The Milan C-2 School District, in addition to Green City, Princeton, and Putnam County (Unionville) have announced plans to have buses travel on HARD-SURFACED roads only today (Friday). The alternative bus routes are being used because of the soft and muddy conditions prevailing on country roads across these districts.
A Milan resident was injured on Thursday morning near Galt when the car she was driving traveled off Highway 6 and hit a fence and tree. Nineteen-year old Arianna Diaz of Milan was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton, with injuries described as SERIOUS by the Highway Patrol.
Cainsville R-1 High School (in Harrison County) was honored on Monday by representatives of the Missouri Northwest Region Coalition for having the most-improved seat belt use in the 2012 Northwest Region's "Battle of the Belt" competition.
Chief Tommy Wright of the Trenton Police Department advises that members of his department, the NITRO Task Force, Grundy County Sheriff's Department, and the Missouri State Highway Patrol executed two drug search warrants in the City of Trenton on Wednesday.
The MBCA and MoSports.com have released the latest high school basketball poll, on the morning of Tuesday, February 5th. Ridgeway is ranked 5th and Mercer 8th in the Class 1 boy's poll, with those squads ready to play for the HDC regular season title at Ridgeway on Thursday, February 14th! The area teams ranked and mentioned in the poll will be highlighted in bold. Click on 'read more' to see the state rankings!
The Princeton Lady Tigers are playing some of the best basketball of any team in the region, winning their fifth game in a row on Tuesday night, 61-31 over the visiting Albany Lady Warriors, in Grand River Conference action from Princeton broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com. The win improves Princeton's record to 12-10 on the season.
Trenton Middle School students claimed the top two spots in the annual Grundy County Spelling Bee held yesterday (Tuesday). Winning the competition was Hannah Kennebeck, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kennebeck. Second place (alternate) is Tanner Franklin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Franklin.
The Trenton Bulldogs will open district wrestling competition this coming Friday night, February 8th, at South Harrison High School in Bethany. The tournament will continue into Saturday, February 9th. Trenton wrestled last week at Higginsville (Thursday) and at the Lexington Tournament (Saturday).
Chillicothe firefighters report that an electrical fire caused moderate damage to the Tristan Biswell and Mike Brookman residence at 916 Broadway on Saturday morning. Firefighters responded to the single-story house to find heavy smoke showing from the structure. All occupants were OUT of the house upon the fire department's arrival.
A member of the Spickard Board of Aldermen has resigned. Nancy Anderson is leaving her seat on the town board. The mayor appointed, with city council consent, Janice Vandevender, to the position to fill the remainder of the term until the April alderman election at Spickard.
The North Central Missouri College men's basketball team struggled from the field on Wednesday night, shooting just 33 percent overall and 27 percent from three-point range, in falling to Wentworth Military Academy, 68-61 at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department has received information about a specific Facebook profile where a person is claiming to be an adult, with the last name "Crawford", and living in an 'unknown location'. Sheriff Steve Cox said that profile has been in contact with numerous young people, who are also on Facebook.
Law enforcement officers in Cameron are looking for an individual suspected of robbing the Casey's General Store in northern Cameron just past 4:30 on Wednesday morning. The location is 405 West Grand Avenue.
Four games into the Region 16 portion of their 2012-2013 schedule, the North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates were winless, with home defeats against St. Louis, Penn Valley, and Cottey, and a road loss at Penn Valley. That run of frustration ended for NCMC on Wednesday night, with the Lady Pirates taking a 76-64 win against visiting Wentworth Military Academy.
The Trenton Bulldogs won all THREE games played on Wednesday night at the THS Gymnasium against the Plattsburg Tigers, with the JV girls winning their final game of the season, followed by the varsity squads rolling to double-digit victories, as heard on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
Missouri elementary, middle and home-school students have until March 8 to participate in the 2013 â€śYes You CAN Make Missouri Litter-Freeâ€ť trash-can-decorating contest. The annual contest is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) as part of the stateâ€™s â€śNo MOre Trash!â€ť statewide litter prevention campaign.
The North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates, smarting after a mid-week loss to Cottey College at the Ketcham Community Center, were able to find some positive momentum on Sunday afternoon, traveling to Fayette and defeating the Central Methodist University JV squad by a final score of 93-59.
The North Mercer basketball teams continue to roll towards potential #1 seeds in district play, both picking up double-digit victories on their home floor against visiting Milan on Monday night, in a doubleheader broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
Three people were hurt when, according to the Highway Patrol, a sport utility vehicle hit the rear of a pickup truck on Highway 36 in Linn County. The driver of the SUV, 57-year old William Sackrey of Brookfield, was taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital (in Brookfield) with what were described as minor injuries.