• Long Time Basketball Ref Retires

    The high school basketball postseason is in full swing, and while the focus is on the athletes, another group of people is also ending their season. High School referees travel […]

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  • High School Basketball Scores

    A few high school basketball teams punched their ticket to the state semi-final games. In Class 1 Boys: Mound City beat Orrick 61-30 and will play St Elizabeth in the […]

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  • Sam Graves Optimistic on Pandemic

    Northwest Missouri’s voice in the Nation’s Capital says the newest numbers show optimism in Missouri’s fight against the COVID pandemic. Congressman Sam Graves says the good news this week is […]

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  • Area Arrests by Highway Patrol

    The Missouri State Highway Patrol made several unrelated arrests overnight in the KCHI listening area. A Linneus resident, 51-year-old Bret Kunkle was arrested at 12:36 this morning for alleged DWI. […]

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  • Chillicothe City Council Meets Monday

    Bids and the final annual contract presentation are on the agenda for the Chillicothe City Council as they meet Monday. The meeting begins at 6:30 pm and it will be […]

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  • Area Road Work Next Week

    With the warmer weather, road work will increase on area roads by the Missouri Department of Transportation. Caldwell County Route A will be closed for a culvert replacement from Tait […]

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  • Benton Upsets Maryville Girls

    The St Joseph Benton Girls basketball team pulled off what may be the upset of the season. Benton handed Maryville just their second loss of the season to win the […]

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Severe Weather Preparedness – Flooding

This is Severe Weather Preparedness Week and The National Weather Service has had information about Severe Weather each day this week.  Today’s Focus is on flooding.  Storm Coordination Meteorologist Andy Bailey says flooding is one of the deadliest weather hazards. There are two forms of flooding, Flash Flooding and River flooding.  Bailey started with River Flooding. The other is Flash […]

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Hoffman’s CBHE Appointment Approved

Three appointees for the Coordinating Board for Higher Education were confirmed by the State Senate to fill three vacancies.  The three include: Anne-Marie Clarke of St. Louis, Hollie Elliot of Fair Grove and Trenton resident, Phil Hoffman,  Hoffman is the manager of the Hoffman Reed Corporation, a retail  Ag Product distributor. He has served on various boards and attended what […]

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Hornets Hoops Season Ends

The Chillicothe Hornets basketball season came to an end with a 63 to 44 loss at Richmond in the District semifinal game. Chillicothe trailed by just five points at halftime, but couldn’t keep pace with Richmond in the second half. Hornets Coach Tim Cool said his team played hard and played well. Chillicothe was led by Griff Bonderer with 19 […]

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Senior Spotlight – Brooke Horton

(Picture courtesy of Jennifer Smith) With Tuesday night’s District Semifinal loss, the Chillicothe Lady Hornets will say good bye to their lone Senior on this year’s Basketball team, two year starter Brooke Horton. Lady Hornets Coach Darren Smith talks about Horton’s contribution to the program. Smith said it is awesome when a team has not only a player with a […]

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Area Sectional Basketball Results

Results for KCHI area Girls basketball teams that played in the Sectional round of the Class 1, 2 and 3 State Tournament: Class 1 North Shelby girls over Meadville 73 to 44. Meadville ends with a 23-4 record while North Shelby improves to 18-5 and will play Leeton . Santa Fe ended Mercer’s season 47 to 41. Class 2 Bishop […]

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Parks Testifies In Election Hearings For Election Legislation

Livingston County Clerk Sherry Parks testified to support provisions of a piece of legislation introduced by State Representative Peggy McGaugh of Carrollton.  Parks supports the large election bill that would repeal the mail-in ballot process established during the pandemic.  She testified for the bill, emphasizing that she prefers voters to come to her office to make sure their votes count: […]

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Serious Injury ATV Accident Near Polo

An ATV accident Wednesday morning left a Polo resident with serious injuries.  Twenty-two-year-old Gunnar Martin of Polo was flown to Truman Medical Center following the accident that happened at about 11:30 am, at a location on Route T, north of Polo.  State Troopers report Martin was southbound on Route T and ran off the east side of the road, struck […]

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