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Exterior signage has been put up at the Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery, and renovations of the building are progressing. This 5,000 square-foot facility located at 424 Locust Street has been under construction since March. According to the project supervisor, the crew is finishing up bathroom tile and hardware and the HVAC company is finishing up duct work. Painters will arrive June 13 and will finish up the painting in about three days. Renovation should be complete by the first of July. C-T Photo / Brittany Tutt
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This sculpture is a powerful piece of art known as "The Solitary Chief" and made of bronze, weighing 1,500 pounds and standing 10 feet tall. A local family recently donated the bronze art. The sculpture was originally completed by internationally renowned artist, Hermon Atkins MacNeil in 1904. The Livingston County Commission placed this sculpture on the south east side of the courthouse where it can be viewed by the public. Chillicothe is a Shawnee term meaning, "The Big Town Where We Live." C-T Photo Brittany Tutt
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About 600 Big Bam participants rode into town June 13, most one or two at a time. The cyclists camped out in Simpson Park Monday night and headed to their next stop, Brookfield, early Tuesday. Cyclists were entertained Monday in Simpson Park by live music from Dustin Thomas and the 190 Rhythm Section, Flannigan's Right Hook, and Final Mix Show Band. There were also a variety of vendors set up. Cyclists began their biking journey in St. Joseph on Saturday and ended their trip in Shelbina on Thursday. C-T Photos / Paul Sturm
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 Local artist, Steve Holt, is hard at work on the new wooden creation being incorporated into Simpson Park this summer. This new (and fifth) creation for Simpson Park will be a wooden totem pole carved from an old burr oak tree. The totem pole is privately funded and is to be a memorial for the late Gary Clampitt who enjoyed wood carving. The tree trunk that is being used for the totem pole was previously located just east of the Rotary Club shelter house in Simpson Park. C-T Photo / Brittany Tutt
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Green Hills Public Golf Course
660-646-6669
Chilli Bay Water Park
660-646-6107
Chillicothe Parks & Recreation
660-646-4424
CMU
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities
660-646-1664
Chillicothe Fire Department
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660-646-2139
Chillicothe Police Department
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660-646-2121
Street Department
660-646-3811
Animal Control
660-646-1006
Chillicothe Chamber
660-646-4050

Friday, June 17, 2016

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