An immigration attorney from Portland, Oregon has offered assistance to the Gray family of Trenton in the family's attempts to allow Lauren Gray to legally remain in the United States when she turns 21 next month. Brent Renison is with the law firm Parrilli-Renison of Portland.
The Livingston County Commission has TEMPORARILY lifted a burn ban for parts of Friday and Saturday for all of Livingston County, except the city of Chillicothe. Burning WILL be allowed on Friday from dawn until dusk and Saturday from dawn to dusk, with the burn ban going back into effect Saturday night at dusk, again for ALL areas of Livingston County outside Chillicothe.
The Trenton High School girl's golf team will begin practice on Monday morning, August 6th from 8 to 10 o'clock at Riverside Country Club in Trenton. The Lady Bulldogs are the defending district champions, a goal reached two of the past three seasons. Coach Jeremy Austin says with a good group of girls returning, Trenton expects more success in 2012.
While not a "drought buster", the listening area received beneficial rainfall overnight Wednesday, into Thursday. Click on "read more" to see the official rainfall totals from across northern Missouri:
Two Cameron residents were injured this (Thursday) morning when a sport utility vehicle overturned north of Cameron. The driver (68 year old Judy Person) and passenger (55 year old Margaret Hamilton) were taken to Cameron Regional Medical center with 'minor' injuries.
The Grundy County Board of Equalization has upheld the assessments on five appeals pertaining to the amounts of taxes to be paid. The five member board, consisting of the county commission and two citizens, held FOUR hearings last week with property owners or their representatives.
The Princeton City Council has enacted an ordinance banning the public use of water for lawns, gardens, and private washing of motor vehicles at Princeton. The water restrictions were put into effect immediately for the city of Princeton due to on-going drought and water levels getting lower in the city wells.
The Missouri National Guard will recognize citizen-soldiers from the 548th Transportation Company of Trenton (who recently served in Afghanistan) during a "Freedom Salute" ceremony on Saturday night at 7 o'clock at the Ketcham Community Center.
Linn-Livingston Public Water Supply District #3 has issued a precautionary boil advisory. The northern boundary for the advisory area is Highway 36. The eastern boundary is Locust Creek. The southern boundary is Fountain Grove. The western boundary is the Linn-Livingston county line.
Four youths from Albany and Stanberry were hurt early Friday morning when a car traveled off Highway 136 and hit a tree west of Princeton. The Highway Patrol said a passenger, 17-year old Hunter Sweat of Albany, received the worst injuries of the four, his described as "MODERATE" by authorities at the scene.
Grundy Electric Cooperative holds its annual meeting on Thursday, August 2nd at the North Mercer School. Registration, a dinner, and informational booths start at 4:30. Orlin Lee and "Tried and True Country" perform prior to the business meeting, which begins at 6:30. During the business session, three directors will be elected.
A Browning man was killed yesterday afternoon when, according to the highway patrol, 47 year old Troy Flummer was operating a motorcycle when he attempted to pass a truck when the truck was making a left turn.
Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney has announced that he is currently accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Airport Board. Those interested can pick up a form from the City Clerk's office at Chillicothe City Hall (715 Washington Street). Forms must be submitted by Monday, August 6th.
Motorists in the Gallatin and Hamilton areas will soon encounter lane closures on Highway 13 as crews begin preparing the road for a resurfacing project. Herzog Contracting of St. Joseph will be doing the work.
As a result of the continuing drought, beef cattle producers are facing decisions regarding their crops, pastures, and cow herds. Even after the drought is over and crops are out of the field, the producers are expected to continue to deal with the lasting implications of this summer's drought.
On Monday morning the Grundy County LEPC announced that effective on Tuesday, July 31st, Grundy County Emergency Management Director Marisa Hutson is resigning her position as the county EMD to pursue a career opportunity outside the area.