CHS Sports Practices Begin Monday

High School Fall Sports Practices begin Monday. For Chillicothe, athletes in seven fall sports will begin the pre-season with afternoon practices. Boys Soccer practice is at 3:30 at the High School Stadium Girls Tennis practice is at 3:30 at Danner Park Girls Golf practice is at 3:30pm at Green Hills Golf Course Cross Country practice is at 3:30pm at Simpson […]

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Improved Rating for Chillicothe Fire Dept

The Chillicothe Fire Department has been recognized as achieving a reduced Insurance Services Office, or ISO Rating improving from a rating of 4 to a rating of 3. This places Chillicothe in the top 15th percentile of communities surveyed in 2019. A city spokesperson stated this is the best level the Chillicothe Fire Department has ever attained. The Survey analyzes […]

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Fire Call at Strand Apartments

Chillicothe Firemen were called to the Strand Apartments at 716 Clay Friday afternoon shortly before 1:00pm to Apartment 502. The official report says firemen were called by an automatic alarm, responding with one fire truck and one ladder truck with six personnel. Upon arrival, firemen discovered a new tenant cooking. No fire conditions were found. A window was opened to […]

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Upcoming Liv Co Commission Meetings

The Livingston County Commission will have two regularly scheduled meeting this week at the Livingston County Courthouse. Tuesday’s meeting highlight is a 10:00am meeting with the Mooresville Township regarding the budget. Thursday’s meeting highlight will be a 1:30 meeting with a person regarding Veteran’s Needs Fair Event. Other routine agenda items for both meetings include county road and bridge matters, […]

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MoDOT Road Work for Week of Aug 12-16

Road work continues on area highways next week by the Missouri Department of Transportation. Livingston County: A resurfacing project on highway 65 from 36 to County Road 228, which includes a 12-foot width restriction. Carroll County: US 65 bridge rehabilitation at Wakenda Creek Bridge through late September. It includes a 15-foot width restriction. Route C at the Branch of Turkey […]

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Leamer State Fair Queen 3rd Runner Up

A Chillicothe High School Graduate is a part of the Missouri State Fair Royalty. Emma Leamer of Chillicothe was crowned Third Runner Up in the 2019 Missouri State Fair Queen Contest. She was representing Miss North Central. This year’s State Fair Queen is Chloe Momphard of Troy, who won the speech, interview and evening gown contests. First Runner Up was […]

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Swan Lake Returns To Life

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Sumner is re-opening after repairing flood Damage. Refuge Manager Steve Whitson says the Refuge has been closed since mid-June due to flood waters, which damaged the grounds, roads and structures. Whitson said the wildlife made it through the disaster. Whitson said the office building and visitors center was flooded. After studying the situation, the […]

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Washington St Paving Project Update

The next phase of the improvement of the Washington Street road surface in Chillicothe has begin on the north end of town. Resident Engineer James Gillespie says crews have fixed the worst parts of the road and crews are now beginning a scrub seal on the surface which is going on now through August 15th Temporary pavement markings will be […]

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Recovering Flood Damaged Fields Meeting

When floods damage a field, recovery may not be a simple as the producer may think. The University of Missouri Extension service is offering programs around the region on repairing flood-damaged fields. University of Missouri Extension field specialist in livestock, Heather Conrow says Many crop fields and pasture lands in Missouri were damaged by flooding during the spring. She says […]

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