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KCHI NEWS Archive
Stories from the past seven days



Chillicothe Planning and Zoning Meeting  8/25  12pm
 
    Chillicothe's Planning and Zoning Board will meet September 6th to discuss a proposed office at 1003 Jackson Street. The property is currently zoned residential and would remain residential. The owner has requested a Conditional Use Permit to construct an office on the empty lot.


NCMC Earns Top 10 Ranking  8/25  12pm
 
    North Central Missouri College in Trenton is ranked in the Top 10 by Wallet Hub, who recently published their findings on the "2016's Best and Worst Community Colleges." NCMC President Dr Lenny Klaver says he is very proud of the ranking.
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     Klaver says this is not the first time NCMC has received this type of ranking.
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     He says NCMC offers exemplary programs at an affordable rate and their faculty and staff genuinely care about student success.


New Questions For MDC Deer & Turkey Telecheck 8/25  12pm
 
    Missouri deer and turkey hunters will find a couple new questions to answer when using the Telecheck system this year. The Missouri Department of Conservation is gather new statistical information to help Department staff better determine age classes of harvested deer as part of MDC's deer management efforts. Joe Jerek from the MDC says they are asking for information about both Bucks and Does.
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     Hunters will want to bring a simple tape measurer to accurately answer those questions.
     For both deer and Turkey, Jerek says they have a question for archery hunters.
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     MDC also wants to know if you harvested you deer or turkey on private land or public land.


Rain Into and Through The Weekend  8/25  6am
 
    The heaviest of the rain for Wednesday night remained south of the KCHI listening area. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jared Leighton says we can expect periods of rain into the weekend, which could total one to three inches before it ends.
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     Chances of rain are in the forecast into the early part of next week. Listen to the KCHI local weather for more details.


City Council To Handle A Wide Variety Of Topics   8/25  6am
 
    The Chillicothe City Council will handle board appointments, a solar farm, items related to the new elementary school and a couple items of the hospital when they meet Monday. The meeting will begin with a finance workshop session at 5:30 pm in the conference room.
     At 6:30, the move to the council chambers. Mayor Chuck Haney will make recommendations for three city boards. City Administrator Ike Holland will present an ordinance for an interconnect agreement for the proposed solar farm. He will also lead discussions on the School Districts request to waive a sidewalk requirement for the new road and waive the required building permits. Items for the hospital include discussions on storm water plans and adding more parking.
     City Clerk Roze Frampton will request moving the September 12th meeting to allow city officials to attend the Missouri Municipal League conference.
     An executive session is planned following the regular meeting.


Troopers Arrest Texas Man  8/25  6am
 
   A Texas man was arrested in Caldwell County Wednesday evening. State Troopers arrested 23 year old Aubrey Martin for alleged driving without a valid license and speeding. Martin was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24 hour hold.


Girl Scout Registration Night  8/25  6am
 
    The annual Girl Scout registration night is this evening at the Girl Scout Little House. This is open to all girls interested in joining Girl Scouts in Chillicothe and the surrounding area from kindergarten through 12th grade. Girl Scout registration night is held at the Girl Scout Little House from 6:00 -7:00 pm, in the southwest corner of Simpson Park, on Country Club Drive. For more information, contact Carrie Hibner at 247-0312. If you cannot attend and would like to register your daughter online, go to gsksmo.org/join.



Two Most Wanted Taken Into Custody  8/24  12pm
 
    Two of Livingston County's Most Wanted are in custody. Sheriff Steve Cox says Tuesday, deputies arrested 31 year old Nicole Marie Irving. After confirming it was the person they were looking for, Irving surrendered herself and was arrested on a warrant for alleged probation violations on previous drug convictions.
     This morning (Wednesday), 66 year old Judith Colliver of Monroe City was surrendered by her local attorney. Colliver allegedly under reported her income from 2011 to 2015 and received public assistance benefits she was not entitled to, totaling more than $37,500. She later posted $40,000 bond.


Emergency Blood Shortage - Blood Drive Thursday  8/24  12pm
 
    The Community Blood Center, is in an Emergency Blood Shortage. The Community Blood Center is the organization that supplies blood to the area hospitals. A Blood Drive will be held in Chillicothe Thursday from Noon to 6:00 pm at the United Methodist Church. If you are eligible to give blood, they urge you to consider donating.
     Appointments are not required, but may be made online at esavealifenow.org. Use the sponsor code Chillicothe. You may also contact Steve Palmer at 247-3280.
     A person in the Community Blood Center service area needs a transfusion every four minutes. That person could be your friend, neighbor or even a family member. If you can help, please consider donating blood.


Fall Story Time - Down On The Farm  8/24  12pm
 
    The Fall Story Time for the Livingston County Library - Children's Department will begin September 6th. Children's Librarian Candy Warren says the theme is "Down On The Farm."
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     Warren says there is no need to sign up, just come and enjoy the stories and activities. If you have questions, call 646-0563.


Governor's Christmas Tree Search Is Begun  8/24  12pm
 
    The Missouri Department of Conservation is searching for a large evergreen tree for the Governors Christmas Tree to be placed on the lawn of the mansion. The deadline to submit your entry is September 30th, and there are a few requirements.
     First, the tree must be about 40 feet tall, the species is limited to: eastern red cedar, Norway spruce, or white pine, and the tree must be fully branched on all sides and accessible by large equipment
     MDC Forestry Field Program Supervisor Russell Hinnah says it sometimes happens that homeowners, businesses, or communities have wonderful evergreens that need to be removed for home expansion, utility work, or other reasons.
     To submit your entry for the Governors Tree, take photos of candidate tree and email them to holidaytrees@mdc.mo.gov. Be sure to include a contact telephone number, location of the tree, and several photos taken from different angles and distances.
     Once a tree is selected, MDC staff will coordinate the cutting and delivery of the tree to the governor's mansion at no cost to the owner. The donor will receive a personalized thank-you from the governor and an invitation to the lighting ceremony, which usually occurs the first week of December.


School Board Work Session Thursday  8/24  6am
 
    The Chillicothe R-II School Board will have a works session Thursday at Noon at the District office. They will be discussing the construction of a new elementary school. Bids for the new school came in more than $2 million dollars higher than expected, in part because of the architects error in estimating the cost of dirt work at the site north of the high school. The board has been working with the architect and the contractors that bid on the project to find ways to reduce the cost of the new building.
     The School Board work session will be held Thursday at Noon at the district office. This is an open meeting.


Officers Arrest Burglary Suspect An Hour After Crime  8/24  6am
 
    Chillicothe Police investigated a burglary and caught a suspect in less than an hour early Tuesday morning.
     At about 12:50 am, a burglary alarm summoned officers to the 2700 block of Grand Drive, where they found a burglary had occurred, resulting in damage to the building and a large amount of money that was stolen. Within an hour, officer had located a suspect's vehicle, which contained alleged evidence of the burglary. The report states video evidence showed the owner of the vehicle had committed the crime. Officers arrested James Spath, in the 600 block of Washington Street. As a result of a search of the vehicle, officers recovered the stolen money. Spath is held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail on charges of alleged burglary. Bond is set at $50,000 cash only.
     Also in the report, Elsa Morris was arrested on two St. Joseph warrants and a Platte County warrant for alleged failure to appear.
     Michael Marlow was arrested for alleged trespassing and property damage in the 1000 block of Jackson Street.
     Officers also investigated an accident in the 1500 block of Calhoun, where one of the drivers left the scene. They arrested Robby Kincaid for alleged leaving the scene of an accident and no insurance.


Extension Programs Have History In Missouri  8/24  6am
 
    The University of Missouri Extension program brings research and education opportunities to every county in the state. Karma Metzgar says University of Missouri and Lincoln University provide these opportunities because of the Federal Moral Act of 1862 and 1890. Metzgar says the teaching takes place in a variety of ways and locations.
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     She says Extension also passes on research from the University's experiment stations developed as a result of the Hatch Act of 1887.
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     To find out what the University of Missouri Extension Program has to offer, stop by your local extension office. In Chillicothe, they are located at 2881 Grand Dr, across from the Grand 6 Theater.


Battle Of The Badges Is Saturday  8/24  6am
 
    The Chillicothe Fire Department takes on the Chillicothe Police Department in the Battle of the Badges softball game this Saturday. Officer Michael Smith says this event raises money for the Grand River Area Y's Back Pack Buddy program. Smith says there's no charge to for tickets.
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     Smith says the Police Department looks to take the championship away from the Fire Fighters, but Fire Fighter Eric McKenzie says they have other plans…
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     The Battle of the Badges softball game is this Saturday at 7:00 pm at Danner Park.
     Come out and support both departments while they have some fun and raise money for the Back Pack Buddies Program.


Woman Wanted For Alleged Public Assistance Fraud  8/23  12pm
 
    A Monroe City woman is wanted by the Livingston County Sheriff's Department on charges of alleged stealing by deceit. Sixty-six year old Judith Colliver is on the Livingston County Sheriff's Department Most Wanted list. According to the Livingston County prosecuting attorney, Colliver allegedly under reported her income from 2011 to 2015 and received public assistance benefits she was not entitled to, totaling more than $37,500.
     Sheriff Steve Cox says Judith Colliver is 5 foot 3 inches tall, 180 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. If you have any information on the where-a-bouts of Judith Colliver, you are asked to call the Livingston County Sheriff's Department at 646-0515.


Chillicothe High School Band Trip Fundraiser  8/23  12pm
 
   The Chillicothe High School Band is heading to Chicago to perform and experience the city in the Spring.  Band Director Sarah Cavanah says they are excited about the trip.
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     The trip costs about $400 per student, and they are trying to raise as much of that money as possible. Cavanah says they have had several fund raisers through the summer, including cook-outs at a couple stores and for the Big BAM. She says they will have another fundraiser this Saturday.
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     Band members are selling tickets and you may purchase your ticket at the door, either way, the breakfast is just $8. That's this Saturday, from 8:00 to 10:00 am.


Teen Seatbelt Usage On The Rise  8/23  12pm
 
    Teen seatbelt usage is on the rise in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation's 2016 Missouri Teen Safety Belt Survey show seatbelt usage among teen drivers and front seat passengers is up 1.4% from last year from 69% to 70.4%.
     MoDOT Youth Program Coordinator Kacey Buschjost says they're very excited to see these numbers go up.
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     She says Teenagers are our most inexperienced and vulnerable drivers, so it's vital that they, and all drivers, be buckled up every trip, every time; and education is a big part in improving seatbelt usage.
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     Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for those ages 15-20 in Missouri, accounting for nearly 11.8% of traffic fatalities during the last three years. There are many factors that play a part in the statistics, including: inexperience, alcohol, speeding, cell phones, and other countless, with many resulting in death. A safety belt is the best defense in a traffic crash.
     MoDOT urges teens and all drivers to Buckle up and ARRIVE ALIVE.


County Commission Meets Today  8/23  6am
 
    It's meeting day for the Livingston County Commission. The meeting begins at 9:30 am in the commission room. The agenda includes county road and bridge matters and administrative and departmental duties. At 10:00 am, the commissioners will attend the E911 Board meeting at the Chillicothe Police Department.


Chillicothe Police Investigating Repot Of Child Molestation  8/23  6am
 
    A report of Child molestation is one of the items in the Chillicothe Police Department report this morning.
     Last Thursday, at about 8:40 pm, Officers began the investigation of possible child molestation. That investigation is on-going.
     Monday at about 3:15 am, Officers were called about a man honking his car horn and kicking his windshield. The incident was in the 200 block of Clay Street. As a result, they arrested James William Cranmer for alleged peace disturbance. He was processed and released pending a court appearance.
     Also on Monday, at about 3:10 pm, Officers took a report of stolen property in the 1800 block of Country Club Dr. That investigation continues.


Inmate At Cameron Prison Dies  8/23  6am
 
   A Cameron Prison inmate died Sunday. Sixty-four year old Robin Roggenbuck died Sunday morning at Carroll County Community Hospital. Roggenbuck was serving a 35 year sentence for five counts of possession of child pornography. He was convicted and began serving that sentence in 2010. Officials believe he died of natural causes.


Girl Scout Registration Night Is Thursday  8/23  6am
 
    The annual Girl Scout registration night is Thursday at the Girl Scout Little House. This is open to all girls in Chillicothe and the surrounding area in kindergarten through 12th grade. Girl Scout registration night is held at the Girl Scout Little House from 6:00 -7:00 pm, in the southwest corner of Simpson Park, on Country Club Drive. For more information, contact Carrie Hibner at 247-0312. If you cannot attend and would like to register your daughter online, go to gsksmo.org/join.


Open House To Show Off Renovation By Junior Scouts  8/23  6am
 
    The Girl Scout Little House in Chillicothe will show off the latest renovations in an open house on Friday. The renovations were done by middle school aged Junior scouts in Troop 484. This was the troops Bronze Award service project, which is the highest award a Girl Scout Junior can achieve.
     The girls teamed with family, Girl Scout Service Unit 820, Northeast Missouri Northwest Kansas Girl Scout Council, Minnick Supply Company, Farmer's Electric Cooperative, and Lowes. The girls and parents accumulated over 300 hours of time working on planning, designing, researching, communicating, funding, and implementing the removal of an interior wall between the kitchen and the main area to allow installation of cabinets/countertops for increased work space and storage for all troops to share.
     Other activities in support of their Bronze Award included removal of an entry door from the kitchen to the outside that was no longer in use and was not energy efficient. It was removed and replaced with an insulated wall.
     Please join GS Troop 484 for an open house on Friday, August 26th at 7:00 pm at the Girl Scout Little House in Simpson Park.


Land Transition Planning Assistance  8/23  6am
 
    For farm families, land tenure and transition is a growing issue, whether it is passing the land on to family or other transitions, including new farmers trying to enter the business. As the average age of producers continues to move higher, they are looking for resources that can help with the transitions to family or others. The USDA and State Extension Programs can help. Damona Doye of Oklahoma State University Extension says they have many resources available.
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     Doye says successful planning begins with talking with potential successors, whether related or not.
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     The University of Missouri Extension has Land Tenure and Succession planning tools available. Contact your local extension office for more information. In Chillicothe and Livingston County, call 646-0811.


More State Fair Winners Announced  8/22  12pm
 
    It appears the final results are now in from the Missouri State Fair. Here are a few more from Livingston County.
     11 year old Chloe Clements of Dawn, had Best of Breed Flemish Giant in the 4-H Youth Rabbit Show. She is a 6th grader at Southwest.
     16 year old Nathan Hoel of Chillicothe, had Reserve Champion Gilt in the Duroc Swine Show. Hoel is a junior in high school.
     17 year old Cole Gutshall of Chillicothe had Champion Gilt in the FFA Hampshire Swine Show and Reserve Champion in the Open Show. Gutshall is a senior at Chillicothe High School.
     18 year old Gunnar Leach of Chillicothe, had Champion Gilt in the FFA Duroc Swine Show. Leach is a senior in Chillicothe High School.
     Nine year old Audrie Burton of Chillicothe had Champion Percentage in the 4-H Shorthorn Show. Burton is a 4th grader at Central School in Chillicothe.
     13 year old Gabby Hapes of Chillicothe had Champion Gilt in the 4-H Hampshire Show. Hapes is a member of the Springhill Go Getters 4-H Club. She had also won earlier in the Heifer Calf Show.


Chillicothe Police Report Includes Several Arrests  8/22  12pm
 
    The Chillicothe Police Department reports several incidents and arrests for the weekend.
     Saturday, at about 9:45 am, Officers took a report of a runaway juvenile in the 1100 Broadway St. The incident was referred to the Livingston County Juvenile Office.
     On Saturday, at about 8:00 pm, Officers took a report of a leaving the scene of an accident in the 1000 block of Cooper St. The investigation is on-going.
     Burglary and Property Damage was reported Sunday, at about 1:15 am at Shaffer Park. The investigation continues.
     Sunday, at about 11:30 am, Officers were called for a report of a shoplifter in the 1000 block of Graves St. They arrested Amanda Rose Hepworth and a juvenile. Hepworth was released pending a court appearance. The juvenile was released to a parent and a report was sent to the Livingston County Juvenile Office.
     Sunday, at about 2:50 pm, Officers arrested Nevada Wayne Woody in the 200 block of Williams St. for an alleged violation of an order of protection. Woody was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Also on Sunday, at about 9:00 pm, Officers took a report of stolen property in the 600 block of Walnut St.
     Dedra Renae Petree was arrested in the 600 block of Third St. on warrants out of Jackson County for alleged failure to appear. She posted bond and was released.


Deputies Arrest One On Local Warrant  8/22  12pm
 
    The Livingston County Sheriff's Department reported the arrest of a Chillicothe woman on a warrant. On August 17th, 45 year old Rachelle Lynn Griffith was arrested on a warrant for alleged Domestic Assault. Griffith made an appearance in Associate Court and was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail pending the posting of bond.


Brookfield Council To Consider Setting Tax Rate  8/22  12pm
 
    The Brookfield City Council will meet Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm at Brookfield City Hall and will include a public hearing to set the tax levy.
     The Council will consider a Resolution in support of a senior apartment project proposed by Turnberry Developers.
     The Council will then consider an ordinance to set the new tax rate levy at 1.5385 per hundred dollar valuation. The rate is in increase of .0113 per hundred dollar valuation from 2015.
     They will also have an executive session following the regular meeting.


Three Injured In Accident Near Green City Saturday Evening  8/22  6am
 
    An accident caused a trailer break loose from a pick-up and resulted in three people injured, including both drivers. The accident happened Saturday at about 8:30 pm on Missouri 129 near Green City. Twenty-nine year old Brian Southers of Galt was flown to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries; his passenger, 24 year old Danny Campbell of Galt was taken to Northeast Regional Hospital in Kirksville with moderate injuries and the driver of the other vehicle, 23 year old Tyler Reed of Pollock had minor injuries and was also taken to Northeast Regional Hospital. According to the Highway Patrol, Reed was northbound and hit a dip in the road, the trailer bounced in to the southbound lane and was hit by the Southers vehicle, causing the trailer to become disconnected from the pick-up. Southers and Campbell were not wearing safety belts.


State Fair Sale Of Champions Included One From Chillicothe  8/22  6am
 
    The Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions took place Saturday night. The fair announced several Grand Champion and Reserve Champion animals were sold, including one from Chillicothe.
     Layne Robinson had shown the Reserve Grand Champion Steer. The 1,320-pound Crossbred steer was purchased for $24,000 by MU Independent Aggies; LiveAuctions.tv and BTC Banks; along with Youth in Agriculture and hometown supporters.
     This year's sale set a new record for the State Fair, at $157,350, about $4,150 higher than the previous record in 2008. The funds raised help to pay for the Youth in Agriculture scholarships presented each spring.


Two Injured In Single Vehicle Accidents  8/22  6am
 
    A Gallatin woman had minor injuries in a single vehicle accident in Clinton County Sunday afternoon. Forty-five year old Teresa Pummill was taken to Cameron Regional Hospital following the accident at about 2:40 pm Sunday. Pummill was northbound on route Am west of Cameron, and swerved to miss a dog in the road, went off the road and struck a fence post. She was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the accident.

     A Kidder man was injured and later arrested following an accident in Dekalb County Sunday morning. Twenty-nine year old Patrick Cox was taken to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with moderate injuries following the accident at about 2:10 am, on Southeast Grindstone Road, northwest of Cameron. According to the report, Cox was westbound and drove off the north side of the road and his vehicle overturned in the ditch. He was wearing a safety belt. At about 4:10 am, Cox was arrested for alleged DWI and Careless and imprudent Driving. He was released for continued medical care.


Boom And Smoke Summons Chillicothe fire Fighters Saturday  8/22  6am
 
    Chillicothe fire fighters responded to a fire call at 13745 LIV 247, where the home owner reported a loud boom and the smell of smoke. The call came in Saturday at about 4:45 pm and the fire crew arrived 13 minutes later to find a control burn of a brush pile that had several tires on top of it. The report states one tire was burning, but the rest hadn't caught fire yet. The non-burning tires were removed from the pile and the owner used a back hoe to remove the burning one.
     The fire on the tire was put out and the owner was advised to stay with the fire as the pile continued to burn. The fire department was on the scene for about 25 minutes.


Troopers Report Several Arrersts In The Local Counties  8/22  6am
 
    State Troopers report four arrests in the area counties this weekend.
     Saturday at about 1:30 pm in Daviess County, 19 year old Samantha Brown of Lenexa Kansas was arrested for alleged possession of a controlled substance and DWI with drugs. She was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     A Chillicothe man, 43 year old Danny Welch, was arrested Saturday night in Livingston County. At about 8:25 pm, Welch was arrested on two Galesburg Police Department warrants for alleged theft, a Daviess County warrant for alleged failure to appear on a Child Neglect charge, and a Trenton warrant for alleged contempt of Court. Welch was turned over to the Trenton Police Department.
     Sunday at about 10:15 am, 19 year old Jeffery Dillon of Raymore was arrested in Livingston County for alleged speeding and a lane violation. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail pending the posting of bond.
     At about 10:10 pm in Carroll County, 32 year old Sarah Knupple of Norborne was arrested for alleged DWI and endangering the welfare of a child. She was processed and released.


Annual AYBF Fundraisers Coming Up Starting Next Weekend  8/22  6am
 
    The annual Area Youth Benefit Fund Dinner and Auction and Golf Tournament will be this Saturday and next Monday. Chasity Anderson from Farmers Electric Cooperative says this is an important and exciting event for them every year and it helps children and families.
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     The AYBF is supported largely by the fund raisers, including their Dinner Auction on Saturday.
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     The golf tournament will be held next Monday at Green Hills Golf Course. To find out more or to register, call the Farmers Electric office at 646-4281.


MoDOT To Close One Bridge At US 36 and I-35 Monday  8/20  6am
 
    While the preparations have been underway for the Bridge replacement work on the US 36 bridges over Interstate 35 at Cameron, the bridges have remained open. That changes Monday. The Missouri Department of Transportation announced Monday morning, you will see lane reductions and delays. The Missouri Department of Transportation Area Engineer Tonya Lohman says to replace a bridge; you have to close it.
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     Lohman says during the project there will be no left turns to enter or exit Interstate 35.
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     Lohman suggests you give yourself some extra time to reach your destination if you will travel through that interchange at US 36 and I-35. Working hours for the project will be 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, and occasional weekend work in case of bad weather. The work on that project will last several months, with a December 15th completion, weather permitting.
     In addition to no left turns, the work zone will include a 14-foot width restriction.
     If you have questions about the project, call the MoDOT toll free number, 888 ASK MoDOT, that's 888-275-6636.


Preserving Family History - Free Class Offered  8/20  6am
 
    If you have old family documents and photo that need to be preserved, you need to know the correct way to handle them. The Livingston County Library and Grand River Historical Society Museum will have a free class, Thursday. Library Director Robin Westphal says they have had many questions from people doing genealogy research and finding old documents they want to preserve for future generations. Westphal says there are two main topics.
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     Westphal says they have experts coming to discuss both Documents and Photos.
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     The program is this Thursday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Grand River Historical Society Museum. The program is free, but requires registration. If you would like to attend, call 646-1341.


Chillicothe Prison Inmate Dies  8/20  6am
 
    A detainee at the Chillicothe Women's Prison died early Friday morning. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports 52 year old Brenda Harrod died at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Harrod arrived at the Chillicothe Prison in March of this year following a conviction and sentencing of four years on a Jackson County violation of driving while suspended or revoked. An autopsy will be performed, but foul play was NOT involved.


Troopers Arrest Two In Area Counties  8/20  6am
 
    Speeding led to the arrest of an Illinois man by state troopers in Caldwell County. Thirty-two year old Herman Cole was arrested for alleged possession of marijuana and speeding, 90 miles an hour in a 65 zone. He was held at the Caldwell County Detention Center.
     A Linneus woman, 18 year old Shelby Spainhour, was arrested in Linn County on a Livingston County Probation Violation warrant. She was held at the Linn County Jail with no bond allowed.