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Thanksgiving Preparations 11/18
With Thanksgiving just 5 days away, you
should have all your plans in place. If you are hosting the meal, you have
already decided who is bringing what and what you will be making in your
kitchen. Do you have enough Turkey? Tina Hanes from the USDA Meat and
Poultry Hotline says A good rule of thumb is 1 pound per person and that
will allow for some leftovers. So if you are having a total of 12 for
dinner, a 12 pound bird is what you need. That said, if the turkey is
frozen, when do you need to start thawing? Soon... Hanes says there are a
couple thawing methods. The first is in the refrigerator.
The other method is in
cool water, still in the original package and changing the water every 30
minutes. For a 12 pound bird it will take about 6 hours.
Chillicothe Trash Pick-Up For Thanksgiving 11/18
Trash pick-up in Chillicothe for the
Thanksgiving holiday includes a couple changes. Chillicothe Municipal
Utilities Refuse Director Troy Figg says there will be no pick-up
Thanksgiving Day or that Friday, November 24th.
Figg says there is no
service Friday the 24th.
If you have questions about
the changes, contact the CMU Office at 646-1683
Several Area Meetings 11/18
Several Chillicothe Meetings are schduled
The Chillicothe Board of Public Works
meets Tuesday morning. There are no specific items on the agenda. They
will have reports to the board form the department heads and from the
general manager. An executive session is planned to follow the meeting.
The Chillicothe Board of Public Works meets Tuesday at 7:00 am at the CMU
Chillicothe's Board of Adjustments
will consider a variance to allow a larger sign than permitted under the
city's ordinance when they meet in December. The business at 801 South
Washington Street requested the variance to place a larger electronic
sign. The Board of Adjustments will meet December 4th at 5:30 pm at City
The Chillicothe Planning and Zoning
Commission will meet December 4th at 6:00 pm to discussion the request for
a historic Overlay for portions of Chillicothe. The request had been made
by Main Street Chillicothe, and was brought to the Planning and Zoning
Commission and the Council previously. It was sent back to a committee to
be better defined and to meet the desires of business owners in the
downtown area. The meeting of the Planning and Zoning Commission is
December 4th at City Hall.
Brookfield School Board Meets Tuesday 11/18
The Brookfield School Board meets next week
with a full agenda. The meeting begins at 5:30 pm at their district
office, with reports to the board and recognition of the Brookfield FFA
Chapter on earning a 3-Star rating at the national conference.
The board will hear the audit report for the 2016/17 school year, there
will be consideration of MSBA policy and procedure updates and they will
consider the ballot language for the April Election as they consider
extending the temporary operating levy that expires at the end of the
2018/19 school year. There are two seats on the Brookfield School Board
that will be on the April Election, they are currently held by Jeff Vogel
and Burnie Hicks. Other items on the agenda include insurance renewals, a
survey, the annual APR results and administrative reports.
An executive session is planned following the regular Brookfield School
Board meeting Tuesday.
Community Thanksgiving Service Sunday 11/18
The Community Thanksgiving Service, presented
by the Chillicothe Ministerial Alliance, is Sunday at St. Columban's
Catholic Church. The service is from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Brad Baker from
Turning Point Church says this is a time of community worship.
Baker says this is also
an opportunity to see the newly renovated Catholic Church.
Ministerial Alliance Community Thanksgiving Service is open to all faiths.
Serious Injury Accident Near Gallatin 11/18
A Hamilton man had serious injuries in a
single vehicle rollover accident early this morning. Twenty-four year old
Harrison G Lapen was taken to Mosaic Life Care Center in St. Joseph for
treatment of serious injures following the accident at about 1:45 am on
Highway 13, just south of Gallatin. The Highway Patrol reports Lapin went
off the east side of the road and the car overturned several times before
coming to rest on its top. Lapin was not wearing a safety belt.
Chillicothe Festival Of Lights 11/18
The 2017 Festival of Lights, lighting
ceremony is tonight at Simpson Park. Janet Barnhart from the Festival of
Lights says Simpson Park Closes at 5:00, and the program begins at 5:30
Barnhart says in
addition to the complementary drinks, they will have Christmas music
The Festival of
Light kick-off is at 5:30 this evening. Traffic in the park closes at 5:00
pm and re-opens later in the evening. The displays will be lit each night
through the first of January
Chillicothe School Board Meets Tuesday 11/18
The Chillicothe R-II School Board meets
Tuesday at the District Office. The agenda include the presentation of the
annual Performance Report for the district. The meeting will begin with
recognition of the Teacher of the Year and Beacon Award Nominees from each
of the building.
Reports to the board include
for Community and Adult Education and for Trauma Smart Training.
New Business includes: the architects report, consideration for the audit
report, the presentation of the 2017 APR report for the district.
Consideration of the snow removal contract, announcing the election dates
for the School Board and consideration of Paper Bids. The board also has
the second and final reading of several school board policy changes.
An executive session is planned following the regular meeting of the
Chillicothe R-II School Board, Tuesday at 6:30 pm, at the District Office.
Three Injured In Two Area Accidents 11/18
The Missouri Highway Patrol investigated
accidents in Livingston and Carroll County.
Livingston County, an accident Friday at about 11:55 am, on US 36 near
Utica, left two injured. Forty-six year old Kevin Jaques of Chillicothe
was westbound on US 36, when his van began to skid across the center line
and off the southside of the road, overturning in the median. Jaques had
moderate injuries and his passenger, 35 year old Mathew Pike of Liberty
had minor injuries. They were both taken to Hedrick Medical Center for
At about 4:00 this morning, a
single vehicle accident in Carroll County left a passenger with moderate
injuries. Forty-seven year old Perry Barnes of Billings, Montana was
northbound on US 24, near Missouri Highway 41, when he ran off the road
and struck an embankment. The driver was not injured, but his passenger,
43 year old Brandy Barnes, had minor injuries and was taken to Carroll
County Memorial Hospital for treatment. They were wearing safety belts.
MoDOT Road Work For Thanksgiving Week 11/18
The Missouri Department of Transportation has
a Holiday shortened week, but plenty of work to keep them busy. MoDOT
announced construction work on Missouri roadways will end Wednesday at
Noon for the Thanksgiving holiday and will resume Monday.
Projects in the local counties this week include:
Drainage work on Route KK, Monday to Wednesday from County Road 101 to
County Road 121
Drainage work on Route W,
Monday to Wednesday from County Road 191 to County Road 209
Culvert Replacement on Route FF, CLOSED Tuesday from Indian Grove Road to
Shoulder work on Route KK,
Wednesday, just south of US 24
Pothole patching on US 65 &
Missouri Highway 6, Monday and Tuesday
Drainage work on Business 65, Monday to Wednesday in the city limits of
Pavement repair on US 36, eastbound from Route F to Highway 5, Monday and
Tuesday. This includes an overnight lane closure.
Pavement repair on US 36, westbound from the Mussel Fork Bridge in Macon
County to Highway 129, Tuesday and Wednesday. This includes an overnight
Pothole patching, Monday to Wednesday, on Routes K, W, TT, WW and ZZ.
Chillicothe Holiday Parade Is Saturday Morning 11/17
The 71st annual Holiday Parade is Saturday
morning at 10:00. Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce puts the parade on
every year and Director Crystal Narr encourages everyone to show up a
little early to get a good spot to view the parade.
Narr says they are
honoring First responders this year as the Grand Marshals.
The parade will include a
good mix of floats, mascots, bands and animals, wrapping up with Santa
Clause riding atop the Chillicothe Fire Truck.
Parade Day Pancakes At NMCYF 11/17
The Chillicothe Holiday Parade is Saturday at 10:00
am. If you in the parade or heading out to watch the parade, a nice hot
breakfast will be a great start. Sherry Thomas from North Missouri Center
For Youth and Families says their 3nd annual Parade Day Pancake Breakfast
is Saturday morning.
The breakfast is from
6:00 to 10:00 am, and Thomas they also have a carryout for those that need
the breakfast on the go.
Proceeds from the Parade
Day Pancakes support the operation of the North Missouri Center for Youth
Two Holiday Bazaars Saturday 11/17
Two local organizations kick off the Holiday
Season Saturday with the sale of craft and specialty items. The annual
Holiday Bazaars, presented by Bishop Hogan School and the Chillicothe Elks
Lodge begin Saturday morning. Bishop Hogan Principal Pam Brobst says these
are fundraisers for each organization.
Brobst says there is
food available at each location.
The Holiday Bazaars,
presented by Bishop Hogan School and the Chillicothe Elks Lodge, begin
Saturday at 10:00 am.
Cultural Corner Presents Nort's Stories Saturday 11/17
The Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery
presents Nort's Stories, Saturday afternoon, featuring a home town author.
Gallery Director Mindy Stedem says Author David Cook will meet with the
children for the stories, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
This is a free event
for the children in the community.
67th Annual Band Masters Concert Is Monday 11/17
The 67th annual North Central Missouri Band
Masters Association Clinic Concert is Monday evening at the Gary Dickenson
Performing Arts Center. Chillicothe High School Band Director Sarah
Cavanaugh says they will have more than 100 students from schools across
North Central Missouri participating, beginning with the clinic.
Cavanaugh says they
will have a percussion soloist this year, Drew Morales, an adjunct
professor of percussion at Northwest Missouri State.
She says the concert is Monday at the PAC and ticket prices are unchanged.
This is the 67th year
for the North Central Missouri Band Masters Association Clinic and
Concert, hosted by the Chillicothe High School.
Report One Accident and Arrest 11/17
State Troopers reported one accident and one
arrest in the local counties Thursday.
accident between a semi and a car left a Cameron teen with minor injuries.
Thursday at about 1:15 pm, the accident happened on Barwick Driver at Sale
Barn Road, east of Cameron, when 17 year old Chloe Johnson of Cameron was
westbound and ran into the rear of the semi driven by 50 year old Harold
Henry of Hamilton. Henry was not injured in the accident. Johnson was
taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.
She was not wearing a safety belt at the time of the accident.
Troopers in Chariton County arrested 63 year old Walter Whelchel of
Kaiser, Missouri at about 10:20 pm for alleged DWI. He was held at the
Chariton County Jail pending the posting of bond.
Arrests In Chillicothe Police Report 11/17
The Chillicothe Police Department Report
includes two arrests.
Wednesday at about
11:00 am, Officers arrested Justin Beagles in the 500 block of Corporate
Drive on an Indiana warrant for alleged 2 counts of child molestation. He
is held pending extradition to Indiana.
Thursday at 10:55 am, Officers took a report of theft in the 1700 block of
Morningside Drive. This investigation is on-going.
Thursday at 4:25 pm, Officers investigated a report of child endangerment
in the 200 block of East Bridge Street. As a result, they arrested Eric
Sparkman for alleged endangering the welfare of a child. He is held
pending the filing of formal charges.
Report Includes Several Investigations 11/17
The Livingston County Sheriff's Report
includes several investigations.
the LCSO began an investigation in Chula of a report of a large
prescription of pain pills were stolen from a home. Investigation
November 15 the LCSO completed a
very lengthy investigation on possible Financial Exploitation of the
Elderly, Fraud, or Stealing. A suspect has been identified and it is
alleged that person wrongfully appropriated $115,000. A report is sent to
the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.
Recently the LCSO began an investigation of alleged burglary and stealing
from a home in Utica. The victim reported their safe was opened but
undamaged and jewelry stolen, a DVD player was missing, and insulation in
the attic was reportedly pulled up and removed from the home.
November 16 the LCSO
began an investigation of possible illegal sales of property with a
Most Wanted - 5 Added - 2 Arrested 11/17
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox added
five names to their most wanted list and reported two of their most wanted
Those arrested are:
old Kimberly Nichole Crawford, arrested Wednesday in Jackson County, MO.
Crawford was wanted on a Livingston County warrant for alleged Violation
of an Order of Protection. She posted bond and was released.
32 year old Michael Narvell Session of Kansas City was arrested in Jackson
County, MO on a Livingston County warrant for alleged Probation Violation.
Session was on the Most Wanted List since October 2016. He is held for
another agency before returning to Livingston County Court.
to the most wanted list are:
26 year old
Marlon Brandon Gilbert for alleged Distribution of a Controlled Substance
(Methamphetamine) and Delivery of Marijuana. Bond is set at $25,000.
20 year old Cody Ray Hostetter of Marshall for alleged Receiving Stolen
Property (a firearm). Bond is set at $7,500.
22 year old Christian James Elliott of Grandview for alleged Tampering
with Motor Vehicle. Bond set at $10,000.
year old Traci Noelle Yates for alleged Forgery. Bond set at $10,000.
18 year old Jacob Paul Dudley of Polo, alleged Assault. Bond set at $5,000
Third Annual Memory Tree Lighting 11/17
The third annual Memory Tree Lighting at
Silver Moon Plaza was Thursday night. Main Street Chillicothe is the
organizer of the event that Director Ben White says is to remember and
honor those that have passed
White says the tree is
decorated with clear ornaments that have a paper placed inside containing
the name of the loved one. Those are still available.
Contact Main Street
Chillicothe at 646-4071.
City Council Approves New Fire Fighter 11/17
The Chillicothe fire Department has a new
Pay-By-Call Fire Fighter. The Chillicothe city council approved hiring
Casey Brock for the position. The vote was taken in an executive session
Railroad Board Meets Tuesday Evening 11/17
The Chillicothe Railroad Advisory Board meets
Tuesday evening at City Hall. The meeting begins at 5:15 pm in the council
chambers. The agenda includes the review of the financials and any old or
new business. The public is welcome to attend meetings of the Chillicothe
Railroad Advisory Board.
A Jamesport resident,
55 year old Sandra Werner died November 11th in Jamesport. Services are
Saturday at 11:00 am at United Methodist Church in Jamesport with burial in
Masonic Cemetery in Jamesport. Friends may call Friday from 11:00am to
4:00 pm at McWilliams Funeral Home in Jamesport with family visitation
Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the church. Memorials may be made to
Jamesport Fire Department
Mary "June" Martin
A Braymer resident, 90 year old Mary "June" Martin died November 15th in
Braymer. Funeral services are Saturday at 11:00 am at Braymer Methodist
Church. Family visitation is scheduled from 10:00 to 11:00 am.
Memorials may be made to the Golden Age Nursing Home "Patio Fund".
Arrangements under the direction of Lindley Pitts Funeral Home in Braymer.
Betty Jo Shaw
A Chillicothe resident, 72 year old Betty Jo
Shaw died November 4th in Kansas City. A Celebration of Life is Saturday
at 1:00pm at Calvary Family Life Center in Chillicothe. Lindley Funeral
Home in Chillicothe is in charge of arrangements.
Beth Marie Wheeler
A Jameson resident, 61 year old Beth Marie Wheeler died November 13th. A
Celebration of Life will be Saturday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm with a brief
eulogy at 1:30 pm at North Daviess School in Jameson. Inurnment will be at
a later date at Hillcrest Cemetery near Gallatin. There is no scheduled
visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jameson
community Betterment and the Village of Jameson. McWilliams Funeral Home
in Gallatin is in charge of arrangements.
Betty Jane Buswell
A Lathrop resident, 70 year old Betty Jane
Buswell died November 13th in Lathrop. Services are Saturday at 2:00 pm at
Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home in Brookfield with burial in Laclede
Cemetery. Family visitation is Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00pm at the funeral
home. Memorials may be made to the Laclede United Methodist Church.
A Trenton resident, 93 year old Emogene
Jackson died November 16th in Trenton. Services are Sunday at 3:00 pm at
Rural Dale Baptist Church near Trenton with burial in the Rural Dale
Cemetery. Family visitation is Saturday from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at Resthaven
Mortuary in Trenton. Memorials may be made to the North Central Missouri
College Scholarship Fund or to the Rural Dale Bus Fund.
A Browning resident, 78 year old Velma Trentham died November 15th in
Columbia. Services are Sunday at 3:00 pm at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home
in Brookfield with burial Monday at 12:00 pm at Missouri State Veteran's
Cemetery in Jacksonville. Family visitation is Saturday from 5:00 to 7:00
pm at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Velma Trentham
A Marceline resident, 65 year old Brownlee Williams died November 15th in
Marceline. Services are Monday at 11:00 am at Delaney Funeral Home in
Marceline, with burial in Wyandotte Cemetery near Bucklin. Family
visitation is Sunday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm with a Masonic Service Sunday at
3:30 pm at the funeral home.
Orval Massey Sr
A Waverly resident, 79 year old Orval Massey Sr. died November 15th.
Memorial services are Monday at 2:00 pm at the Missouri State Veterans
Cemetery in Higginsville. Visitation is Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at
Bittiker Funeral Home in Carrollton. Memorials. may be made to VFW Post
A former Marceline resident, 78 year old DeWayne Stanfield died November
14tth in Moberly. A Masonic service is Wednesday at 10:30 am with family
visitation from 11:00 to 1:00pm at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline. A
Graveside Service is Wednesday at 2:30 pm at Missouri State Veterans
Cemetery at Jacksonville.
Josephine, "Josie" Martin Parker
A Chillicothe resident, 80 year old Josephine, "Josie" Martin Parker, died
November 6th. A Celebration of Life is December 2nd at 11:00 am at Grace
Episcopal Church in Chillicothe. Cremation arrangements are under the
direction of Reflections Memorial Services of Kansas City.