A Kidder man was injured when the truck he was driving overturned northeast of Kearney on Wednesday morning. The Highway Patrol said 53-year old Tony Johnson of Kidder was taken to a Kansas City area hospital with SERIOUS injuries.
Drivers of two vehicles were injured in an accident early on Tuesday afternoon three miles east of Chillicothe. The Highway Patrol described injuries as minor for 33-year old Lindsey Cranmer of Chillicothe and 22-year old Morgan Ireland of Dawn. Both were taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe.
The Cameron Lady Dragons postseason surge has brought Coach Matt Wenck's squad all the way to the "Show-Me Showdown" in Columbia, after Cameron beat Stockton in the Class 3 state quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at the Independence Events Center, 55-52.
Two people from Marceline were injured on Wednesday night in a traffic accident three miles south of Moberly in Randolph County. As a result of the accident, blamed on ICY road conditions, 44-year old George Bailey and 38-year old Jennifer Bailey were taken to Moberly Regional Medical Center, with MODERATE injuries for GEORGE Bailey and minor injuries for Jennifer Bailey.
In a story that has repeated numerous times through the past decade, the North Central Missouri College men met the rival Penn Valley Scouts in the Region 16 semifinals on Friday night, and the fourth-seeded Pirates led at halftime. However, the postseason slump for North Central continues, as Penn Valley rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat NCMC 82-78, in a game from Kansas City broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
Macie Kinsey, a softball pitcher from Belle (Maries R-II) High School, will play softball at North Central Missouri College in Trenton beginning next fall. She is the daughter of Tom and Mendy Kinsey from Belle and will major in business at NCMC.
Winston and St. Joseph residents were hurt when a car overturned off Interstate 29 north of Platte City. The driver, 25-year old Miles Reid of St. Joseph, and passenger, 32-year old Teresa Lee of Winston, were taken to Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol.
The annual Missouri severe weather drill is scheduled for 1:30 PM on Tuesday, March 5th. As in the past, a tornado warning TEST will be issued across the state. If the weather is inclement on March 5th, the test will be postponed until Thursday, March 7th.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department reports a suspect was taken into custody after a short standoff at a residence near Dawn. Forty-year old Jeffrey Griffith of St. Joseph was wanted on THREE warrants. Those involve Resisting Arrest during an incident in February in Platte County, an Assault in Buchanan County, and Failure to Appear in Court in St. Joseph.
A Cameron teenager was injured on Monday afternoon when, according to the Highway Patrol, he apparently drove his car into the side of a tractor-trailer unit one mile west of Cameron. Eighteen year old Kyle Hargrave received SERIOUS injuries.
Trenton Police have arrested three suspects in connection with a recent burglary of a business in the north side of the city. Chief Tommy Wright reports three Trenton residents were taken into custody Tuesday on warrants involving burglary, attempted burglary, and stealing.
Roundabout Opera for Kids will offer performances to the public and area school children early next week in Trenton. Listen as Phyllis Dible of Trenton and daughter Kim Jackson Carballo of Bloomington, Indiana discuss the performances on KTTN Open Line.
Three people have been nominated to fill a vacancy on the Western District Missouri Court of Appeals in Kansas City. This followed a series of interviews held on Monday, February 25th by the Appellate Judicial Commission.
The North Mercer senior class has done many remarkable things on the basketball court. For the Lady Cardinals, that list includes four straight HDC Conference regular season and tournament championships and four straight district titles, but until the last four days, one goal had eluded Mercer, that being a trip to the "Show-Me Showdown". On Saturday afternoon in St. Joseph, the Lady Cardinals knocked down that wall, stamping their ticket to Columbia.
The North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates saw their season come to an end on Saturday afternoon, in a 66-48 loss to Region 16 top-seed Penn Valley in a semifinal played at State Fair Community College in Sedalia.
Gallatin City Administrator Zac Joihnson told the Gallatin City Council on Monday night that the city is "short-handed" on employees, and has new personnel plowing streets. Johnson said it takes time to learn the technique, and may take longer than normal to clear streets. He added the city is "doing the best it can at this time".
There has been a ONE WEEK postponement in Daviess County concerning voter registration locations at Coffey and Jameson. The postponement was caused by this week's snowy weather, and poor road conditions that followed.