School Board Approves 2022/23 Budget

The Chillicothe School District ended the 2021/22 school year with a 38.9% reserve balance.  Superintendent Dr Dan Wiebers says that is an increase from 26.75% from the start of the fiscal year. Final bills for the year were approved and funds were transferred to cover the necessary payments that are coming up.  That includes a transfer of $1.537 million for […]

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KC Man Injured And Arrested

A Kansas City man was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Carroll County at about 5:30 Wednesday morning.  State Troopers report that 59-year-old Huey P Neal was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  The report states Neal was eastbound on Highway 10 and traveled off the right side of the roadway, coming to rest in […]

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Independence Day Weekend

A Patriotic Sing and Fireworks Display are scheduled for Sunday, July 3rd in Chillicothe. The Patriotic Sing will be from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the Bethel Black History Museum, across from the Grand River Historical Society Museum.  Mary Lou Vandeventer and Dr James Cockman will lead the program.  A free-will offering will be accepted. The Chillicothe Rotary Club Fireworks […]

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Personnel Items Approved

Several personnel items were handled by the Chillicothe R-II School Board in their special meeting. Hirings include: Support Staff: Ethan Fay – Collision Aide Amber Caddick – CES Custodian Brian Schmidt – School Resource Officer (11 month) Extra Duty Jennifer Dickson – HS Assistant Track Coach   There was one resignation – Bus Driver – Steve Haley    

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Fourth Death In Mendon Train Derailment

The fatality count from Monday’s Amtrak derailment near Mendon is now at four.  The Missouri Highway Patrol confirmed the latest fatality is a passenger that was taken to University Hospital in Columbia.  That brings the number of passenger deaths to three and the fourth is the driver of the dumptruck. One-hundred-fifty people were taken from the scene to 10 area […]

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Three Arrests Reported By State Troopers

Three arrests are in the report from the Missouri Highway Patrol for Monday and Tuesday. Monday at about 9:05 am in Chariton County, Troopers arrested 44-year-old Michael P Vanoster of Richmond for alleged speeding and on a warrant for alleged non-support.  He was taken to the Chariton County Jail pending the posting of bond. At 9:10 am, Troopers in Caldwell […]

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Chillicothe Street Projects

The Chillicothe Street projects continue to move forward.  City Administrator Roze Frampton says the contractors have completed one of the three streets on this year’s list. Frampton says the contractor was supposed to have the work on Woodrow complete before the start of the school year, but at this point, they are unsure if they will meet the deadline. Frampton […]

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