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A line of more than 100 rail cars extends toward the end of the city-owned shortline railroad south and east of Chillicothe. The cars are empty coal hopper units being stored for an Iowa energy company. The cars have been in place for about a month. The contract is with Muscatine Power and Light and is for one year, although it could be extended for additional years, depending upon the coal market.
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Demolition of buildings that once comprised the former Chillicothe Correctional Center campus on Third Street started the latter part of January. Red Rock is the contractor. Prior to becoming Chillicothe Correction Center in 1981, the property had formerly been used as the Training School for Girls, a state institution dating back to the late 1800s. The property will be leveled and a decision made on the method of sale. C-T Photo / Beth Cox
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Chillicothe City Council members added two streets to the city's emergency snow route list and approved a few changes to the snow route ordinance. Streets added were Bryan Street from Washington Street to Sunset Avenue; and Fair Street, from Polk to Dorney. The ordinance approved January 25 also expanded the list of individuals who are authorized to enact the snow ordinance. C-T Photo Catherine Stortz Ripley
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Bo, a Labrador retriever-Husky mix, has completed the Puppies for Parole program at Chillicothe Correctional Center and will begin further training to become a four-legged farmhand for disabled farmers through the PHARM Dog USA program. Bo is the first Puppies for Parole graduate to pursue this training. Puppies for Parole has been part of the Missouri Department of Correction's restorative justice program since 2010.
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Thank you for visiting Chillicothe, Missouri, online. To learn more about us, please see below.
Order a full-color brochure from the Greater Chillicothe Visitors Region by calling toll-free 1-877-224-4554 or by Email.

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
Emergency: 9-1-1
660-646-2139
Chillicothe Police Department
Emergency: 9-1-1
660-646-2121
Street Department
660-646-3811
Animal Control
660-646-1006
Chillicothe Chamber
660-646-4050

Friday, February 05, 2016

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