Chillicothe City Council Considering Contracts & Budgets
The Chillicothe City Budget will be set at Monday's Chillicothe
City Council meeting at 6:30pm at City Hall. A public hearing and
ordinance to set the city and the CMU budgets will be on the agenda.
Other agenda items include allocation of the general
sales tax, a request to purchase property on Clay street from the
city, ordinances for annual service contracts plus contracts for
services with Adam Warren and with Rumery and Associates plus adopting
a collective bargaining provision with the police.
Trenton Budgets On Council Agenda
Three ordinances are on the Trenton City
Council agenda Monday at 7:00pm.
The agenda includes presentation of the Trenton City
budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Trenton Municipal Utilities
budget, and a contract with Irvinbilt of Chillicothe for installing
raw water valves.
New business includes approval of a bid for a tractor
for the sewer department and discussion about boats on the reservoir.
Meadville Woman Guilty of Poisoning Her Child
A Meadville woman has been found guilty
by a St Louis jury in a child poisoning case. Rachel Kinsella of Meadville
was found guilty of Assault with serious physical injury and
endangering the welfare of a child in poisoning her child with
The child survived the attempted poisoning that began
in March of 2014 and continued into 2015 at their home in the St Louis
A sentencing hearing has been set for May 26th for
Trenton Teen Dies Of Injuries In Earlier Accident
A Trenton teen injured in a rollover
accident earlier this week died of his injuries. Nineteen year old
Jose S Barron IV died Wednesday in Columbia of the injuries he
suffered Monday morning in Pettis County. State Troopers reported
Barron was southbound on US 65, south of I-70, at about 8:20 am, when
he ran off the road and struck the ditch. His car overturned and he
was ejected out the rear window. He was flown to University Hospital,
where he died two days later. He was not wearing a safety belt.
Legislative Forum Today In Chillicothe
Chillicothe's representation at the State
Capitol will be in Chillicothe today for a legislative forum, hosted
by the Chillicothe Commerce Center. The forum begins at 3:30 pm at the
Chillicothe Comfort Inn and Suites. Senator Denny Hoskins and
Representative Rusty Black will each give updates about their district
and state as the current legislative session enters its spring break.
The forum will include time for questions following their remarks.
Light refreshments will be served. The event, is free and open to the
Chillicothe Police Report
Chillicothe Police reported one arrest
this week and other investigations.
Tuesday, officers arrested Angela Stock in the 600 block of Walnut
Street on a Livingston County warrant for alleged failure to pay or
appear. She was processed and released after posting the required
Thursday morning, officers responded
to the area of Keith and Samuel for an illegally parked vehicle. The
vehicle was towed from the scene.
investigation of stealing began Thursday in the 200 block of Wilson
Street. That investigation continues.
Livingston County Sheriff's Report
The Livingston County Sheriff's
Department report includes several investigations and arrests.
March 5th, deputies investigated a child not attending Southwest
School. A report was sent to the prosecuting attorney.
Deputies completed an investigation of exploitation of the elderly.
That report was also sent to the prosecuting attorney.
March 8th, the department's K9 assisted the Chillicothe Police
Department with an investigation. The dog indicated the presence of a
controlled substance at two locations. A suspect was arrested.
Several juvenile issues were investigated, including harassment and
inappropriate photos on cell phones. Parents and the school
authorities were contacted and the reports were sent to the juvenile
March 17th, lumber was reported
stolen from a location in Chula. That investigation continues.
Tuesday, deputies began a trash dumping investigation on Route V. A
Chillicothe man was cited for alleged littering.
Two were arrested and taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
34 year old Tylee Wheelbarger on a probation violation
62 year old Timothy S Anderson of Dawn for alleged violation bond
Troopers Arrest Utica Man
State Troopers arrested a Utica man in
Caldwell County Thursday afternoon. Fifty-eight year old Ronald Singer
was arrested at about 1:50 pm for alleged DWI, careless and imprudent
driving and no valid insurance. Singer was taken to the Caldwell
County Detention Center on a 24 hour hold.
Grass Fire and False Alarm
Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to a
grass fire and an automated alarm Thursday afternoon.
At about 3:40 pm, a fire was reported in the 2000 block of Redbud Lane
for a grass fire. They arrived in about three minutes to find about
nine acres of grass and brush burning. The fire had spread on to a
property to the north and to the Green Hills Golf Course. Fire
fighters used about 1000 gallons of water to put out the fire. Damage
was limited to grass and brush. The fire crew was on the scene for
about an hour and 15 minutes.
6:05, an automated alarm at Citizens Bank summoned Chillicothe Fire
Fighters. They arrived in about two minutes and found the alarm panel
indicating smoke in the training center on Locust Street. A thermal
imaging camera was used to check the building. No smoke or fire were
found. The alarm was reset and the fire crew was on the scene for
about 10 minutes.
Black Still Teaching Ag At State Legislature
As National Ag week wraps up, a retired
teacher says he is still teaching Agriculture to his colleagues at the
State Capitol. Representative Rusty Black taught Ag for many years in
the Chillicothe R-II School District before he retired and ran for and
won the State Representatives seat last fall. Black says he finds
himself in a position of learning a lot in the first part of the
session, and he says he still teaches others.
Black says overall, he does see support for Agriculture at the state
Budget Set At $15.2 Million
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities 2017-18
fiscal budget includes revenues of nearly $15.2 million and
expenditures of just over $14.6 million. The board of Public Works
approved that budget earlier this month, and the Chillicothe city
council will give their final approval at Monday's Council meeting.
CMU General Manager Jim Gillilan says this budget includes about $1.6
million in capital expenditures.
They will also replace 10 fire hydrants as part of the flow test and
A cost of living
increase is proposed and the final amount will be announced when the
Council approves the budget.
Area Libraries Receive Grant Funding
The Missouri Secretary of State's Office
announced grant awards for two area libraries.
Carrollton Public Library received a Summer Library Program grant in
the amount of $4,618 to conduct an eight-week summer reading programs
for children ages birth to 13 years.
Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library received a Technology Mini Grant
in the amount of $8,506 to improve its computer lab services by adding
fourteen laptop computers.
The Grants are
funded by the Library Services and Technology Act through the U.S.
Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Use Caution At Rail Crossings
Rail Crossing safety is an important
topic for the Missouri Highway Patrol, because when a passenger
vehicle collides with a train, they never win. Sergeant Jake Angle
from the St Joseph Highway Patrol headquarters says there are about
4,800 miles of railroad tracks across the state of Missouri. There are
also about 73,000 public and private railroad crossings in Missouri.
Angle says that provides may opportunities to interact with rail
traffic. He says you need to pay attention at the rail crossing.
In 2016, Missouri
experienced 27 railroad-related traffic crashes. In those crashes, six
people were killed and 13 sustained injuries, of which, seven were
disabling. These crashes are not only tragic, but they are
preventable. Remember a train cannot stop quickly.
When approaching a rail
crossing, slow down, look both ways, look again and proceed with
Superintendent OK'd To Approve Change Orders
The Chillicothe R-II School Board
approved an adjustment to how they will handle change orders for the
construction of the new elementary school. Superintendent Dr Roger
Barnes says this change gives him more authority to give immediate
approval of the change requests.
Barnes says the board will still review and approve the change orders.
The change orders in the past month
included items that were several thousand dollars as either increases
or decreases. The net from the changes the board reviewed Tuesday was
a decrease of more than $700.
School District Health Insurance Cost Increases
Chillicothe R-II School District
employees will have the same health insurance, but the rates are
increasing. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes says the increase is about
Barnes says the Health Care Consortium is also urging the members to
take advantage of a wellness program.
Barnes says the board is very happy
with the participation in the Health Care Consortium.
Police Report One Investigation And Arrest
Chillicothe Police report includes one
arrest and an investigation.
evening, Chillicothe Police and the State Fire Marshals Office began
an investigation into the fire in the 800 block of Jansen. The call
came in about 6:35 pm and the fire crews were on the scene for a
couple hours. The investigation has since been turned over to the Fire
Police Officers arrested Brandon Scott Simpson on a Missouri parole
violation warrant. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail
and is held with no bond allowed.
Arrest Chillicothe Man
A Chillicothe man was arrested by State
Troopers Wednesday afternoon. Thirty-four year old Matthew Pike was
arrested at about 2:25 in Livingston County for alleged DWI and on a
registration violation. He was processed and released.
Ag Week - Black Talks About Changes In The Ag Field
As we celebrate National Ag Week, we
acknowledge changes in agriculture and the size of the family farms.
State Representative Rusty Black was an Ag Teacher for many years
before he was elected as State Representative last fall. He says he
has his roots in agriculture.
Black says he lived through the farm crisis of the 80's and had to
adjust his career path, which brought him to teaching agriculture. He
says as an Ag Teacher, he saw many changes, including what was
considered the Ag fields of study.
Black says as a State
Representative, there are times he is still teaching his colleagues
about the ag industry. He will talk more about that on Friday.
Named Legion Fire Fighter For MW Region
A Chillicothe Firefighter is named the
American Legion "Firefighter of the Year" for the Midwest Region. The
award is presented to Chillicothe Fire Department's Lieutenant Tracy
Bradley by the National American Legion Law and Order Committee. In
2016, Bradley was nominated by Vern R. Glick American Legion Post 25
and Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright for the Legion's State
"Firefighter of the Year" award and won.
Chief Wright says the entire department is very proud of Lieutenant
Bradley will receive the American Legion "Firefighter of the Year" for
the Midwest Region at the Missouri Convention this summer. She also
advances for consideration for the National "Firefighter of the Year"
CMU Approved Two New Policies
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities has
instituted two new policies that will take effect April 1st. General
Manager Jim Gillilan says the policies are for connection charges and
pro-rated fees. Gillilan says currently they is no connection fee, but
beginning April 1st, they will charge $25 for a new customer or if a
customer changes the location of their service. He says the pro-rated
fees could lower the bill for the first or last month of a service.
Again, the new policies for CMU will begin April 1st.
Enforcement in Chillicothe
Chillicothe Police and the Missouri
Highway Patrol conducted a seatbelt and child restrain enforcement
near Field School Wednesday morning. Detective John Maples says they
had officers on Maple Street, JFK Avenue, and Tenth Street for the
operation that began at 7:15. During the 45 minute operation, Maples
says officers made 8 contacts, issuing 12 tickets and 7 warnings.
Tickets issued Wednesday morning include: 3 for under 16 without a
seatbelt, 5 under 8 without a seatbelt, 2 drivers without seatbelt,
one for no insurance and one for a stop sign violation.
issued included: 2 for under 16 without a seatbelt, 1 for no
insurance, 2 stop sign violations and 2 miscellaneous warnings
Maples say they plan to do additional operations like this in the
future, as funding and manpower are available.
County Commission Meets Thursday
The Livingston County Commissioners meet
Thursday in regular session. The meeting begins at 9:30 am in the
commission room. They will also travel to Trenton to attend the Green
Hills Regional Planning meeting, from 12:30 to 3:00 pm. Other items on
the agenda include county road and bridge matters and administrative
and departmental duties.
Hoskins & Black To Attend Legislative Forum
Senator Denny Hoskins and Representative
Rusty Black will be in Chillicothe Friday for a legislative forum,
hosted by the Chillicothe Commerce Center. The Forums begins at 3:30
pm, at the Chillicothe Comfort Inn and Suites. Hoskins and Black will
each give updates about their district and the state as the current
legislative session enters their spring break.
The forum will include time for questions following their remarks.
Light refreshments will be served. The event, is free and open to the
Board Approved 2nd Round of School Bond Sales
Chillicothe R-II School Board officially
approved the second round of bond sales Tuesday night, to support the
construction of the new elementary school. The total amount of the
sale is $5.5 million dollars. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes explains.
Barnes says the premium Bonds total 10% or $550,000. The money from
the bond sales will be in the districts bank account on April 4th.
Moving Fiber Optic Line To Cost District $10,500
A fiber optic line along US 65, near the
new school construction site will need to be buried deeper at a cost
of more than $10,000. Superintendent Dr Roger Barnes told the board
the this needs to be done for the new road.
School Board member Pat Jones says this is something the board should
have been informed about by the contractor early on when the One Call
location service checked the area. The cost to excavate and bury the
500 foot section of the fiber optic cable three feet deeper is
Chillicothe Police Investigate Child Molestation
The Chillicothe Police Department
investigated a report of Child molestation Monday at about 9:00 am.
Officers report the incident is alleged to have occurred 13 years ago
in the 1400 block of McVey Street. A report was sent to the Juvenile
Officers responded to three
domestic disturbances; Monday in the 1000 block of Locust, and Tuesday
near Webster and Locust and the 1000 block of Third. All three
incidents were considered verbal and no arrests were made.
House Fire And Two Grass Fires
Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to
two grass fires and a house fire Tuesday.
The House fire was at 821 Jansen Street and the call came in about
6:35 pm and the fire crew arrived within three minutes to find fire on
the north side of the home. They used about 800 gallons of water to
put out the fire that was contained to the outside of the building and
a basement floor joist. There was also smoke damage to the inside of
the home. No-one was home at the time of the fire. The fire crew was
on the scene for just under two hours.
grass fire was reported about 4:30 at 11068 Highway O. The fire crew
arrived about 12 minutes later to find about 30 large bales of hay on
fire. The owner was using a tractor to disc around the bales to keep
the fire from spreading. They decided to let the fires burn them
selves out. The fire crew was on the scene for about 15 minutes.
The other grass fire was called in just before 5:00 pm and was at
14650 Route CC. the fire crew arrived in about 5 minutes to find two
small fires that were approaching a house and shed. The owner was
concerned he was losing control of the fires that had burned about two
acres. They helped to contain the fires and the owner continued to
monitor them. The fire crew was on the scene for about 45 minutes
Troopers Arrest Three In Area Counties
State Troopers reported three arrests
Tuesday in the area counties.
8:00 pm in Linn County, troopers arrested 30 year old Brian Harris of
West Burlington, Iowa for alleged speeding, no insurance and on a
Saline County warrant for alleged stealing. He was held at the Macon
In Daviess County at about
11:30 pm, Troopers arrested two Pattonsburg residents. 40 year old
Cayla Parkison was arrested for alleged possession of drug
paraphernalia and on a Cameron probation and parole warrant. 51 year
old Robert Parkison was arrested for alleged possession of drug
paraphernalia and on a Jefferson City probation and parole warrant.
Both were taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail with no bond
Chillicothe Ag Issues Team Presents For School Board
The Chillicothe FFA Ag Issues team made
their presentation to the Chillicothe R-II School Board Tuesday
evening. The issue this year is “Should the most recent Farm Bill
allocate more funds for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)?” The
team members presented the issue, and gave arguments on both sides.
The team members, all Juniors, select the topic and need to do their
They recently came in first
at the area competition and will have district competition next week
If they move forward, the state
completion is in mid-April.
Suspect Swallowed Drugs During An Arrest
0A traffic stop Saturday resulted in a
suspect taken to a Kansas City hospital after he swallowed suspected
drugs. A Livingston County Sheriff's Deputy in Utica stopped the
suspicious vehicle Saturday evening. Two men were in the vehicle and
both were on probation. Sheriff Steve Cox says the driver was found
with a baggy of suspected methamphetamine, which was placed on the
hood of the vehicle. As the suspect was being arrested, Cox says the
man resisted, grabbed the baggy and swallowed it. After he was
handcuffed, he was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment for
the substance he swallowed. He was later transferred to a hospital in
Kansas City for additional treatment.
Reports were sent to the prosecuting attorney and the probation and
Eight Headed To Prison Following Court Appearances
Eight Detainees from Livingston County
will soon be transported to the Missouri Department of Corrections.
These eight were recently sentenced in Livingston County court.
29 year old Sean P. Biller of Chillicothe, 7 years on a Probation
24 year old Tyler M. Gibson of
Chillicothe, 4 years and an ITP program on a violation of an order of
23 year old Austin R. Holstine
of Chillicothe, 7 years for assault. He is already in prison on other
43 year old Forrest W. Ivy of
Hale 7 years on a Probation Violation
year old Michelle Maglio-Say of Hale, 10 years and an ITP program for
Distribution Controlled Substance
old Scott White of Chillicothe, 5 years for DWI
34 year old Tylee Wheelbarger of Chillicothe, sentenced to CODS
(Institutional Treatment) on a Probation Violation
29 year old Jade Mock of Trenton, 7 years for Probation Violation. He
is already in prison on other charges.
Livingston County Commission Meetings
The Livingston County Commissioners meet
today and Thursday in regular session. The meetings begin at 9:30 am
in the commission room. Both agendas include county road and bridge
matters and administrative and departmental duties.
Thursday, the commissioners will travel to Trenton to attend the Green
Hills Regional Planning meeting, from 12:30 to 3:00 pm.
The county commission meetings are open to the public.
Trenton Woman Injured Walking In I-35
A Trenton woman was injured in an
accident on Interstate 35, near Lathrop. Twenty-one year old Courtney
Michael of Trenton was taken to Liberty Hospital after she was struck
by a vehicle at about 4:20 am Monday. The report from the Highway
Patrol states Michael was walking in the median and was walking
towards the troopers vehicle when she walked into the path of a
vehicle driven by a Lathrop man and was struck. Michael had minor
injuries. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.
Minnesota Man Arrested In Daviess County
State Troopers arrested a Minnesota man
Monday evening in Daviess County. At about 6:30 pm, 29 year old Jarell
Ferguson of Proctor, Minnesota was arrested for alleged possession of
marijuana, no seatbelt and on a Jackson County warrant for alleged
failure to appear on charges that include alleged possession of
marijuana, three moving violations and two other traffic offenses.
Ferguson was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail pending the
posting of bond.
The Importance Of Agricultire In The Community
This is National Ag Day, a time to
celebrate the importance of agriculture in our everyday lives and the
importance to our communities. Agriculture touches our lives everyday,
from the food we eat to the cloths we wear and even the fuel we put in
As a farming community,
Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney says it is a big part of our lives.
Haney says the economics of the farm families is also reflected in the
When you have your lunch or dinner or fill up your car, keep in mind,
those farmers have an impact on many aspects of our daily lives, often
without much thought of where many of the products come from.
This is poison prevention week, a
designation to bring attention to the potential hazards in our homes.
Mary Taylor from the Livingston County Health Center says we need to
understand what can be considered a poison, beyond the traditional
threats like cleaning supplies.
If you suspect someone has ingested a poison, call 911 immediately.
Taylor says it is better to be safe than sorry.
That number again is
1-800-222-1222. There is also a Poison Control website
www.poison.org which provides a
variety of information and assistance for possible poisonings. Taylor
says the Livingston County Health Center also has information
available on poison prevention. You can stop by the health center or
Brookfield School Board Meeting
The Brookfield School Board meets at 5:30
this evening, for an agenda which includes approval of the 2017/18
School Calendar, consideration of the health insurance renewal,
renewal of the food service contract and approval of the district's
cash management services by Preferred Bank. The meeting will take
place at the district's conference room.
An executive session is planned following the regular meeting of the
Brookfield School Board.
More Bridge Work In Cameron
The bridges on US 36 over Interstate 35
have been open since last fall, but the work on the project is not
complete. The Missouri Department of Transpiration completed the
bridge deck replacement portion of the work last year, but will soon
be working under the bridges.
April 1st, motorist will find traffic reduced to a single lane in each
direction to allow the workers access the structural steel girders
under the new bridge decks. These girders will be blasted clean, and
then recoated with a high quality paint that will help prevent
deterioration over the life of the bridge.
MoDOT says the contractor plans to work overnight from approximately 6
p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday and around the clock on Sunday
until the project is completed. Crews hope to be done with the
painting on or before April 20th, weather permitting.
Douglas Talks About Proposed Tax Hike
The Livingston County Commissioners have
proposed a one half cent sales tax increase and are asking the
Livingston County voters to approve the increase in the April 4th
election. Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says they chose to
increase the sales tax because of who would be paying the tax.
Douglas says the increase has the support of the current and former
He says they identified several
areas of need where the additional funding would be used.
If you have questions or concerns
about the proposed one half cent sales tax increase for Livingston
County, you are encouraged to contact the current commissioners or
talk with Eva Danner-Horton, Todd Rodenberg or Ken Lauhoff.
Fire Destroys Home Near Chula
A fire near Chula Sunday night destroyed
a home. The Chula Fire department received the call just before 7:00
pm for the fire at 12411 LIV 204. They requested mutual aid from the
Chillicothe, Grundy County and Laredo Fire Departments. When the fire
fighters arrived, they found the garage was fully engulfed and the
fire had spread to house.
Department was on the scene for about 10 hours.
Chillicothe Parks and Tree Board Meetings
The Chillicothe Parks and Tree Boards are
meeting today at City Hall.
Board meets at 5:15 pm in the council chambers. The agenda includes a
discussion on the Simpson Park Playground and about the Friends of the
Park. New business includes the 2017 budget projections and the report
from Parks Director Josh Norris.
the Tree Advisory Board meets in council chambers. The agenda begins
with the discussions on Tree City USA and Tree Plantings. New business
includes the 2017 projections.
Board and Tree Advisory Board meetings are open to the public.
Board of Public Works Meetings
The Chillicothe Board of Public works
will meet Tuesday at 7:00 am at the CMU Office for a regular meeting.
The agenda includes reports from the department heads, including the
Electric Department presenting bids for substation switchgear and the
Finance Director discussing policy changes for connection Fees,
Pro-Rated Customer Charges and other updates.
The Chillicothe City Council and Chillicothe Board of Public Works
will meet in joint session Wednesday at Noon at the CMU Office. The
agenda includes a joint CMU budget workshop session, a discussion on
the Pilot or Payment In Lieu Of Taxes and a possible executive
Chillicothe Police Report Several Incidents
The Chillicothe Police Department report
includes several incidents, arrests and a few accidents.
Thursday, officers responded to a report of property damage in the 400
block of Elm Street. The investigation continues.
Friday officers investigated a report of a person in possession of
child pornography. A report was sent to the prosecuting attorney.
Officers assisted EMS with a call in the 100 block of Trenton Road.
One person was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for evaluation.
Friday, Dustin L Ritchie was arrested in the 10 block of South
Washington Street on a Livingston County Parole violation warrant.
A traffic stop Friday resulted in the arrest of Amber Anderson for
alleged driving while suspended and expired registration.
Saturday, a traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Joshua G. Holtzclaw
for alleged driving while suspended.
Sunday, a disturbance in the 400 block of Dickenson resulted in the
arrest of Courtney R. Michael for alleged possession of marijuana and
Stealing from a business
was reported Sunday in the 1200 block of Washington Street. A suspect
was identified and officers went to the 400 block of Jackson and
arrested Neal James Miller for alleged stealing.
Accidents in the report include:
Tuesday at 190 and Washington Street - No injuries were reported after
a driver ran into the back of another vehicle.
Thursday at Polk and Elm - with no injuries after a driver failed to
stop at a stop sign.
Sunday there was an
accident at Hwy 190 and Grand Drive as a driver slowed on 190 to make
a turn and was run into from behind.
Sunday afternoon, an accident at Fairway and Country Club Drive left
the driver of a motorcycle with minor injuries. The motorcycle driver,
Ronald Jay Singer, ran a stop sign and hit another vehicle. Singer had
minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.
Accident Injures Two In Carroll County
An accident Saturday afternoon in Carroll
County left two Marshall residents with minor injuries. State Troopers
report 42 year old Clara Glasgow and 13 year old Tamia Glasgow were
taken to Fitzgibbon Hospital following the accident on Missouri 41 in
Carroll County. According the report, at about 1:00 pm, Clara Glasgow
was northbound and went off the road, struck the ditch and the vehicle
overturned. They were wearing seatbelts.
Several Grass Fires On Saturday
Chillicothe Fire Fighters responded to
three grass fires over the weekend.
Saturday at about 1:00 pm, a grass fire was reported a 8067 Route Y.
The fire crew arrived in about 10 minutes to find about half an acre
burning. Leaf blowers and water packs were used to put out the fire
that began as a brush pile burn. The fire crew was on the scene for
about 30 minutes.
A grass fire was
reported at about 2:00 pm at Highway 65 and Route JJ. Several acres of
tall grass were on fire as well as the yard near a home. The fire crew
used their ATV and had mutual aid from Dawn and Green Township in
putting out the fire. There was minor damage to the home. They were on
the scene for about two and a half hours.
Saturday at about 4:20, Fire Fighters were called to the area of LIV
4708 and Route Y, where they found a small grass fire on state right
of way. They used approximately 50 gallons of water to extinguish the
fire and were on the scene for about 12 minutes. The cause of fire is
Troopers Arrest KC Man Sunday
State Troopers arrested on person in the
local counties over the weekend. Sunday at about 11:15 am,
Troopers arrested 26 year old Calvin Clark of Kansas City for alleged
no drivers license and on a Platte County probation violation warrant.
He was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.