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Chillicothe teen totals pickup in Wednesday crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe resident sustained minor injuries as the result of a rollover accident half of a mile west of Chillicothe Wednesday evening. A private vehicle transported 18-year-old Blayne Hacker to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Hacker drove a pickup truck west on County Road 235 when the truck reportedly failed to […]

Veterans Foreign Wars

VFW district competition winners announced

At a meeting in Chillicothe this morning, District One of Veterans of Foreign Wars will honor winners of the Voice of Democracy, Patriot Pen, and Teacher Recognition. The VFW District 1 Meeting on Saturday, begins at 11 o’clock at the Chillicothe VFW Post 858. Winners in the Voice of Democracy Contest are first place Mardee […]

Election Hacking

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State says there is no chance of hacking in Tuesday’s election

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft stresses the state’s security from cyber attacks in the upcoming election. During a press conference Thursday, he says Missouri’s digital election network is scanned by outside sources 100,000 times daily but the inquiries are superficial.     Ashcroft stresses that all state voting machines have a paper trail backup […]

Boil Advisory

Portion of Mercer County placed under boil order

A precautionary boil order has been put into place for part of Mercer County due to the repair of a water line. The order affects the area from Modena west on Route D, including Kangaroo, Jackpot, and Karma avenues; Jaguar Plae; Iberia Street; and Hacksaw Road. The precautionary boil order will expire Thursday afternoon, October […]