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The arts' focus of several Chillicothe entities and many local individuals garnered the attention of the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, which announced Chillicothe as the 2016 winner of the prestigious "Creative Community Award" for the state of Missouri. In its announcement, MAC personnel recognized the city of Chillicothe as making "profound and lasting contributions to the cultural and artistic climate of the state."
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The annual Festival of Lights lighting ceremony in Simpson Park took place Saturday evening, November 21. Mayor Chuck Haney and special guests were joined by Santa and his elves for the countdown at the ceremony. Festival of Lights has been a growing Chillicothe tradition since 2005. This was the first year the Festival of Lights and Jenkins Townhouse ceremonies were combined. GRTS welding students made the flag shown here. C-T Photo Brittany Tutt
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Four new banners were hung near Silver Moon Plaza on Webster Street in downtown Chillicothe recently. These banners feature a photograph taken by Constitution-Tribune News Editor, Cathy Ripley, on a snowy December morning last winter. After the picture was published and became popular, the C-T decided to sell 8x10 prints of the picture to raise money for Operation Help and Food for the Needy.
C-T Photo Brittany Tutt
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Despite temperatures in the mid 30s, a large crowd attended Chillicothe's 69th annual Holiday Parade Saturday morning, November 21. People lined Washington Street and watched as many clubs, organizations and businesses highlighted holiday movie classics. Bishop Hogan School children aboard The Polar Express won first place in its float category and also received the Parade Grand Marshal Trophy.
C-T Photo Catherine Stortz Ripley
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Chillicothe Municipal Utilities
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Monday, November 23, 2015

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