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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Chillicothe Firefighter/Paramedic Andy Vaughn Is MEMSA Paramedic of the Year

One of the Chillicothe Fire Department’s Paramedics was named the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association’s Paramedic of the Year during their annual conference at Osage Beach.  Andy Vaughn says he was surprised when his family members showed up at the conference.  He says the award is based on nominations. He says he has no idea who nominated him for the […]

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Caughron Receives National Award

A Grand River Technical School Administrator has won a National Award. Grand River Technical School’s Jayme Caughron received the FCCLA National Outstanding Administrator Award at the 2019 National Leadership Conference. The Conference ran June 30th to July 4th in Anaheim, California. An estimated 7,000 youth attended the National Leadership Conference. FCCLA stands for Family, Career and Community Leaders of American, […]

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