The Chillicothe Mudcats are scrambling their way back towards the .500 mark, taking the first two games of a three-game series in Joplin, with strong pitching providing the difference in both games (Tuesday and Wednesday).
Drivers of two vehicles received minor injuries in a Highway 6 accident in Daviess County last night. The Highway Patrol said 19 year old Brandon Curtis of Gallatin was taken to Liberty Hospital while 33 year old Sandra Smith of St. Joseph went to Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph.
Plans have been made for the Tractor Cruise scheduled as part of the activities for the Independence Day celebration next month in Princeton. Rhonda Watkins reported to the Princeton Chamber of Commerce that the group will leave Princeton at 1 o‘clock on Wednesday, July 4th and go to Lineville, before returning to eat at the Mercer County Courthouse.
Farmers Electric Cooperative General Manager Mike Sanders has told members of the cooperative it looks like a rate increase will be needed next year. Sanders indicated it would be later this year before the cooperative knows how much of a rate increase it will experience.
At Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Sumner, the JULY FIRST Friday event (on July 6th) has activities that begin at 5:00 PM and continue through the evening. The feature program will be "Mad Science" from Kansas City at 7:00 PM, which will feature explosions, bubbles, and other chemical reactions.
The Sullivan County Fair in Milan will include a horse show on Sunday, July 1st, held in conjunction with the Fifth Annual Green Hills Horse Show Circuit All-Youth Show at the Green City Saddle Club Arena. Admission is $1.00 for spectators ages 12 and older.
The Gilman City Lions Club will present a barbecue supper, live music, and fireworks at the Gilman City Uptown Park on Tuesday, July 3rd. The meal will be $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under the age of 12.
Retiring Director of Development at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Steve Maxey, said his 11 years of employment were what he called “a dream job” thanks to a support system that “makes things happen.”
The Chillicothe Police Department says that four teenage boys have been arrested following a weekend "crime spree" that saw numerous motor vehicles being entered illegally. On Sunday morning, Chillicothe Police began to receive calls from citizens reporting vehicle break-in's on Saturday evening and Sunday morning.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan has announced that the Daviess County Library in Gallatin has received a Website Makeover Grant worth $4,707. The library will use grant money to completely overhaul its website, including the addition of a mobile site, to improve presence on the Web.
A man from Shawnee, Kansas was injured in Caldwell County when the westbound SUV he was driving was hit in the rear on Highway 36, crossed the median and the eastbound lanes, and overturned. Fifty-three year old Mark Specklin was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol.
There were 144 participants in the Gooseberry Festival's Five and Ten Kilometer run and walk on Saturday morning in Trenton. Roberto Garcia of Trenton was the overall winner in the 10K run with a time of 37:51. He competed in the men's ages 20 to 25 division.
The Grundy R-5 Board of Education has appointed Abe Carver of rural Humphreys to fill a vacancy on the school board, created by last month's resignation of Tim Schroeder, who is moving from the district. The board has also accepted the resignation of physical education teacher Mike Kaufman.