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Chillicothe City Council members adopted a resolution declaring Chillicothe as a Purple Heart City and proclaimed April 10, 2017, as Purple Heart City Recognition Day in Chillicothe. John D. Dismer, adjutant of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and Gunnery Sgt. Bryce F. Lockwood, attended the meeting the city council and presented Mayor Chuck Haney with a plaque recognizing the city as a Purple Heart City, honoring those who have received the Purple Heart Medal as a result of being wounded while engaged in combat with an enemy force, construed as a singularly meritorious act of essential service.
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Mayor Chuck Haney, left, presented City Administrator Ike Holland with a clock when members of the 105th Chillicothe City Council, the mayor, clerk, auditor, and constable took the oath of office to begin new terms on April 12, 2017. The gift was a token of appreciation for Holland's service to the city. Holland, who has served as city administrator since 2011, has resigned to become city administrator in Willmar, Minnesota. Mayor Haney also presented David Moore with a plaque in appreciation of Moore's three consecutive terms as councilman-at-large. Moore did not seek another term in this year's election. C-T Photo / Catherine Stortz Ripley
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The City of Chillicothe welcomed a new Administrative Assistant to the City Clerk, Mayor, and City Administrator following the city council's recent unanimous approval of Heather Gates. Ms. Gates has already begun her duties at city hall. She replaces Tammy Midgyett who resigned recently to accept a position working for Director Barb Burton with the PATCH program at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. At the same council meeting, it was announced that Jeff Gillespie, a 16-year veteran of the street department, was promoted to Assistant Street Commissioner. Gillespie was the City's Employee of the Year in 2016.
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 On Monday morning, April 17, Tara Industries held a groundbreaking ceremony at its 500-acre site near Tina, Missouri. Officials from the state of Missouri, Carroll County, the City of Carrolton and representing the City of Chillicothe, Past Councilman-at-Large, David Moore, were on site to say a few words. The retired Moore addressed the crowd at the ceremony saying, "We're excited for you and Chillicothe's excited that it's going to be right here in our area." The business near Tina projects up to 500 jobs within 10 years. CT-Photo / Jaime Saucedo 04 18 17
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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