LICOVA Open House & Ribbon Cutting

The Livingston County Veterans Association or LICOVA invites you to an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony this Saturday at their new building at 905 Washington Street, just south of the new Children’s Library. The day will start at noon with the introductions, dedication, and Chamber Ribbon Cutting.  The Open House will continue until 5:00 pm This new building, constructed through […]

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2020 American Legion District Oratorical Contest Winners

Chillicothe High School Senior Madelyn Wilford was named district winner of the American Legion’s 86th annual High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, Saturday at Brookfield.  As the winner, Wilford will advance to Zone One competition in Hannibal on January 19th and compete with winners from Districts 1, 8 and 9.  The winner of that contest will advance to State competition in […]

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Two Local Seniors To Compete In The American Legion Oratorical Contest

The American Legion’s Oratorical Contest is in its 86th year and this Saturday at Brookfield Trinity United Methodist Church at 1:00 pm, two local students will compete in the District Contest.  The Vern R Glick American Legion Post 25 in Chillicothe has two contestants competing.  They are Rachel Holt, a senior from Southwest High School; and Madelyn Wilford, and senior […]

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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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Oesch Wins District American Legion Oratorical Contest

The winner of the District 2 American Legion Oratorical contest on Saturday in Brookfield is a senior at Southwest, Meredith Oesch.  The American Legion’s 85th annual High School Oratorical Scholarship Program included each contestant delivering prepared talks lasting no less than five minutes and no longer than six minutes on an aspect of the US Constitution of their choosing.  Then […]

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