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Leadership Northwest Missouri 12-05 6:00am
Leadership Northwest Missouri is accepting
applications for the 2014 class. The program is designed for business leaders
and community-minded individuals who want to make a positive impact on their
region and improve their skills in the areas of leadership and interpersonal
communication, allowing them to participate in an excellent networking
The program will begin in January with an overnight
retreat and continues to meet one day a month through June at different
Northwest Missouri towns each month.
The class will discuss a variety of topics important to
our region including health care, recreation, tourism, legislation, education
and economic development. These sessions will be conducted by area experts in
The deadline for registration for the Class of 2014 is
December 20. For more information on Leadership Northwest Missouri or an
application, contact Daniel Savage at 247-1703 or email
One Injured and Arrested Following Accident 12-05 6:00am
A DeWitt man was arrested for alleged Driving
While Intoxicated following an accident Wednesday morning. The Missouri
Highway Patrol reports the accident happened at about 7:30 am on US 24 in
Carroll County and left the driver, 43 year old Marvin L Ealey of DeWitt with
minor injuries. Ealey was westbound on US 24 and traveled off the right side
of the road and his car overturned. Ealey was taken to Carroll County
Memorial Hospital for treatment and was arrested for alleged Driving While
Intoxicated and failing to maintain the right half of the roadway, resulting
in an accident. He was released for treatment.
The Chillicothe Police Department report includes
a couple arrests.
A violation of a Full Order of Protection was reported
in the 400 block of Montgomery. Officers investigated and arrested Eugene A.
Swartz Jr. for alleged Obstructing Police by filing a false report. Swartz was
processed and released on a citation.
Stealing from a business was reported in the 700 block
of Elm Street. Officers identified the suspect on video surveillance and
arrested Randy Campbell in the 10 block of South Washington. Campbell was
transported to the Police Department were he was processed and sent to the
Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail pending the filing of formal charges.
Officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the
1200 block of Bryan Street. The incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
A girl was taken to a juvenile facility in Kirksville
at the request of the Livingston County Juvenile Officer.
Officers made a traffic stop at Monroe and Clay
Streets, where they arrested Thomas L. Howe for alleged expired license tabs
and driving while intoxicated. Howe was taken to the Police Department,
processed and released.
RSVP Christmas Party 12-05 6:00am
The Annual RSVP Christmas Party is this
afternoon. Volunteers, Station Supervisors and a few others will gather at
2:00 this afternoon at the Grand River Multi-Purpose Center to enjoy cookies,
punch, coffee and gifts. Jamie Pauls will provide the entertainment and as
has become a tradition, the Bill Hoyte Distinguished Service Award will be
Salvation Army Holiday Donations 12-04
The Salvation Army in Chillicothe wrapped up the
holiday baskets sign-up today. Major John Flannigan says they will be helping
many families again this year. To make sure they are able to assist those
families, they are continuing to accept donations of toys and clothing for the
Christmas season. They also ask you to remember to donate at the red kettle
locations in Chillicothe and Trenton. The donations this year are down from
what is expected.
If you have questions, call the Salvation Army office
MainStreet Snowball Drop 12-04
Bringing patrons to shop downtown is the goal of
the Annual Snow Ball Drop on December 12th. MainStreet Chillicothe Director
Micah Landis says they will have separate programs for children and adults
held at Silver Moon Plaza starting at 5:30 pm.
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Landis reminds area residents the shops in the downtown
area are open Thursday evening.
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The MainStreet Chillicothe SnowBall Drop and Kids Toy
and Cady Drop at December 12th at 5:30 pm at Silver Moon Plaza.
Downton Abby English Tea 12-04
A Downton Abby English Tea is January 5th at the
Livingston County Library. Library Director Robin Westphal says the Tea is in
celebration of the start of Season four of Downton Abby.
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Westphall says registration is required for the Downton
Abby English Tea and there is a $5 fee as well.
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Space is limited for this event, so call 646-0547 to
reserve your spot. Period costume is encouraged but not required. Downton
Abbey themed trivia games and other activities will also be a part of this
One Injured in Accident Tuesday Night 12-04 6:00am
State Troopers arrested a driver involved in a
single vehicle accident. At about 10:30 Tuesday night, 43 year old Tammie D
Breeden of Laclede was injured when the car she was riding in went off the
road near Wheeling. According to the report, the car driven by 41 year old
James L Breeden was southbound on LIV 265, when the driver attempted to make a
turn onto LIV 226 and struck an embankment. The report states all of the
occupants of the vehicle exited and they found their way home. Later, Tammie
Breeden was treated at Hedrick Medical Center for moderate injuries. She was
not wearing her safety belt at the time.
As a result of the investigation, Troopers arrested
James Breeden for alleged DWI-Resulting in an injury accident, DWI,
Endangering the welfare of a child and Careless and Imprudent Driving
resulting in an accident. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on
a 24 hour hold.
Several accidents and investigations are in
the Chillicothe Police Department report.
An accident on Tuesday at Ryan Lane and Washington
Street left one driver with minor injuries. Peggy L Callahan was southbound
on Washington and was stopped for the red light when she was struck from
behind by a vehicle driven by Johnny Duncan. Callahan complained of minor
injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.
Officers also investigated two non-injury accidents
Monday, including one involving a school bus at Dewey School. The driver had
unloaded at the school and was backing up, when she hit the other vehicle.
The other accident happened in a parking lot in the 900 block of Washington.
A hit and run accident was reported in a lot in the 100
block of Washington.
A small child was reported to be outside alone in the
800 block of Walnut. The child was outside when the officers arrived and a
report was sent to the Children's Division.
Burglary in the 1000 block of Polk is under
Officers are investigating vandalism to a vehicle in
the 100 block of Elm.
Michael Gatson was arrested in the 700 block of Webster
on a bond violation warrant. He is now held with bond set at $100,000.
The Christmas Programs for schools in
Chillicothe begin Thursday. The programs for the Public School will be held
at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center at 7:00 pm.
Thursday 12-5 The Kindergarten Christmas Program
Monday 12-9 The First Grade Christmas Program
Tuesday 12-10 The Third Grade Christmas Program
Thursday 12-12 The Chillicothe High School Holiday Music Concert
Monday 12-16 The Fifth Grade Christmas Program
Tuesday 12-17 The Middle School Holiday Band and Choir Program.
Thursday 12-19, Bishop Hogan School will have their program at 7:00 pm in
Several other schools in the area are also having their
Christmas Holiday programs. The schedule can be found in the KCHI Wish Book
or by contacting you school district office.
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Michael Gene Head, Sr.
A Chillicothe resident, 57 year old
Michael Gene Head, Sr. died November 30th in Chillicothe. Services
are Thursday at 2:00 pm at Highview Baptist Church in Chillicothe,
with burial at Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Chillicothe. Friends
may call Wednesday from 12:00 to 8:00 pm at Lindley Funeral Home in
Chillicothe. Memorials may be made to the Mike Head Memorial Fund.
Vera Veneta Matthews
A Chillicothe resident, 85 year old Vera
Veneta Matthews died November 30th in Chillicothe. Services are
Friday at 1:00 pm at Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with
burial at the Wheeling Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 6:00
to 8:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the
Samuel McVey Condron, Jr.
A Chillicothe resident, 83 year old
Samuel McVey Condron, Jr. died November 30th. Services are Saturday
at 10:00 am at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe, with burial at
Avalon Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 12:00 to 8:00 pm, with
family visitation from 6:00 p 8:00 at the funeral home. Memorials
may be made to the Cemetery or Oakland Christian Church.
A Marceline resident, 82 year old
Clifford Bell died December 1st in Marceline. Services are
Saturday at 3:00 pm at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline, with
private family burial at a later date. Family visitation is
Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 at the funeral home. Memorials may
be made to the donor's choice.