House Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 93 11th Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a possible house fire on 11th Street Sunday afternoon when a resident stated they saw smoke coming from the roof and the electrical box was popping. When Chillicothe police officers arrived at the scene, they didn’t see any smoke. A report from fire department captain Tracy Bradley quoted a […]

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]

MarchFest

Winners announced in Cameron Marchfest competition

Platte County was the Grand Champion of the first Cameron Marchfest held on Saturday. The award was based on the highest combined parade and Field show scores with entries divided into classes used by the Missouri State High School Activities Association. First place finishers in the parade judging, from the smallest to largest classes, were […]