Mudcats Hit The Road

After a day off, the Chillicothe Mudcats begin a four-day road trip today. The Mudcats lost a high scoring game at Jefferson City Monday to see their record fall to 4 and 5 on the season. Tonight, the Mudcats play at Sedalia, then travel to Joplin for games Thursday and Friday before going back to Jefferson City for a rematch. […]

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Chillicothe R-II Finances In Good Shape As Board Prepares Budget

As the Chillicothe R-II School District is finalizing the 2021/22 District budget, Superintendent Dan Wiebers says the district is doing well financially. Wiebers says those additional funds are transferred to the district reserves. He says the district is careful how any COVID-related funding is spent. The Chillicothe R-II School Board will meet in a special OPEN session, June 29th at […]

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Chillicothe City Finances Strong

Finances for the City of Chillicothe were discussed by the Chillicothe City Council Monday.  City Administrator Darin Chappel says, while there are people that are still struggling, the City has done well through the COVID-19 crisis. In addition, the department heads have worked hard to trim expenses where they can. He says those efforts allow the city to, from time […]

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Accidents With Serious Injuries Reported

A Chillicothe man had serious injuries in an accident Sunday evening, south of Chillicothe.  Troopers report 37-year-old Dustin Holtzclaw was flown to Truman Medical Center for treatment.  According to the report, Holtzclaw was southbound, three miles south of Chillicothe, and crossed the center line and struck a trailer towed by a northbound pick-up.  Holtzclaw’s car overturned and came to rest […]

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Home Of Sliced Bread Contest Is July 10th

The Chillicothe Sliced Bread Day Bread Baking Contest will be held Saturday, July 10th at the Grand River Historical Society Museum. Pam Clingerman, Museum Curator, says bread entries will be accepted at the Museum Saturday between 8:00 and 11:00 am. She says this contest is for home-baked bread only – No Mixes.  The entries will be judged in two divisions, […]

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Mudcats Fall To Nevada in 10

The Chillicothe Mudcats lost their only game of the weekend on Saturday to the Nevada Griffins 9 to 7 in ten innings. Chillicothe fell behind early against the Griffins, trailing 7-0 at one point in the game. In the bottom of the 6th, the Mudcats found momentum  fuels by a host of errors on the Nevada defense, leading to four […]

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Trenton Middle School Student In National Spelling Bee

A Trenton Middle School Student will participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.  More than 200 spellers from across the nation, including eight Missouri kids, are competing virtually in the first of three rounds.  Titus Kottwitz, a seventh-grader at Trenton Middle School earned his spot when he spelled the word “volition” correctly.  Kottwitz talked about his spelling strategy. The quarterfinals […]

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