CMU Receives Electric Project Grant
Municipal Utilities received a nearly $126,000 grant from the Missouri
Public Energy Pool or MoPEP. The grant was presented at Thursday's
meeting of the Board of Public Works. CMU General Manager Jim Gillilan
says the grant is for an Electric system project.
Gillilan says the grant
covers nearly 100% of the project.
other action at the meeting, the board approved bids for the
Protective Relays and Automation Controllers for that project.
Bids were presented for the orange bags for the refuse department.
They also accepted the bid
from Green Hills Telephone for a new phone system that will cover all
department and save CMU about $1400 a month
Chillicothe City Council Agenda Include Rail Spur
Chillicothe City Council meets Monday with an abbreviated agenda and a
The finance workshop
will start at 5:30 pm in the Conference Room of City Hall.
At 6:30 pm is the regular meeting. In addition to the salaries and
invoices, the agenda include discussions and resolutions for a
Community Development Block Grant or CDBG grant for a rail spur to
serve a business in the industrial park.
The resolutions include: for intent to seek funding, providing fair
housing and prohibit excessive force.
executive session is planned if it is needed.
Sheriff's Report Includes Juvenine Sex Offense
Livingston County Sheriff's Department reported several investigations
and arrest, including an investigation of sex offenses with one or
more juvenile victim.
Sheriff Steve Cox
says through the month they have been investigating the sex offenses
and on Tuesday conducted an interview. A report was sent to the
Prosecuting Attorney and they are seeking a warrant to arrest a
The Sheriff deputies have been
investigation a report of animal abuse, neglect or abandonment in
Chula. A suspect was cited.
business reported an underage man in possession of a fake ID. The
investigation resulted in recovery of part of the ID. The suspect
admitted to paying $100 in another county for the ID.
36 year old Jill Marie Boley of Purdin was arrested for alleged
Probation Violation on Driving While Suspended.
25 year old Krachenda Paustain of Chillicothe was extradited from
Grundy County on a warrant for alleged probation Violation on original
Drug Violation conviction. She is held with no bond allowed.
49 year old Bryan Lee Becker of Chillicothe was arrested on a Polk
County warrant for alleged Failure to Appear for alleged nonsupport,
in excess of $5,000. He is held pending the posting of bond.
Planning and Zoning Changes To Be Considered
Livingston County Planning and Zoning commission will hold a public
hearing Monday to amend the County's Zoning Ordinance and allow for a
broader range of businesses under conditional use permits. Zoning
Officer Mark Shockey says they want to make changes to the table of
Shockey says he worked
with the commissioners to update the table to encourage more
businesses to locate in the county.
The Planning and Zoning
Commission for Livingston County will meet Monday, at 7:00 pm, in the
Associate Courtroom for the public hearing. They will hear from the
public and discuss the changes before voting on a recommendation to
send to the County Commissioners.
the County Commissioners will hold a second public hearing at 11:00
am, before they have the final vote on approval of the amendments.
Troopers Arrest Three In The Local Area
Troopers report three arrests in the area counties Thursday.
At about 4:00 pm in Daviess County, 39 year old Edwin Hostetler of
Chillicothe was arrested on a Grundy County warrant for alleged
failure to appear on a charge of alleged failing to register a
vehicle. He was taken to the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail and posted
At about 5:50 pm in Grundy County,
18 year old Jeffery Corbin of Trenton was arrested for alleged driving
while suspended, no insurance and no seatbelt. He was taken to the
Grundy County Jail and later released.
about 7:20 pm in Carroll County, 24 year old Kathleen Crawford of
Excelsior Springs was arrested on a Lee's Summit warrant. She was
taken to the Ray County Jail pending the posting of bond.
Missouri Arts Director On Chillicothe Visit
Missouri Arts Council visited Chillicothe this week as they held their
quarterly meeting. Executive Director Michael Donovan says he enjoys
visiting Chillicothe and the many things our community has to offer.
Donovan says with
each visit to Chillicothe, the MAC has gotten to experience some of
the culture, the food and life of Livingston County and they look
forward to returning in the future.
FREE Wetlands Field Day Tuesday
Missouri Department of Conservation holds a Wetlands Management Field
Day next Tuesday in Chariton County. This free program is held at the
Quinn Hunting Lodge near Rothville. Spokesman Bill Graham says there
will be a variety of topics covered.
Graham says there are
many benefits to wetlands.
If you are interested in
attending this FREE Wetlands Management Field Day on Tuesday, you are
asked to pre-register. Call the Chillicothe MDC office at 646-6122.
Amateur Radio Field Day
Livingston County Aries - amateur radio group, has a field day and
demonstration of some of their activities, Saturday at the Grand River
Area Family YMCA. The group will meet in the grassy area out front of
the Y from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. The will talk about amateur radio and
some of their activities to support the Chillicothe and Livingston
County Emergency Management with communication in the event of an
emergency in our area.
If you would like
to find out about amateur radio and how to get involved, stop by this
Saturday. You can also call Kenneth Hoch at 973-0161.
Bull Riding For Veterans
the Veterans, a bull riding event is tonight and Saturday night at the
Litton Ag Center. This event will have something for everyone, from
Mutton Busting for the kids, the a NFPB bull riding and great
entertainment, including Extreme Bull Hula-hoop. Admission is $10 for
adults, $7 for kids 6-12 and those 5 and under are free. Gates will
open at 4:30 each evening and the first 20 children to sign-up
beginning at 5:30 will be able to participate in the Mutton Busting
event. The Riding For Veterans Event will begin at 6 in the arena.
PBR Cowboy Willy Ropp and Miss Missouri 2015 McKensie Garber will be
on hand for autographs and there will even be a mechanical bull for
you to try.
Organizer Larry Oster says,
after expenses, all proceeds go to help veterans.
Commission District Lines
Voters in Livingston County will have an
opportunity to elect a new county commissioner for both the Eastern
and Western District, but where is the line to separate the two areas?
Well, it is not a simple line dividing the two districts.
The Western District includes seven Townships and two Chillicothe City
wards. The list of townships includes: Jackson, Cream Ridge, Sampsel,
Mooresville, Green, Monroe and Blue Mound. The Western District also
includes Chillicothe's 3rd and 4th ward.
In the Western District, the candidates include three Republicans,
Dave Mapel, Andy McDaniel and Gordon Jones and no Democrats
Eastern District includes six Townships and two Chillicothe City
Wards. The Eastern District Townships include: Grand River, Fairview,
Chillicothe, Rich Hill, Wheeling and Medicine. The Chillicothe City
Wards in the Eastern District include 1st and 2nd ward.
Candidates for the Eastern District include: Democrats - Phil Minnick
and Jim Grozinger and Republicans - Steve Waits and Alvin R Thompson.
If you are not sure which Commission
District you live in, call the County Clerk's office at 646-8000,
Map courtesy of
The book case mural, behind the Livingston
County Library, was damaged by vandals as someone spray painted some
words onto one of the books. The Chillicothe Police Department is
continuing to investigated the vandalism and is working to locate any
surveillance footage that maybe available from the surrounding
Mural Artist Kelly Poling
says to his knowledge, this is the first time any of Chillicothe's 22
murals have been vandalized.
If you have
any information on the vandalism that may help in the investigation,
contact the Chillicothe Police Department at 646-2121.
Chillicothe Arts Honored With Legislative Resolution
two major arts organizations in Chillicothe for meetings and the
reception at the new Cultural Corner facility, Senator David Pearce
and other legislative members in attendance presented the Chillicothe
Arts Community with a resolution, recognizing Chillicothe as the
recipient of the Creative Community Award.
The award was
presented to Carol Gregg and all of the Chillicothe organizations
involved in the Arts.
Pearce was also
recognized for his efforts in securing the tax credits that helped to
fund the renovations at Cultural Corner and the support of the arts in
the state. He was presented with a portrait painted at the event by
CHS Arts Instructor Daniel Riekena.
Corner Hosts First Major Event
sooner than expected, but Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery hosted
its first major event Wednesday night as members of the Missouri Arts
Council and Missouri Citizens for the Arts joined Chillicothe Art
Patrons and four members of the Missouri Legislature. Carol Gregg,
Director of Cultural Corner says the new facility is a dream come
<Audio: Gregg 1>
Gregg says the arts truly is part of the economic development strategy
for the community and north Missouri.
<Audio: Gregg 2>
Wednesday's event had originally been planned for the Gregg's back
yard, by the extreme heat forced the move to the gallery.
Officers Investigation Accident and Domestics
Police investigated two domestic disturbances and an accident.
No injuries are reported in the accident Tuesday evening at Washington
and Spring Hill Street. The report states, at about 7:00 pm, Goldie
Little was attempting to cross Washington Street and pulled into the
path of a southbound vehicle driven by Warren Wade, resulting in
moderate damage to the vehicles.
were called to a domestic disturbance Wednesday in the 1700 block of
Morningside Drive. That investigation continues. They also responded
to a domestic disturbance in the 400 block of Dickenson. That incident
was verbal and no arrests were made.
Carrollton Woman Injured In Jackson Co Accident
Carrollton woman had moderate injuries in an accident Wednesday
evening in Jackson County. Fifty-seven year old Cindy Clater of
Carrollton was taken to Liberty Hospital for treatment of moderate
injuries. The Highway Patrol reports a Kansas City man was attempting
to turn onto Highway 210 from the 291 ramp and was hit by the Clater
vehicle. The other driver was not injured.
Two Arrested On DWI Charges
Troopers report two arrests in the area counties Wednesday.
In Livingston county at about 8:30 am, 49 year old Kevin Hain of
Independence was arrested for alleged DWI, speeding and endangering
the welfare of a child. He was processed at the Sheriff's Office and
At about 5:50 pm in Caldwell
County, 23 year old David Casey of Polo was arrested for alleged
leaving the scene of an accident, careless and imprudent driving,
failing to drive on the right half of the road and DWI. He was taken
to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24 hour hold.
Sam Graves Mobile Office In Local Area
Representative Sam Graves' staff will have mobile office stops in the
local area next week. Staffers will be in Linn, Chariton and Carroll
Counties on Monday. Graves' Mobile Office hours give constituents the
opportunity to communicate with a member of his staff regarding a
variety of topics.
The Sam Graves Mobile
Office Stops on Monday include:
Marceline City Hall from 8:00 -
Brunswick City Hall from 10:30 - 11:30 AM
City Hall from 1:00 - 2:00 PM
22nd Annual Freedom Run is July
4th at Simpson Park
The 22nd Annual Freedom
Run will be Monday July 4th at Simpson Park. The Freedom Run will
again include a 5K, 10 K and a 1 mile Fun Run for ages 10 and under.
Preregistration at the Grand River Area
Family Y is open through Monday the 27th. If you pre-register, the
cost for the 5K or 10K is $20 and the Fun Run is $5. If you miss the
deadline, you will need to ad $5 to the cost.
On Monday July fourth, registration at the park will open at 6:15 am,
with the races begin at 7:00.
be awarded to the top two men and women in each age division. And all
pre-registers runners will receive a t-shirt.
Under The Moon Is Friday
The next Tunes Under the
Moon concert is this Friday at Silvermoon Plaza. MainStreet director
Micah Landes says they will have a local band playing.
<Audio: Landes 1>
Landes says they will close down traffic on Webster Street at about
6:00 pm to set things up. Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy a
Adult and Teen Library Programs
The Livingston County
Library has activities for both the Adult and Teen Summer Reading
programs coming up very quickly. Library director Robin Westphal says
Sunday, the Adult Summer Reading program will have a visiting author,
Bruce Mathews here to talk about his book
Windows of Kansas City.
This program is free of
charge. It begins Sunday at 2:00 pm in the 2nd floor courtroom.
Tuesday, the Teen Summer Reading program
will have a Minecraft
program for children ages 12-18. This program will begin Tuesday at
1:00 pm in the courtroom and will include Minecraft Bingo, Creeper
Crafts and real-life Minecraft Snacks.
you would like to find out more about either program, call the Library
Arts Council To Discuss Grants While In Chillicothe
Missouri Arts Council is in Chillicothe Today for their quarterly
meeting. Executive Director Michael Donovan says It is not their first
trip to Chillicothe, but this time they are celebrating an achievement
for the community.
Donovan says their
meeting here in Chillicothe will center around their budget, that
includes good news for the arts communities.
Donovan spent part of
Tuesday in a few meetings and then touring Chillicothe, Jamesport and
Cultural Corner Art Guild and
Gallery will host a reception for the Missouri Arts Council this
School Board Approves Raises
and other staff of the Chillicothe R-II school District will have a
raise in the 2017 school year. The School Board on Tuesday approved a
$500 bump in the base on the Salary Schedule and an increase of 3.14%
for all others. Assistant Superintendent Jim Ruse says the proposal
from the Salary and Welfare Committee takes time to develop.
<Audio: Ruse 1>
Ruse says the board also approved stipends for teachers and
<Audio: Ruse 2>
Another part of the package approved was an increase in the number of
sick days for the districts support staff. The number of days will be
dependent on the years of service for the employee.
Student Handbooks Approved
Student Handbooks for the Chillicothe Schools are approved by the
board. The Handbooks were presented for approval at Tuesday meeting.
Most had minor changes, but for the high school there were several
areas that were revised. Assistant Superintendent Jim Ruse says these
were areas that had been approved in previous boards meetings.
<Audio: Ruse 1>
The Handbooks will be distributed at the start of the school year.
Injured When Car Lands 132 Feet From The Road
people were injured in an accident when a car failed to stop at the
top of the exit ramp at US 36 and 65, continuing across to the other
side. Chillicothe Police report, at about 4:00 pm, Dennis Norvill was
eastbound and exiting US 36, but continued across Highway 65 without
stopping, went airborne and landed 132 feet from the roadway. The car
continued an additional 66 feet through a concrete ravine before
A passenger in the Norvill
vehicle was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment, but Norvill
refused treatment of injuries at the scene.
Police Report Includes Car Theft
Police investigated several incidents, including a couple of domestic
Monday, officers responded
to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 300 block of Harvester Road.
That vehicle was recovered by the Livingston County Sheriff's
Department near West Mohawk. The investigation continues.
A domestic disturbance was investigated in the 400 block of Gale
Street and remains under investigation. Officers were also called for
a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Jackson Street. That
incident was verbal and no arrests were made.
Property damage was reported in the 700 block of Clay Street. That
No injuries were
reported in an accident at Bryan and Washington Street. The accident
happened Tuesday at about 5:15 pm, when Donna Nibarger was southbound
on Washington Street, stopped in traffic, when she was struck from
behind by a vehicle driven by Kathleen Myers. Minor damage was
Troopers Arrest Two In Caldwell
arrests in Caldwell County are reported by the Highway Patrol for
At about 11:35 am, 31 year old
Adrienne Finet of Arizona was arrested for alleged possession of
marijuana, possession of a controlled substance, speeding and driving
in the passing lane. She was taken to the Caldwell County Detention
Center on a 24 hour hold.
At about 12:10
pm, 29 year old Warren McGuire of Independence was arrested for
alleged no drivers license - second offense, speeding and no seatbelt.
He was also taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a 24 hour
Missouri Arts Council Meeting In
Missouri Arts Council is in Chillicothe this week for their quarterly
meeting. Former Missouri Arts Council Member and Director of the
Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery in Chillicothe, Carol Gregg,
says The Missouri Arts Council Director is in Chillicothe today to
meet with several individuals and organizations.
<Audio: Gregg 1>
Gregg says the Missouri Arts Council is able to help these
organizations in a variety of ways.
<Audio: Gregg 2>
Gregg says the Missouri Citizens for the Arts is also holding their
annual meeting in Chillicothe this this week, bringing members in from
around the state.
Flood Warnings For Chillicothe &
warnings are issued for the Grand River at Chillicothe and Sumner.
Heavy rainfall upstream and in the local area will cause the river to
rise rapidly today.
The National Weather
Service issued the Flood Warnings for the Grand River at Chillicothe,
which is expected to rise to flood stage of 24 feet by 7:00 pm today
and crest at 26.3 feet by 1:00 am Wednesday. Flooding is expected to
continue at Chillicothe until Thursday morning.
At Sumner, the Grand river is expected to rise to flood stage of 26
feet by 1:00 am Wednesday and crest about 1:00 pm Wednesday at 30.6
feet. Flooding at Sumner is expected to continue until Thursday
Two Fire Calls Monday
Fire Fighters responded to 2 fire calls Monday.
At about 4:00 pm, the department responded to a fire call at 1126 Polk
street. They arrived in a couple minutes to find the fire was already
out. The Home owner had been cooking and had a small cooking fire. She
was able to put out the fire and there was no damage. The fire crew
was on the scene for about 3 minutes.
about 7:50 pm, a report of a fire on the outside of a business at 725
Industrial Road summoned the department with a pumper and the tower
truck. They arrived in three minutes to find the fire was on a utility
pole near the building. They contacted CMU and waited for them to
arrive. The fire crew checked the building to make sure there was no
fire damage inside. They were on the scene for about 25 minutes.
Ten Headed To Prison
Livingston County Sheriff’s Office was recently given orders from
Circuit Court for the transfer of 10 individuals to the Missouri
Department of Corrections to serve a sentence or attend a treatment
program. The list includes:
29 year old Gregory W. Atwood of
Campbellsville, KY 3 years for Possession of a Controlled Substance
20 year old William Burfield-Farley of Hale, 2 years for Attempted
40 year old Christopher Campbell of Hale, 2 years for
37 year old Trinity Helm of Chillicothe, 12 years and a
Long Term Substance Abuse Program for Possession of a Controlled
Substance with intent.
34 year old Jefferson Patton of Chillicothe,
9 years for Distribution of a Controlled Substance.
25 year old
Tara Hall of Utica, 8 years for Distribution of a Controlled
23 year old Katelan Chase of Chillicothe 3 years for
47 year old Lora Leabo of Dawn, 5 years for Possession of
a Controlled Substance.
20 year old Nickkol Starr of Kansas City,
MO sentenced to a Institutional Post Conviction Treatment Program for
Possession Controlled Substance.
20 year old Austin Leeper of
Trenton, a CODS 120 day program for Possession Controlled Substance
Salary Proposal On School Board
3.14% increase on the salary schedule will be considered by the
Chillicothe R-II School Board when they meet this evening. The meeting
begins at 6:30 at the district office.
Chillicothe's Salary and Welfare Committee presented their proposal to
the board at the last two meetings. The proposal includes a $500
increase on the base teacher salary, resulting in a 3.14% increase of
non teacher positions. They have also asked for a stipend for those
that have continued their education beyond the requirements for the
Other items on the agenda
include: Extra Duty Salary Schedule, Student Handbooks and Changes,
CSIP, Professional Development Calendar, The City's Facility Use
Agreement, Approval of more than 20 policies or changes, a declaration
of surplus items, a grant and the computer service agreement
extension. In addition, the board will consider two dates for special
An executive session is planned
following the regular meeting. The Chillicothe R-II School Board
meeting is today at 6:30 pm at the District Office.
Livingston County Commission to
County commissioners meet today in regular session. The meeting begins
at 9:30 am in the commission room. At 2:30, they are meeting with a
bridge engineer, with Frank Blackmore Garver. Other items on the
agenda include county road and bridge matters and administrative and
Two Openings On Chillicothe
Planning & Zoning Board
mayor will make recommendations to fill two opening on the Planning
and Zoning Board. Mayor Chuck Haney is accepting applications for the
two board positions through July 5th. Board Volunteer Applications are
available at the City Clerk's office and need to be completed and
returned to the clerk by the deadline. The mayor will make his
recommendation to the Chillicothe City Council for approval at a
future Council meeting.
Bids And Grant On Board of
Public Works Agenda
Board of Public Works meeting will include several bids and a grant
award. The board members will meet Thursday at 1:00 pm at the CMU
The agenda begins with the MoPEP
Grant Award presentation by Ewell Lawson.
The Electric Department Superintendent will present the bids for SEL
Protective Relays and Automation Controllers.
Bids for "Orange Bags" will be presented by the Refuse Director
And the Finance Director will present bids for a Phone System.
An executive session is planned if it is needed. The Board of Public
Works meetings are open to the public.
Arrests In Chillicothe Police Report
injury accident, domestic disturbance and property damage are a few of
the items in the Chillicothe Police Report.
Last Thursday, a woman was injured in an accident at the entrance to
Simpson Park off of Washington Street. Officers reported Jessica
Warren was leaving the park and pulled into the path of a vehicle
northbound on Washington street. Warren was cited for alleged failure
to yield and no insurance. She was taken to Hedrick Medical Center for
Friday, officers were called to
the 1200 block of Jameson for a domestic disturbance. The call
resulted in the arrest of Tyler Montana Gibson for alleged domestic
assault and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Gibson
was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
Friday, officers responded to a report of property damage in the 1000
block of South Washington Street. They also took a person into
protective custody in the 2700 block of North Washington.
Sunday, burglary was reported in the 900 block of Hawthorn. The report
includes a stolen vehicle and stolen firearm. A suspect was identified
and charges are pending.
Property Assessment Appeals
Livingston County residents that are unhappy with their
property assessment will have an opportunity to request changes.
Assessor Steve Ripley says the process begins at his office. If the
property owner feels the assessment is incorrect, they should start by
making an appointment to see the assessor, by calling the Assessor's
office at 646-8000, ext 2. Ripley says they will try and work with the
property owner to explain the assessment and will listen to the
grievances and complaints on that assessment.
Ripley says if they are not able to come to an agreement, the property
owner may take the next step and request a meeting with the County
Board of Equalization. Those appointments need to be made no later
than July 11th, by calling County Clerk at 646-8000 ext 3. The Board
will meet July 19th in the commission room, only with those that have
made an appointment.
Ripley says if the
property owner feels they still have not resolved the issues after
meeting with the Board of Equalization they may further appeal to the
Tax Commission, but they must follow the proper steps in the appeals
Totem Carving For Park Progressing Well
newest carving at Simpson Park is a few weeks from completion. Wood
Carver, Steve Holt says he is making good progress on a totem pole.
<Audio: Holt 1>
Holt says when complete, the Totem Pole will be placed near the Walnut
Street entrance, by the old maintenance shed.
<Audio: Holt 2>
Holt says the carving process is done with the pole laying down and he
will occasionally climb up on the pole to get a better perspective of
the carving. He says the process is going better than expected and he
hopes to have the pole complete early in July.
Livingston Co. Aries - Amateur
Radio Field Day
Livingston County Aries - amateur radio group, will have a field day
and demonstration of some of their activities, this Saturday at the
Grand River Area Family YMCA. The group will meet in the grassy area
out front of the Y from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. The will talk about
amateur radio and some of their activities to support the Chillicothe
and Livingston County Emergency Management with communication in the
event of an emergency in our area.
would like to find out about amateur radio and how to get involved,
stop by this Saturday. You can also call Kenneth Hoch at 973-0161.
Brunswick Woman Hurt In
motorcycle accident Saturday left a Brunswick woman with Serious
Injuries. Fifty-five year old Debrah Berry of Brunswick was flown to
University Hospital in Columbia following the accident about 11:50 am,
on Route E, east of Sumner. According to the Highway Patrol, Berry was
northbound on Route E when she ran off the road and was thrown from
the bike. She was wearing a helmet.
Troopers Report Two
troopers reported two arrests over the weekend in the local counties.
Late Saturday night, 38 year old Amy L
Duff of Marceline was arrested in Linn County for alleged DWI and
failing to drive on the right half of the roadway. She was processed
and released at the Brookfield Police Department.
Sunday afternoon, 35 year old Mary Garrison of Excelsior Springs was
arrested in Caldwell County for alleged Driving while suspended and
speeding. She was taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center on a
24 hour hold.
Fireworks Stands Open Today
can legally buy fireworks in Chillicothe beginning today. The
fireworks tents and stands open and Chillicothe Police Chief Rick
Knouse says they can sell through July 10th.
Knouse says there are limitations to the type of fireworks you can use
in Chillicothe and they can only be used from July 1st to the 4th. The
public may use ground based fireworks within the city limits. That
includes fire crackers and aerial fireworks that are fully consumed.
That means there can be nothing that falls back to the ground.
Basically what goes up must not come down.
When using fireworks, remember the city ordinance limits the time and
dates. July 1st to the 3rd, fireworks may be used from 8:00 am to
10:00 pm and on July 4th, the time is 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Knouse says the city ordinance also requires you to clean-up the
debris left after using the fireworks. If you have questions about
fireworks and when you can use them inside the City Limits, call
Freedom Festival Is July 3rd At Simpson Park
annual Freedom Festival will be July 3rd at Simpson Park. Organizer
Scott Rule says there will be lots of food and activities.
<Audio: Rule 1>
Rule says Freedom Festival will begin about 5:00 pm.
<Audio: Rule 2>
The Freedom Festival is July 3rd at Simpson Park.