Flood Warning Continues At Sumner

Flood Warnings continue for portions of the Grand River. At Pattonsburg, Gallatin, and Chillicothe, the river has fallen back below flood stage and flooding has ended. At Sumner moderate flooding continues.    The river rose above flood stage of 26 feet Wednesday night, cresting at 32 feet.  As of late this morning, the river level has fallen to about 28.4 feet […]

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Severe Weather Awareness – Flooding

The final day of Severe Weather Awareness Week is for Flooding.  There are a couple of types of flooding we deal with in the area, Flash Flooding and River Flooding.  Meteorologist Pamela Pietrycha says Flash Flooding can happen quickly and can hide the dangers we would face. The second type of flooding is River Flooding, and this occurs when we […]

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Recent Bookings At The Jail

Four recent bookings at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail are reported by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department. 45-year-old Erick Nelson McKinney of Chillicothe was booked into the jail for alleged failure to register as a sex offender.  Bond is set at $10,000 33-year-old Vernon W Hines of Avalon was booked into jail following an arrest for alleged possession of a […]

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City Council Rejects Hydrology Study

A hydrology study to look at the flow of water and how it affects certain parts of the community was proposed and rejected at Monday’s City Council meeting.  The study was expected to cost $235,000 and would only identify problems and possible solutions.  City Administrator Darin Chappell says there are parts of the community that have flooding problems with any […]

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Federal Disaster Request For Area Counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 21 counties in response to severe storms and flooding that began on June 19th and continued through July 1st. Counties in the KCHI listening area of the 21 counties include Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, […]

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City Council Considers Flood Mitigation

The Chillicothe City Council approved the start of Flood Mitigation Study.  City Administrator Darin Chappell, who attended the meeting remotely, told the Council Monday, the flooding problems around the community become worse as the development of property continues.  He asked to have an engineer come and look into the issues faced by the city. The council agreed to begin the […]

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Grand River Flooding

Flooding continues on the Grand River at Sumner.  Moderate flooding is taking place as the river is dropping from a crest Monday of 32.8 feet.  The river this morning is at 32.2 feet and will slowly drop today and then begin to rapidly drop off toward the 26-foot flood state mark early Wednesday morning. At Brunswick, the river is slowly […]

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