattended. Sunday at about 3:30 pm, officers were called to the 100
block of North Washington, where an infant had been reported left in a
vehicle. The officers located the car and cited the driver, Gloria
Gay, for alleged leaving a child unattended in a vehicle. The child
was not harmed.
Burglary and property
damage were reported at a business in the 700 block of South
Washington. That investigation continues.
Saturday at about 2:35 am, officers were called to the 300 block of
Walnut for a well-being check. The resident was taken to Hedrick
Medical Center for treatment.
Friday resulted in damage to the vehicle but no injuries. The accident
happened at about 9:35 pm, at Washington and Park Lane, when Bryce
Farmer and Dylan Munson were northbound and stopping at the light.
Farmer ran into the Munson vehicle resulting in minor damage.
KC Man Arreested On Six Warrants
Kansas City man was arrested by State Troopers in Daviess county
Saturday. Fifty-one year old David Searcy was arrested on six Jackson
County warrants for alleged failure to appear on a charge of alleged
failure to register as a sex offender. He was also arrested for
alleged speeding. He was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail
pending the posting of bond.
Chillicothe Mudcats Receive Annual Donation
Chillicothe Mudcats held their First Pitch Party Friday to introduce
their new head coach and talk about the plans for the summer. As they
have in the past, the Chillicothe Development Corporation presented
the Mudcats with a check for $10,000, General Manager Doug Doughty
says that is the start of their annual fundraising and sponsorship
Doughty says the money goes towards the operation of the team and is
used to work on projects to improve Shaffer Park
The Mudcat team has more than 30 players expected to arrive in
Chillicothe at the end of May.
Troopers Arrest One In The Area Counties
There was only one recent arrest by State Troopers in the local
counties. Thursday, Troopers arrested 41 year old Scotty Koehler or
Westminster Colorado in Linn County for alleged possession of
marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and for speeding. He was
able to post the required bond and was released.
Black Talks About Committee Assignments
Chillicothe's newest Representative in the State Capital, Rusty Black,
says the first couple weeks in the new elected position have been a
unique experience. Black says he enjoyed the pageantry.
Black talked about his Committee appointments.
He says in the Budget Committee, he is on the Education appropriations
He says the third committee
assignment will help him learn a lot about how things work in
Black says he welcomes visitors to his office in Jefferson City and he
talked about when is a good time to visit. KCHI will have that for you
in the coming week.
Soil & Water District Poster Contest
The annual Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District
Poster Contest is underway for area students in 4th through 12th
grade. Emily Gordon from the Livingston County USDA office explains
the purpose behind the contest.
Gordon says there are a couple ways to enter the contest.
Winners are announced in several categories for the schools and
county, Livingston county has had winners that have also won at state
and moved on to the national level.
Posters are due to be turned in by February 17th. For more information
on the Livingston County Soil and Water Conservation District Poster
Contest, call 646-5687 ext. 3.
Community Needs Survey Available
A Community Needs Survey is being conducted by the Community Action
Partnership of North Central Missouri, formerly the Green Hills
Community Action Agency. The survey is meant to help the agency better
understand the state of poverty in the region, which includes
residents of Caldwell, Daviess, Grundy Harrison, Linn, Livingston,
Mercer, Putnam and Sullivan Counties. All residents of those counties
are invited to participate in the survey which is available on line at
the agency's website at www.capncm.org or at their Facebook page.
Printed copies of the survey are available by calling their toll free
MoDOT Roadwork Plans
The Missouri Department of Transportation is continuing their roadwork
in the local counties.
US 36 - Continued bridge work on eastbound 36 at Highway 13.
Highway 13 - Road Sealing
all week from Highway 6 to Route HH
US 65 - pavement repair from the Trenton city limits to the Livingston
County line, all week
Highway 6 - pavement
repair from the Trenton city limits to the Daviess County line, all
US 36 – pavement
repair and pothole patching, from Route F to Highway 5, all week
John (Jack) Tunes Lineberry
A Chillicothe resident, 94
year old John (Jack) Tunes Lineberry, died January 17th in Cameron.
Services are Saturday at 2:00 pm at Lindley Funeral Home in
Chillicothe, with burial at Edgewood Cemetery in Chillicothe.
Friends may call Friday from Noon to 8:00 pm, with family visitation
Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be
made to United Methodist Church.
A Carrollton resident, 20 year old Lane Newton, died January 19th in
Carrollton. Services are Sunday at 2:0 pm at Bittiker Funeral Home
in Carrollton. Family visitation is Sunday from 1:00 to 1:45 pm at
the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the family's Choice.
Carolyn Louise (Little) Cowan
A Braymer resident, 76 year old Carolyn Louise (Little) Cowan died
January 18th in Kansas City. Services are Monday at 10:00 am at
Braymer Baptist Church with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer.
Friends may call Sunday from 3:00 to 8:00 pm with family visitation
from 6:00 to 8:00 at Lindley-Pitts Funeral Home in Braymer.
Memorials may be made to Austin Anderson Safe Haven Inc.
A Brunswick resident, 81 year old James
Lewis, died January 18th in Macon. Services are Monday at 10:30 am
at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Brunswick, with burial at Elliott
Grove Cemetery in Brunswick. Family visitation is Monday from 9:30
to 10:30 am at the church. Memorials may be made to the cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of Breshears Memorial Chapels
Elsie May Doyle
A Brunswick resident, 72 year old
Elsie May Doyle, died January 20th in Brunswick. Services are
Tuesday at 1:00 pm at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Brunswick, with
burial at Elliot Grove Cemetery in Brunswick. Family visitation is
Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be
made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes
A Carrollton resident, 68 year old
Tim Grose died January 21st in Carrollton. Military and Graveside
services are Wednesday at 1:30 pm at Ebenezer Cemetery in Bogard.
Friends may call Tuesday after 8:00 am. Memorials may be made to
HELP Services Cancer Fund.
Betty Luan Davis
A Chillicothe resident, 91 year old
Betty Luan Davis died January 21st in Kansas City. Services are
Wednesday at 1:00 pm at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in
Chillicothe, with burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Braymer. Friends
may call Tuesday from 12:00 to 8:00 pm, with an Order of the Eastern
Star Service at 6:00 pm and family visitation to follow until 8:00
pm at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Memorials may be made to
the church or Order of the Eastern Star - Chapter 113.