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 all over the state, often doing several games a week. On any given call, a portion of the fans at the game will voice their displeasure. One official that has […]

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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 semifinals. Higbee beat Green City 45 to 38 and will face South Iron. In Class 2 Boys: North Andrew beat Lakeland 62 to 58 and will face Salisbury, which beat […]

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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 that Missouri now ranks second lowest amongst all fifty states in average daily case rate over the last seven days according to the Centers for Disease Control. Graves says this […]

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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. He was held and later released from the Brookfield Police Department. A Lawson resident, 18-year-old Robert Becker was arrested in Caldwell County overnight for alleged misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and […]

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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 via Teleconference. The Finance Chair will present the salaries and invoices, he will also present bids for the annual Sidewalk Program. A bid will be presented for cash farming of […]

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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 Park Drive to Route E on Monday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Carroll County has Route Z closed until further notice from C to Road 217 due to damage […]

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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 Class 4 District 16 championship at Maryville 45 to 40. Maryville ends with a 22-2 record while Benton, which beat Chillicothe in the district semifinals, advances to the sectional round […]

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All District Basketball Class 4 District 16

The Class 4 District 16 Girls all district team was announced following the championship game last night. Making the list for Chillicothe was Essie Hicks, a Junior, and Jessica Reeter, a Sophomore. Others on the list were: From Maryville Serena Sundell, Anastyn Pettlon, Rylee Vierthaler and Emily Cassavaugh. From Cameron Laini Joseph and Avery McVickers, From Benton Kianna Herrera and […]

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Boys Basketball Senior Spotlight

Three Chillicothe Hornet Boys Basketball season ended this week with a hard fought loss at Richmond. on Wednesday. Hornets Coach Tim Cool said the three seniors were key contributors to the success of the season and continued a long tradition of Senior leadership in the Chillicothe program. The three seniors this year were Hayden Simmer, Mason Baxter and Eli Cross. […]

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