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Chillicothe Board of Public Works Special Session  9/26 12pm
     The Chillicothe Board of Public Works will meet in special session this evening. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at the CMU Office. The agenda includes:
     Employee Health Insurance
     A Salary Study
     A Long Range Planning Discussion


Livingston Co. Commission Meetings  9/26 12pm
     The Livingston County commissioners meet in regular session both Tuesday and Thursday. The meetings begin at 9:30 am in the commission room.
     Tuesdays agenda includes, at 11:00 am, Tracy Bradley from the Chillicothe Fire Department at the courthouse to provide AED training and demonstration. At Noon, the commissioners will meet with a representative from Cintas about courthouse services.
     Both commission meetings include county road and bridge matters and administrative and departmental duties.


Tria Sorosis Chili Supper  9/26 12pm
     The annual Tria Sorosis chili supper is Friday, before the Chillicothe Hornet Homecoming game. Chili and dessert will be served from 5:00 until 7:00 pm in the Chillicothe High School Commons. Tickets may be purchased in advance from any Tria member for $5 or at the door for $6.
     Proceeds from the chili supper go to the Student Benefit Fund., which provides a wide variety of support for area students. This includes financial assistance for things such as winter coats and mittens, basic clothing needs, author visits to the schools, individual field trip expenses, cultural activities, and a multitude of other requests as they arise.
     To purchase your tickets, call Mary Lou Wilhoit at 646-5794 or Janet Barnhart at 646-6537.


CMU Hydrant Flushing This Week  9/26 12pm
     Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Water Department is testing and flushing fire hydrants this week. Randy Hamilton from the CMU Water Department explains why they do the flushing and testing.
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     Hamilton says if you find you have cloudy or colored water, you should turn on your faucets and flush your system. If the problem persists or you have any questions call the Water Treatment Plant at 646-0562.


Brookfield City Council Meeting Tuesday  9/26 12pm
     The Brookfield City Council will meet Tuesday to handle budget and water and sewer rates. The meeting begins Tuesday at 6:00 pm at City Hall. Ordinances on the agenda include:
For the 2016/17 budget, Setting the City's Sewer and Water Rates, an accounting agreement and bank bids.
     The Council will consider a proclamation for National Manufacturing Day.
     They will also have a closed session.


Chillicothe City Council Workshop Includes County  9/26 6am
     A Workshop session for the Chillicothe City Council will include a discussion on County finances. The workshop session is tonight at 5:30, prior to the city council meeting. The workshop session will begin with the Livingston County Commissioners on hand to discuss the County's financial needs.
     The workshop will also include the city's audit presentation.


Chillicothe City Council Meet Monday Night  9/26 6am
     The Chillicothe City Council will meet in regular session this evening. The agenda includes a barbeque contest, board appointments and changes to a Sidewalk grant. The Chillicothe City Council meeting begins at 6:30 pm at City Hall. The meeting starts with salaries and invoices. City Administrator Ike Holland will lead a discussion on the proposed 911 system contract.
     An ordinance will be presented for the bid received by CMU for the Turbine Technology controls.
     Carl McBee will request permission for a sanction barbeque contest at Simpson Park
     Mayor Chuck Haney will present his recommendations for appointments to the Hospital Board. He will also present a declaration as the First Week of October as Public Power Week.
     Holland will also lead a discussion on changing the funding on the Sidewalk Grant.
     An executive Session is planned following the regular meeting.


Police Report Includes Two Arrests and Two Accidents  9/26 6am
     Chillicothe Police report two arrests and a couple of accidents over the weekend.
     Officers arrested Kevin Zorn Saturday morning on a probation violation warrant. He was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Sunday, a traffic stop in the 300 block of South Washington street led to the arrest of Justin Andrew Almond for alleged DWI, resisting arrest, failure to drive in a single lane and speeding. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Theft of a bicycle was investigated in the 100 block of East Jackson Street. The bike had been stolen sometime Friday night.
     Officers took a report of rented or leased property that was not returned to the business in the 600 block of Locust Street. A report was sent to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.
     No injuries were reported in an accident Friday at US 65 and Business 36. The accident happened as a driver slowed near the intersection and was run into from behind by a vehicle driven by Trent Bailey.
     Saturday an accident happened at US 65 and US 36, when a southbound driver, Clarence Korfe changed lanes and hit another southbound vehicle resulting in extensive damage.


Chillicothe Teen Injured In Rollover Accident  9/26 6am
     A Chillicothe teen had minor injuries in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning, west of Chillicothe. Sixteen year old Paul W Chapman was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries following the accident about 10:30 am Saturday. According to the report, Chapman was westbound on Business 36 and turned north onto LIV 235, when he skidded off the road, the vehicle went into the ditch and overturned, ending up on its top. Chapman was wearing a safety belt.


Troopers Arrest Two Locally  9/26 6am
     State Troopers report two arrests in the local counties Sunday.
     At about 2:45 am in Caldwell County, 27 year old Christine Blakely of Hamilton was arrested following a traffic stop. The arrest was for alleged DWI and failing to stop at a stop sign. She was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24 hour hold.
     At about 9:50 pm, 24 year old Marquan Norwood of Ankeny, Iowa was arrested for alleged speeding, driving while suspended and failure to properly restrain a child under the age of 8. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail pending the posting of bond.


Trenton Council Meets Monday Night  9/26 6am
     Tonight's meeting of the Trenton City Council includes one ordinance and board appointments. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm at City Hall.
     The ordinance will be presented for the repairs to the runway at the Trenton Airport.
     The council will discuss three appointments for the Trenton Park Board. There will be discussions on the care and upkeep of the right of ways and designation of an authorized company representative on certifications of participation.
     The final item on the agenda prior to the executive session is liability training.


Two Flown To Hospitals After Seperate Accidents  9/24 6am
     Two Chillicothe residents were injured in separate accidents.
     Early this (Saturday) morning, 54 year old Paul Weese had serious injuries in an ATV Accident on the Grand River Levee near LIV 259, southeast of Chillicothe. The report states the accident happened about 1:30 am when Weese was westbound and traveled into a wooded area and was ejected. He was flown to Liberty hospital for treatment. The was not wearing a helmet.
     Friday at about 11:30 am in Carroll County, 19 year old Amanda Osbon of Chillicothe had moderate injuries in a single vehicle accident on Carroll County Road 130. The Highway Patrol reports Osbon was westbound, went off the road and struck a tree and overturned, coming to rest on its top. She was not wearing a safety belt and was flown to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.


Chillicothe Hornet Homecoming Week Activities  9/24 6am
     After spoiling Lafayette's homecoming on Friday, The Chillicothe Hornet's are ready to celebrate their homecoming. The 2016 Homecoming Spirit Week begins Monday as they prepare for the Savanah Savages. Lillian Stover from the Chillicothe High School Leadership class says the overall theme for this year's Homecoming is "Hornets Take The Gold." Stover says there are activities all week, starting with the Spirit days.
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     She says they will have penny wars all week, with the money raised going to help the students at Verelle Penniston State School. Voting for Homecoming King and Queen will be Tuesday and Friday is a Pep Rally.
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     Friday is the Homecoming Parade. It will line up behind the Middle School and follow the traditional route.


Chillicothe FFA Barnwarming Begins  9/24 6am
     King and Queen candidates for the Chillicothe FFA 2016 Barnwarming were selected by the classes. Barnwarming is an annual fundraiser for the Chillicothe FFA Chapter, where the students do your odd jobs around the house and farm. The class that raises the most money through the odd jobs has their candidates crowned King and Queen on November 5th at the Barnwarming Dance.
     The candidates this year are:
Seniors, Kristina Hamilton and Brady Bothwell;
Juniors, Marley Anderson and Adler Marshall;
Sophomores, Carleigh Crawford and Garrett Cramer;
Freshmen, Lainie Cowan and Brock Gott
     If you have any type of job, please give an FFA member a call or call the Litton Agriculture Campus at 646-3131. The chapter has set a goal to raise $25,000 this year for chapter operations.


Livingston County Library Presents "Synchronized Shelving"  9/24 6am
     The Livingston County Library released a NEW video Friday, claiming they are anything but boring. Library Director Robin Westphal says their Synchronized Shelving video is the result of a video from a New Zeeland library.
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     Westphal says the video stars mostly their staff and was videoed with the help of Mark Warren and was released on their facebook page Friday afternoon.
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Westphal says the video clearly shows, at the Livingston County Library, they go beyond the research and assistance most people expect of a librarian and they have a lot of fun at their job.


Use Caution While Traveling To Enjoy Fall Colors  9/24 6am
     Autumn is the season of the fall colors and an opportunity to take that drive through the country and enjoy all the splendor of the season. Sergeant Jake Angle from the Missouri Highway Patrol says donít let those fall colors become a distraction to the job of driving.
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     Angle says fall is also a time when the deer become more active.
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     In wooded areas and along rivers and streams, maybe slow down a little and watch for the deer. Remember, if you see one, there are probable more.


Harvest Safety Reminder - Look UP  9/24 6am
     As Harvest Season is upon us, Farm Safety is an important issues. Farmers Electric reminds all farmers to Look UP and see where those power lines are located. Weather on the farm or in the fields, Power Lines are dangerous. Chasity Anderson from Farmers Electric says you need to be aware of the overhead lines and keep the equipment away from those lines.
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     Anderson says Farmers Electric offers some tips for the farmers.
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     Never attempt to raise or move a power line to clear a path. If power lines near your property have sagged over time, contact your utility to have them raised or moved. This is also important if you have new equipment that is bigger and it no-longer fits under the lines.


MoDOT Roadwork Scheuled In Local Counties  9/24 6am
     The Fall roadwork season is here and the Missouri Department of Transportation is preparing the roads for the winter. The includes a variety of maintenance projects around the region. In the local Counties, the work scheduled includes:
Livingston County
     Pavement repair on US 65 - From LIV 226 to the Grundy County line all week
     Pothole patching on US 36 - From US 65 to Route 139 in Linn County all week
Caldwell County
     Route 13 Ė CLOSED at the Log Creek Bridge near Kingston for a bridge deck replacement.
     Pothole patching Route 13 - From Route U to Route 116 Tuesday and Wednesday
     Pothole patching Route 116 - From Route D to Braymer Wednesday and Thursday
Carroll County
     Pothole patching - Route UU Monday, Route OO Tuesday and Route EE Wednesday and Thursday
Daviess County
     Drainage work on US 69 from just north of Cameron to the Winston exit Tuesday to Friday
Grundy County
     Pothole patching Route J & Z - Wednesday and Thursday
Linn County
     Drainage work Route TT From Iguana Road to Grand Road Monday
     Drainage work Route C From Route M to Highway 11 Tuesday and Wednesday
     Drainage work Route U At Kayak Road Thursday
     Pothole patching on US 36 from Route 139 to the Macon County line Thursday and Friday


Chillicothe City Council Meets Monday  9/23 12pm
     The Chillicothe City Council will meet in regular session Monday and consider several topics, including a barbeque contest, board appointments and changes for the Sidewalk grant. The Chillicothe city council meeting begins at 6:30 pm at City Hall. The meeting begins with salaries and invoices. City Administrator Ike Holland will lead a discussion on the proposed 911 system contract.
     An ordinance will be presented for the bid received by CMU for the Turbine Technology controls.
     Carl McBee will request permission for a sanction barbeque contest at Simpson Park
     Mayor Chuck Haney will present his recommendations for appointments to the Hospital Board. He will also present a declaration as the First Week of October as Public Power Week.
     Holland will also lead a discussion on changing the funding on the Sidewalk Grant.
     An executive Session is planned following the regular meeting.


Trenton Police Investigating Death At Local Motel  9/23 12pm
     The Trenton Police Department is investigating the death of a Peculiar woman at a Trenton Motel. Chief Tommy Wright says officers were called Tuesday to the Lakeview Motor Lodge in reference to a female staying at the motel who had not paid and was not answering the door of her motel room.
     After entering the room, they found 40 year old Jennifer Herren dead in the bathroom. The report states the room showed signs of a small fire and significant smoke damage.
     Wright says foul play is not suspected and a preliminary autopsy has determined that the cause of death was smoke inhalation and has been ruled accidental.


Trenton City Council Meets Monday  9/23 12pm
     One ordinance and board appointments are on the agenda for the Trenton City Council Monday. The meeting begins at 7:00 pm at City Hall.
     The ordinance will be presented for the repairs to the runway at the Trenton Airport.
     The council will discuss three appointments for the Trenton Park Board. There will be discussions on the care and upkeep of the right of ways and designation of an authorized company representative on certifications of participation.
     The final item on the agenda prior to the executive session is liability training.


County Commission On City Workshop Agenda  9/23 6am
     The Chillicothe City Council will hold a workshop session Monday prior to the city council meeting to review city finances. The workshop session will start at 5:30 pm and will include the Livingston County Commissioners to discuss the County's financial needs.
     The workshop will also include the city's audit presentation.


County Commission Agendas  9/23 6am
     The Livingston County commissioners meet in regular session both Tuesday and Thursday next week. The meetings begin at 9:30 am in the commission room.
     Tuesdays agenda includes, at 11:00 am, Tracy Bradley from the Chillicothe Fire Department at the courthouse to provide AED training and demonstration. At Noon, the commissioners will meet with a representative from Cintas about courthouse services.
     Both commission meetings include county road and bridge matters and administrative and departmental duties.


Milan Woman Injured In Single Vehicle Accident  9/23 6am
     A Milan woman was injured in a single vehicle accident Thursday afternoon in Sullivan County. Thirty-three year old Alisha Bibble was flown to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment of moderate injuries following the accident on Missouri Highway 6, west of Milan. According to the highway patrol, Bibble was eastbound and ran off the road, coming to rest in a creek bed. She was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the accident.


Theft In Police Report  9/23 6am
     Chillicothe Police Officers investigated a couple reports of theft and made one arrest.
     Wednesday, theft of a firearm was reported in the 100 block of JFK. That investigation is on-going.
     Thursday, stealing was reported in the 400 block of Clay Street.
     Also on Thursday, officers arrested Peggy Jo Zorn in the 1100 block of Second Street. The arrest was on a Livingston County Probation warrant with no bond allowed. Zorn was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     No injuries were reported in an accident Thursday morning at Washington and Polk Street. The report states, just before 7:30 am, Zachary Daley ran into the rear of a vehicle driven by Bailey Moore, resulting extensive damage to the Moore vehicle and minor damage to the Dailey vehicle.


Scam Attempt Investigated  9/23 6am
     A post card claimed the recipient was awarded $100 in free fuel, the recipient just needed to call the toll free number in the time allotted. Sheriff Steve cox says he assisted a resident who had received the card in the mail. Cox called the number and played along to determine if this was a scam.
     The person on the other end of the line said it was a reward because of being a good customer with either Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. The person claimed the $100 gas card was going to be in the mail but I needed to provide a credit or debit card number for a one time fee of $3.90.
     Cox says he asked who was providing the reward, but could not find any information about the company on the web.
     He says be aware of who you do business with and do not fall for quick trick type of scams. If your credit card company wants to reward you for being a good customer, they already have your information.


YMCA Dinner Auction October 8th  9/23 6am
     The Grand River Family Y's 2016 Dinner and Auction is October 8th at the Chillicothe Elks Lodge. The event supports the Y's "Partners With Youth Campaign" to help finance many of the Y's philanthropic efforts, including Y-Pals, BackPack Buddies and their scholarship program.
     Shawn Hurtgen, from the Y, talked about the activities for the evening.
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     Hurtgen says they will also have a dessert dash.
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     The evening will include the glitz and glamour of Old Hollywood. If you need more information, call 646-6677. Tickets are $30 each and may be purchased at the Y's Welcome Center.


Readers Needed For Dial-A-Story  9/23 6am
     The Livingston County Library Children's Department's Dial-a-Story is in need of readers to record some short stories. Children's Librarian Candy Warren says the process is very simple.
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     Warren says there is not a lengthy time commitment for the recording.
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     Warren says if anyone would like to come in and record a story for the Dial-a-Story service, they would welcome and greatly appreciate any and all voices that would like to help. Call the Children's Library at 646-0563.
     If you would like to hear the Dial-a-Stories. Call 240-8850. Warren says the stories change weekly.


Chillicothe Holiday Parade Theme Announced   9/22 12pm
     The 70th annual Chillicothe Holiday Parade is November 19th and The Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce is celebrating that 70 years as part of their theme.
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     That's Chamber Director Crystal Narr. She says they are not announcing the Grand Marshal just year.
     Narr says it's not too early to register to be part of the parade.
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     If you have questions or would like to volunteer to help with this year's parade, call the Chamber Office at 646-4050.


Harvest Safety - Use Caution On The Roads  9/22 12pm
     The Autumn season is arrived, that means temperatures will start to drop, leaves will be turning and farmers will be out in the field - harvesting their grains. This also means there will be more farm related traffic on the roads. State Trooper, Sergeant Jake Angle says be extra mindful when on the roads.
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     Angle says you can find farm equipment on the roads at any time of the day or night and the responsibility for safety is on both the motorists and the farmers.
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     Angle says use extra caution before you try to pass that equipment on the road.
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     Drivers should do their best to make sure they are seen when passing and farmers need to look and look again to make sure you have seen all of the traffic.


Two Arrested For Child Abuse and Neglect  9/22 6am
     An investigation of Child Abuse and Neglect led to the arrest of two individuals. The Livingston County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday served warrants to collect evidence in an investigation of child abuse or neglect in Wheeling.
     Sheriff Steve Cox says the investigation led to the arrest of 29 year old Brandi Charlene Rogers and 25 year old Deven Paul Rose, both of Wheeling, for alleged Abuse or Neglect of a Child. Bond for each was set at $5,000. They were not able to post bond and were taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.


Chillicothe City Surplus Sale  9/22 6am
     Six vehicles and several pieces of office equipment will be sold at auction. The City of Chillicothe is accepting bids on the vehicles that range from a pick-up with a plow to a Ford Ranger.
     The city will have the vehicles available for inspection, in the lot across the highway from Hedrick Medical Center. Vehicle details and contact information will be displayed, and the vehicles are sold AS-IS, with no guarantees. Photos of the office equipment are available at City Hall.
     Sealed bids for the items will be accepted at City Hall, no later than 3:00 pm on October 5th.
     The bid forms are available at the City Clerk's office. The City has the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Top bidders will be notified and given three working days to pay the City Clerk's Office in cash or certified check, if not paid, the City will consider awarding the bid to the next highest bidder.


Troopers Arrest Three Bethany Residents  9/22 6am
     Three Bethany residents were arrested by State Troopers Wednesday.
     At about 3:20 pm, troopers arrested 46 year old Cynthia Lee of Bethany for alleged 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance, DWI with drugs, possession of marijuana, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, no drivers license and speeding.
     At the same time, officers arrested 68 year old Gregory Lee of Bethany for alleged interfering with an arrest and knowingly allowing an unlicensed driver to operate a vehicle.
     At about 3:35, troopers arrested 36 year old Dennis Sweringin of Bethany for alleged possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.
     All three were taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on 24 hour holds.


Sexual Misconduct Investigated By Chillicothe Police  9/22 6am
     Sexual misconduct and a domestic disturbance are in the Chillicothe Police Department report.
     Tuesday, officers were called to the 600 block of Business 36 on a report of sexual misconduct. The report states a suspect was identified and charges are pending.
     Wednesday, an accident in the 600 block of business 36 happened on private property. At about 7:45 pm, a tractor trailer backed into another truck, causing minor damage.
     Thursday, about 1:00 am, officers were called to the 400 block of Webster on a report of a domestic disturbance. The incident was verbal and no arrests were reported.


Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery Grand Opening  9/22 6am
     The Grand Opening for Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery is Friday. The free event is open to the public from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and will include their first featured exhibit, "Painting Missouri: The Counties en Plein Air."
     This 115-piece exhibit features paintings from each of the 114 counties in Missouri, plus the City of St. Louis. The 'Painting Missouri' journey began in 2001, as artist Billyo O'Donnell and journalist Karen Glines teamed up to document the rich history and culture of the diverse state of Missouri.
     Both O'Donnell and Glines will be presenting a program, "The Journey of Painting Missouri," starting Friday at 7:00 pm.
     Again, the Grand Opening for Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery is Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. It is free and open to the public.


Jamesport Receives Grant To Help With Streets  9/22 6am
     The City of Jamesport will have some assistance with improving some of their streets. The Jamesport City Council learned Monday they received a Community Development Block Grant totaling $146,000 from the state. They still need to complete some paperwork, including with the grant administrator, Green Hills Regional Planning Commission.

children 12 and under are admitted free with an adult.


Chillicothe Fire Dept. Hosting EOC Training  9/21 12pm
     The Chillicothe Fire Department is hosting an Emergency Operations Center training session this week to provide the local Emergency Management personnel an improved understanding of what needs to happen locally to manage the situation in the case of a natural or a manmade emergency. Bill Long is one of the Lead Instructors from Texas A&M and says the training focuses on coordination and communication between several agencies in the time of an emergency.
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     Long says the local agencies represented in the class have a pretty good handle on what needs to happen.
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     The three day course began Tuesday and will wrap up on Thursday.


This Is National Child Passengeer Safety Week  9/21 12pm
     This is National Child Passenger Safety Week and the Chillicothe Police Department reminds all drivers that will have children in their vehicle, it is the driver's responsibility to make sure the child is properly restrained. Officer Michael Smith says the state has define the requirements for seatbelt usage.
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     Smith says there are a few different levels of safety restraints for the child in a vehicle.
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     Smith says after that; the child is still required to wear an appropriate seatbelt. For more information on the Child Seatbelt and Safety Seat requirements, go to www.savemolives.com.


CMU To Flush Hydrants Next Week  9/21 12pm
     Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Water Department will be testing and flushing fire hydrants beginning next week. Randy Hamilton from the CMU Water Department explains why they do this.
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     Hamilton says if you find you have cloudy or colored water, you should turn on your faucets and flush your system. If the problem persists or you have any questions call the Water Treatment Plant at 646-0562.


Street To New Elementary To Honor Coach K  9/21 6am
     The new street from US 65 to the new elementary school in Chillicothe will honor a former teacher and coach in the district. The Chillicothe R-II School Board made the choice at Tuesday's meeting. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says the board had four names to choose from.
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     The names presented to the board included Little Hornet Lane, Stinger Street, Coach K Way and Coach K Street.


Chillicothe School District Budget Amended  9/21 6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School Board approved the amendments to the district budget. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says the district approves the budget in late June, before all of the personnel changes and other information is available, so this adjustment is made after the school year begins.
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     Barnes says this will bring the districts expense side of the budget a little higher, meaning they will cut into the reserves a little more than planned. He says it is about a 1% change.


School Bond Sales Will Include Some Premium Bonds  9/21 6am
     When the Chillicothe r-II School District began selling the bonds for the new elementary construction, they had to break that up into two parts. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says the second part of the bond sales will take place after the first of the year.
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     Barnes says a portion of the remaining bond sales will be what are called premium bonds.
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     The School Board approved selling the maximum allowable of 10% as premium bonds. He says they is expected to bring the district an additional $460,000 over the normal bond revenues without affecting the tax rates for the district levy.


One Injured In Tanker Truck Accident  9/21 6am
     A Brunswick resident had moderate injuries in a tanker truck accident Monday afternoon in Chariton County. State Troopers report 60 year old Randall Gorman was flown to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries following the accident about 1:30 pm on Missouri 129, south of Salisbury. According to the report, Gorman was southbound and drove off the right side of the road and lost control. The tanker truck he was driving overturned, partially blocking the road.


Chillicothe Police Report  9/21 6am
    An arrest and a domestic disturbance are in the Chillicothe Police Department report.
     Monday, officers arrested Travis D Moritz on a parole violation warrant. The arrest was in the 300 block of Mansur Street. Moritz is held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Tuesday night, officers were called to the 1800 block of Boyd on a report of a domestic disturbance. The report states the incident was verbal. No arrests were made.


Golf Course Advisory Board Meeting  9/21 6am
     The Chillicothe Golf Course Advisory Board will meet this evening at City Hall. The meeting begins at 5:15 in council chambers and will include clubhouse and maintenance reports on the budgets, maintenance, personnel and revenue and expense comparisons. The public is welcome to attend.


Old Time Harvest Days This Weekend  9/21 6am
     The annual Old Time Harvest Days will be this Friday and Saturday at the Livingston County Fairgrounds. This is the 30th year for the event sponsored by the Livingston County Steam and Gas Association. This year's featured tractor is the CASE and they will have a large display of garden tractors again this year.
     In addition, the show will include the "Anything Horse Drawn Contest," with prizes for best of show, most original, best restored and most unusual.
     Friday will be Kids Day and several area schools will bring students to the event.
     Some of the features this year include a Draft Horse Pull, the Kitchen Show, Pedal Pulls for all ages, a Quilt Show, the always popular Parade of Power, a Wood Carving Show, Tractor Rodeo and much more.
     Admission to the Old Time Harvest Days is $5 for a two day pass and