Farmers Electric Cooperative Essay Winners

The winners of the 57th annual Farmers’ Electric Cooperative essay contest have been announced and all five are from Chillicothe this year.  FEC Communications Manager Chasity Anderson says due to COVID 19, the prizes this year are a bit different. The year’s Junior that will receive scholarships are – 1st place – Carter Allen a junior at Chillicothe High School. […]

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Summer Reading Program For “Teens & Tweens”

The Summer Reading Programs for teens & tweens began this week and the Livingston County Library invites those ages 12-18 to participate in the 2020 summer reading program – Imagine Your Story.  The theme this year explores imagination, personal narrative, and fairy tales. Reading during summer vacation is important for teen and middle-grade students to help prevent the “summer slide,” […]

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Chillicothe R-II Will Look Hard At Their Budget After Levy Fails

Revised 6-3 12:00pm   The proposed 68 cents per $100 valuation increase in the Chillicothe R-II School District failed at the polls Tuesday.  Superintendent Dan Wiebers says that means they will need to make some tough decisions. Wiebers says he was disappointed with the results of Tuesday’s election.  Recent withholdings from the state of Missouri, the need for additional expenditures […]

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Livingston County Election Results

Twenty-two point three percent of Livingston County voters went to the polls Tuesday to cast a ballot. The City of Chillicothe proposed ¼ of 1 cent sales tax for the Chillicothe Police Department was approved with a vote of 716 yes to 471 no. The Chillicothe R-II school District’s Levy increase of 68 cents per $100 valuation failed on a […]

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Chillicothe R-II School Bus Registration

Parents of Chillicothe R-II School students that will be riding the bus in the 2020/2021 school year are asked to make sure they register before July 1st. Registration forms are available on the district website, chillicotheschools.org.  there are separate forms for elementary, middle, and high school students. If you are signing up multiple children, please complete a form for each […]

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