Bob Fairchild posing with 1970 State Football Championship Trophy

Long-time Chillicothe football coach, Bob Fairchild, dies at 87

Long-time Chillicothe football coach, Bob Fairchild, died Saturday at the Morningside Center of Chillicothe. He was 87 years old. Beginning in 1963, Fairchild coached football at Chillicothe for 34 years, winning 287 games. Highlights include 19 conference championships and five state championships in classes 3-A and 4-A. Survivors include his wife Karen Fairchild of the […]

Flood of 2019

Federal disaster declaration granted for 20 counties in Missouri

A major federal disaster declaration has been approved today for 20 Missouri counties damaged by flooding, tornadoes and severe storms this spring. In a press release today from Governor Mike Parson’s office, it says President Trump’s declaration makes the federal Individual Assistance program available to eligible residents in Andrew, Atchison, Boone, Buchanan, Carroll, Chariton, Cole, […]

Funeral Arrangements

Services set for Chillicothe man who died in farm tractor incident

Funeral services for 43-year-old Mark Edward Burton of Chillicothe will be Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock at St John’s Lutheran Church in Chillicothe with burial to be held in the Arkadelphia Cemetery of Hale. A family visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 until 8 o’clock at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.  Survivors of this area […]

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Dan Leatherman, owner of KCHI Radio in Chillicothe, dies at home

Daniel Duane Leatherman, 57, of Chillicothe, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018, at his home in Chillicothe.  Dan was the owner and General Manager of KCHI Radio. Memorials may be made to the Chillicothe Education Foundation with memorials left at or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe. A Mass of Christian Burial […]