Holiday Parade

Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce announces changes to Holiday Parade due to COVID-19

The 74th Annual Holiday Parade “Home for the Holidays”, presented by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, is sponsored again this year by Hedrick Medical Center &Chillicothe Hy-Vee. The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 21st, and will include floats and entries from many different organizations, youth groups, churches, businesses, and individuals […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Chillicothe R-2 School District to provide free meals to students during closure

The Chillicothe R-2 School District, community volunteers, and the Department of Health and Senior Services will provide free meals during the COVID-19 closure. The current day’s lunch and next day’s breakfast will be served to any person 18 years old or younger in the Chillicothe School District weekdays starting Wednesday, March 18, 2020, and continuing […]

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 […]

Holiday Parade

Chillicothe Holiday Parade set for 10:00 am start time Saturday, November 17th

The 72nd Annual Holiday Parade, presented by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, is sponsored again this year by Hedrick Medical Center, HyVee and Midwest Gloves & Gear with a theme of “The Sounds of Christmas.” The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 17th and will include floats and entries from many […]

Christmas Parade

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce announces Grand Marshal of holiday parade

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the Grand Marshal for the 72nd Annual Holiday Parade in Chillicothe. The Holiday Parade Committee selected Kelly Poling and his family to receive the honor. Committee member Ronni Clark says Poling has been a major part in creating the murals in Chillicothe. “The Sounds of Christmas” themed […]

Harper’s 35 sends Hornets to Class 2 sectionals, matchup with Wellington-Napoleon

In the short time that the Penney High School Hornets have been a member of the KCI Conference, a healthy rivalry has developed with Mid-Buchanan High School, with matches between the two, including Saturday’s Class 2, District 16 championship game, bolstered by strong play from both schools. In Saturday’s game at Maysville High School, the […]