Begings Electric Billing Changes In October
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities electric
customers will see some changes in their billing starting in October.
Finance Director Katie Jeffers says CMU launched a multi-step timeline to
bring greater balance and fairness to its rate design. Jeffers says over
the next five years, customers will see changes in their billing.
Jeffers says their webpage,
www.cmuchillicothe.com, has a link for frequently asked questions
about the changes. You can also call the CMU office at 646-1683.
Fall Prevention Health Fair
A Fall Prevention Awareness Health Fair is
September 25th at the Grand River Multi-Purpose Center. Amanda Spainhour
says there are several activities from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Prizes will be awarded and they offer healthy snacks.
To find out more about the Fall Prevention Awareness Health Fair,
September 25th at the Grand River Multi-Purpose Center, call 646-1555.
Two Headed To Department Of Corrections
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department
will transport two individuals to the Department of Corrections following
their recent court appearances.
29 year old
Thomas Gamble of Hale is sentenced to 7 years for possession of a
38 year old Sandra Bogle
of Chillicothe is sentenced to 5 years and a 120 day program for a
probation violation on possession of a controlled substance.
They will be taken to the Department of Corrections at the earliest
Graves To Visit "The Bottom Of The Lake"
Representative Sam Graves will visit the
"Bottom of the Lake" at the East Locust Creek Reservoir project this week.
North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission and the East Locust Creek
Reservoir Project Team will meet at the bottom of the proposed East Locust
Creek Reservoir in Boynton, Missouri, 10 minutes north of Milan, just off
Highway 5. Congressman Graves, an ardent and
long-term supporter of the desperately needed reservoir asked for a
briefing on the progress of the 2,352 acre reservoir. The briefing is at
one of the two remaining houses in Boynton, Friday at 1:45 pm. The
briefing will include a display of the reservoir layout and orientation of
The North Central Missouri Regional
Water Commission recently announced it had acquired the 4,550 acres that
will be home to the reservoir. The project is overseen by the Natural
Resources Conservation Service, but is owned by the Commission. It will be
a public lake that will provide water supply, recreation and flood
mitigation benefits to ten counties in North Central Missouri.
For Humanity Orientation
Families in Livingston county interested in
becoming the next Habitat for Humanity Homeowners need to attend the
orientation October 2nd at Farmers Electric Cooperative. Connie Epperson
from Habitat for Humanity says the meeting begins at 6:30 and will include
an application and information about Habitat for Humanity.
To be considered, Epperson says you must attend the orientation.
The Orientation meeting for the Chillicothe Habitat for Humanity is
October 2nd at 6:30 pm at the Farmers Electric Cooperative Office.
Epperson says Habitat for Humanity is a Hand Up, Not A Hand Out!
Fog Advisory This Morning
A Dense Fog Advisory includes all of the KCHI
listening area this morning. National Weather Service Meteorologist Jared
Leighton says it is quite thick this morning.
Leighton says if you are heading west, the fog will become less of a
problem near Cameron and no issue at St Joseph and Kansas City.
Three Arrested In Grundy County
State Troopers arrested three in Grundy
County Monday evening.
At about 6:30 pm,
officers arrested 20 year old Lucas Burridge of Stillwater, MN, 20 year
old Jacopo Valentini of Italy and 19 year old Grant Jacobs of Magnolia, TX
for alleged possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana
and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Jacobs was arrested for
speeding and driving left of the centerline within 100 feet of an
All three were processed at the
Grundy County Jail and later released.
Joy Toy Project Collecting Toys For Christmas
It is only September, but the 55 and Go
(RSVP) Joy Toy project is gathering toys as they prepare for their annual
Christmas Toy Distribution in early December. 55 and Go Director Patty
Mefford says they are in need of all types of toys.
Mefford says they also need volunteers to help prepare the toys by
cleaning them and making sure they are complete. 55 and Go also
accepts donations of money to help with the purchase of batteries for the
toys and for bike parts when needed.
would like to donate, the toys may be dropped off at the 55 and Go - RSVP
Center on Locust Street during normal business hours. If you need a few
things picked up or more information, call them at 646-0010.
Chief Deputy Receives Training
Members of the Livingston County Sheriff's
Department attend continuing education programs throughout the year.
Sheriff Steve Cox says the Chief Deputy, Michael Claypole, recently
attended a law enforcement conference where he received up to date
training in several areas, including:
Driver Crashes, Complete Traffic Stop on Drug and Criminal Interdiction,
Racial Profiling, Traffic Safety Initiatives, Managing Risk Management,
Effective Courtroom Testimony, Drive to Survive, Breath Testing Updates,
Department of Revenue Legal Updates, Commercial Motor Vehicle Traffic
Enforcement Updates and Guard Rail Impact Studies.
Cox says Chief Deputy Claypole does an excellent job for law enforcement
in North Missouri and works very hard for all the citizens in Livingston
Public Hearing For Chillicothe Historic Overlay District
A public hearing for comments on a proposed
Historic Overlay District for Downtown Chillicothe is planned for October
2nd at City Hall. The Planning and Zoning commission will hear comments
October 2nd, beginning at 5:30 pm. The public hearing is primarily for
those that own property in and near the downtown area and those who want
to voice their opinion on the proposal. Mainstreet Chillicothe requested
the Overlay District and Director Ben White says this is roughly bounded
by Ann, Walnut, Calhoun and Elm Streets and includes only commercial
White says this would not affect any plans you may have for the interior
of the building.
He says if this is approved
by the commission and the City Council, by ordinance a new board would be
If you want to know more about the proposed Historic Overlay District,
White asks that you call the Main Street office at 646-4071. The public
hearing is October 2nd at 5:30 pm at City Hall.
Work On Brunswick Street Begins This Week
Work on Brunswick Street, from Third Street,
south to the railroad begins this week. Assistant Street Superintendent
Jeff Gillespie says the work include the removal of the current road
surface, installation of new storm drainage lines and replacing the road
surface with concrete to match the work done last year south of the
While the road will be
closed during the two to three week project, the contractor, M&M Utilities
will maintain access to the driveways for the homeowners.
Timing for the project is weather dependent.
Old Time Harvest Days Begins Friday At Fairgrounds
Old Time Harvest Days is this Friday and
Saturday at the Livingston County Fairgrounds. President of the Livingston
County Steam and Gas Association, Mike Williams says this years featured
attraction is the display of old time household appliances.
Williams says the event is more than just old time tractors.
There is no admission charge this year for the Old Time Harvest Days.
Eagle Open House and Presentations
The ribbon cutting and open house for
LifeFlight Eagle on Saturday included a ceremony where several people were
recognized for their part in bringing LifeFlight to Chillicothe.
Roxanne Shanks, CEO of LifeFlight, addressed the large crowd during the
ceremonies. Shanks says the first and biggest advocate in bringing
LifeFlight to Chillicothe was Fire Chief Darrell Wright.
Shanks also recognized the City Staff for all of the work that has been
put into the completion of the hanger, including by the Chillicothe
Airport, Streets Department and at City Hall. As recognition, plaques were
presented to the Mayor and to Fire Chief Darrell Wright. Wright was also
presented with a hand carved wooden replica of the LifeFlight Eagle
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department is
working with the NITRO Federal Task Force on an investigation of
methamphetamine and drugs. On September 6th, deputies did a follow-up on
the investigation which included seizure of a significant quantity of
methamphetamine along with various prescription medications, scales, and
other items commonly used in the distribution of controlled substances.
Cox says suspects are currently not in Livingston County but are known to
law enforcement and arrest warrants will be applied for in Livingston
County Court and possibly Federal Court soon. He says at least one suspect
has an extensive criminal history which can make pending charges even more
Police Report Arrests
Several arrests are in the Chillicothe Police
Department report for the weekend.
officers responded to a call for domestic disturbance in the 1500 block of
Jackson Street. They arrested Jesse Lee Stottlemyre for alleged domestic
assault. He was held at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail.
Friday afternoon, officers arrested Mickaela Storm Hartman on a
Chillicothe warrant for alleged failure to obey judge's order/contempt.
She posted bond and was released.
officers were called to the 1100 block of Calhoun and took a report of
tampering with mail. The investigation continues.
Sunday, officers were called for a possible verbal threat of bodily harm
which was made in the area of Graves St. and Green St. Officers arrested
Trevor James Petree for alleged minor visibly intoxicated. Officers also
contacted two juveniles and reports were sent to the Livingston County
Chillicothe Police investigated three
Friday, officers were called to
Second and Elm Street at about 10:00 am, where a vehicle driven by
Maelaina R. Vanfossen was hit by a vehicle driven by Lesley A. Patek, when
Vanfossen pulled into the path of Patek. No injuries were reported. No-one
An accident Saturday at about
3:00 pm in the 100 block of West Business 36 happened when Rebecca R.
Biegel hit a parked car. No injuries were reported.
Saturday at about 4:30 pm, an accident at Washington and Waples left one
person injured. The report states Brenda Y. Palmer hit a vehicle driven by
Bethany N. Masuch after Masuch failed to yield the right-of-way. Palmer
was transported to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment. Masuch was cited
for failure to yield the right-of-way causing a crash.
St Columban's Un-Sung Heroes
St Columban's Catholic Church Fall Festival
include activities, Music and food as the community attended their annual
fundraising event. Father Benjamin Kneib opened the event with a prayer
and with recognition of two unsung heroes for the parish. These a
gentlemen who provide their services to the parish and donít seek
recognition for their efforts.
Fr Kneib first
recognized David May for his work helping both at the church and at Bishop
Hogan school, including repairing water fountains, changing filters,
replacing light ballasts and installing faucets and ceiling fans. He also
helps with funeral meals, delivers mobile meals and is a leader in the
Knights of Columbus. Fr Kneib called Dave May an asset to the parish
Fr Kneib also recognized Charlie
Stedem for all he has done for the church over the years. Stedem can be
found at many church activities, often before they begin, working to set
up table and chairs, serving food and helping with the clean-up afterward.
He will take thing to be repaired when needed and will often handle some
clean-up just because it needs to be done.
Congratulations to Dave May and Charlie Stedem, the 2017 St Columban's
Kiwanis Kids Day Parage Winners
The annual Kiwanis Kids Day Parade had more
than 40 children involved Saturday morning, many were in costume and all
had a good time. The Chillicothe Kiwanis Club presented awards in 4
categories. The first place winners include:
Individual Girls: Scarecrow - Kylee Link
Individual Boys: Colonel Sanders - Clayton Link
Small Group: Candyland - Decker, Hadley and Harlow Rardon
Large Group: Rogue Two - Garrett Wheeler, Collin Wheeler ,Emerson Staton,
Hayden Barnes, Ben, Ella, Ana Cady, Josiah & Sam Kerner
The Chillicothe Kiwanis Club was assisted by the Chillicothe Police and
Fire Department, CHS Key Club and many volunteers.
Chillicothe Homecoming King & Queen
The 2017 Chillicothe Homecoming Royalty were
announced Friday Night, following the 42-8 win over St. Joseph LeBlond.
Field Announcer Bill Shafer introduced all the attendants and the King and
Queen Candidates before announcing this year Homecoming King
Shafer then announced the 2017 Homecoming Queen
Elana and Isaiah Boon will reign over this evenings Homecoming Dance at
the Chillicothe High School.
One Injured In Accident Near Gallatin
An accident in Daviess County left one driver
injured Friday night. Seventy-two year old Julia Ramsbottom of Gallatin
was taken to Cameron Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries following
the accident on Missouri Highway 6, east of Gallatin. State Troopers
report Ramsbottom was eastbound when she attempted to make a left turn and
pulled into the path of a westbound van driven by 27 year old Ashley Hale
of Gilman City. Ramsbottom was not wearing a safety belt at the time of
Troopers Report Two Arrests In Area Counties
State Troopers reported two arrests in the
local counties Friday and early this morning.
Friday afternoon, Troopers in Grundy County arrested 27 year old Tyler
Williams of Princeton for alleged careless and imprudent driving resulting
in a crash and DWI with drugs - first offense. No-one was injured in the
accident, he was processed and released.
this morning in Carroll County, Troopers arrested 22 year old Anthony
Garcia of Chillicothe for alleged DWI. He was processed at the Carroll
County and released.
Chilliocthe Park Board Meets Monday
The Chillicothe Park Board will have an
update on the pool as part of their meeting Monday. The meeting begins at
6:00 pm at City Hall and includes the Chilli Bay Update and the Park
Directors Report by Josh Norris. In addition, there will be a review of
the financials and an opportunity for questions and comments. Park Board
meetings are open to the public.
Livingston County Commission Has 1 Local Meeting
The Livingston County Commissioners have one
local meeting next week and will attend the Northwest County Commission
Tuesday, the commissioners meet at
9:30 am in the commission room. At 10:00 is a meeting about the
Conditional Use Permit. Departmental responsibilities and county road and
bridge matters are on the agenda.
the commissioners will travel to Jamesport to attend the Northwest County
Commission meeting at the AV Spillman Center beginning at 8:30 am
Chillicothe School Board To Update Budget & Tuition
The Chillicothe R-II School Board meeting
will include tuition rates and amending the budget on Tuesday. The meeting
begins at 6:30 pm at the district Office with a presentation from the
METC/MSBA Student Technology presentation. Reports will be presented for
English as a second language and early childhood special education.
New Business includes the finance report, the local compliance plan
certification, amending the 2017/18 budget, setting the 2018/19 tuition
rate, a grant application and declaration of surplus property.
An executive session is planned to follow the meeting. Chillicothe School
Board meets Tuesday at 6:30.
Look For Power Lines At Harvest Time
As Harvest Season is upon us, Farm Safety is
an important issues. Farmers Electric reminds all farmers to Look UP and
see where those power lines are located. Weather on the farm or in the
fields, Power Lines are dangerous. Chasity Anderson from Farmers Electric
says you need to be aware of the overhead lines and keep the equipment
away from those lines.
Anderson says Farmers Electric offers some tips for the farmers.
Never attempt to raise or move a
power line to clear a path. If power lines near your property have sagged
over time, contact your utility to have them raised or moved. This is also
important if you have new equipment that is bigger and it no-longer fits
under the lines.
MoDOT roadwork For September 18-22
The Missouri Department of Transportation has
several roadwork projects planned around the northwest part of the state,
including bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting and guardrail
repairs. Some of the projects scheduled for the local counties include:
Route D - Bridge maintenance at the Shoal Creek and Goose Creek bridges,
Highway 13 - Bridge maintenance at the
Long Creek Bridge, Tuesday
Route U - Bridge
maintenance at the Tom Creek bridge, Tuesday
Route W - Bridge maintenance at the Sheep Creek bridge, Tuesday
US 36 - Bridge maintenance, Wednesday
US 65 - Bridge
maintenance, Monday to Wednesday
Route E -
Bridge maintenance at the Turkey Creek Bridge, Thursday
Route Z - Bridge maintenance at the Tater Hill Creek Bridge, Friday
Highway 6 - Milling and pothole patching, all week
Route K - CLOSED for a culvert replacement from Lilac Avenue to Jump Road,
Route Z - Pothole patching, Monday and Tuesday
US 65 - Pothole patching at Highway 6, Tuesday
Route O - Pothole patching, Wednesday to Friday
US 36 - Bridge maintenance at the West Yellow Creek and Mussel Fork
US 36 - Pothole patching from
the Macon County line to Route 11, Monday and Tuesday
Highway 5 - Pothole patching, all week
Street Chillicothe Has New Director
Main Street Chillicothe has a new Executive
Director. Ben White, the former assistant director was hired by the board.
White says he is incredibly passionate about downtown Chillicothe and its
continued, sustained growth. He says Chillicothe is an incredible
community, and he's happy to be living here, doing what he loves.
White says he plans to continue the activities developed for the downtown
He says they will soon begin developing a Cultural Arts District.
They will also continue to work on the Historic Overlay District for the
Courthouse Parking Near Completion
The concrete pour at the Livingston county
Courthouse is complete, but the parking lot will remain closed for several
days. Presiding Commissioner Ed Douglas says the $103,000 project is near
The contractor for the project is JD Bishop, the same company that did the
west side lot about 10 years ago.
there are several events near the downtown area and they remind everyone
to please do not enter the east parking lot until they make further
National Suicide Prevention Open Houses
September is the National Suicide Awareness
Month, and the North Central Missouri Mental Health Center's Number One
Goal is prevention. The center is reaching out the communities they serve
to invite them to find out more about the programs and services they
offer. There are open house events next week at their offices in Trenton,
Chillicothe and Brookfield.
Monday in Trenton from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at 1601 East 28th Street
Wednesday in Chillicothe, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at 401 Youssef Drive (north
of Park Lane)
Friday the 22nd in Brookfield, from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at 1102 West Helm
If you need assistance or want to find
out more about the services offered by the North Central Missouri Mental
Health Center, call then. In Chillicothe, the number is 646-6872.
It's homecoming Day at the Chillicothe High
School and students and the entire community will be celebrating. Hannah
Sherrow from the CHS Leadership Team says the day's theme is Red and Black
and everyone will be wearing red and black. She says activities will start
early with the pep rally.
Chillicothe Schools will dismiss early today as the students will begin
preparing for the Homecoming Parade.
The parade will start at 2:20,
on Polk Street behind the Chillicothe Middle School, the parade route is
east on Polk to Washington Street, south on Washington to Third Street,
east to Locust and north to Polk.
course tonight is the Home Coming Game as the Chillicothe Hornets take on
St. Joseph LeBlond, followed by the announcement of this year's Homecoming
King and Queen
Tria Sorosis Chili Supper
The annual Tria Sorosis Chili Supper is
tonight. Tayler Marcolla from Tria Sorosis says tickets are available now.
The Tria Sorosis Chili Supper is held at the Chillicothe High School
Commons, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, just prior to the Home Coming Game. The
supper includes chili, crackers and desserts.
Funds raised at the Chili Supper will be used to support the Student
Benefit Fund, that helps students in a variety of ways throughout the
Tickets for the Tria Sorosis
Chili Supper are $6 at the door.
To Buildings In Police Report
Damage to buildings, a hit and run accident
and a couple abandon vehicles are in the Chillicothe Police Department
Late last week, officers investigated
a report of a building damaged by a truck loading railroad ties in the 10
block of east Jackson. The boom of the truck hit the building, causing
Saturday, a hit and run
accident was reported on South Washington at Ryan Lane. Justin Ozborn was
southbound and stopped, when he was struck from behind by a vehicle that
left the scene. Ozborn provided a description of the vehicle and a plate
number. When officers checked, they found no damage and the driver claimed
to have not been in an accident.
trailer backed into a building Thursday morning in the 1100 block of
Business 36. The driver was attempting to turn around in a lot and hit the
building causing extensive damage.
vehicles were towed Thursday morning. One was illegally parked in Simpson
Park, the other in the 1400 block of Calhoun.
Quinn Memorial Run Saturday
The 2nd annual Quinn Memorial Run is Saturday
morning, starting at Bishop Hogan School. Lindsey Goad is part of the
organizing committee and says this is a 5K run or walk and fun run.
Goad says they encourage pre-registration.
Onsite registration Saturday at Bishop Hogan School will start at 7:00 am.
Kiwanis Kids Day Parade Saturday
The 66th annual Kiwanis Kids Day Parade is
Saturday morning on the north side of the Livingston County Courthouse.
Organizer Joe Hardie says line-up begins at 9:00 am and the parade starts
at 10:00 am, leaving from Webster Street, to go south on Washington Street
to Clay, then east to Locust and back to Webster Street.
The parade is led by the Chillicothe Middle School Marching Band and will
include vehicles from the Chillicothe Police and Fire Departments and
Lineup starts at 9:00 am, with registration on the steps on
the north side of the courthouse. You need to register to be eligible for
LifeFlight Eagle Celebrates New Base With Open House
Life Flight Eagle has an open house at their
new hanger before they move in next week. The new LifeFlight Eagle base is
at the Chillicothe Airport. Saturday is the open house at the new hanger
from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Matt Daugherty from Life Flight Eagle says they
are excited to welcome to the community to the Ribbon Cutting ceremony and
LifeFlight Eagle Open house and ribbon cutting is Saturday at 11:00 am at
the Chillicothe Airport
Trenton Celebrating 160 Years Saturday
The City of Trenton celebrates 160 years this
weekend with a community celebration sponsored by the Trenton Chamber of
Commerce. Debbie Carman says festivities begin Saturday at 4:00 pm in the
Carman says the Chair races will be a fun event.
For more information or to
register for the Chair Races, call the Chamber office at 359-4324.
Grand River Technical School Celibrating 50 Years
Grand River Technical School is celebrating
50 years with an open house on Sunday October 1st. Director Jayme Caughron
says the open house is from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.
Caughron says they encourage all current and formers students to attend.
Deputies Investigate Burglaries & Property Damage
Burglaries and property damage are in the
Livingston County Sheriff's Department report.
August 27th, an investigation began for a burglary in Mooresville, where
two firearms were stolen. A suspect was interviewed and a report was sent
to the prosecuting attorney.
A burglary in
Chula was investigated September 7th. Someone forced entry into a home and
moved a firearm, but it was not removed from the home. The investigation
Two reports of trespassing and
property damage were investigated September 8th, one near LIV 329 and LIV
369, where someone drove onto the property and spun around throwing gravel
and damaged a building. The other was on LIV 247, where someone drove into
a field and damaged crops. Both investigations continue.
Tuesday an eviction order was served and in the process, deputies found a
drug manufacturing system in the home and also seized stolen property.
A traffic stop on Tuesday for an expired license plate resulted in the
arrest of 29 year old Junior Lee Forrest Johnson of Chillicothe for
alleged no valid license. He was processed and released.
Chillicothe Board Of Public Works Meets Tuesday
The Chillicothe Board of Public Works meets
Tuesday at 7:00 am at the CMU Office. The agenda includes reports from the
department heads and general manager. The finance Director will have a
presentation on the employee health insurance benefit.
The Board of Public Works meetings are open to the public.
Brian Savage To Perform For Arts Council
Brian Savage is the featured artist for a
Chillicothe Area Arts Council fund raising concert this Sunday. Arts
Council Director Mary Lou Vandeventer says Bryan Savage will perform at
2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Vandeventer says tickets are $15 and reserved tickets are available by
calling the Arts Council Office by 5:00 pm Friday. Tickets will be
available at the door. Reserved seating is at 1:30, and all others at
1:45. If you have questions or want reserved seating, call 646-1173.
Harvest Time Road Safety
The harvest season is arrived, that means
farmers will be out in the field - harvesting their grains. This also
means there is more farm related traffic on the roads. State Trooper,
Sergeant Jake Angle says be extra mindful when on the roads.
Angle says farm
equipment may be on the roads at any time of the day or night and the
responsibility for safety is on both the motorists and the farmers.
Angle says use extra
caution before you try to pass that equipment.
Drivers should do their
best to make sure they are seen when passing and farmers need to look and
look again to make sure you have seen all traffic.
MDC Looking For Governors Christmas Tree
The search for the Governor's Christmas Tree
is begun. The Missouri Department of Conservation is looking for a large
Christmas tree for use on the governor's mansion lawn in Jefferson City.
They are asking landowners, homeowners, businesses, and communities that
may have possible candidate trees to contact them
To qualify, the donated tree must be about 40 feet tall and an eastern red
cedar, Norway spruce, or white pine. Candidate trees must be fully
branched on all four sides and accessible by large equipment for removal.
If you have a tree you would like considered, take photos of the candidate
tree and email them to
firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include a contact telephone
number, location of the tree, and several pictures taken from different
angles and distances. Submissions are due by October 1st.
Farewell For Mike Lair Is Today
The final farewell for Representative Mike
Lair is today at St Columban's Catholic Church. Lair died September 5th in
Jefferson City at the age of 71. Today's visitation is from 4:00 to
6:00pm, with a prayer service to follow at 6:00 pm.
Lair served as State Representative for the 7th District from 2008 to 2016
when he was term limited out of office. He served with passion for
education, serving on the House Education committee as Chair for many
years. He also served in the Joint Education Committee, budget, rules,
appropriations and other committees.
serving as a State Representative, Lair taught and coached at the
Chillicothe High School. Head Coach Phil Willard says Mike Lairs was
a great teacher and an outstanding coach.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mike Lair Memorial Fund
to support Bishop Hogan Memorial School and other education efforts dear
Theft In Chillicothe Police Report
A theft that occurred Sunday was reported to
Chillicothe Police Wednesday. Officers investigated the theft in the 1000
block of South Washington Street. After completing the investigation, a
report was sent to the prosecuting attorney for consideration of charges.
Notices Are In The Mail
Four hundred fifty Livingston County
residents will soon receive notices from the Livingston County Sheriff's
Department that they are selected for Jury Duty. Sheriff Steve Cox mailed
the notices Wednesday and the recipients will need to complete the forms
and return them to the Circuit Clerk's office.
By law the Circuit Clerk is responsible for obtaining the names of the
prospective jurors, while the Sheriff is responsible to notify the
The Chillicothe High School Homecoming is one
day away and the students at the school are celebrating spirit days all
week. Hannah Sherrow from the CHS Leadership Team says, in keeping with
the theme of "Broadway, Hornets Take The Stage," today they celebrate
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Sherrow says Friday will be a busy day at the High School, beginning with
the pep rally.
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Sherrow says that is just the start of Fridays festivities.
Feline Sanctuary Town Hall Tonight
A meeting to discuss a feline sanctuary is this
evening at the Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery. The Livingston
County Humane Society Animal Shelter and the Shelter Board host the Town
Hall Meeting at 6:30 pm. Shelter Guardian Lesley Patek explains this is a
project that is very dear to her.
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Patek says the cost of the Feline Sanctuary is about $100,000 and they
have a grant from the Drs Morrill Foundation to cover $50,000, but will
require a match, which will be explained at the town hall meeting.
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Patek and the shelter board will gladly answer any questions. The
town hall meeting is tonight at 6:30, light refreshments will be served.