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Chillicothe City Council Meets Monday  02/05 12pm 
     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.
     An 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 Farm.
     An executive session is also planned following the regular meeting.


Drug Investigation  02/08 6am 
     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  02/08 6am 
 
    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  02/08 6am 
 
    Chillicothe Police Department reported two recent arrests
     Friday, 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  02/08 6am 
     Chillicothe Police reported several recent investigations.
     Last Tuesday, property damage was investigated in the 1000 block of Adam Drive.
     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 Graves Street.
     Saturday, officers 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.
     Officers assisted the Daviess County Sheriff's Office with an investigation of an accidental shooting in Daviess County. The local investigation was at Hedrick Medical Center.
     Disturbing the 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  02/08 6am 
     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  02/08 6am 
     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 February 22nd.


Fire Damages Home in Wheeling  02/06 6am 
     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 hours.


Appointments Available For Kindergarten Enrollment  02/06 6am 
     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.
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     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.
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     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  02/06 6am 
     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 treatment.
     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  02/06 6am 
     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:
Carroll County
Continued work on Route 41, where the Wakenda Chute Bridge will be closed weekdays from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm.
Chariton County
Pothole Patching all week on Route 5 - From Route V to Route E
Pothole Patching all week on US 24
Daviess County
Drainage Work on Route 190, Monday and Tuesday - From Route V to the Livingston County line
Milling of Rumble Strips on I-35, all week - From Route T to Route AA/H
Linn County
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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Funeral Notices


John Ray Carl

     A 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.

Patricia Marurin
     A Rothville 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.

Irene Keithley
     A Chillicothe 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 on Wheels.

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 Services.

Donna Speichinger
     A Brookfield 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 Fund.

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.

Leota Snyder
     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
     A 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.

Jack Peacher
     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.