Brian Vincent Bowman

Man who jumped off bridge to avoid capture near Chillicothe arrested in Raytown, Missouri

A man who was wanted in Livingston County has been arrested in Raytown, Missouri. The Livingston County Sheriff reports that Bryan Vincent Bowman, 42, was arrested by police in Raytown. According to a press release, Bowman was wanted on a Livingston County warrant for alleged probation violation on an original class D felony resisting arrest/detention/stop […]

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2 hurt in crash west of Chillicothe

Two residents of Raytown were injured last night in an accident in Livingston County, one mile west of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed injuries as minor for 35-year-old Douglas Markussen and for 30-year-old Nicole Lockler who were both transported by emergency services to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A westbound car driven by Markussen […]

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Grand Oaks Camp near Chillicothe to hold retreat

Grand Oaks Camp Northwest of Chillicothe holds what it’s calling the “Wonders of Creation Solar Eclipse Family Retreat” August 20 and 21. Organizers say the event includes swimming, paddle boating, hiking, and other family activities plus learning opportunities in connection with the total solar eclipse August 21st. A worship celebration will be held the evening […]

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Saturday fire damages pickup in Chillicothe

The cab of a parked pickup truck was extensively damaged by fire in Chillicothe Saturday evening. The Chillicothe Fire Department reports the owner of the truck, Steven Drechsel of 1555 Bryan Street used a dry chemical fire extinguisher to put out most of the blaze. Firefighters used a hand line to finish cooling the dash […]

Road work

Intersection in Chillicothe to be closed for up to 5 days

Concrete at a Chillicothe intersection will be removed and replaced next week. Street Superintendent Barry Arthur reports M and M Utilities will close the intersection of Adams Drive and Tomahawk Road Tuesday. The intersection will be closed for up to five days as work is done to accommodate proper drainage. Arthur encourages motorists to follow […]

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IRS Scammers hit Chillicothe residents

The Chillicothe Police Department kept busy over the weekend, and are informing the public about an IRS scam that is hitting the area. A person is calling residents claiming to work for the IRS or U.S. Treasury and claiming there is a problem with your taxes or unpaid taxes.  They then threaten to call the […]