BooFest Is Tonight In Downtown Chillicothe

About 1500  little ghosts and goblins are expected to descend on downtown Chillicothe this afternoon for the annual BooFest. Chillicothe Families are encouraged to bring their children downtown for the event.  Main Street Chillicothe sponsors the BooFest event and Pam Jarding says it is a great alternative to knocking on doors of strangers. BooFest begins at 4:00 pm and ends […]

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Halloween: Rules For Sex Offenders

While Halloween is a fun time for kids and adults, there are some who are expected to follow specific rules for this holiday. Sexual offenders in the State of Missouri have been informed of the Halloween rules that include: Avoiding all Halloween-related contact with children; Remain inside their home between 5:00 and 10:30 pm, unless required to be elsewhere; Must […]

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Chillicothe Boo Fest is Thursday

Chillicothe Families are encouraged to bring their children downtown this Thursday night for Boo Fest. Main Street Chillicothe sponsors the Boo Fest event and Pam Jarding says it is a great alternative to knocking on doors of strangers. Jarding says Boo Fest begins at 4:00 pm and ends at 6:00. About 1500 little ghosts and goblins are expected to visit […]

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Think Safety When Considering Halloween Costumes For Kids

Selecting the perfect costume for your child’s Halloween trick-or-treating should be more than just the character…  Safety needs to be a consideration when selecting or creating the costume.  Richard Beard of Utah State University Extension says ready-made costumes offer many advantages Beard says you need to think ahead and plan for possible weather.  If your child is bundled up under […]

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Halloween Safety – Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples

This is Halloween and that means excited kids that may not be paying attention in all the excitement. Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples has some reminders for parents when they take their children to residential neighborhoods. Maples says it is also important to drive safely in residential neighborhoods on Halloween. Maples says attending Boo-Fest in downtown Chillicothe is the safest […]

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Police Chief Maples Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween is next week and that means excited kids that may not be paying attention in all the excitement. Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples has some reminders for parents when they take their children to residential neighborhoods. Maples says it is also important to drive safely in residential neighborhoods on Halloween. Maples says attending Boo-Fest in downtown Chillicothe is the […]

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Halloween Safety – Costumes

With Halloween less than a week away, this is a good time to think about the costumes your child will be wearing while trick-or-treating, or even the costumes you will wear to a party. The American Academy of Pediatrics has compiled a list of Halloween safety tips. Before Halloween arrives, be sure to choose a costume that won’t cause safety […]

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