Chillicothe is placing signs soon designating the northwest Missouri town as a Purple Heart City. City Administrator Darin Chappell tells Missourinet affiliate KCHI in Chillicothe the process began more than a year ago.
City Administrator Darin Chappell tells Missouri affiliate KCHI in Chillicothe the move recognizes America’s soldiers who have been wounded or killed in combat and have received the Purple Heart medal.
Missouri has more than 120 cities, villages, counties, and organizations recognizing Purple Heart recipients in such a way. Chillicothe’s four signs will go up at the city limits.