November Election – State Ballot Issues – Amendment 4

The Missouri ballot for November 8th includes five statewide ballot issues.  Four are “amendments” and the fifth is a “Constitutional Convention Question”. Amendment 4 is about funding for “a police force in Missouri established by a state board of police commissioners”.  There is only one police force that fits that description.  It is located in Kansas City.  The official ballot […]

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November Election – State Ballot Issues – Amendment 1

The Missouri ballot for November 8th includes five statewide ballot issues.  Four are “amendments” and the fifth is a Constitutional Convention Question. The first is “Amendment 1.”  It reads as follows… Do you want to amend the Missouri Constitution to: allow the General Assembly to override the current constitutional restrictions of state investments by the state treasurer; and allow state […]

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Budget Amendments Approved By R-II School Board

The Budget for the Chillicothe R-II School District was updated at Tuesday’s board meeting.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers presented the budget revisions to the board, beginning with the revenue side. For the expenditures, there were a couple of revisions.  That includes teacher salaries. There was also $250,000 added to the budget for Career Ladder. The summer school numbers were also […]

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Council Considering Changes To Vicious Dog Ordinance

The Chillicothe City Council is considering changes to their vicious dog ordinance that currently prohibits certain dog breeds.  The City Attorney, Robert Cowherd led the discussion at Monday’s council meeting.  He briefly explained the current 205 ordinances on dogs and vicious dogs. Cowherd says the city has several options.  The first is to leave the ordinance unchanged. The council discussed […]

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