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KCHI NEWS Archive
Stories from the past seven days



Chillicothe Police Report  12-17  12pm
     Chillicothe police report four arrests and one person taken into custody for self protection.
     Monday, officers arrested Ashley Blue Daniel in the 600 block of Walnut on a Livingston County warrant for alleged leaving the scene of an accident and possession of a controlled substance. She was not able to post the $5,000 bond and was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Rylie Catherine Fisher was arrested in the 600 block of Walnut for alleged filing a false report. She was processed and released.
     Charles Brady Riddle was arrested in the 600 block of Walnut on a Chillicothe Traffic warrant. He posted bond and was released
     A domestic disturbance was investigated Tuesday in the 300 block of Wilson. Officers arrested Charissa J Hemsworth for alleged Domestic Assault - 3rd Degree, Property Damage and Private Peace Disturbance. She is held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Officers also responded to the 1300 block of Monroe for a person trying to harm them self. That person was taken for treatment and evaluation.


Filings For Board Elections  12-17  12pm
     The Livingston County Clerks Office reports three people have come into their office to file for positions on local elected boards.
They include:
Alvina A Benskin for the Health Center Board
Howard Marshal and Ronald S Garber have both filed for the Ambulance District Board.
     Filing for the April Elections continues until January 20th.


Trenton Police Body Cameras  12-17  12pm
     Trenton Police Officers will soon start using body cameras. Police Chief Tommy Wright says over the next few weeks the officers will be assigned body cameras and receive training on their use, policy and procedure, uploading the video into a secure system, and other topics associated with recording police activities using the body cameras.
     Wright says the body cameras are available to the department thanks to two groups. The first is the Body Camera Steering Committee and their efforts and dedication to the committee and the project demonstrate their commitment to the community and to transparency in policing.
     The second group includes individuals and businesses that have partnered with the committee and Police Department to provide the cameras.
     The Trenton Police Department is continuing to accept donations to purchase additional cameras. The donations can be made by contacting the Green Hills Rural Development Corporation or the Trenton Police Department.


R-II School District Audit Report  12-17  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School Board heard the Audit Report as part of their agenda Tuesday night. Auditor Robert Conrad told the board overall the district is in great shape. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes reflected on the report.
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     Barnes says they did have a couple findings, including one that showed some money budgeted for capital improvement was not spent.
<Audio: Barnes 2>
     The audit was approved by the School Board and will be filed with the state as required.


2015/16 R-II School Calendar  12-17  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II 2015/16 School Year will begin August 19th and end on May 19th. The School Board approved the calendar that includes 174 days of class and 6 teacher work days. The School Board approved the calendar in the regular session of the board meeting, but first had to hold a special meeting to approve the early start. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes Explains.
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     There were no public comments in the special meeting that lasted just three minutes.
     Barnes says the calendar approved in the regular session is very similar to the current calendar. The Christmas break will be shorter next year because Christmas falls on a Friday. Barnes says the students will have two planned days off at the end of April and beginning of May as there are no holidays after the Easter break in March.
2015/16 Chillicothe R-II School Calendar (PDF)


Sheriff's Report  12-17  6am
     A motorcycle reported stolen December 10th was recovered following an investigation by the Livingston County Sheriff's Department. The report states the motorcycle was taken from a location in the northwest part of the county. The matter remains under investigation.
     Tools were reported stolen December 10th, that investigation continues.
     On December 11th an investigation of residential burglary and stealing began in Chula. A suspect has been identified and deputies are still seeking that person.
     On December 13th deputies checked the well-being of a reported suicidal person in the southern part of Livingston County. The individual was contacted and the deputies helped the person obtain treatment.
     Sheriff Steve Cox assisted the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services gain entry into a home in the western part of Livingston County on December 14th. A family member called dispatch concerned for an elderly relative would not answer the phone. Cox says the person found in the home was in need of urgent care. The ambulance staff did an outstanding job of helping this person.


Financial Aid Meeting Scheduled  12-17  6am
     Chillicothe High School will host a Financial Aid meeting for parents of all Junior and Senior students on January 6th at 5:30 pm in the High School Media Center. Information will be presented on how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA, scholarship opportunities, and loans available for students pursing post high school education. Parents and students planning to pursue post high education are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. Principal Brian Sherrow will also talk about the A+ program. Contact the Chillicothe High School at 646-0700 for more formation.


Policy Revisions Include Veterans Day Celebration  12-17  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School Board approved revisions to several policies as part of the Meeting Tuesday. Dr Roger Barnes says one of them will mean a change in how the schools observe Veterans Day.
<Audio: Barnes 1>
     The change takes effect in the 2015/16 school year.


GRTS Mission Statement and Refund Policy  12-17  6am
     Two formal approvals for Grand River Technical School were granted by the School Board Tuesday. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says the board approved the Tuition Refund Policy and the GRTS Mission Statement are already part of the school hand book, but are required to be formally approved for the Post Secondary Accreditation.
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     Barnes says the preparation work for the Accreditation is going well and the Accreditation visit will take place early in 2015.


Information Sought In Property Damage Investigations 12-16 12pm
    
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department is investigating property damage reported at two locations in the county. Sheriff Steve Cox says on December 12 the deputies began investigating the two reports of property damage that may have been caused by the same person or people
     The Ludlow Lions Ball Field and Park was significantly damaged after a vehicle drove onto the grass area and the ball field while spinning tires and causing ruts. Cox says at least two lights were also shot out at the area. A reward is offered for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible.
     A yard in the 10,000 block of Old Highway 190 was damaged after a vehicle was driven through their yard and around items in the yard while spinning the tires and creating ruts.
     These and other recent similar crimes remain under investigation. If you have any information, you are asked to call the Livingston County Sheriff's Department at 646-0515 or dispatch at 646-2121. Cox says any and all tips are appreciated.


Comments Requested on CSP and EQIP Rules Change 12-16 12pm
    
The Natural Resources Conservation Service, a branch of the USDA, is asking for public comment on new rules for two of its programs - CSP and EQIP. Mark Rose of USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service says they have been taking comments for CSP for about a month.
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     Rose says there are also conservation enhancement and technologies included in the new rule. The comment period runs through January 5th. USDA is also asking for public comment on the EQIP program.
<Audio: Rose 2>
     The former Wildlife Incentives Program or WIP is now incorporated in the EQIP program. Comments for EQIP are accepted through January 10th. If you would like to comment on either of the program rule proposals, go on line at www.nrcs.usda.gov or contact your local NRCS office.


Candidates File for Elected Office 12-16 12pm
    
Filing opened at 8:00 this (Tuesday) morning for the April elections and candidates have already filed for a number of seats.
For the City of Chillicothe: (as of 11:30 am)
City Clerk - Rozanne (Roze) Frampton
City Auditor - Theresa Gatson Kelly
1st Ward - Reed Dupy
2nd Ward - Wayne D. Cunningham
3rd Ward - Tom Douglas
4th Ward - Paul Howard
     No filings for Mayor, Councilman At Large, Constable, Treasurer and City Attorney.
All those that have filed so far are incumbents and the City election is non partisan, so no party is declared.

     Mayor Chuck Haney says he has not filed yet, but plans to file for another term.

     For the Chillicothe R-II School Board: (as of 11:30 am)
Both incumbents, Allan Brent Turner and Paul Richard Thomas, for the two open seats on the School Board.


GHRPC Recognized Board Members 12-16 6am
    
Two members of the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission were recognized at their annual meeting. Livingston County Presiding Commissioner Eva Danner Horton was recognized for her dedicated service and Mercer County Presiding Commissioner Clifford Shipley was recognized for his many years of dedicated service. The presentation of certificates was made by the Executive Director Randy Railsback. Both Danner-Horton and Shipley will retire at the end of the year.


Woman Injured in Accident Early This Morning 12-16 6am
    
A Downing woman had moderate injuries in a single vehicle accident overnight in Grundy County. Thirty-three year old Amber Miller was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital for treatment following the accident that happened just after midnight on Missouri Highway 6, east of Trenton. According to the Highway Patrol, Miller was westbound when she crossed the center line onto the eastbound shoulder, over corrected and went off the north side of the road and hit an embankment, causing the car to overturn. Miller was wearing her safety belt at the time of the accident.


Chillicothe Airport 12-16 6am
    
The Chillicothe Airport, located east of town on US 36, serves the Chillicothe community for both recreational flying as well as for business and corporate transportation. Airport Director Bill Kieffer says they've had a busy year at the airport with a number of improvements.
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     Kieffer says the expansion of the airport and the new runway are an important project that has been in the works for many years.
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     Kieffer says there are about 25 planes based at the Chillicothe airport and there is a lot of recreational that comes through the airport. He says they see a lot of business use and the also have a lot of corporate flying and the use of the airport is better this year than it has been in the past.


Brookfield School Board 12-16 6am
    
The Brookfield School Board meeting this evening will begin with the recognition of their fall athletes. The meeting begins at 5:30 at the district office. Other items on the agenda include superintendent and board goals, work sessions, ballot language for the elementary roof project. They will also consider adjustments to the tuition rate, discuss late starts for weather and an executive session is planned.

Filing For April Election Starts Tuesday  12-15  12pm
     April 7th will be a General Municipal election for many cities, school boards, townships and other elected bodies. The filing for the election begins Tuesday morning, at 8:00, and will continue through January 20th.
     For the City of Chillicothe, the elections will include all Chillicothe Elected office, including Mayor, Councilman At Large, Council Seats for all four wards, Clerk, Auditor, Treasurer, City Attorney, and Constable. Filing for city offices is at City Hall in the Clerks office.
     For the Chillicothe R-II School Board, there are two seats that will be on the ballot. Those seats are currently occupied by Jason Bone and Brent Turner. Filing for the School Board is at the District Office.
     There will also be elections for the Townships, Water Districts and the Fire Districts. Filing for those offices will be at their offices.
     If you have questions about filing for any of the offices on the April Election, call the County Clerks Office at 646-8000 x3.


Fire Destroys Car  12-15  12pm
     A car that burned Saturday afternoon was a total loss. Chillicothe Fire Fighters were called to 12594 LIV 302 at about 4:30 and arrived 10 minutes later to find the car owned by Bailey Grant of Trenton was burning. Water and foam were used to put out the fire. The fire fighters were on the scene for about 40 minutes.


Y-Pals Giving Tree  12-15  12pm
     The Grand River Area Family Y is doing something new this year for the Christmas Holiday. Director Mat Jones says they have a Giving Tree located in the lobby.
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     Stop by the way to check out the giving Tree or call them at 646-6677 for more information.


Chillicothe Police Investigations  12-15  6am
     The Chillicothe Police Department has been busy the past several days.
A possible sexual assault was reported in the 1500 block of Calhoun. The investigation continues.
Officers investigated a report of a residential burglary in the 1000 block of Webster.
A vehicle drove over several yard decorations in the 1400 block of Walnut. A similar report was taken at three homes in the 2100 block of Woodcrest.
Property damage was reported in the 400 block of Polk. A juvenile was arrested and turned over to a parent.
Theft was reported in the 1100 block of Clay. That investigation continues.


Local Arrests  12-15  6am
     Chillicothe Police reported several arrests.
Jamie Bomgardner was arrested at Washington and Calhoun for alleged speeding and driving while revoked. She was cited and released.
Zachary D Huffmon was arrested at Broadway and Polk for alleged speeding and DWI. He was cited and released.
Megan Sensenich was arrested for alleged DWI and failing to stop at a stop sign. She was cited and released.
Brian Donath was arrested in the 10 block of Calhoun for alleged DWI. He was cited and released.
Jordan Farmer was arrested in the 1000 block of Graves Street for alleged shoplifting. He was cited and released.
Jason Lee Roark was arrested at Highways 36 and 65 following a traffic stop. The arrest was on a Florida Probation Violation warrant. He is held pending extradition.
Christopher Miller was arrested following a report of a suspicious person in the 1400 block of Bryan. The arrest was for alleged disorderly conduct. He is held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.


Troopers Arrest Three in the Local Counties  12-15  6am
     Two men from the state of Washington were arrested in Livingston County Saturday on charges of alleged possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. State Troopers arrested 21 year old Andrew Rothenberger and 21 year old Christopher Conner at about 7:10 pm. Conner was also arrested for alleged speeding and Rothenberger for unlawful us of drug paraphernalia. Both were taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     State troopers in Linn County also reported the arrest of 34 year old Amanda Walton of Brookfield for alleged DWI. She was arrested Sunday at about 1:15 am. She was processed at the Brookfield Police Department and released.


Carrollton Town Council  12-15  6am
     The Carrollton Town Council meets Monday evening in regular session, with three main agenda items. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Carrollton City Hall. New Business includes a report from Sharron Metz on the Carrollton Area Economic Alliance, Jan Leakey will have information on 4H Shooting Sports and Larry Edwards will address the council about the MFA Fuel contract
     The agenda also includes several reports, including from the Street Supervisor on a new hire, Terry Bell and Lisa Ream on budget adjustments and information presented by the wastewater supervisor.
     An executive session is planned if it is needed.


Two School Board Meetings 12-15  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School Board will have two meetings Tuesday evening. The first will begin at 6:15 is only to set the beginning the 2015/16 school year. The School District is required to have the public meeting is they plan to begin the school year more than 10 days before the first Monday in September. This is a public meeting and comments from the public are welcomed.
     At 6:30, the regular session of the School Board will begin. That agenda includes reports to the board, the third reading and consideration of several board policy revisions, action is expected on the benchmark assessment program, GRTS Post Secondary Tuition Refund Policy, the GRTS Mission Statement, the District Calendar and more job descriptions.
     An executive session is planned for legal, real estate, student and personnel matters.


2015 Deer and Turkey Seasons  12-13
     If you are a Deer and Turkey hunter, the seasons for 2014 are pretty much over, but now is the time to start thinking about your hunt in 2015. The Missouri Department of Conservation announced the 2015 season. They include:
     Firearms turkey season:
Spring youth season - April 11 and 12
Regular spring season - April 20 through May 10
Fall firearms season - Oct. 1 through 31
     Firearms deer season:
Urban portion - Oct. 9 through 12
Early youth portion - Oct. 31 and Nov. 1
November portion - Nov. 14 through 24
Antlerless portion - Nov. 25 through Dec. 6
Alternative-methods portion - Dec. 19 through 29
Late youth portion - Jan. 2 and 3
     Check www.MDC.mo.gov for more details about the hunting season in Missouri.


MoDOT Roadwork  12-13
     Brush Cutting, Signage Operations, Pothole Patching and Shoulder works are on the Missouri Department of Transportation schedule next week. MoDOT Crews will be handling those projects across the entire northwest district including in the local counties. Some of the specific projects on the schedule in the local counties include:
Caldwell County
Route A - From U.S. Hwy 36 to the Ray County line; shoulder work, all week
Carroll County
Route V - From U.S. Hwy 24 to Route O; drainage work, all week
Linn County
U.S. Hwy 36 - At the Higgins Creek Ditch Bridge; bridge maintenance, all week
U.S. Hwy 36 - From U.S. Hwy 65 (Livingston County) to Route W; sealing, Wednesday - Friday
Livingston County
U.S. Hwy 36 - From U.S. Hwy 65 to Route C; pavement repair, Wednesday - Friday


Area School Holiday Programs  12-13
     The Holiday program schedule for the area schools continues next week with Christmas programs each night.
Monday:
Carrollton High School Holiday Concert at 7:00 pm
Chillicothe 5th Grade Christmas Program 7:00 pm at the PAC.
Tuesday:
Carrollton Middle School Concert at 7:00 pm
Wednesday:
Hale Winter Concert at 6:30
Marceline High School Winter Concert at 7:00 pm
Gallatin Elementary Program at 7:00 pm
Thursday:
Meadville School Program at 6:30
Bishop Hogan Christmas Program at 7:00
Chillicothe Middle School Band and Choir Christmas Program at 7:00 pm at the PAC.
Friday:
Brookfield Middle School Band and Choir Concert at 6:00
Trenton High School Band Concert at 7:00


Troopers Arrest 2 in Daviess County  12-13
     State Troopers reported two arrests in Daviess County Friday night.
     At about 8:00 pm, 31 year old Jeffery A Brown of Trenton was arrested for alleged Driving without a license - third offense and no seatbelt. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on a 24 hour hold.
     At 10:25 pm, 37 year old Ronnie L Willis of Kansas City was arrested for alleged DWI and Careless and Imprudent Driving. He was also taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on a 24 hour hold.


Special New Year's Eve Performance  12-12  12pm
     An early treat for New Year's Eve will be presented at the Livingston County Library. Dennis Stroughmatt, a French Creole Fiddler and his band, will perform from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the 2nd floor courtroom. Library Director Robin Westphal says this will be a fun program for the whole family.
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     Stroughmatt has performed at the Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Smithsonian, and folk music festivals across the country. The program at the Livingston County Library on December 31st will be presented at no charge.


Chillicothe Employee Awards 12-12  12pm
     The Chillicothe City Employees recognition and holiday party was held last weekend and Mayor Chuck Haney made the announcement of this year's Employees of the Year. The winner is Tammi Venneman, the City's Codes Enforcement officer. In her nomination, it was said “She has done an outstanding job with her positive attitude; she sets a good example for others to follow. The work was sometimes physical in nature and sometimes during unusual hours, but she always wanted to make sure it was done correctly." Venneman was presented a $1,000 check, two additional vacation days and an award.
     The runner up was Betty Atwell from the Ambulance District and Chillicothe Fire Department. Atwell serves as the Office Manager at the Fire Department and she was presented a $100 check and one additional paid day off.
     Mayor Haney says hey also presented a special award to Leslie Patek from the Animal Shelter as the recipient of the city's first Citizen of the Year award. Patek was presented with a plaque that contained a special Key to the City. Earlier in the year, Patek was recognized as the Chillicothe Elks Lodge Citizen of the Year.


Salvation Army Requesting Toys For Kids   12-12  12pm
     The Salvation Army in Chillicothe is in need of assistance from the public in providing area children with gifts for Christmas. Faye Flannigan from the Salvation Army says the need remains great in our area.
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     Flannigan says they are looking for donations of new toys or cloths for any age. If you have questions, call the Salvation Army Office at 646-3538. The Salvation Army also has their Red Kettle Campaign at area stores that continues through Christmas Eve.


Brookfield School Board  12-12  12pm
     The Brookfield School Board will recognize fall athletes at their meeting Tuesday. The meeting begins at 5:30 at the district office. Other items on the agenda include superintendent and board goals, work sessions, ballot language for the elementary roof project. They will also consider adjustments to the tuition rate, discuss late starts for weather and an executive session is planned.


Gas Leak Investigated 12-12  6am
     Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to a report of a gas leak Thursday evening at Jackson and Woodward. The call came in at about 5:40 pm and fire fighters arrived in just a few minutes to find a strong odor of gas. The gas company was notified. The gas company has scheduled repairs. The fire department was on the scene for just under an hour.


Police Investigate Forgery Report 12-12  6am
     One accident and a report of forgery are in the Chillicothe Police Department report for Thursday.
     An accident Wednesday in the 500 block of Cowgill happened when a vehicle driven by Misty Cecil was backing from a driveway and hit a vehicle driven by Brandy Taylor. Minor damage was reported and officers cited Cecil for improper backing.
     Thursday officers responded to a report of forgery in the 1200 block of North Washington. During the investigation, officers determined the report was falsely filed and charges are pending.


Two School Board Meetings 12-12  6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School Board will have two meetings Tuesday evening. The first will begin at 6:15 is only to set the begining the 2015/16 school year. The School District is required to have the public meeting is they plan to begin the school year more than 10 days before the first Monday in September. This is a public meeting and comments from the public are welcomed.
     At 6:30, the regular session of the School Board will begin. That agenda includes reports to the board, the third reading and consideration of several board policy revisions, action is expected on the benchmark assessment program, GRTS Post Secondary Tuition Refund Policy, the GRTS Mission Statement, the District Calendar and more job descriptions.
     An executive session is planned for legal, real estate, student and personnel matters.


Troopers Arrest Norborne Man 12-12  6am
     A Norborne man was arrested Thursday evening in Carroll County. State Troopers arrested 35 year old Ryan E Miller at about 8:45 for alleged DWI and failing to maintain the right half of the roadway, resulting in an accident. No injuries were reported in the accident. Miller was taken to the Carroll County Jail, processed and released.


County Commission 12-12  6am
     The Livingston County Commissioners will have one local meeting next week and will attend a regional Commissioners meeting.
     Tuesday, the Commissioners will meet in regular session at 9:30 am at the Livingston County Courthouse. The agenda includes county road and bridge matters and administrative and departmental duties. At 2:00 pm, they will attend the LEPC meeting at the Livingston County Health Center.
     Thursday, the commissioners travel to Platte County to attend the Northwest Region County Commission Meeting at the Platte County Resource Center. That meeting begins at 8:30 am.


Burglary Investigation 12-11  12pm
     Chillicothe Police are asking for assistance from the public in an investigation of a burglary of a business in the 1300 block of North Washington. The burglary happened between last Saturday morning and early Monday morning. The report states entry to the building was forced and items stolen include four guns, among them are a rifle and two shotguns. Also stolen were ammunition and collectable coins and currency. If you have any information, call the Chillicothe Police Department at 646-2121.


Carrollton Hospital Expanding 12-11  12pm
     The Carroll County Memorial Hospital will begin expansion next week with the official ground breaking for their new addition. CEO Jeff Tindle says the 43,000 square foot three story addition will allow the hospital to provide more services locally and under one roof.
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     Tindle says they hope to keep the costs at or below $16.4 million dollars. The construction is expected to take 18-24 months to complete and begins next Tuesday with the Ground Breaking at 3:00 pm. Tindle says some of the prep work has already taken place.
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     Tindle expects weather will be the biggest factor in how long the construction will take to be completed.


Gallatin Going To Bid On Water Plant 12-11  12pm
     The City of Gallatin is ready to move forward with the bidding process for construction of a new water plant. City Administrator Zac Johnson says the project has taken a long time to get to this point, but he says the USDA has given them permission to go out for bid. The Gallatin Board of Alderman also approved a resolution to begin the bid process for construction. Johnson says the new plant will be built just down the road from their current water plant and will have the capacity to serve not only the City of Gallatin, but also the local water district.
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     The bidding process will begin next week and Johnson says that will last about a month. He says they hope to begin construction in early spring.


Carrollton Town Council Meeting 12-11  12pm
     The Carrollton Town Council meets Monday evening in regular session, with three main agenda items. The meeting begins at 6:00 pm at Carrollton City Hall. New Business includes a report from Sharron Metz on the Carrollton Area Economic Alliance, Jan Leakey will have information on 4H Shooting Sports and Larry Edwards will address the council about the MFA Fuel contract
     The agenda also includes several reports, including from the Street Supervisor on a new hire, Terry Bell and Lisa Ream on budget adjustments and information presented by the wastewater supervisor.
     An executive session is planned if it is needed.


Christmas Tree Voting at the Library 12-11  6am
     Patrons of the Livingston County Library are judging the mini Christmas trees that were brought in last week. Library Director Robin Westphal says the response to the contest was outstanding and the residents of the area nursing homes will be the benefactors of the creativity.
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     Westphal says the nursing homes are looking forward to the decorations that will be delivered next week.
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     Judging of the mini Christmas Trees includes four categories and continues through Saturday.
 



Sheriff's Report  12-11  6am
     Livestock problems, a child offense and an arrest are in the Livingston County Sheriff's Department report.
     Sheriff Steve Cox says deputies are working with the Division of Family Services on a potential child offense. The department will continue working on the investigation today.
     Cox says his office has been working with the owner of cattle that have gotten onto the neighbors property. Cox says they are working with the owner of the cattle and the property owner to have the cattle removed this week.
     Deputies arrested 19 year old Shannon Wayne Bardwell of Trenton on a Livingston County warrant for an alleged bond violation on an original charge of alleged distribution or deliver of a controlled substance. Bond is now set at $20,000 cash.


Police Report 12-11  6am
     Chillicothe Police investigated reports of property damage and a domestic disturbance and a computer tablet was found.
     Officers report an RCA tablet was found near North Fair and Broken Arrow Road. The owner can claim the tablet at the police department.
     Last Friday, officers investigated a report of property damage in the 300 block of Grandview Avenue. The report indicates the investigation is on-going.
     A domestic disturbance was reported last Friday in the 1600 block of Polk. One of the people involved chose to leave the home for the night and no-one wanted to file charges.
     Wednesday, officers took a report of a possible scam. The report states someone called from overseas and was wanting to send a check for a specific amount and asked the person to cash the check, and send a money order back to the overseas location. Chillicothe police urge resident to be aware of possible scams and to never accept or send money if it appears to be suspicious.


Sent to Prison  12-11  6am
     The Livingston County Sheriff's Department will transport several people to prison following appearances this week in Livingston County Circuit Court. Sheriff Steve Cox says the following will be taken to the Department of Corrections in a timely manner.

22 year old Donnie R. Randolph of Chillicothe  Burglary 2nd Degree - 2 years consecutive

25 year old William McHardie of Chillicothe  Assault 2nd Degree - 7 years consecutive and Possession of a Controlled Substance - 7 years consecutive

Sentenced for Possession of a Controlled Substance 

50 year old Sandra Triebel of Chillicothe 5 years consecutive
22 year old Kirsten B. Lane of Chillicothe 5 years consecutive (Institutional Treatment Program)
47 year old Jimmy Ray Fainter of Brookfield & 24 year old Tara R. Hall of Utica each to 8 years consecutive
39 year old Monica Fainter of Brookfield & 32 year old Fonnie Kale of Chillicothe each to 8 years consecutive (Institutional Treatment Program)
53 year old Jimmie Stoneburner of Chillicothe 10 years consecutive


NCMC Scholarships  12-11  6am
     Three allied Health Students at North Central Missouri College in Trenton were recently awarded scholarships by a home care facility. ServeLink Home Care in Trenton announced the scholarships were awarded to three students that are training to become health care professionals. The recipients are: Melissa McBee of Trenton awarded a $2,000 scholarship. She is an Allied Health student in the Level II program. Scholarships of $750 each were awarded to Kristen Hoffman of Bethany and Kaleigh Hoermann of Trenton, both in the Level I Allied Health program.
     The applicants for the ServLink Scholarships must be residents of the counties in the Green Hills region.


More School Programs 12-11  6am
     There are still a few Christmas Holiday programs scheduled for this week.
Thursday:
Brookfield Pre-K and Kindergarten concert at 6:00
Southwest of Ludlow High School Concert at 6:30
Chillicothe High School Band and Choir Program is at 7: 00 pm at the Performing Arts Center.
Friday:
The Chula School Program begins at 7:00