Hedrick Awards Harkness Scholarship

The 2022 recipients of the Harkness Scholarship were announced by Hedrick Medical Center Medical Staff. The scholarship program was established in 2020 and is named after Dr. James A. Harkness, a former Chillicothe physician and Chief of Staff at the hospital. The Harkness Scholarship is meant to support and encourage individuals in rural communities who have chosen the path to […]

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ACPA Award For Chillicothe Airport

An award for the replacement of the Chillicothe Airport Runway will be presented Tuesday at the Airport office.  The award, presented by the ACPA or American Concrete Pavement Association is for the GREEN project that recycled materials from the old runway to be used in the new. The awards ceremony will be Tuesday at 10:00 am.  The public is welcome […]

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Hansen Receives Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award

A Livingston County 4H Volunteer was presented the 2021 Frank Graham 4-H Volunteer Leadership Award. Kevin Hansen of Livingston County was one of 60 volunteers recognized statewide for commitment and leadership to the University of Missouri Extension 4-H Youth Development program. Hansen has served as a Livingston County 4-H program Volunteer for 18 years and was very pleased to receive […]

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Lifesaving Awards Presented

Three law enforcement officers from the local area were honored Monday at the Chillicothe City Council meeting and presented Lifesaving Awards from the Missouri State Fire Marshall’s office.  Adam Crouch presented the awards that are the result of actions taken at a fire in Chillicothe. Crouch identified the recipients. Congratulations to the officers and departments.

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Local Farmers Earn Top State Honors In The National Corn Growers Association Contest

Two Chillicothe Farmers earned top honors for the State of Missouri in the National Corn Growers Association 2020 contests. Kenny Troy Toedebusch of Chillicothe placed First in the state in the Conventional Irrigated Class, with a yield of 308.4093 bushels per acre. Randy Price of Chillicothe placed Third in the state in the Conventional Non‐Irrigated Class, with a yield of […]

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State Fair FFA Sweepstakes Awards

The 2020 Missouri State Fair Sweepstakes awards for the FFA organizations around the state include a couple of Chapters and Chillicothe  bringing home the “Governor’s Best Livestock Award.”  Chillicothe FFA Advisor Lance Martin says the Chillicothe Chapter has received that award several years in a row. Other awards presented to the area chapters include: Poultry Sweepstakes Award to Princeton FFA […]

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CHS Wins MEC Supremacy Award

Chillicothe High School has won the 2019-2020 Midland Empire Conference Supremacy Award. Points are awarded according to where a school finishes in each Sport in the conference. Without Summer sports this year, points were awarded in Girls Tennis, Girls Golf, Softball, Volleyball, Boys Cross Country, Girls Cross Country, Boys Soccer, Football, Men’s Wrestling, Women’s Wrestling, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball and […]

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Local Puppeteers Win Top Award

A pair of Jamesport Puppeteers received the equivalent of an Oscar in their craft.  Peter Allen and Debbie Lutzky Allen of Parasol Puppets are recipients of the Unima-USA Citations of Excellence awards.  The “UNI” as it is known, is to recognize and reward the best of the puppetry arts in this country. Reviewers who nominated this show for the award […]

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