Welcome to Chillicothe, Missouri

Signage for Sliced Bread Market is up at the former Piggly Wiggly building in South Town Shopping Center. W.H. Koch Co. is the parent company of Sliced Bread Market. Electric, refrigeration and plumbing are finishing up this week, and flooring installation will begin soon. After the flooring is laid, the shelves will be installed and stocked. Ironically, Thursday (July 7, 2016) marked the 88th anniversary of sliced bread. It was on July 7, 1928, that Chillicothe, MO, became the first place in the world to sell commercially-sliced bread to the buying public.
C-T Photo Catherine Stortz Ripley
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Approximately 100 people gathered at Cultural Corner Art Guild and Gallery for a reception hosted for the Missouri Citizens for the Arts and the Missouri Arts Council recently. The spacious building features an abundance of natural light coming from windows and a large glass overhead door. Carol Gregg spoke on behalf of the art guild and thanked individuals and groups for their support. The art guild received $350,000 in Neighborhood Assistant Program tax credits to help fund renovations. C-T Photo Brittany Tutt
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Livingston County 4-H and FFA Fair Queen Sarah Mason (far right) with her royal court (from left) Clover Princess Emma Thomas, Junior Princess Olivia Anderson, and Princess Meredith Oesch. During fair week, the queen and her court will be busy presenting ribbons and trophies to 4-H and FFA exhibitors. The Horse Show was held Sunday evening in the fairgrounds arena. Previous to the horse show, the queen coronation, baby show and talent show took place in the Expo Center. Fair exhibits are on display all week through July 15.
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 Main Street Chillicothe has again been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the Center and its coordinating program partners announce the list in recognition of their exemplary commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach. Main Street America is a program of the nonprofit National Main Street Center, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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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

Monday, July 11, 2016

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