Book Signing – Kirsten Mouton

A book signing for a local author will be held a Boji Stone on December 8th.  Kirsten Mouton, author of Theatres of Chillicothe, Tingles, Keen Zip, Brisk Sparkles and Romance!, which covers the earliest known opera houses, nickelodeons, and moves into the era of big theatres like the Ritz and Ben Bolt. The book signing will be from 5:00 to […]

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Main Street Historic Preservation Training

A training session on the Historic Preservation of buildings was hosted by Main Street Chillicothe.  Director Tomie Walker says the program provided guidelines and examples of historic preservation. The program was presented via the internet with Randy Wilson of Community Design Solutions.  Walker says Wilson provided his expertise as those attending walked through images of buildings and scenarios. The class […]

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Mayor Will Fill Opening On HPC By Appointment

An opening on Chillicothe’s Historic Preservation Commission will be filled by appointment.  Mayor Theresa Kelly is accepting applications from those interested in serving on the commission.  If you are interested, you can pick up a board volunteer form at City Hall, or the form can be found on the city’s webpage chillicothecity.org Forms need to be returned to city hall […]

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Rescheduled Chillicothe Meeting and Hearings

Meetings scheduled for Today and hearings for Wednesday have been postponed.  City Clerk Roze Frampton announced: Due to illnesses, the Chillicothe Historic Preservation Commission meeting scheduled for tonight (January 18th) has been postponed. We will reschedule for a later date. The nuisance hearings scheduled for January 19th have been postponed until the February 16th hearing date. Notices of the change […]

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Board Appointments Approved

Three Board Appointments were approved by the Chillicothe City Council Monday.  The recommendations from Mayor Theresa Kelly included: For the Historic Preservation Commission, Fr Ryan Coster from St. Columban Church and Doug Yates. For the Housing Authority Board, Debbie Hershberger. All three were approved unanimously.

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2021 Chillicothe Hall Of Fame

The 2021 Livingston County Preservation Society’s Chillicothe Hall of Fame inductee is R. Warren Roberts.  Roberts was an architect who designed many buildings in Chillicothe and across Missouri, including the Livingston County courthouse in 1914, Dr. Grace’s building at Washington and Clay Streets, the Adams Automobile and Supply Company, often referred to as the Montgomery Wards building, and Chillicothe City […]

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Historic Preservation Commission to Meet

The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at Chillicothe City Hall’s council chambers on Tuesday, July 21st at 6:00 pm. Agenda items include, under Old Business, planning and zoning, Chillicothe Main Street, a review of the Commission’s responsibilities, and program activities. Under New Business is expiring terms, inventory of significant properties, districts and landmarks, an architectural survey grant, and planning document.

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