A young Trenton girl, 12 year old Emily Kasinger, is experiencing an opportunity to view her “dream career” of being a dancer, up close and personal, by attending performances at the New York City ballet. The surprise trip came courtesy of Southwest Airlines with the help of local pilot, Gary Hooyman of Trenton, among others.
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Two representatives of the Chula Fire Department made a request at this week's meeting of the Livingston R-3 Board of Education, discussing the possibility of installing a helipad on the school property in Chula. The school administrator plans to check with the school's insurance carrier regarding liability before any decisions are made by the Board of Education.
Plans to celebrate the 110 year old Missouri State Fair will include a reunion of former Missouri State Fair Queens. Director Mark Wolfe said the royalty will be recognized in special events on Thursday and Friday, August 9th and 10th, including the opening day ceremony, parade, and annual queen competition.
Trenton Fire Chief Rick Morris, on Monday morning, lifted the ban on outdoor burning that had been in effect in the city due to June's dry conditions. The Grundy County Commission will consider whether to lift the burn ban in rural areas of Grundy County when they meet this week (Tuesday).
2010 South Harrison High School graduate Jordan Shipers, a 21-year old ranked #11 in the Seattle Mariners prospect system, tossed a nine-inning no-hitter on Wednesday as the Class A Clinton LumberKings blew out the West Michigan Whitecaps, 10-0.
The long-awaited college choice for North Mercer girl's basketball standout Sierra Michaelis could be coming, perhaps sooner than later. The St. Joseph News-Press had a conversation with Michaelis within the past few days in which the Lady Cardinal senior-to-be indicated that she would like to give a verbal commitment to a school "by the end of July".
An accident involving a car and a motorcycle in the city of Trenton resulted in the motorcyclist being taken to Wright Memorial Hospital. Police said 56 year old Larry Denny of Trenton, who was thrown from the cycle, reported pain to his ribs and back, in addition to scrapes to his arms. The driver of the car, 79 year old Richard McLallen of Livingston, Texas, was not reported. He resides a portion of the year in Trenton.
Two people were hurt when a small utility vehicle overturned northwest of Unionville late Sunday afternoon. The driver, 66 year old Hubert Anderson of Pleasant Valley, and an occupant, 59 year old Larry Caras of Excelsior Springs, received what the Highway Patrol called SERIOUS injuries.
A precautionary boil advisory has been issued for an area south of Jamesport in Daviess County. Affected are areas between HIGHWAY 190 on the east and Daviess County ROUTE O on the west. The southern boundary of the boil advisory is Route V. The northern boundary is Prairie Avenue.
Between 6 and 7 o'clock on Thursday morning, the Livingston County Sheriff's Department learned of a shooting in the southwestern portion of the county, near a residence on LIV-430 with a "Rural Braymer" address.
Open registration begins this week for Livingston County Health Center’s 10 week Weight Loss & Wellness program for adults who would like to get educated about improving their level of health and lose a few pounds along the way.
Two children from Pattonsburg were injured on Tuesday afternoon in an all-terrain vehicle rollover accident just east of Pattonsburg on Route C. The Highway Patrol said one of the drivers, nine year old Ashton LaFave of Pattonsburg, received MODERATE injuries and was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center.
This week’s drought monitor index report, released this (Thursday) morning, shows numerous counties across Missouri with severe drought conditions. There are exceptions in a couple far-reaching areas of the state. The map shows several counties of southeastern Missouri in an EXTREME drought as they have been drier for a longer period of time.
A Chillicothe man is accused of several traffic violations following a police pursuit involving a four-wheeler. Chillicothe Police Sergeant Scott Chubick said officers attempted a traffic stop of a four-wheeler near the intersection of Jackson Street and Elm Street on Friday night. However, the driver DID NOT stop and a pursuit commenced.
The Highway Patrol says a Carrollton man received SERIOUS injuries when the John Deere Gator utility vehicle he was operating hit the rear of a towed unit on a rural road near Carrollton. Fifty-nine year old David Grimpo of Carrollton was flown by medical helicopter to North Kansas City Hospital.
A Chillicothe man was killed on Sunday afternoon when the sport utility vehicle he was driving went off a rain-slickened road and overturned, throwing him out. Twenty-one year old James Reynolds was pronounced dead at the scene, seven miles northwest of Chillicothe on Livingston County Route A.