The Trenton Bulldogs wore down a bigger Concordia front on Friday night, dominating the second half and pulling away for a 34-7 victory, giving the Bulldogs a 5-4 finish to the 2012 regular season, and dropping Concordia to an identical record of 5-4.
A Lawson resident was hurt when the car she was driving went off Highway 69 and hit a utility pole south of Cameron. Forty-six year old April White of Lawson was taken to Liberty Hospital with what the Highway Patrol called MODERATE injuries.
The Chula Rural Fire Department holds its annual meeting on Thursday, November 1st. There will be a business meeting and the election of two board members. Refreshments will be served with door prizes given away.
David M. Ketchmark, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Stanberry man who produced child pornography and possessed more than a thousand images of child pornography pleaded guilty in federal court.
A spokesman for the U-S Postal Service says it is no longer considering closing any rural post offices. Instead, the postal service is aiming to reduce expenses by shortening hours of over-the-counter retail services at many locations.
The Gallatin Police Department, along with federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Social Securities, and the Missouri Department of Revenue, have served an arrest warrant for 58-year old Jose Felix Gutierrez of Gallatin. The Livingston County warrant was for forgery.
A father and step-mother have been charged in the death of a four-year old boy at Holt on Monday, October 15th. The Highway Patrol said the boy's father, 34-year old Justin Webb, and step-mother, 32-year old Melissa Webb, both of Holt, have been charged with second degree murder of four-year old Lucas Webb.
Adair County will receive a $76,800 grant through the federal Historic Preservation Fund. The county will use the grant to make structural repairs necessary to stabilize the roof framework of their courthouse that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
While requesting additional drivers for the V-A shuttle bus to take local and area veterans to medical facilities, Veterans Service Officer Wayne Kleinschmidt stressed there is a dire need for the transportation service.
From the beginning of the parade competition to the awards ceremony more than 12 hours later, the marching band festival Saturday promises to be a full day of activity for some 48 visiting high school bands plus Trenton High School.
Dinner and an auction benefiting the northwest Missouri chapter of the DREAM Factory is among the features during Missouri Day weekend in Trenton. The public event on Friday October 19th will include a spaghetti supper starting at 5:30 and the auction of painted and decorated chairs to follow, about 7:30. All are held at the Trenton Elks Lodge.
The softball players on the Class 3, All-District 15 team have been announced, and to nobody's surprise, district champion Trenton and runner-up Cameron have the majority of players named to the first and second teams. To see the complete list of players honored, click on 'read more':
The dominant football teams across northern Missouri remain that way through eight weeks of the high school football season, with the latest state football poll keeping Hamilton ranked #1 in Class 1, with South Harrison at #6, and Milan and Lathrop seeking entry into the top ten in their respective classes, despite a combined record of 14-1 between the two teams. Click on "read more" to see the latest rankings from the Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association:
Governor Jay Nixon announced today that Missouri Community Colleges will invest $15,000,000 through MOManufacturingWINs, a statewide training network that will create opportunities for Missourians to obtain the specialized training they need to begin a career in modern manufacturing.