Trenton Independence Holiday Celebration

The City of Trenton is celebrating Independence Day a couple of days early.  On Friday, July 2nd, Trenton will have a downtown celebration at the 5 Points of Downtown.  Activities include free bounce houses, free ax throwing, lots of dining options.  At 7:00 pm, the Peterson Brothers will have a downtown concert and at dusk is theCity Sponsored Fireworks at […]

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Community Fireworks July 3rd

The July 4th celebration in Chillicothe will include fireworks again this year.  As part of the Chillicothe Rotary Club’s Celebrating a Century of Service, they are proud to present a fireworks display in honor of Independence Day.  The fireworks will be on Saturday, July 3rd. The display will be best visible from the south end of Chillicothe, similar to 2020.  […]

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Freedom Festival Called a Success

Chillicothe’s Freedom Festival is being called a big success. Organizer Scott Rule says the event had a great turn out at Simpson Park and the surrounding area. Rule says it may have been one of the biggest turn out inside the park. Rule says while everything went great, there is always room for a couple of tweaks to the event […]

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MSHP Operation C.A.R.E.

Thursday is a holiday and that will mean more law enforcement officers will be patrolling the roads to keep motorists safe during the July 4th travels. Sgt Jake Angle with the Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H in St Joseph says Operation CARE, or Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort will be in effect in the area. Angle says the Patrol […]

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Entertainment Booked for Freedom Fest

Plans are complete for the 2019 Chillicothe Freedom Festival. Organizer Scott Rule says this year it will be on Saturday July 6th in conjunction with Sliced Bread Days which run the 5th through the 7th. Rule says it’s a great collaboration between organizers of the two events. Rule says the entertainment this year is the band “Point of No Return”. […]

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DWI Saturation July 3 & 5

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will be patrolling two KCHI area counties a little heavier than normal this week. Troop H of the Highway Patrol will conduct two DWI saturation in Grundy and Livingston Counties on Wednesday the 3rd and Friday the 5th. SGT Jake Angle with the Troop H headquarters in St Joseph explains the reason for the saturation. […]

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Fire Dept Urges Fireworks Safety

The Celebration of the Birth of America this week can get out of hand at times. While fireworks have been around for generations, so have the safety concerns and accident possibilities. Chillicothe Interim Fire Chief Eric Reeter says when using fireworks, always practice safety. He says injury numbers from previous years shows the dangers. Out of the 400 visits, 33 […]

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