Chillicothe R-II Tax Rate Hearing

The public hearing to set the Personal Property and Real Estate tax rate for the Chillicothe R-II School district will be just prior to the August School Board meeting.  The Superintendent has proposed a total rate of 4.7053 per $100 valuation.  The rate includes 2.75 for the incidental fund, .966 for debt service, and .9893 for capital projects. The Public […]

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Gaunt To Appear In Linn County Court

A Chillicothe man will return to Linn County Court on June 23rd.  Forty-four-year-old Daniel Gaunt is scheduled to appear before Judge William P Devoy for the first appearance on an alleged probation violation.  Gaunt plead guilty to charges of non-support in January of 2017 and was sentenced to probation that was to be complete this year.  The judge had extended […]

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Douglas Remains In custody On Charges Including Alleged Sexual Abuse

Bond Hearings for 28-year-old Zachary Douglas of Utica, were held this (Thursday) morning in Caldwell County Court. Judge Jason Kanoy set bond on the first of two complaints at $250,000 Cash Only That complaint includes charges of alleged: 1 count of Sexual Misconduct involving a Child Under 15, 4 counts of Furnishing Pornographic Material (or attempt) to a Minor and […]

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Gamble Remains In Custody Without Bond

A Chillicothe woman charged with alleged Abuse Or Neglect Of A Child – Serious Emotional Or Physical Injury – No Sexual Contact, made a court appearance Wednesday for a Bond Hearing.  27-year-old Jessica Nicole Gamble is in custody at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail with no bond allowed.  A motion was made by the defendant to continue the proceedings to […]

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Parks Testifies In Election Hearings For Election Legislation

Livingston County Clerk Sherry Parks testified to support provisions of a piece of legislation introduced by State Representative Peggy McGaugh of Carrollton.  Parks supports the large election bill that would repeal the mail-in ballot process established during the pandemic.  She testified for the bill, emphasizing that she prefers voters to come to her office to make sure their votes count: […]

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