Three More Most Wanted Arrested 10/21
Three more of Livingston County's Most
Wanted are in custody thanks to tips from the Sheriff's department
website. Sheriff Steve Cox says a tip on Sunday gave information on
the whereabouts of 30 year old Jamie N Rossum, who was wanted on a
Livingston County warrant for alleged harassment. Kansas City Kansas
Authorities were provided with the information and made the arrest.
Russom is held pending extradition. Bond is set at $10,000.
Cox says they also received information on the location
of 20 year old Nicki L Swank of Bogard. Swank was arrested on a
warrant for alleged Violation of Bond Conditions on original charge
of alleged leaving the scene of an accident. She is held at the
Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail with bond set at $10,000.
Today (Tuesday) a tip on the location of 39 year old
Jason E Jones of Chillicothe was received by the Sheriff's office.
Jones was wanted for alleged probation violation. Earlier in the
month, Jones had fled from officers that attempted to serve a no
bond warrant. Cox says additional charges may be filed. In addition
deputies questioned another person and a report was sent to the
prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.
Council Workshop Session 10/21
The Chillicothe City Council will hold
a workshop session Thursday evening to discuss employee health
insurance. The workshop session begins at 5:15, in the council
chambers of city hall. This is an open meeting.
Chillicothe Police Report 10/21
A death investigation and several
arrests are in the Chillicothe Police Department report for Monday.
Officers completed a death investigation in the 1000
block of Edgewood Drive. The report the death appeared to due to
On Friday, Officers arrested Ronald John Greener III,
of Chula for alleged violation of an ex parte in the 700 block of
Broadway Street. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail
pending the filing of formal charges.
On Monday, Officers arrested Jace Norman Baker in the
700 block of Webster Street on a Chillicothe warrant. Baker was not
able to post bond and was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
Officers were also called to the 2000 block of Webster
Street on a report of suspicious activity. As a result of the
investigation, they arrested Bryce Everett Carder of Chillicothe for
alleged possession of drug paraphernalia. He was cited and released.
Operation Help Fundraiser 10/21
Operation HELP in Chillicothe hopes for
a boost from the community in their annual Spaghetti dinner on
Friday. For 31 years, Operation HELP has provided assistance for
rent, utilities and other emergency assistance. In the past six
months, they have provided nearly $50,000 of Assistance to almost
240 area residents.
To help with the funding for Operation HELP, a
Spaghetti Supper will be held Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the
First Christian Church Basement. For your free will donation, the
menu includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and a selection of
The First Christian Church also expects to host a Chili
and Soup supper in January to provide additional funds for Operation
Absentee Voting Special Hours 10/21
Absentee voting for the November 4th
election will continue through November 3rd at the Livingston County
Clerk's office on the 2nd floor of the courthouse. Special hours for
the County Clerk's office have been announced and they include
Saturday November 1st from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and Monday November
3rd from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, including the lunch hour. The special
hours will be available to help those who can not make it to the
poles on November 4th, allowing them to cast a ballot in the
election. If you need to make special arrangements or have questions
about absentee voting, call the Livingston County Clerk's office at
646-8000, extension 3.
Troopers Arrest Two In The Local Counties 10/21
State Troopers made two arrests Monday
evening in the local counties.
In Livingston County at 7:00 pm, 43 year old Lance L
Adamson of Mansfield was arrested on a Wright County warrant for
alleged failure to appear in a charge of alleged bad checks. He was
taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail pending the posting of
In Chariton County, at 11:10 pm, 44 year old Derek A
Porter of Bucklin was arrested for alleged tampering with a vehicle,
driving while suspended and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He
was taken to the Chariton County Jail on a 24 hour hold.
Mo-vember - Men's Health Awareness 10/21
October is breast Cancer Awareness
Month, but November is MO-VEMBER, a time to bring awareness to men's
health issues. Jordan Ferguson from Hedrick Medical Center and Eric
Sensenich are heading up Mo-vember, a challenge to area men to grow
a mustache in the month of November. Ferguson explains.
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Sensenich says there are a couple of ways for the guys
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Participants are asked to collect a minimum of $20 in
pledges that will be collected at the MoBro Party on December 1st at
the Green Hills Golf Course. If you want more details, contact Eric
at 646-3161 or Jordan at 214-8405.
Susan Davis Running For Collector/Treasurer 10/21
The last of four contested races for
the Livingston County November Election is for Collector Treasurer.
The race pits the incumbent, Democrat Paula McCoy against her
challenger, Republican Susan Davis. Davis is first up and she talked
about why she wants to be the Collector Treasurer.
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Davis explains her goals and objectives if elected.
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Davis also talked a bit about herself as a candidate
for Collector Treasurer's office.
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Davis's Opponent on November 4th is Democrat Paula
McCoy, who was appointed to the office by Governor Jay Nixon in
April. You will hear from McCoy on Wednesday.
Most Wanted Captured in Oregon 10/20
A 19 year old man on the Livingston
County Most Wanted list was arrested over the weekend in Douglas
County Oregon. Sheriff Steve Cox received a tip from a person in
Oregon who said they have looked on the Livingston County Sheriff's
Website (www.livcoso.org) and
had information about one of the counties most wanted, 19 year old
Bradley Wayne Virtue. Virtue was wanted on charges of alleged
forgery and was arrested by the Douglas County authorities and is
held pending extradition. Bond is set at $5,000 cash only.
Cox says Virtue is at least the 82nd fugitive to be
captured based only on tips provided through our website. He says
they appreciate the support of the public and the many helpful tips
our area law enforcement officers receive.
Paper Crafting - Mums 10/20
You can have Mums that last through
several seasons. The Livingston County Library is offering a paper
crafting class next Monday at 6:00 pm. Library Director Robin
Westphal says the class will focus on making fall mums out of paper.
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Westphal says the idea came from a book - Paper
Blooms. Pre-registration is required and there is a $5.00 materials
cost. She says the class is open to adults and even students in
Middle School and above.
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Middle School students and older that are interested
can call the library at 646-0547.
Join the Y For A Buck 10/20
You can join the Grand River Area
family Y for a Buck. Director Matt Jones says there is still time
to take advantage of this offer.
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Jones says just call them at 646-6677 for more information or better
yet, stop by the Y in Chillicothe and check things out first hand.
Three Injured in Two Accidents in Carroll County 10/20
State Troopers investigated two single
vehicle accidents that left three people injured over the weekend.
Early Saturday morning, an accident on Route J in
Carroll County, east of CR 281, resulted in two people injured. At
about 2:30 am, 22 year old Zachary Stephens of Hale was eastbound on
Route J when he drove off the left side of the road and the vehicle
went airborne before hitting an embankment and overturning on to its
top. Stephens and his passenger, 21 year old Timothy Newton of Hale
were both taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment. They
were both wearing safety belts.
Sunday at about 9:15 pm, an accident in Carroll County
left a Bosworth woman with moderate injuries. Eighty year old
Christine Jones of Bosworth was eastbound on CR 220, east of CR 531
when she ran off the road and struck a tree. Jones was taken to
Carroll County Memorial Hospital for treatment. She was not wearing
a safety belt.
Chillicothe Police Report 10/20
A runaway child and several arrests are
in the Chillicothe Police Department report for the weekend.
Officers investigated a report of a runaway child in
the 1000 block of Fair Street. The child was located a short time
later and taken to the Police Department. A report was sent to the
Juvenile office and the child was returned home.
A domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Wilson
resulted in the arrest of Brandon Hemsworth for alleged domestic
assault. Bond was set at $25,000.
A traffic stop at Dickinson and Jackson resulted in the
arrest of Sean P Biller for alleged possession of drug
paraphernalia. He was cited and released.
A traffic stop in the 500 block of Washington resulted
in the arrest of Eric Moore for alleged possession of intoxicants.
He was cited and released.
A domestic disturbance in the 1000 block of Washington
resulted in the arrest of Walter L Ross for alleged disorderly
conduct. He was cited and released after posting bond.
Norman Glasgow was arrested in the 400 block of Vine
for alleged resisting arrest and driving while suspended. He was
held pending the filing of formal charges.
Other investigations in the report include Theft in the
1600 block of Fair, property damage in the 1200 block of Broadway
and theft from a business in the 1300 block of Washington.
Troopers Arrest Two 10/20
State Troopers made two arrests in the
area counties over the weekend, both were on Sunday.
At about 6:30 pm in Daviess County, Troopers arrested
Sade Abdi of Olathe, Kansas for alleged speeding (110 in a 70 zone),
possession of marijuana and receiving stolen property. He was taken
to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail with no bond allowed.
In Linn County at about 10:15 pm, troopers arrested a
Chicago man, 36 year old Robert Denman for alleged no valid plates
and on a Crocker Police warrant. He was taken to the Chariton
County Jail pending the posting of bond.
No Injuries in Local Accidents 10/20
No injuries were reported in three
accidents investigated by the Chillicothe Police Department.
On Wednesday, an accident at Washington and Bryan when
Travis Keller failed to yield and struck a vehicle driven by Jo
Reeter. Keller was cited.
Friday, an accident at Business 36 and Washington
happened when Anthony Shiflett was stopped at a signal and backed up
to allow a semi more room as the truck made a turn. Shiflett backed
into another vehicle causing minor damage.
Also on Friday, An accident on Washington Street, south
of Ryan, happened when Brandon Cain pulled from a private drive to
go south and hit a vehicle driven by Donald Dockray, causing
moderate damage. Cain was cited for an improper turn.
Carrollton City Council Meets Monday 10/20
The Carrollton Town Council considers
several ordinances and bids when they meet this evening. The
Council will meet at 6:00 pm at Carrollton City Hall.
Under New Business the board will consider a
retirement, an ordinance to vacate portions of 11th, 12th and Locust
Street and a portion of Spring Street, a settlement ordinance with
Century Link, an ordinance to set guidelines for Social Media Use
for the city, setting penalties as part of the business license
ordinance and there will be bids considered for a street department
lift kit removal and fire department annual pump testing.
The Wastewater and Street Departments and the
Administrative Assistant will present reports to the board and the
mayor will make recommendations for board appointments.
An executive session is planned if it is needed. The
meeting of the Carrollton Town Council is this evening and the
public is welcome to attend.
Park and Tree Board Meet Monday 10/20
Chillicothe Parks and Recreation and
Tree Advisory board will meet Monday evening at City Hall. The Park
Board meets at 5:15 to continue discussions on the dog park and tree
carvings. New business includes a possible name change at Mills
Park, the Director's report and the 10 year park plan.
At 6:00, the Tree Advisory Board will meet to discuss
Both of the meetings are open to the public.
School Board To Consider Health Insurance Rates 10/18
The Chillicothe R-II School Board will
consider an increase for health insurance when they meet on Tuesday.
The board members meet at 6:30 pm at the district office. They begin
with reports to the board for the Guidance Counseling, school
climate evaluations, ACT prep and tutoring.
New business includes the Architect report, finance
report and then consideration for increasing the employee Health
The board will have the first reading of four policies.
They are for:
District Wellness Program
School Board Elections
Food Service Management
and Ceremonies and Observations,
The final item for the open session is consideration
for a Lease Finance Agreement.
An executive session is also scheduled if it is needed.
The Chillicothe R-II School Board meetings are open to