Today in Chillicothe — Feb. 3

Marianne Gillespie
Today in Chillicothe

Chillicotheans will be heading to Peoria tonight to see Bradley University take on Northern Iowa at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday.

The half time show is Quick Change, who have performed all over the world and on Jay Leno, America’s Got Talent and the National Basketball Association.

Tickets are on sale at the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce office, 1028 N. Second St., or at Pearce Community Center.

Tickets are $10 each.

For more information, call Missy Herridge at 274-4556.


In case you missed it, yes, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow yesterday, predicting we will have six more weeks of winter.

Punxsutawney, Pa., held its first Groundhog Day in the 1800s. The first official trek to Gobbler's Knob was made on Feb. 2, 1887.


The Chillicothe Junior High eighth grade boys basketball team won last night at Fieldcrest Middle School in Wenona. They beat Metamora Grade School 32-23.

They face first-seed Germantown Hills at 6 p.m. tonight for the Regional championship.


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