Many teams have strong momentum heading into the Class 1 district and state football tournaments that start over the next 48 hours, but perhaps none as much as the two-time Tri-Rivers Conference champion Milan Wildcats.
At its October 19th meeting in Springfield, the Missouri Conservation Commission approved issuing special no-cost “CWD Management Seals” to landowners in the core area where Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been detected in Linn and Macon counties. The seals are a special harvest provision that is part of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) proactive management plan to limit the spread of CWD.
Thirty-six communities and 14 individuals were honored at the Missouri Community Betterment conference at Lake Ozark. The awards banquet was the highlight of the 49th conference which assists communities to improve their quality of life. Nearly 325 volunteers, community leaders and youth attended the Monday evening event.
In response to the drought, the University of Missouri Extension Agricultural Specialists of Northwest Missouri are planning a series of meetings for agricultural producers to be held at seven locations in our region during the first two weeks of November.
A Brookfield resident was injured on Saturday night when the car he was driving went off a road north of Sumner, hit a culvert, and overturned. Twenty-one year old Nathan Bennett was taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, with injuries called minor by the Highway Patrol.
Faculty members at the Social Sciences department of North Central Missouri College are sponsoring a 'Presidential Trivia' contest on Tuesday, November 6th. Organizers say 'Celebrate Election Night' will be a non-partisan event in which participants can match their knowledge of presidential trivia while watching election returns.
The Trenton High School senior doubles duo of Jaci Tracy and Jessica Tracy began Class 1 state tournament play on Friday morning with a convincing win, only to see the Lady Bulldogs nemesis from Barstow High School waiting in the state quarterfinals.
State Treasurer Clint Zweifel has now received more than $11.2 million in unclaimed life insurance policies. Missourians can search www.ShowMeMoney.com to find policies that may belong to them. See the general list by regions in the state under "read more"
The big band sound of music greats like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Count Basie, the Dorsey Brothers and others will be featured in a 3 o'clock concert on Sunday, November 4th, at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe.
A Gilman City resident, 70-year old James Wilson, received what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries in an accident on Monday morning in Bethany. The collision, on U.S. Highway 136, involved a South Harrison School District bus and a tractor-trailer. Wilson was taken by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany.
A Veterans Benefits Fair is planned for this coming Saturday (October 27th) at the Princeton VFW Post. The hours are from 8 o'clock until 12 noon. A district service officer will be there to answer questions from both veterans and their families.
A Breckenridge man was hurt on Saturday afternoon when the farm tractor he was driving went off a private drive and hit a tree near Breckenridge. The Highway Patrol said 56-year old Wayne Black fell from the tractor. He was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with injuries described as MODERATE.
Savannah High School won the Sweepstakes Award at the Missouri Day Marching Band Festival in Trenton on Saturday. The Savages had the highest combined scores from the parade and field show events, despite finishing second in both of those categories in Class 4.
Results from the weekend festival in Weekend include the car show, quilt show, marching band festival, the parade, and pumpkin decorating events. Click on 'read more' to see the results provided to KTTN's News Department.
The Brookfield Lady Dogs softball team, on an offensive roll since the opening of the Class 2 state playoffs, again put an early crooked number on the scoreboard to take a seemingly dominant lead in Saturday's state championship game, only to see Pleasant Hope rally from 6-0 down with four runs in the fifth inning, and five more in the sixth, to upend the Cinderella run of Brookfield, 9-6.