American Legion Poppy Days

The Poppy is the symbol of the sacrifice of US Service Members that were killed while protecting our nation and the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary are observing Poppy Days today and Friday.  The members are at various locations around the community distributing crepe paper Poppies in exchange for a donation.  All money collected directly supports service members, veterans, […]

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2019 Chillicothe Area Arts Council Preview

The 2019 Chillicothe Area Arts Council season will again begin with activities as part of Sliced Bread Days in Chillicothe, Arts Council Director Mary Lou Vandeventer says Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will return to Chillicothe on July 7th. That Sunrise Session will be early Sunday, July 7th in the Healing Gardens of Hedrick Medical Center. The Arts Council will […]

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Free Skin Cancer Screening

A free skin cancer screening will take place May 15th at the Livingston County Health Center.  Cleaver Dermatology of Kirksville will be providing the screenings to area residents. It’s important to remember that skin cancer can happen at any age, it doesn’t just affect seniors after years of damage.  Skin cancers like melanoma are deadly and need to be treated […]

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Chillicothe Garden Club Plant Sale Saturday

The Chillicothe Garden Club holds its annual plant sale this Saturday.  The sale is at Simpson Park, this Saturday from 9:00 am to Noon.  They will have a large variety of perennial plants, house plant starts and possibly vegetable plants. Everything is very reasonably priced and usually sells out quickly. The Chillicothe Garden Club urges everyone to please plan to […]

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Measles – How’s Your Immunity?

Although there is only one reported case of measles in the state of Missouri, the Livingston County Health Department is recommending you check your vaccination record to determine if you have had the two recommended vaccinations for the disease.  If you have not, contact the Health Center about the vaccination.  Their number is 646-5506 Director Sherry Weldon says if you […]

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Flooding Continues On The Grand River

Flood warnings continue for the Grand River at Chillicothe, Sumner, and Brunswick. The Grand River at Chillicothe will rise above flood stage of 24 feet this afternoon, the river is expected to crest at 24.7 today, with flooding continuing through Friday morning. At Sumner, the river rose above flood stage of 26 feet Wednesday, with a crest of 31.87 feet […]

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Chillicothe Police Report Includes One Arrest

The Chillicothe Police Department responded to 96 calls for service Wednesday and made one arrest. 8:05 am, Officers assisted Chillicothe Municipal Utilities with a power line that was down across East and Westbound Highway 36. Chillicothe Officers attempted to serve papers at several locations in the community Wednesday. 10:15 am, Officers responded to a report of careless and imprudent driver […]

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Grand River Technical School Graduation Is May 17th

The 2019 Grand River Technical School Graduation is May 17th at the Gary Dickenson Performing Arts Center.  The ceremony will begin at 7:30 pm All relatives and friends of this year’s graduates are invited to attend.  The program will include a graduation address by retiring Superintendent, Dr. Roger Barnes.  Fifty-one students will receive their certificates. A reception will follow in […]

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