Some of the money in a budget bill sitting on the Governorâ€™s desk could help advance the creation of a new lake in north-central Missouri.
he East Locust Creek Water Reservoir Project has been ongoing for many years. It would create a 2,300 acre, 7 mile long lake north of Milan in Sullivan County. $4 million in HB 19 would go toward that project.
Calling it a â€śtime machine,â€ť Phil Schlarb discussed the Grundy County Museum during yesterdays meeting of the Trenton Rotary Club.
Schlarb said the museum, military annex, and a one room school help to present information on Grundy county history, traditions, and citizens. He explained museum properties should be considered as a tourist destination, drawing people to Trenton.
Schlarb, who's the board president, described the museum as a â€śpartner in educationâ€ť saying it's a teaching tool by fostering inter-generational conversations among kids and adults.
The highway patrol is reporting three separate accidents from Monday morning that injured drivers of motor vehicles in Macon, Ray, and Gentry counties. There also was a single vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Clinton County.
A documentary film about the last American veteran of World War I is being screened throughout May in Missouri,including Monday at Bethany-- helping continue the late Frank Buckles' fight for a national memorial in Washington, D.C.
According to the Livingston County Sherrifs Department, Information on a man arrested for alleged Financial Exploitation of the Elderly/Disabled on a class B felony was made through an investigation by the Chillicothe Police recently.
Brooke Parton from Truman High School in Independence has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Lady Pirates at North Central Missouri College next season. Brooke was a four-year starting guard for the Patriots at Truman and was named All-Conference Honorable Mention each year.
Two additional charges were filed yesterday against a Marshall man accused of being involved in physical altercations at Mercer on May 10th. The new counts filed by Prosecuting Attorney John Young accuse 64 year old Gene Pattie of first degree burglary as well as kidnapping to facilitate the commission of a felony.
The operator of a motorcycle was injured, then arrested, when his machine hit a truck that was attempting to cross a street in Princeton on Wednesday afternoon. The Highway Patrol listed injuries as minor for 54-year old Michael Covey, who declined medical treatment.