A new sally-port security door has been installed at the Livingston County Jail in Chillicothe. The previous door was broken on the night of July 4th in the escape of two inmates. Inspection indicated the old door was not repairable and, according to Sheriff Steve Cox, would not consistently "lock down".
The University of Missouri's road to a championship in the "Battle 4 Atlantis" basketball tournament over Thanksgiving weekend will undoubtedly be very difficult. The Tigers will be joined by a handful of powerhouse programs, including Duke and Louisville, in the nationally televised event.
Two Unionville residents have been arrested after a search of a home, near the Putnam County R-1 School buildings, led to the discovery of two methamphetamine labs, in addition to a handful of drugs, including meth, marijuana, and narcotic paraphernalia. Firearms and prescription pills were also found at the scene.
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service, in October 2011, told us that dry weather was expected to continue into 2012. In a recent interview with the PAR Broadcast Group, Evan Bookbinder admitted to not seeing conditions become this bad.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has announced that the Chariton County Highway 11 Bridge closure has been set for Monday, August 27th. The Burlington Northern - Santa Fe bridge located five miles north of Mendon was set to close earlier this month, but that was delayed when migratory birds were discovered on the bridge structure.
Men from Chula and the state of Tennessee were injured in what the Highway Patrol called a nearly head-on crash yesterday (Monday) morning on U-S 65 in rural Carroll County (three miles north of County Road 150).
A new board member was welcomed and another board member was elected when the directors of the North Central Missouri College Foundation met Thursday in the conference room of the Lager Laboratory of the College’s Barton Farm Campus.
The Green Hills Community Action Agency will be holding an open house this Wednesday, at a home constructed with grant money in Brookfield. Wednesday's event runs from 10 to 2 o'clock at 1011 Pettijohn. The home was constructed with a grant from the Missouri Housing Development Commission.
Four members of a Minnesota family, including three children, received what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries in a single vehicle accident on Tuesday, three miles north of the Winston junction on Interstate 35.
Opening day of school enrollments continue to be reported today (Wednesday) by several districts. Princeton reports 384 students, a drop by four when compared to 2011 Opening Day. Class size at Princeton ranges from 20 in third grade up to 41 in the sophomore class. There are 20 students in Princeton pre-school.
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs and Gallatin Lady Bulldogs break the cap on the high school softball season on Wednesday night at 5 o'clock, with the game to be covered LIVE on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
Authorities in Cameron are waiting for autopsy results to learn the cause of death of a Cameron man and two of his children found Friday at the man's residence. Although an investigation is continuing, the deaths are believed to be accidental. A fire around a cook stove in the kitchen of the residence also was believed to be accidental, according to Cameron Police Public Affairs Officer Heath Henry.
A small plane attempting to land at the Kirksville Regional Airport crashed on Monday afternoon, injuring the pilot, identified as a Lee's Summit man, Ted Bower. Bower, according to media reports, lost control of his plane in the process of landing, breaking the front landing gear. The plane skidded into a grassy area off the runway.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has road work planned in area counties this week, including Grundy County Route W, which will be closed at two different locations for bridge deck repairs. Closed today (Tuesday) is Route W at the Shelburne Bridge over Gee's Creek, involving Route W from Route F, southward to the Livingston County line.
The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day this past Saturday. The annual Sale of Champions was a highlight of the day in the raising of $119,900, which will be used to support Missouri youth involved in agriculture.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department says a search of the jail in Chillicothe has resulted in the discovery of "potential weapons". One was described as hard plastic fashioned into a weapon, with the other a "quantity of wire".
A Greencastle man was injured on Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was driving traveled off an Adair County road, throwing him off. Sixty-five year old Ralph Rose was taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, with injuries described as 'MODERATE' by the Highway Patrol.