COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: Grundy County reports 7 new cases, 21 deaths; Sullivan County 3 new cases, 8 deaths

The Grundy County Health Department, in a report released Monday morning, says the number of active COVID-19 cases is steady with Saturday’s number after coming down in recent days. As of Monday morning, the health department reports 96 active cases of COVID-19 out of a total of 667 cases for the year to date total. […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Suspect wanted for stolen vehicle leads Chillicothe authorities on convoluted investigation

Chillicothe police report the arrest of an individual stemming from investigations that included the alleged theft of a motor vehicle. Saturday night, November 21, Chillicothe police received a report of a stolen vehicle from the 300 block of Edgerton. Four hours later that night, officers were called to the 400 block of Jackson Street to […]

Coon Creek Baptist Church

Audio: Final preparations underway for Thanksgiving meal from Coon Creek Baptist Church

Preparations are underway for the Thanksgiving Dinner at the Union Coon Creek Baptist Church west of Trenton. The pastor’s wife, Dianna Crawford, says things are going well. Crawford says more than 650 meals have been ordered so far for the meal to be delivered or picked up on November 26th. The church has purchased some […]

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 […]

Christmas Parade

Chillicothe Holiday Parade Grand Marshal announced

The 74th Annual Chillicothe Chamber Holiday Parade “Home for the Holidays”, presented by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, is sponsored by Hedrick Medical Center and HyVee. “2020 has been an unprecedented year but being able to carry out one of Chillicothe’s favorite traditions has provided a small bit of normalcy,” stated Crystal Narr, Executive […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Garland Nelson makes court appearance in Diemel brothers case

The Braymer farmer charged with two felony counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Wisconsin brothers appeared via Polycom in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Thursday morning. Online court information indicates that upon motion of Garland Joseph Nelson, his case was continued to February 6th for a preliminary hearing […]