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Who Was Darin Bryan 05/23 Noon

Barbeque, family gatherings, and the Darin Bryan Memorial 5k. These are all Memorial Day traditions in Chillicothe, but who was Darin Bryan? Pam Gable with the North Missouri Fellowship of Christian Athletes tells us.

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On June 11th, 1998, the 29 year old was killed in a car accident on his way to work. Proceeds from the race will go to help the North Missouri FCA.

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The 17th annual Darin Bryan Memorial 5k is Memorial Day in Simpson Park. Registration at 7:00 a.m. and the race begins at 7:30.


Trenton City Council
05-23 Noon

A regular meeting of the Trenton City Council took place Monday night. One of the topics covered included an ordinance for funding for Trenton's water system improvement according to Ron Urton with the City of Trenton.

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Other items covered included adjustments to the year end budget, discussion on the fire at Lakeview, and the 17th street bridge replacement.

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The next Trenton City Council meeting is June 12th.


Search for Liv Co Library Director 05/23 Noon

Livingston County library Director Robin Westphal's last day is fast approaching and the search for the next director of the Livingston County Library director is gearing up for the next stage of the selection process. Applications for the position were due May 19th. Westphal say's she is helping with the logistics of searching for a new director, but the board will take care of most of the process.

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The first round of interviews start June 5th.


Parent Education Workshop
05/23 7am

Every parent can use a hand from time to time. That's why the University of Missouri Extensions will host the Parent Education Workshop. Beginning June 14th the extensions office will host weekly sessions to help parents learn to identify and build upon the family strengths. Parents will learn ways to improve communication, money management, and balancing responsibility. The five week series will be broken down into family strengths, communicating, managing stress, money matters, and balancing responsibilities. Participants are asked to attend all five sessions.

The workshop is held at the Chillicothe Housing Authority Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. beginning June 14th with a fee of $40 per person. For more information or to register contact Jessica Trussell at 646-0811. Registration due by June 12th.


Kicking Bear Youth Camp
05/23 6 am

The 7th annual Kicking Bear Youth Camp is Friday and Saturday at Tait Park in Braymer. Larry Shoe with Kicking Bear says this is a great way to introduce your kids to the great outdoors. Registration opens Friday.

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Saturday morning after breakfast and a mandatory safety meeting, kids will be split into three groups and rotated through archery, fishing, and trap shooting. The camp is free and geared towards kids age 4-15.

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For more information or to register call Larry Shoe at 646-8759.


High Speed Chase
05/23 6 am

If you're looking for fast cars on a Saturday night most people will head to the race track. One man decided to take it to US 36 and was allegedly clocked going 112 in a 65. Deputy Leadbetter with the Livingston County Sheriffs Office attempted to stop the car, but the suspect, identified as 44 year old Adama Gilbert S O Folligan of Omaha, Nebraska, allegedly refused to stop.

The Sheriff's, with the help of spike strips, were able to stop the man near the US 65 exit. Folligan posted bond and was released with citations for alleged 112 in a 65, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, and no valid drivers license. He is due in court June 21st.


No Hunger Summer
05/23 6am

Many families rely on school lunches to help feed their children, but what happens when school is out for the summer? Many children will go hungry, but help is available through the No Hunger Summer program sponsored by the North Missouri Center for Youth and Families and Second Harvest Food Bank. Brandi Pittman with NMCYF says the meals are free to those 18 and under.

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If a parent or grandparent would like to join the child it will cost $2. Pittman went on to say the meals would be varied.

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The program runs until August 11th at 211 Locust in Chillicothe.


Color Run
05/22 5 pm

The annual Freedom Run 5k on the 4th of July is undergoing some changes. The Grand River Area family YMCA has changed the event to a color run taking place June 22nd.

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Prepare to get messy. Each runner along the course will get colored powder tossed at them.

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Early registration is open now for $25 for individuals, $20 per person for teams of five to ten.


Public Water Supply Repor
t 05/22 Noon

The annual Consumer Confidence Report of Public Water Supply District #4 of Livingston County has been released. Included in the report is the source of the water, what is in the water and how the quality compares with federal standards. It would also show any violations, but according to Water District Clerk Anita Osborn there were no violations.

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For questions about your report contact Water Supply District 4 at 660-359-3941.


Widowed Persons Support Group
05/22 Noon

If you are a widow or widower and looking for fun and fellowship check out the Widowed Person Support Group. The group meets regularly at the First Christian Church in Chillicothe. A representative for the group says the groups aim is to enjoy time together. Each meeting has a carry in meal with members providing a food dish or desert followed games such as canasta. Group member Patty Frost says they also reach out to members they have not seen in a while or who are sick in the hospital.

The group meets for major holidays including Memorial Day at 10:00 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Chillicothe. For questions call the church at 646-2602.



Memorial Day Driving
 5/22 7 am

With Memorial Day just around the corner the Missouri State Highway Patrol is gearing up to make their presence known. Sargent Jake Angle with the Missouri State Highway Patrol will be one of those on the roads.

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Sargent Angle says they will be there for more than just enforcement.

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Memorial day is next Monday the 29th.


05-22-17 Lakeview Fire 5/22 6 am

One of three buildings at Lakeview Motor Lodge in Trenton is a complete loss after a fire on Saturday night. The fire started around 5:00 p.m. Saturday night and soon flames were cascading from the building. Area firefighters were called in to help with the blaze from Bethany, Galt, Laredo, Grundy County Rural and Chillicothe.

Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright says Chillicothe was requested at 6:23 and responded with aerial ladder, three firefighters, and a command vehicle. Chillicothe Fire Department left the scene at 1:41 a.m. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined, but investigators suspect the fire started in the laundry room. The restaurant was not damaged. KCHI has yet to talk with management at Lakeview to determine when it will re open.

Relay for Life 5/22 6 am

Relay for Life of Livingston County is June 9th at Simpson Park. Relay for Life is a yearly event put on by the American Cancer Society with events across the county. Valerie Holland with the Livingston County relay for Life says there is a lot to do.

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Registration starts at 5 p.m. and festivities kick off with the survivor lap at 6:00 p.m. to honor those who has fought and beaten cancer. After the sun goes down the luminaria ceremony will be held to honors those who have passed.

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Livingston County Relay for Life is June 9th at Simpson Park in Chillicothe.


Arts Council Season
5/22 6 am

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will have 11 performances as part of the Season Ticket Package, plus providing the entertainment for the Chautauqua in the Park.  Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says they have several new artists that will perform beginning September 30th. 

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October 15th is Doyle Dykes, a finger picking guitarist and vocalist in the Country genre.

November 10th to the 12th is the CHS Players production of Disney's Beauty & The Beast

VanDeventer says the Holiday program will be St Mark's2 Stringed Quartet

The Missoula Children's Theater productions will be Gulliver's Travels on January 13th.

February 11th is Six Appeal

February 25th is the William Jewell Bell Choir with the First Baptist Church Children's Choir and the Community Chorus.  This will be at First Christian Church.

And wrapping up the season on April 8th is a group called White River, a Christian Country group.

VanDeventer says season tickets are available now.

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They also have sponsorship packages.  Call 646-1173 to find out more.


One Project 5/22 6 am

The Chillicothe Parks Department and the Chillicothe Ministerial Alliance are teaming up for the One Project at Simpson Park on June 3rd. Parks Director Josh Norris says this will bring a sense of ownership to those involved in making improvements at the park.

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Norris says they feel this will instill a personal pride in Chillicothe's Park System.

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He says you can sign-up to for the One Project at Simpson Park by contacting your local church or calling the Parks Office at 646-4424 and leaving a message.

 Police Report 5/22 6am

Several items were in the Chillicothe Police report.

Thursday at 2:00 p.m. officers received a report of theft in the 1000 block of Polk Street. The investigation is on-going.

Friday at 11:00 a.m. officers investigated a report of harassment in the 1300 block of North Washington. The incident was referred to the Livingston County Juvenile's office.

Friday at 9:05 p.m. officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 1800 block of Polk. Officers arrested Joshua Clement for alleged two counts of domestic assault in the fourth degree. Clements was processed at the police department and transferred to the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail.


Riding For Our Veterans
5/22 6 am

Riding For Our Veterans returns to Chillicothe this Friday and Saturday at the Litton Ag Center. Organizer Larry Oster says this bull riding event is to honor and help veterans.

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Oster says one of the fun events of each show is the Extreme Bull Hula Hoop.

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Tickets for the Riding For Our Veterans Bull riding are $10 for adults, $7 for children 6-12 and 5 and under are free. 25% of the proceeds go to the Chillicothe American Legion/VFW building fund.


If you want to meet some of the cowboys, Saturday they will have a breakfast meet and greet at the American Legion Hall from 7:00 to 9:00 am


Funeral Notices



Kim Irene Reyburn
     A Carrollton resident, 61 year old Kim Irene Reyburn died May 18th in Marshall. Memorial service is Tuesday at 7:00pm at Southside Baptist Church in Carrollton. Family visitation is Tuesday from 6:00 to 7:00pm at the church. Memorials may be made to HELP Services or American Cancer Society. Foster Funeral Chapels in Carrollton is in charge of arrangements.

E. Morris Collins
A Brookfield resident, 100 year old Virginia E. Morris Collins died May 20th in Brookfield. Services are Tuesday at 2:00pm at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral home in Brookfield with burial in Mount Olive Cemetery north of Meadville. Family visitation is Tuesday from 1:00 to 2:00pm at the funeral home. Memorials for Virginia E. Morris Collins may be made to the Cemetery.