Environmental Protection Agency EPA

EPA takes action to investigate PFAS contamination

As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) extensive efforts to address PFAS, the agency is making new information available about EPA testing that shows PFAS contamination from fluorinated containers.   Through a coordinated effort with both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and a pesticide manufacturer, the agency has determined that fluorinated high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers that are used to […]

Chillicothe School Website

Chillicothe students to be busy with Homecoming activities this week

This is Chillicothe High School’s Homecoming Week with many activities planned for students. High School Principal Dan Nagel says the Homecoming Parade will start in Downtown Chillicothe Friday afternoon September 27, 2019, at 2:20. The football team will play Saint Pius the Tenth Friday night at 7 o’clock with Homecoming Coronation to follow the game. King […]

Angie Housman

Audio: Murder charges filed against suspect in 1993 Angie Housman murder

Prosecutors in eastern Missouri’s St. Charles County say murder charges have been filed against a man for the gruesome 1993 kidnapping and killing of nine-year-old Angie Housman of St. Ann. St. Charles County Prosecutor Tim Lohmar has announced that 61-year-old Earl Webster Cox is charged with first-degree murder, kidnapping, and sodomy for Housman’s death. Lohmar […]

Missouri State Fair 2019

Area students among those awarded Youth in Agriculture Scholarships

Missouri State Fair Director Mark Wolfe has announced that 42 youth, selected from Missouri 4-H and FFA State Fair exhibitors, will be awarded scholarships by the Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture (YIA) committee. These students are seeking higher education at a Missouri university/college and will be recognized Friday, April 26, during the annual State […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital to establish Patient & Family Advisory Council

Wright Memorial Hospital announced today it will establish a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The Wright Memorial PFAC will be comprised of a diverse group of patients and family members who meet regularly to discuss ways to enhance the patient care experience and promote quality, effective health care in a safe environment. Patient/family advisors […]