R Warren Roberts

Livingston County Preservation Society selects architect as 2020 Hall of Fame inductee

The Livingston County Preservation Society has selected its 2020 Hall of Fame inductee. R. Warren Roberts was an architect who designed many buildings in Chillicothe and across Missouri, including the Livingston County Courthouse  (1914), Dr. Grace’s building (1914) that currently houses Shooter’s on Washington Street, the Adams Automobile and Supply Company (1915) often referred to […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves ordinance declaring Sliced Bread Building historic landmark

The Chillicothe City Council approved ordinances on January 11th accepting a re-subdivision in the Industrial Park and declaring the Sliced Bread Building a historic landmark. The re-subdivision involves lots of two, four, and five in the Industrial Park. City Administrator Darin Chappell reports the subdivision effort was originally presented to the city more than 20 […]

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Chillicothe Board of Adjustments, Planning and Zoning Board to meet on January 4, 2021

The Chillicothe Board of Adjustments will hold a public hearing regarding a variance, and the Planning and Zoning Board will review a petition to nominate an address as a historic landmark. Both meetings will be at the Chillicothe City Hall on the evening of January 4th. The Board of Adjustments hearing at 5:30 involves a […]

Sliced Bread Mural

Grand River Historical Society and Museum of Chillicothe announce activities for “Sliced Bread Day”

The Grand River Historical Society and Museum of Chillicothe will recognize Sliced Bread Day next week. The museum will be open Tuesday, July 7th from 10 to 4 o’clock with several new exhibits and the original Rohwedder bread slicer on loan from the Smithsonian. The museum will have several antique and vintage vehicles on display […]

My 2021 Photo Exhibit

Traveling photo exhibit with photos of surrounding area to stop in Chillicothe

A traveling exhibit marking the Missouri Bicentennial with selected photos from Livingston and surrounding counties will stop in Chillicothe. A public reception will be held at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center the afternoon of Friday, July 3rd from 4 to 6 o’clock to honor photographers who submitted photos. There will be remarks at 4:30. The […]

Rhonda Vincent

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to kick off season with performance by Rhonda Vincent and The Rage

The concert to kick-off the Chillicothe Area Arts Council’s season will again feature Rhonda Vincent and The Rage. The Sliced Bread Day Show will be at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center of Chillicothe the afternoon of July 5th at 3 o’clock. Admission will be $25.00 for adults, $10.00 for students, and free for season […]

Rhonda Vincent

Advance tickets on sale for Chillicothe performance of “Rhonda Vincent and the Rage”

Advance tickets are still available for the Chillicothe Area Arts Council’s “Rhonda Vincent and The Rage” concert in Chillicothe next weekend in conjunction with Sliced Bread Days. The performance, to kick off the arts council’s season, will be at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center the afternoon of July 7th at 3 o’clock. Tickets cost […]

Sliced Bread Days Carnival

Additional details released on Sliced Bread Days carnival in Chillicothe

During the upcoming holiday weekend, Chillicothe is going to be the full of activity including a long-awaited family-friendly carnival. The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, with the support of the City of Chillicothe and Chillicothe Parks & Recreation, will be bringing back a carnival to the community. “We’ve been asked for several years to try […]

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Chillicothe Area Arts Council to host free concert by Clint Campbell Family

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council sponsors a free concert by the Clint Campbell Family at the Farmers Market in Chillicothe next week. Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer says the group from Bosworth will perform bluegrass and gospel music near the courthouse in Chillicothe the morning of June 22nd at 10 o’clock. The Clint Campbell […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Multiple events scheduled during “Sliced Bread Days” weekend in Chillicothe

The Sliced Bread Days weekend in Chillicothe is scheduled for July 5th through July 7, 2019. One of the events planned that weekend includes alumni and friends gathering for lunch at the Grand River Multipurpose Center that Friday morning at 11 o’clock. The suggested cost is $6.75 for attendees younger than 60 years old and […]

Sliced Bread Mural

Audio: Northwest Missouri state lawmaker optimistic about Sliced Bread Day Legislation

Legislation designating July 7th of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day” is heading to a State Senate committee in Jefferson City. Chillicothe State Representative Rusty Black’s bill encourages you to participate in events to commemorate the first sale of sliced bread, which happened in 1928 in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe.     The House has […]