Contact Us
421 Washington
Chillicothe MO 64601

E-Mail Studio
E-Mail News
E-Mail Sales
Home    News    Sports    Weather    Bulletin Board    Contests/Events   Staff    Links    EEO
Stories from the past seven days

Cops N' Bobbers
05/23 5 pm

Late spring and early summer is always a great time to hit your local pond for some fishing. It's also a great time to get to know your local law enforcement. Thatís the goal of the Trenton Police Department and their annual Cop N' Bobbers event according to Rex Ross of the Trenton PD.

<Audio: Ross>

The fifth annual Cops N' Bobbers is June 3rd starting at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Barton Farm Campus in Trenton. A lunch will be provided by the National Wild Turkey Federation. Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult and youth 16 and older must have a fishing permit.

Who Was Darin Bryan 05/23 Noon

Barbeque, family gatherings, and the Darin Bryan Memorial 5k. These are all Memorial Day traditions in Chillicothe, but who was Darin Bryan? Pam Gable with the North Missouri Fellowship of Christian Athletes tells us.

<Audio: Darin Bryan 1>

On June 11th, 1998, the 29 year old was killed in a car accident on his way to work. Proceeds from the race will go to help the North Missouri FCA.

<Audio: Darin Bryan 2>

The 17th annual Darin Bryan Memorial 5k is Memorial Day in Simpson Park. Registration at 7:00 a.m. and the race begins at 7:30.

Trenton City Council 05-23 Noon

A regular meeting of the Trenton City Council took place Monday night. One of the topics covered included an ordinance for funding for Trenton's water system improvement according to Ron Urton with the City of Trenton.

<Audio: Urton 1>

Other items covered included adjustments to the year end budget, discussion on the fire at Lakeview, and the 17th street bridge replacement.

<Audio: Urton 2>

The next Trenton City Council meeting is June 12th.

Search for Liv Co Library Director 05/23 Noon

Livingston County library Director Robin Westphal's last day is fast approaching and the search for the next director of the Livingston County Library director is gearing up for the next stage of the selection process. Applications for the position were due May 19th. Westphal say's she is helping with the logistics of searching for a new director, but the board will take care of most of the process.

<Audio: Westphal>

The first round of interviews start June 5th.

Parent Education Workshop 05/23 7am

Every parent can use a hand from time to time. That's why the University of Missouri Extensions will host the Parent Education Workshop. Beginning June 14th the extensions office will host weekly sessions to help parents learn to identify and build upon the family strengths. Parents will learn ways to improve communication, money management, and balancing responsibility. The five week series will be broken down into family strengths, communicating, managing stress, money matters, and balancing responsibilities. Participants are asked to attend all five sessions.

The workshop is held at the Chillicothe Housing Authority Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. beginning June 14th with a fee of $40 per person. For more information or to register contact Jessica Trussell at 646-0811. Registration due by June 12th.

Kicking Bear Youth Camp 05/23 6 am

The 7th annual Kicking Bear Youth Camp is Friday and Saturday at Tait Park in Braymer. Larry Shoe with Kicking Bear says this is a great way to introduce your kids to the great outdoors. Registration opens Friday.

<Audio: Steve Shoe 1>

Saturday morning after breakfast and a mandatory safety meeting, kids will be split into three groups and rotated through archery, fishing, and trap shooting. The camp is free and geared towards kids age 4-15.

<Audio: Steve Shoe 2>

For more information or to register call Larry Shoe at 646-8759.

High Speed Chase 05/23 6 am

If you're looking for fast cars on a Saturday night most people will head to the race track. One man decided to take it to US 36 and was allegedly clocked going 112 in a 65. Deputy Leadbetter with the Livingston County Sheriffs Office attempted to stop the car, but the suspect, identified as 44 year old Adama Gilbert S O Folligan of Omaha, Nebraska, allegedly refused to stop.

The Sheriff's, with the help of spike strips, were able to stop the man near the US 65 exit. Folligan posted bond and was released with citations for alleged 112 in a 65, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, and no valid drivers license. He is due in court June 21st.

No Hunger Summer 05/23 6am

Many families rely on school lunches to help feed their children, but what happens when school is out for the summer? Many children will go hungry, but help is available through the No Hunger Summer program sponsored by the North Missouri Center for Youth and Families and Second Harvest Food Bank. Brandi Pittman with NMCYF says the meals are free to those 18 and under.

<Audio: No Hunger 1>

If a parent or grandparent would like to join the child it will cost $2. Pittman went on to say the meals would be varied.

<Audio: No Hunger 2>

The program runs until August 11th at 211 Locust in Chillicothe

Color Run
05/22 5 pm

The annual Freedom Run 5k on the 4th of July is undergoing some changes. The Grand River Area family YMCA has changed the event to a color run taking place July 22nd.

<Audio: Color Run 1>

Prepare to get messy. Each runner along the course will get colored powder tossed at them.

<Audio: Color Run 2>

Early registration is open now for $25 for individuals, $20 per person for teams of five to ten.

Public Water Supply Repor
t 05/22 Noon

The annual Consumer Confidence Report of Public Water Supply District #4 of Livingston County has been released. Included in the report is the source of the water, what is in the water and how the quality compares with federal standards. It would also show any violations, but according to Water District Clerk Anita Osborn there were no violations.

<Audio: Water Report>

For questions about your report contact Water Supply District 4 at 660-359-3941.

Widowed Persons Support Group
05/22 Noon

If you are a widow or widower and looking for fun and fellowship check out the Widowed Person Support Group. The group meets regularly at the First Christian Church in Chillicothe. A representative for the group says the groups aim is to enjoy time together. Each meeting has a carry in meal with members providing a food dish or desert followed games such as canasta. Group member Patty Frost says they also reach out to members they have not seen in a while or who are sick in the hospital.

The group meets for major holidays including Memorial Day at 10:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Chillicothe. For questions call the church at 646-2602.

Memorial Day Driving
 5/22 7 am

With Memorial Day just around the corner the Missouri State Highway Patrol is gearing up to make their presence known. Sargent Jake Angle with the Missouri State Highway Patrol will be one of those on the roads.

<Audio Sargent Angle 1>

Sargent Angle says they will be there for more than just enforcement.

<Audio Sargent Angle 2>

Memorial day is next Monday the 29th.

05-22-17 Lakeview Fire 5/22 6 am

One of three buildings at Lakeview Motor Lodge in Trenton is a complete loss after a fire on Saturday night. The fire started around 5:00 p.m. Saturday night and soon flames were cascading from the building. Area firefighters were called in to help with the blaze from Bethany, Galt, Laredo, Grundy County Rural and Chillicothe.

Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright says Chillicothe was requested at 6:23 and responded with aerial ladder, three firefighters, and a command vehicle. Chillicothe Fire Department left the scene at 1:41 a.m. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, but investigators suspect the fire started in the laundry room. The restaurant was not damaged. KCHI has yet to talk with management at Lakeview to determine when it will re open.

Relay for Life 5/22 6 am

Relay for Life of Livingston County is June 9th at Simpson Park. Relay for Life is a yearly event put on by the American Cancer Society with events across the county. Valerie Holland with the Livingston County relay for Life says there is a lot to do.

Cut 1 8 sec 00551

Registration starts at 5 p.m. and festivities kick off with the survivor lap at 6:00 p.m. to honor those who has fought and beaten cancer. After the sun goes down the luminaria ceremony will be held to honors those who have passed.

Cut 2 17 sec 00552

Livingston County Relay for Life is June 9th at Simpson Park in Chillicothe.

Arts Council Season
5/22 6 am

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will have 11 performances as part of the Season Ticket Package, plus providing the entertainment for the Chautauqua in the Park.  Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says they have several new artists that will perform beginning September 30th. 

<Audio VanDeventer 1>

October 15th is Doyle Dykes, a finger picking guitarist and vocalist in the Country genre.

November 10th to the 12th is the CHS Players production of Disney's Beauty & The Beast

VanDeventer says the Holiday program will be St Mark's2 Stringed Quartet

The Missoula Children's Theater productions will be Gulliver's Travels on January 13th.

February 11th is Six Appeal

February 25th is the William Jewell Bell Choir with the First Baptist Church Children's Choir and the Community Chorus.  This will be at First Christian Church.

And wrapping up the season on April 8th is a group called White River, a Christian Country group.

VanDeventer says season tickets are available now.

<Audio Vandeventer 2>

They also have sponsorship packages.  Call 646-1173 to find out more.

One Project 5/22 6 am

The Chillicothe Parks Department and the Chillicothe Ministerial Alliance are teaming up for the One Project at Simpson Park on June 3rd. Parks Director Josh Norris says this will bring a sense of ownership to those involved in making improvements at the park.

<Audio: Norris 1>

Norris says they feel this will instill a personal pride in Chillicothe's Park System.

<Audio: Norris 2>

He says you can sign-up to for the One Project at Simpson Park by contacting your local church or calling the Parks Office at 646-4424 and leaving a message.

 Police Report 5/22 6am

Several items were in the Chillicothe Police report.

Thursday at 2:00 p.m. officers received a report of theft in the 1000 block of Polk Street. The investigation is on-going.

Friday at 11:00 a.m. officers investigated a report of harassment in the 1300 block of North Washington. The incident was referred to the Livingston County Juvenile's office.

Friday at 9:05 p.m. officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1800 block of Polk. Officers arrested Joshua Clement for alleged two counts of domestic assault in the fourth degree. Clements was processed at the police department and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.

Riding For Our Veterans
5/22 6 am

Riding For Our Veterans returns to Chillicothe this Friday and Saturday at the Litton Ag Center. Organizer Larry Oster says this bull riding event is to honor and help veterans.

<Audio: Riding for Vets 1>

Oster says one of the fun events of each show is the Extreme Bull Hula Hoop.

<Audio: Riding for Vets 2>

Tickets for the Riding For Our Veterans Bull riding are $10 for adults, $7 for children 6-12 and 5 and under are free. 25% of the proceeds go to the Chillicothe American Legion/VFW building fund.

If you want to meet some of the cowboys, Saturday they will have a breakfast meet and greet at the American Legion Hall from 7:00 to 9:00 am

Local Fire Fighter To Be Remembered This Weekend
  5/20 6am
     A Green Township Fire Fighter is one of four to be remembered in Memorial programs this weekend
     Fifty-three year old Fire Fighter Ed Cosgrove, Jr died on July 24th of 2016, as he was on the scene of an RV fire and went into cardiac arrest.
     The ceremonies will be held at the Fire Fighters Memorial of Missouri, in Kingdom City
     This evening, at 9:00, a candlelight vigil will be held for all Missouri firefighters who have died while serving their communities.
     Sunday, at 10:30 am, the names of four Missouri firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2016 will be added to the monument wall commemorating Missouri firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting their fellow Missouri citizens. Other Missouri firefighters who passed away during 2016 will also be remembered during the ceremonies.

Three others to be honored include:
     Assistant Chief, 49 year old Todd L Hartlein of the Matthews Fire Department, who died August 24th of 2016, after suffering a medical emergency at a vehicle crash.
     They will also honor two St Charles Township Fire Fighters that died in 1969. 45 year old Art Civey and 59 year old Francis "Bud" Vogt. They both died when the driver of another fire truck suffered a seizure and ran into the men as he was backing up.

Troopers Arrest Two In Area Counties 5/20 6am
     State Troopers made two arrests in the area counties Friday.
     A Trenton man was arrested by Troopers in Grundy County Friday morning. At about 7:25 am, 27 year old Terry DeLauder was arrested on Grundy County warrants for alleged unlawful possession of an illegal weapon and possession of marijuana. He was also arrested on Trenton warrants for alleged Failure to appear on trash and debris and for an unregistered vehicle. He was taken to the Grundy County Jail pending the posting of bond.
     In Adair County, a Brookfield man was arrested at about 3:00 pm. Thirty year old Bradley Baughman was arrested on two counts of alleged possession of a controlled substance, one for Hydrocodone, the other for Xanax. He was also arrested for alleged driving while revoked, no seatbelt, no valid plates and on a Linn County warrant for driving while revoked. Baughman was taken to the Adair County Jail on a 24 hour hold.

Some Flood Warnings Canceled, Others Continue   5/20  6am
     Flood Warnings for most of the Grand River have been canceled. The heavy rains expected Friday night and Saturday morning stayed out of the area. Chillicothe was expected to receive up to 2 inches by this morning, and the total is just short of half an inch since 5:00 pm Friday.
     The flood warnings for the Grand River at Pattonsburg, Gallatin and Chillicothe are canceled. Flood warnings for Sumner and Brunswick continue, but at much lower levels.

     At Sumner, the river is expected to rise above flood stage of 26 feet early Sunday morning and crest at 29.6 feet Sunday night. Falling back below flood stage Monday.
     At Brunswick, flooding will begin Sunday night, as the river rises above flood stage of 19 feet to a crest Monday afternoon of 19.7 feet and falling back below flood stage Tuesday morning.

     Rain is back in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday.

Habitat For Humanity Needs Volunteers   5/20  6am
     Another Chillicothe Habitat for Humanity home is going up and the local Habitat affiliate is seeking volunteers to help with the final touches. Volunteers can be of any skill level as they can find a job for you! Volunteers are needed each weekend from now through the end of August. To learn how you can volunteer with Habitat, call Connie Epperson at 660-752-6789.

Trenton City Council Meets Monday   5/20  6am
     The Trenton City Council has one ordinance and a resolution on their agenda for Monday night. The Meeting will start at 7:00 pm at Trenton City Hall.
     The ordinance is for a lease purchase agreement for water system improvements. The resolution is to authorize the change of the authorized representative on the Trust Form Requisition Certificate for cost of equipment.
     Old Business will include continued discussions on allowing boats on the reservoir
     Under new business, they council will consider:
Approval of budget adjustments for 2016-17
Authorization to pay UP Railroad up to $15,000 for the plan review of the 17th Street Bridge project.
Adding the city administrator to the checking accounts
A discussion will be held on replacing fire hydrants
The will also continue with council training.
     No executive session is scheduled for the meeting.

MoDOT Has Several Road Projects Schedueld   5/20  6am
     The Missouri Department of Transportation will be busy preparing for the first three day weekend of the summer. May 22nd to the 28th, in addition to the scheduled projects, they will be doing pothole patching, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout the region. Scheduled projects in the local counties include:

Caldwell County
     Route A - Chip Seal from US 36 to Route N Tuesday to Thursday
Carroll County
     Route Z - Sealing, Monday and Tuesday
Chariton County
     Route DD - Culvert Replacements - CLOSED from Hamden Road to Cook Road Monday & Marshall Road to Bee Branch Avenue Tuesday.
     US 24 - Resurfacing All Week from Highway 5 to the Randolph County line
Daviess County
     Route BB - Bridge maintenance at I-35, Monday to Thursday.
Grundy County
     Route 6 - Pavement Repairs from US 65 to the Daviess County line all week
Linn County
     US 36 - Bridge Maintenance from Brookfield to the Macon County line, Monday to Thursday
Livingston County
     Two Chip Seal projects - Route Z Monday & Route 139 Tuesday
Sullivan County
     Route 139 - Drainage work from Newtown to Kelp Road all week

Chillicothe City Administrator Search Continues  
5/19  12pm

     The search for the next Chillicothe city Administrator continues. KCHI learned a candidate that was to be interviewed for the position withdrew as an applicant this week.
     Mayor Chuck Haney says the city has advertised for the position in several publications and will accept applications and resumes through June 19th. Haney says they have already received a couple new applications since the ads were placed.

Flood Warnings Issued For The Grand River  5/19  12pm
     Flood warnings for the Grand River will begin Saturday. The National Weather Service issued the flood warnings that include:
     At Pattonsburg, the river is expected to rise to a crest of 26.2 feet Saturday night. Flood Stage is 25 feet.
     At Gallatin, at crest of 27.7 feet is expected Saturday night. Flood stage is 26 feet.
     At Chillicothe, the river is expected to crest at 32.2 feet on Saturday night. Flood stage is 24 feet.
          Area roads could be affected by flood waters beginning Saturday morning.
          Check the for road closings.
     At Sumner, a crest of 34.9 feet is expected Sunday. Flooding will begin Saturday afternoon. Flood stage is 26 feet.
     At Brunswick, flooding will begin Saturday afternoon as the river rises above flood stage of 19 feet and crests Monday at 23.8 feet.

Chillicothe Police Report Includes Several Arrests   5/19  12pm
     The Chillicothe Police Department report includes several investigations and arrests.
     Tuesday, officers served an arrest warrant that lead to a total of four arrests. Nicholas Reynolds was arrested in the 1000 block of Jackson Street on a warrant for violation of bond conditions. His bond is now set at $10,000 cash. While at the residence, officers also arrested Streeter L. Blair, Jaymie Goodrich and Haley Fisher for alleged possession of marijuana. Blair, Goodrich and Fisher were cited and released.
     Wednesday, officers began an investigation of unauthorized use of a credit card in Florida.
     A purse was reported stolen from a parked vehicle in the 1900 block of Webster Street.
     A report of a nude man in the 300 block of East Bridge Street resulted in EMS and police summoned to the scene. The man, was lying in the yard. The report also states Jesse A McCoy allegedly attempted to hinder Officers and EMS in their jobs. McCoy was arrested for alleged minor visibly intoxicated, resisting arrest and assault on a law enforcement officer and was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail. The unresponsive man was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment and may face charges.
     Thursday morning, officers took a report of a 9mm handgun stolen from a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Clay Street. The incident remains under investigation.

Senior Health Fair and Memory Screening Scheduled  5/19  12pm
     The Livingston County Health Center swill conduct another Senior Health Fair this Tuesday, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Health Fair is held in the classroom area of the Health Center at 800 Adam Drive. Attendees will be able to gather a variety of information from several vendors, will be given a swag bag and will be entered in drawings.
     May 30th, the Livingston County Heath Center will have a free, confidential Memory Screening clinic through the Alzheimer's Foundation. The screening is from 9:00 am to Noon and will take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Results should be shared with the individual's health care provider. To make an appointment, call 646-5506.

Flash Flood Watch Issued For Local Counties   5/19  6am
     Chillicothe officially received 1.53 inches of rain since midnight, that leaves the ground around our area very wet. The National Weather Service has predicted as much as 2.5 inches of additional rain through Saturday morning. A Flash Flood Watch is issued beginning today for portions of the KCHI listening area, including Caldwell, Carroll, Daviess and Livingston Counties. The watch states "Excessive rainfall may result in flooding of low-lying or poor drainage areas...creeks and well as urban areas. In addition to the flash flood hazard, rising river levels are also possible, particularly Friday night into Saturday morning."
     If you are out driving in areas prone to flooding Friday night and Saturday, and come across roads that are covered by water. The National Weather Service says "Turn Around - Don't Drown." Find another route to your destination.

Twelve New Teachers Will Start In the 2017/18 School Year   5/19  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II school District will have 12 new teachers for the start of the 2017/18 school year. The Chillicothe School Board approved the hiring of the following teachers.
     Brenda Baker will teach 5th Grade. She comes to Chillicothe from the Trenton Schools.
     Caitlin Cramer will teach 7th Grade Math and comes from the Meadville Schools
     Brandon Duckworth will be a GRTS Computer Service Tech teacher and comes from industry.
     Fallon Howe will teach High School Language Arts and comes from Keytesville
     Todd Jennings will teach Middle School Social Studies and comes from Jefferson City
     Carla Kelly will teach High School Language Arts and comes from Trenton
     Lila Moore will teach High School Art and comes from Grundy Co. R-5
     Stephanie Plather is a High School Media Specialist and comes from Joplin
     Lily Prytle is an Elementary Media Specialist, coming from Trenton
     Phoebe Prytle is a 1st year teacher and will teach 5th Grade
     Michael Slater takes on teaching Adult Ag Education and is from Grundy Co. R-5
     Carla Williams is a Pre-K - Title 1 teacher and comes from Trenton
The district still has an opening for a Middle School Special Education Teacher.

Main Street Farm To Table Awards Banquet   5/19  6am
     Main Street's first Farm To Table Awards Banquet will be held June 23rd in the 400 block of Locust Street. Ben White from Main Street says this is a new celebration for them.
          <Audio White 1>
     White says this will be an outdoor event.
          <Audio White 1>
     If you are interested in attending, you are asked to make a reservation by calling 646-4071. Table sponsorships are also available.
ked to make a reservation by calling 646-4071. Table sponsorships are also available.

Collission Repair Vehicles Go To Auction May 31st   5/19  6am
     The sale of the vehicles from Grand River Technical School's Collision Repair program is May 31st at the school. GRTS Director Jayme Caughron say each year they select vehicles for the students to repair through the school year.
          <Audio:Caughron 1>
     Caughron says when the work on the vehicles is complete, they are safe and roadworthy.
          <Audio:Caughron 2>
     You are welcome to contact the school to make an appointment to inspect and even test drive the vehicles prior to the auction on May 31st. Call 646-3414.

Sliced Bread Jam Starts In Less Than A Month   5/19  6am
     The Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival is back in Chillicothe for the fifth year June 16th to the 18th. Chillicothe Area Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says this year's festival features great entertainment.
          <Audio:VanDeventer 1>
     In addition, they will have regional bands from the Branson & Springfield
     VanDeventer says they have a two day pass available for the event.
          <Audio:VanDeventer 2>
     They also have camping on site.
     To get additional information or to purchase tickets for the 5th annual Sliced Bread Jam, Bluegrass Festival, contact the Arts Council Office at 646-1173.


Fire Destroys Mobile Home Thursday Morning   5/18  12pm
     A mobile home was destroyed by fire this (Thursday) morning. The Chillicothe Fire Department received the call to 704 Cowgill, west of the Southtown Shopping Center in southern Chillicothe, at about 8:00 am. They responded to find there was no-one home at the time of the fire. Two pets, a cat and dog were believed to be in the home. The cat died in the fire, the dog was not found. The fire crew was on the scene for about an hour.

Superintendent Provides Construction Update   5/18  12pm
     A progress report on the new elementary school construction shows work continuing in several areas and provides an idea of what will be happening over the next few weeks. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says he met with the architects earlier this week.

     He says the concrete block construction is complete on the west side of the gymnasium and slabs are poured for the front entry,
1st grade and kindergarten areas.
The slab for the Pre-School classroom is poured but they still need to pour the kitchen and gym slabs.
Structural steel is up for the 1st grade and Kindergarten areas
Storm sewer construction continues on Coach K Street.
All Structural Steel is on site.
Some roof panels have been installed.
     Work scheduled over the next three weeks, as weather permits, includes:
The roof on precast gym to be installed, Continued masonry work, continued steel work and working on the plumbing and electrical rough-in.
They will start on the exterior framing and pour the slab for the kitchen and gym.

Savings Option For Missourians With Disabilities   5/18  12pm
     Missourian's with a disability may be able to put money in a savings account without losing eligibility for federal benefits. A representative from the Office of Missouri State Treasurer, Eric Schmitt, will host two information sessions in Grundy and Livingston Counties on Thursday May 25th. MO ABLE is Missouri's new disability savings program that enables Missourians living with disabilities to save and invest through tax-free savings accounts without losing eligibility for federal benefits programs.
     University of Missouri Extension is organizing both programs. The first will be held May 25th at 5:30 pm at the Hoover Theater of the Jewett Norris library in Trenton. At 7:00 pm, New Horizons will sponsor the event at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe.
     For more information about the program, contact Dr. Meridith Berry, Family Financial Education Specialist for the University of Missouri Extension in Grundy County at 359-4040 extension 8. The event is free to the public and open to all.

Special Budget Meeting for Chillicothe School Board   5/18  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School Board will hold a special meeting in late June to discuss the district budget. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says they are working with preliminary figures from the state and federal government as they begin to form the budget for the 2017/18 school year.
          <Audio:Barnes 1>
     Barnes says the special Budget Meeting will be held on June 27th. The start of the School District's fiscal year is July 1st.

Still Time To Get Season Passes For Chilli Bay   5/18  6am
     Chilli Bay Water Park will open Memorial Day, May 29th. Parks Director Josh Norris says the season will begin with all slides and features open. Norris says now is the time to purchase you season passes, group passes and punch passes. He says those may be purchased at City Hall.
          <Audio:Norris 1>
     He says Chilli Bay will again operate under the 70/70 rule. That means both the water and air temperature must be at least 70 degrees before they open the pool.

Hannibal Woman Arresed In Linn County   5/18  6am
     A Hannibal woman was arrested in Linn County Wednesday morning. State Troopers arrested 30 year old Brandi Thompson of Hannibal at about 10:00 am on a Marion County Probation Violation warrant. Thompson was on probation following a guilty plea in 2016 on a charge of possession of a controlled substance. She was taken to the Linn County Jail and is held pending the posting of $25,000 bond.

Most Wanted Arrested In Michigan   5/18  6am
     One of Livingston County Sheriff's Department's Most Wanted was arrested Tuesday in Michigan. Sheriff Steve Cox reports Jordan Page Johnson was arrested on a warrant for alleged Failure to Appear on a charge of alleged domestic assault. The warrant was issued April 11th and held a bond of $25,000.
     Sheriff Cox thanks the community for the tips received in the investigation.

Changes for Fridays Tunes Under The Moon   5/18  6am
     Friday's Main Street Wine Walk and Tunes Under the Moon will take place, despite the Weather forecast. Main Street Director Micah Landes says the Wine walk will be held at the businesses around the downtown area from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. The cost is $20 for the glass and you will be able to visit 17 different businesses to sample Missouri wines.
     The Tunes Under The Moon concert will start at 7:00 pm and may or may not be moved to the Celebrations Hall at the Fast Lanes Bowling Center. The concert is free and will feature the Cory Jackson Band from Arkansas.
     If you have any questions, call the Main Street Office at 646-4071.

Bid Accepted For Next Building Trades Home   5/18  6am
     As the Grand River Technical School has the open house for their current Building Trades Home this Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at 2111 Lakeview Drive, they are preparing for their next home.
     At Tuesday's School Board meeting, the board accepted the bid to build the home that will be located on Route V. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes explains the bid process for the construction project.
          <Audio:Barnes 1>
     Barnes says they had two bids to consider and the winning bid was submitted by Clint and Melissa Williams.
          <Audio:Barnes 2>
     The Building Trades class will work on nearly every aspect of the construction of the new home.