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Evidence Recovered From Water May Still Be Used  5/26 12pm
     When items are stolen and later recovered in a pond or creek, there still may be useable evidence to be gathered from those items. The Livingston County Sheriff's Department is working one of those cases now. Sheriff Steve Cox says Items recovered in early April are at the state crime lab now.
     Around April 10th an investigation of a residential burglary included a safe and guns that were taken. The Sheriffs' Deputies and Chula Fire Department recovered items from Medicine Creek, at LIV 216, including the safe door. Deputies later returned with the Highway Patrol's Dive Team and recovered firearms from the creek which had been stolen from the residence and safe. Cox says the investigation led to the recovery of additional items and the rest of the safe.
     He says the firearms and other evidence were preserved in a manner which has produced results of latent fingerprints for examination of items being dumped in waterways. They were sent to the State Crime Lab and hope to have results back soon.

Planning for Summer Travel  5/26 12pm
     If you are planning to travel in the state of Missouri this summer, you are likely to find road construction. Missouri Highway Patrol Sergeant Jake Angle says planning may help you in avoiding some of the headaches.
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     Angle says once you enter a construction zone, pay attention and be patient!
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     A few minutes on line while planning your trip can make a big difference. Go to and click on the traveler information map. It is also a good idea to double check just before you leave, especially if there has been raining and your route includes areas that easily flood.

The Cost Of Grilling Is Down   5/26 12pm
     It is Grilling season, but what can you expect when heading to the grocery store? USDA Livestock Specialist Shayle Shagam says the wholesale markets have been trending downward recently. That means the stores are spending less for the beef,
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     Pork is also down
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     And for Chicken, Shagam says breast meat prices are down about 24% wholesale from a year ago.
     Those lower wholesale prices give retailers an opportunity to also have lower prices than last year. So, Fire Up The Grill and Enjoy!

Food Safety For Summer Cook-Outs  5/26 12pm
     The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the Summer Grilling season. When we have those cookouts food safety is not always at the front of our thought process. Maryann Gravely from the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline says food safety is important and with a little thought is pretty easy, but there are a few simple mistakes that can be a health hazard. Gravely says the biggest mistake might be cross contamination.
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     Gravely says once the food is cooked, another danger is leaving it out too long. She suggests putting food away within an hour of cooking. And for the prepared cold foods, she suggests serving them on ice or better yet, from the cooler.
     One of the biggest cooking mistakes when grilling is making sure the food is fully cooked. Gravely says the poke test is not very accurate.
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     For poultry, cook to an internal temperature of 165 degrees and for ground meats, including burgers, brats and the like, cook to 160 degrees.
     If you have questions about the proper meat temperatures, call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-674-6854.

School District Offering Summer Meals For Kids  5/26 6am
     The Chillicothe R-II School District is offering free breakfast and lunch to anyone 18 and under during their summer school program, which starts today and runs through June 29th. Meals are free to children who come to Dewey School.  The meals will be served every day during the Chillicothe Summer School Session.
     Breakfast is from 7:30 to 8:00 am and lunch runs from about 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.
     To participate in the free meals program, you DO NOT need to be attending summer school. There is no application or proof of income needed.

Arrest and Investigations In Police Report  5/26 6am
     Chillicothe Police report one arrest and a couple recent investigations.
     Tuesday, Kelvin Lynn Kimler was arrested in the 400 block of Williams at about 11:45 am, on four warrants from the City of Macon for alleged failure to appear. Kimler was processed at the Chillicothe Police Department, where he also caused alleged property damage. He is held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail pending the filing of charges.
     Tuesday morning, officers began an investigation alleged burglary in the 10 block of Hickory. Later in the evening, they began an investigation of alleged stealing in the 1200 block of Calhoun. Both investigations continue.
     No injuries were reported Wednesday morning in an accident at South Washington and Ryan Lane. Jason C Mitchell collided with another vehicle driven by Mark Warren. Mitchell was cited for alleged failure to yield.

New Charges Filed For Brandes  5/26 6am
     New charges have been file against 47 year old Kimberly Brandes of Chillicothe. The Livingston County Prosecutor filed charges of alleged possession of a controlled substance on Tuesday. Brandes was arrested May 17th for alleged Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. The investigation continued and a search warrant was issued, resulted in seizing alleged methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
     She remains in custody at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail with bond set at $22,500.

Food Pantry Closing After Monday Distribution  5/26 6am
     The Food Pantry at Highview Baptist Church will close after their food distribution on Monday. The Church's Pastor cited opportunities for new ministries and lack of space at the church. The space will be utilized for the Youth and Children. The church appreciates the community support of the food pantry and thank their members for the work and dedication to the project over the past seven years.

Boil Water Advisory  5/26 6am
A Boil Water Advisory was issued for a portion of the City of Chillicothe on Wednesday. Low water pressure from a water valve repair caused the Boil Water Advisory to be issued for residents on North Fair Street, from 2311 to 2601; On Broken Arrow from North Fair to Tomahawk and on Cedar Crest from North Fair to the dead end.
     Affected customers should boil water used for cooking or drinking for at least three minutes, Ice cubes made with tap water should be thrown out and re-made with boiled water. Surfaces that come in contact with raw or prepared food, including dishes and counter tops should be sanitized with a solution of clean tap water and a teaspoon of bleach per gallon of water.
     Residents in the affected area have been notified with fliers on their doors.

Emergency Managers Practice Disaster Scenarios  5/25 12pm
     Livingston and Grundy County emergency management officials gathered in Grundy County Tuesday to walk through a disaster scenario. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright says this year's exercise was for a tornado.
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     Wright says communications are always an issue in this type of disaster.
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     The two counties conduct this exercises each year and next year, Livingston County will again be the host.

Trenton Council Meeting Results  5/25 12pm
     The Trenton council members rejected bids for an asphalt roller at their meeting this week. Acting Administrator Cindy Simpson says the bids came in higher than anticipated and they feel they will be able to get by with a smaller roller. She says the City will seek new bids soon.
     With only one dissenting vote, the Trenton council approved a contract for engineering services for water tower inspections.
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     The contract was awarded to Burns and McDonald for $91,000.
     The council also approved the adjustments to the previous year's budget to match the actual final figures.

Free Kids Fishing Derby  5/25 12pm
The North Missouri Sportsman's Alliance and Missouri Department of Conservation will have a Youth Fishing Derby June Fourth at the Litton Ag Center Pond. Steve Shoot from the North Missouri Sportsman's Alliance says this free event will run from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.
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     Shoot says they want all kids to come out and have fun.
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     Following the Fishing derby, they will also provide those kids with a hotdog and chip lunch. If you have any questions, call Steve Shoot at 752-8010.
     That same weekend, the North Central Missouri Hunting and Fishing Collectible Show will be taking place at the Jenkins Expo Center of the fairgrounds.

Memorial Day Program At Pershing Home  5/25 12pm
     A Memorial Day Program will be held Monday at the General John J Pershing Boyhood Home. The program will start at 1:30 and includes the Memorial Day Address by Mark Armanto, author of "Grampa's War"
     Presentation of the colors is by the Pershing VFW Post #4557. The Laclede American Legion Post #197 will have the Laying of the Wreath.
     The member of the Brookfield VFW and American Legion Post #182 will provide the Rifle Salute.
     This program is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Division of Start Parks and Historical Sites. It is free and open to all.

Accident Leaves Teen With Serious Injuries  5/25 6am
     An accident Tuesday evening left two Breckenridge teens injured, one with serious injuries. Nineteen year old Nicholas Kelsey was flown to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City following the accident on Des Moines Road, west of Breckenridge. State Troopers report the accident happened about 7:15 pm, as Kelsey was northbound and attempted to pass 15 year old Raven Kepner, sideswiping the Kepner vehicle. Kelsey's vehicle went off the east side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned, coming to rest on its top. Kelsey was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the accident.
     Kepner had minor injuries and was taken to Cameron Regional Hospital for treatment. He was wearing a safety belt.

McCaskill Accepting Applications For US Military Academy Appointments  5/25 6am
     Senator Claire McCaskill is now accepting application for nomination to the US Military Academies. McCaskill says it is an honor to help students who want to dedicate themselves in the service of our great nation. The nomination process for appointments to the US Air Force Academy, US Naval Academy, US Military Academy at West Point, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy has begun for the class of 2021. Missouri residents interested in attending those academies may apply by filling out the information on the senator's website. To be eligible for a congressional nomination, the applicants must be at least 17 years old, but not past their 23rd birthday by July 1st of the year of application.
     Last year, McCaskill had the honor of nominating 16 Missourians from across the state who accepted appointments to one of the four academies for the Class of 2020.
     Applicants must complete the online questionnaire and submit all other application items to McCaskill’s St. Louis district office on or before October 3, 2016 to be considered for a nomination.

Two Injured In Single Vehicle Accidents  5/25 6am
     A Chillicothe woman had moderate injuries in a single vehicle accident Tuesday morning. Forty-three year old Jamie Murphy was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital following the accident at about 7:30 am, on Highway 13, just north of Coffey. State Troopers report Murphy was southbound and lost control, went off the right side of the road and down an embankment. She was wearing a safety belt.
     At about 8:45 am in Daviess County, 18 year old Georgia Caldwell of Winston was injured when she was southbound on US 69 near Pattonsburg. She crossed the centerline and went off the left side of the road, hitting an embankment and utility pole. She will seek her own treatment for minor injuries. She was wearing a seatbelt.

LCL Summer Reading Kicks Off June 1st  5/25 6am
     On Your Mark, Get Set, Read… the Livingston County Library Children's Department summer reading program begins June 1st.
     This year's Summer Reading Program ensures that a wide variety of stories and activities will be highlighted. The program will kick off with a special event in Simpson Park Wednesday, June 1 from 10:00 to 11:00 am. It will include a book walk, games, and snacks while supplies last. There will also be a sign up booth and information about summer reading available.
     The program will continue each Wednesday in June and July, beginning at 10:00 am, with a story time. They will have activities for children in various age groups. Examples include:
     For ages 5 - 12, activities will include stories, crazy races, Minute to Win It activities, and so much more.
     The early literacy summer reading program will be presented to ages birth - 4 and will include age appropriate stories, songs, finger plays, and an activity after the program.
     Call the Children's Library at 646-0563 for more information or to register.

Soybean Planting Progress Is Good  5/24 12pm
     A good mix of sunshine and not too much rain has allowed soybean growers to get a good start on the planting season. Maurine Cope, the Livingston County FSA Director, says things are looking good.
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     Cope says about 75 percent of the expected crop is in the ground. She says there have been no reported problems.
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     The target date to have the beans in the ground is June 15th. Cope says the local producers are expecting to be done well ahead of that mark.

Fishing For The Records  5/24 12pm
     Fishing records are being broken right and left in Missouri this year. There have been eleven records set this year so far and we are still in the first half of the year. MDC Fisheries Biologist Greg Pitchford says this has him baffled.
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     So far the records have been set for Striped Bass, Spotted Bass, White Bass, Black Buffalo, Carp, Drum, Golden Eye, Skip Jack, Red Horse and Shad. Those records include various methods, from Pole and Line to Jug Fishing, Trotline, Snagging and even Bow Fishing.
     Pitchford says anyone who thinks they may have a record fish needs to have it checked right away.
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He says there is also a little paperwork to fill out and of course a photo of you and your fish.
     To find out the records for the various species and the rules for a record fish, just check on line. Go to and search for state record fish list.

Darin Bryan Memorial Run/Walk  5/24 12pm
     Monday, Memorial Day, is the 16th annual Darin Bryan Memorial Run and Walk. Todd Matthew from the North Missouri FCA says the run/walk begins at 7:30 am at Simpson Park, with six age divisions this year.
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     The event includes a 5K Walk, 5K run and a 10K run.
     Mathew says awards will include 1st and 2nd Place Medals in each age group for the 5K and 10K runs, with Trophies awarded to the over-all winner in the men's and women's 5K and 10K runs
     Registration is $20 if you register ahead of the race and those forms are available at the Grand River Area Family Y. But for those that sign up the day of the event it is just $25. If you have any questions, call Todd at 247-1674.

Hy-Vee Recalling Several Trail Mix Products  5/24 6am
     A local store is recalling certain varieties of their store brand trail mix. Hy-Vee has voluntarily recalled six store brand trail mix products from all of their stores because of possible Listeria contamination. The products include Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix, Dark Chocolate Cranberry Trail Mix, Mountain Trail Mix, Mountain Trail Mix To Go, Berry Trail Mix and Santa Fe Trail Mix.
     Hy-Vee says, to date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products.
     Customers who purchased these products should discard it or return it to their local Hy-Vee store for a full refund.

Details for the recalled products are as follows:
Hy-Vee Caramel Cashew Honey Crunch Trail Mix - sold in 24 oz. bags with the UPC number 75450040586 and with a "best by" date of April 5, 2017
Hy-Vee Dark Chocolate Cranberry Trail Mix - sold in 24 oz. bags with the UPC number 75450041354 and with a "best by" date of April 14, 2017
Hy-Vee Mountain Trail Mix - sold in 26 oz. bags with the UPC number 75450016796 and with a "best by" date of April 5, 2017, and April 15, 2017
Hy-Vee Mountain Trail Mix To Go - sold in 1.75 oz. bags with the UPC number 75450040739 and with a "best by" date of March 23, 2017
Hy-Vee Berry Trail Mix - sold in 7 oz. bags with the UPC number 75450040593 and with a "best by" date of March 19, 2017
Hy-Vee Santa Fe Trail Mix - sold in 6.5 oz. bags with the UPC number 75450041101 and with a "best by" date of March 31, 2017

Burglary Investigation In Police Report  5/24 6am
     Burglary and an accident are in the Chillicothe Police Department report for Monday.
     At about 8:35 am, Officers responded to the 10 block of Hickory on a report of a burglary and theft. This investigation is on-going.
     No injuries are reported in an accident at about noon Monday at Washington Street and Park Lane. The Officer reported a vehicle driven by Helen Robinson backed in to a vehicle driven by Lesley McAdams causing minor damage.

Troopers Arrest One In The Local Counties Monday  5/24 6am
    State Troopers arrested one in the local counties Monday. At about 9:30 pm, 34 year old Zachary Pagett of Kansas City was arrested for alleged speeding and no drivers license. He was held at the Caldwell County Detention Center.

Mid May Livestock Shows At Livingston Co. Fairgrounds  5/24 6am
     Mid May is a busy time for local ag students at the Livingston County Fair Grounds. The Mervin W Jenkins Expo Center hosted six livestock shows in two days, May 14th and 15th. Those shows included 1142 head of hogs and 306 head of lambs.
     Saturday the 14th was the Wolf Showpig Bonanza, sponsored by the Chillicothe FFA Alumni. It included 440 head of hogs. The top awards are Supreme Gilt to Brayde Adam, Reserve Supreme Gilt to Emily Montgomery.
     The two lamb shows on the 14th, Missouri Club Lamb Futurity which had 87 head and the Youth Lamb Show which had 134 head, were put on by the Missouri Lamb Breeders Associations.
     Sunday the 15th, the shows were sponsored by the Princeton FFA and included two swine programs with 702 head in each show and the Sheep program included 85 head of lamb.

Brookfield Council To Discuss New Pool  5/24 6am
Construction for the new Aquatic Center in Brookfield will be discussed at tonight's Brookfield City Council meeting. The agenda includes consideration of an ordinance concerning an agreement between the City of Brookfield and Irvinbilt Construction for the Aquatic Center will be followed by a Notice to Proceed with Irvinbilt.
     Also on the agenda are a recommendation from the Board of Adjustments, consideration of asphalt bids, consideration of an ordinance for an agreement between the City of Brookfield and Allstate Consultants for engineering services, and a pay estimate for River City Construction.
     A closed executive session is planned for real estate and personnel.
     Brookfield Council Meets tonight, starting at 6:00 pm at City Hall.

Law Enforcement Restitution Fund Board Meeting  5/24 6am
A meeting of the Livingston County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund Board will be held June 9th. The meeting begins at 5:00 pm and will include a discussion of the 2016 expenses and revenues, a review of applications and any other business.
     The Livingston County Law Enforcement Restitution Fund Board meets in the commission room of the courthouse.

New Fire Prop Provided By Local Companies  5/23 12pm
     Two Local businesses stepped up to provide Chillicothe fire Fighters with another training tool. Chief Darrell Wright says the Propane Tank Mock-up will provide area fighters with hands on experience for these types of fires.
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     Chief Wright say there are a lot of propane tanks in the area and having the correct training to handle those fires is essential.
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     The two companies provided the majority of the materials and funds for the construction of this new training tool that was built at the departments Training Facility on Green Street in the Southwest part of Chillicothe.

Teen Injured In Saturday Accident  5/23 12pm
     A Rothville teen had moderate injuries Saturday when she crossed the centerline and hit a grain truck. Nineteen year old Katelyn Bryant was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital following the accident about 5:40 pm Saturday on Missouri Highway 11, near Mendon. State Troopers report the truck driver from Mendon was not injured.

Troopers Arrest Jamesport Woman  5/23 12pm
     A Jamesport woman was arrested Sunday morning in Grundy County. Thirty-seven year old Jacqueline Blackburn was arrested at about 2:20 am Sunday for alleged DWI, Driving While Suspended, No seatbelt and Failing to drive on the right side of the road. She was taken to the Grundy County Detention Center.

MoDOT Offers Several Options For Traveler Information  5/23 12pm
     Whether you are preparing to travel in the state of Missouri this summer or just need to know what is happening on the roads near you, MoDOT Area Engineer Tonya Lohman says they have a few resources available at your fingertips.
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     Lowman says the communication with states motorist is important. If you have questions, call 888-ASK MoDOT, that's 888-275-6636. The traveler information map can be found at You can also look for their mapapp for your mobile devices.

Luncheon Program To Honor Harry Truman  5/23 6am
     A program to honor Harry Truman will be held Wednesday at Noon. The Grand River Historical Society is hosting the event at the Museum from Noon to 1:00 pm. Guests are invited to bring a sack lunch and enjoy the program presented by Larry Vance. Truman was Missouri's only President. The program covers Truman's early days in Independence and his political career.
     There is no charge for the program, but donations will be accepted. You are also invited to tour the museum and see the exhibits and recent improvements.

Several Arrests In Chillicothe Police Report  5/23 6am
     The report from the Chillicothe Police Department includes several arrests
     Thursday, Colton Ashford and Miles Waller were arrested in the 1000 block of Graves Street for alleged Disorderly Conduct. They were cited and released.
     Friday, Sean Stretch and Kyle McGrath were arrested in the 1000 block of Graves Street for alleged Theft. McGrath was also arrested on warrants from Livingston and Benton County. McGrath posted bond and was released, Stretch was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
     Friday at about 11:00 am, two small children were found playing in the street in the 1300 block of 3rd Street. The parents were located and found to be asleep at home. No Charges are sought at this time.
     Saturday, James Mohr was arrested in the 600 block of Webster for alleged assault. He posted bond and was released.

Deputies Investigate Possible Extortion  5/23 6am
     Deputies at the Livingston County Sheriff's Department are investigating a report of possible extortion. The report states an individual made several postings and emails with at least one that suggested payment for the negative and damaging postings to be removed. The investigation continues.
     Deputies recently assisted a Chillicothe business with a person who was potentially stalking or harassing an employee. The person was interviewed and no additional problems are anticipated

Livingston Co. Relay For Life  5/23 6am
     The Relay For Life of Livingston County will be June 10th at Simpson Park. Cindy Collins, one of the coordinators, says Relay For Life is the largest Fund Raiser for the American Cancer Society.
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     The Livingston County Relay For Life is June 10th at 6:00 pm at Simpson Park. Collins says it is not too late to get involved for this year.
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     She says one of the more visible aspects of the Relay For Life are the Luminaria. Those may be purchase prior the relay or at the event.
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     If you want to be part of the Relay For Life of Livingston County or would like to purchase Luminaria, call Cindy Collins at 247-0635.

NCMC Board Of Trustees  Meeting  5/23 6am
Board members for the NCMC Board of Trustees will meet at 4:30 this afternoon. The meeting will be held at the Frey Administrative Center.
     There will be consideration of board policy changes, a renewal of Health Insurance and several bids will be presented, including:
Parking Lot Sealing, IT Equipment, and Guyer Hall Furnishings.
There will be a request for a special board meeting and several personnel items.
     An executive session is planned, following the regular meeting.

Local Pool Called Safe And Ready For Summer, As Always 
5/21 12pm
The Centers for Disease Control recently announced 1 in 8 public pools tested for contamination will be closed for health violations. As Chilli Bay Water Park sets to open May 30th, Chillicothe Parks Director Josh Norris says he is not aware of the Chillicothe pools ever having contamination issues that closed the pool. He says Chilli Bay has a regular testing routine and state of the art filtering system in place.
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     Norris says Chilli Bay has two Certified Pool Operators, Himself and Janice Shaffer. The certification is renewed on a regular basis with classes that are required.
     The biggest concern in recent years for public pools is cryptosporidium or crypto, an organism that enters pools through fecal matter and is resistant to chlorine. If there were ever a crypto contamination, the process to remove the organism is a regiment of super-chlorination and continuous filtering for a two to three day period.

Pro-Am Golf Tournament In Works for Green Hills
  5/21 12pm
The Director of the Green Hills Golf Course, Craig Sager, says they are working to bring a Pro-Am golf tournament to Chillicothe that would include some of the Lady Professionals. Sager explains:
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     Sager says the planned date for the tournament is August 1st. He says this tournament could provide area girls high school golfers with a unique opportunity.
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     If you are interested in the tournament or need more information, check out the Green Hills Golf Course Facebook and websites or stop by the Pro-shop.

Troopers Run Traffic Enforcement in Area  5/21 12pm
     Missouri State Highway Patrol Troopers issued 27 tickets in what was called a Hazardous Moving operation in Livingston, Grundy and Mercer counties. Highway Patrol Sergeant Jake Angel said Troopers issued 12 speeding tickets, 6 seatbelt violations, 7 non-moving violations and 2 tickets for no insurance. Angle said Troopers also issued 55 warnings for a variety of infractions.

Chautauqua Plans In Full Swing  5/21 6am
     It may not be Memorial Day yet, but plans for Chillicothe's annual Chautauqua in the Park, held in September, are in full swing. Crystal Narr with the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce says the 32nd annual Chautauqua will be September 10trh and 11th in Simpson Park. Vendor registration is open for the juried fine arts and crafts show, with over 100 booths expected as well as food and farmers' market offerings. Narr stated many vendors return each year for the event, as well as new vendors.
     Narr explained that a "juried show" means all items sold need to be quality, original handcrafted and or creatively and artistically enhanced by the seller. Vendors interested in a booth spaces should contact the chamber office as soon as possible. Single or double spaces are available plus space is available for single food booths sponsored by non profit organizations or for profit ventures. Farmers Market booths are also available.
     Mary Lou VanDeventer with the Chillicothe Area Arts Council says work is on-going for the entertainment on the stage area for both Saturday and Sunday, as well as storytelling talent.
     Registration deadline for all booths is July 31st. You can call 646-4050 during regular business hours.

Area Arrests by Highway Patrol  5/21 6am
Area arrests Friday by the Missouri Highway Patrol included two Illinois residents arrested in Livingston County on Felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, minor in possession of alcohol and speeding. Both were held at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail.
     An Iowa teen was arrested in Daviess County for DWI- Drug Intoxication, possession of Marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb regional jail.
     A 20 year old Trenton female was arrested in Grundy County for Minor visibly intoxicated while operating a vehicle. She was taken to the Grundy County Sheriff's office and later released.
     Two Kansas City residents were arrested in Linn County for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Both were later released

Aquatic Center On Brookfield Agenda Tuesday
 5/21 6m
      The next step in the construction of a new Aquatic Center is on the agenda of the Tuesday Brookfield City Council meeting. Consideration of an Ordinance concerning an agreement between the City of Brookfield and Irvinbilt Construction regarding the Aquatic Center is one of the new business agenda items, followed by a Notice to Proceed with Irvinbilt.
     Other items on the Tuesday Brookfield City Council agenda include a recommendation from the Board of Adjustments, consideration of asphalt bids, consideration of an ordinance for an agreement between the City of Brookfield and Allstate Consultants regarding engineering services, and a pay estimate for River City Construction. There will also be a closed executive session relating to real estate and personnel. Tuesday’s Brookfield Council Meeting starts at 6:00pm at City Hall.

What's That Building at 3rd and Locust?
 5/21 6am
     You may have noticed building constructed near the corner of Third and Locust in Chillicothe and wondered what is happening? Eric Reeter with Calgary Baptist Church says it is a Spec Home for their Nicaraguan Mission, to help raise money to support the mission activities.
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     Reeter says the goal is 200 secured donations of $10 a month.
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     The homes built in Nicaragua will house as many as 12 people. To get involved, go to their Facebook page "Calgary in Nicaragua" or call the Church. They will have a fund raising event at the Spec House on June 5th.