Chillicothe Gets Four Wheel Drive
A new ambulance has been delivered to
Chillicothe. Fire Chief Darrell Wright says there is one feature
that makes it different than the rest of the ambulance fleet.
<Audio: Darrell Wright>
The ambulance was ordered last August and arrived
Friday. Wright says the ambulance still needs to be fully equipped,
a radio needs to be installed and the city's logo needs to be
installed on the ambulance. It is expected to be in service
All District Art Show in Chillicothe Sunday 4/24
The All District Art Show for Chillicothe School District
begins Sunday. High School Art Teacher Susan Elson says the program
starts Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00pm and continues Monday and Tuesday
from 3:00 to 6:00pm at the Performing Arts Center Foyer.
The show is free to the public.
Trenton City Council To Approve
City Council will vote on their new budget for the preparation of
the start of the Fiscal Year on May 1st. The vote will be a part of
Monday's Trenton City Council Meeting at 7:00pm. Other agenda
items include an ordinance to approve the budget both for Trenton
city and Trenton Municipal Utilities. An ordinance will be presented
to release the deed on the Theater Property that has been paid off
by James Daniel Bush. The Trenton council will also have
appointments to committees and assign liaison members to the boards
plus set rates for electric, sewer and water.
New Charges for Chillicothe Sex
A registered sex offender living in Chillicothe faces new charges
following his arrest by Livingston County Sheriff's Deputies.
Sheriff Steve Cox says the investigation began this week following a
tip that 41 year old Richard Lee Johnson Jr allegedly gave false
information on his address and was living close to a school.
Following the investigation, Cox says Johnson was
arrested on two counts of alleged felony failing to register as a
sex offender and one felony count of alleged sex offender residing
with in 1,000 feet of a school or daycare.
Johnson is being held with bond at the Daviess-DeKalb
Regional Jail with bond set at $5,000 cash.
Roadwork Schedule for Next Week in Area 4/24
Roadwork is scheduled for several locations next
week in the KCHI listening area.
Livingston County - Brush cutting on Highway 65 from K to 190,
Pothole Patching on V from K to Chillicothe city limits, Culvert
Repairs on Route K April 28th and Z on May 1st
Linn County - Highway 36 will have pothole patching, and will
have bridge maintenance at Mussel Fork Bridge, culvert repair on
Caldwell County - Highway 36 from J to N will have bridge
Carroll County - Drainage work on Highway 24 from B to 41
Daviess County - Pothole patching
on I-36, Highway 69, Routes 9 and 190 plus Highway 13 in Gallatin
Grundy County - Culvert Repair on Route K the 27th, Shoulder
work on Routes 146,190, W and WW
Florida Man Arrested in Linn Co 4/24
A Florida man was arrested in Linn County overnight after he was
found driving the wrong way down a highway. The 31 year old man was
arrested for Driving while Intoxicated, driving the wrong direction
on a highway, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway and
not wearing a seatbelt. He was taken to the Chariton County Jail.
CHS Choir Performing In Branson 4/24
The Chillicothe High School Choir is
spending the weekend in Branson, however it's a working weekend.
Chillicothe High School Principal Brian Sherrow says they are in
Branson to perform, thanks to the Branson Tourism Board.
<Audio: Brian Sherrow>
The High School Choir has a total of
five show performances this weekend and will return Sunday night.
Sherrow pointed out this is simply performances and not a
Extension Center Hosting Workshop in Albany, MO 4/24
A workshop focusing o growing local
food economies will be held in Albany, Missouri on May 12th.
Extension Horticultural Specialist Tim Baker talks about the event
<Audio: Tim Baker 1>
Baker says you will also learn about the benefits and
challenges of shared processing facilities, commercial kitchens,
incubators and food hubs as strategies for regional business and
development and job creation.
Experts say the opportunities are there.
<Audio: Tim Baker 2>
Local food producers and entrepreneurs
benefit communities in a variety of ways including building
alternative marketing opportunities for new farmers, diversifying
production and marketing opportunities for existing farms and
keeping food dollars in your local community.
Chillicothe City Council Meetings 4/24 12pm
City Council meets Monday at City Hall for a Finance Workshop and
regular Council Meeting. The Finance Meeting begins at 5:00 pm and
starts with the swearing in of 3rd Ward Councilman Tom Douglas.
Discussions will include the city finances and a loan to the bowling
At 6:30, the regular council
meeting begins with the paying of bills and salaries.
They will consider bids for a bush hog type mower for the airport
Appearances include City Administrator Ike Holland to discuss a
proposed amphitheater and the sidewalk lights at Hedrick Medical
An executive session is planned
if it is needed. The Chillicothe City Council meets Monday at 5:00
pm for a workshop and 6:30 for the regular meeting.
State Budget Sent To Governor 4/24 12pm
With three weeks left in the
legislative session, the Missouri House and Senate have sent a $26
billion dollar budget to the Governor. Senator David Pearce says
Governor Nixon will have to make his decision on the budget within
Sen Pearce 1>
Pearce says K-12 Education has an increase in funding
and districts will be fully funded under a new formula.
Sen Pearce 2>
Higher Education's budget was also increased, about
Dog Park Dedication 4/24 12pm
The official ribbon cutting for the
Tina Mapel Memorial Dog Park is Saturday at 1:00 pm at Mills Park,
located at the far west end of Clay Street. Dave Mapel says the park
is to be dedicated in memory of his daughter, Tina and will include
a variety of features in separated areas for large and small dogs.
Much of the work and equipment for the Tina Mapel
Memorial Dog Park has been donated. Mapel says they will continue to
accept donations and fund raisers will be held for the continued
support of the park.
The public is welcome to attend the Dog Park ribbon
cutting Saturday at 1:00 pm.
Summer School Offered 4/24 12pm
Summer School will be offered again in
Chillicothe. The information packet has already been sent home to
the parents. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says the program will be
similar to previous years.
Summer School is set to start May 25th. If you have
questions, call the Summer School Administrator Melanie Rucker
Gene Mac Leipard
A Tina resident, 84 year old Gene Mac Leipard died
April 22nd in Carrollton. Graveside services are Saturday at 10:30 am at
Mendon Cemetery. Family visitation is Saturday from 10:00 to 10:30 am at the
cemetery. Memorials may be made to the cemetery. Arrangements are under the
direction of Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton.
Louetta Verlea Rader
A Chillicothe resident, 78 year old Louetta Verlea Rader, died April 21st in
Chillicothe. Services are Saturday at 11:00 am at Heritage Funeral Home in
Chillicothe, with burial at May Cemetery in Chula. Family visitation is
Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the funeral home. Memorials may be made
to Calvary Baptist Church.
A Brunswick resident, 82 year old Bill Blunk, died
April 22nd in Lee's Summit. Services are Saturday at 11:00 am at St. John's
Lutheran Church in Brunswick, with burial at Elliott Grove Cemetery in
Brunswick. Family visitation is Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the
church. Memorials may be made to the church. Breshears Memorial Chapel in
Brunswick is in charge of the arrangements.
A Gallatin resident, formerly of Jamison, 93 year old
Marjorie Smith died April 21st in Liberty. Services are Saturday at
2:00 pm at McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin, with burial at Hillcrest
Cemetery near Gallatin. Friends may call Friday after 11:00 am, with
family visitation Saturday from 1:00 or 2:00 pm at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Frank Frazier VFW Post 2172.
An Altamont resident, 82 year old Gilbert
Parker died April 24th in Gallatin. Services are Tuesday at 10:00am at
McWilliams Funeral Home in Gallatin with burial in Mount Ayr Cemetery near
Altamont. Friends may call Monday from 11:00am to 8:00pm with family
visitation from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to
Larry Lee Miller
A Chillicothe resident, 80 year old Larry Lee Miller,
died April 22nd in Kansas City. There will be no funeral service. Family
visitation is Tuesday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Heritage Funeral Home in
Garry Lowell Clampitt
A Chillicothe resident, 77 year old Garry Lowell
Clampitt died April 22nd in Chillicothe. A memorial service is Tuesday at
8:00 pm at Life Point Church in Chillicothe. Family visitation will be
Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the church. Memorials may be made to City of
Chillicothe wood carvings. Arrangements under the direction of Heritage
Funeral Home in Chillicothe.
Gary Gordon Jenkins
A Wheeling resident, 72 year old Gary Gordon Jenkins
died April 21st in Wheeling. The body was cremated. Services
will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Operation Help
or Salvation Army. Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage
Funeral Home in Chillicothe.