The February 1st deadline is approaching for high school seniors interested in applying for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship. Thirty-six $1,000 scholarships and one supreme $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to qualified applicants pursuing higher education degrees in the field of agriculture.
The Milan Lady Wildcats, in a Milan Tournament quarterfinal game broadcast Monday evening on Hot Country Z 101.7, rolled past the Linn County Lady Mustangs by a score of 67-29, giving the Lady 'Cats a shot at the top-ranked, once-beaten North Mercer girls, who beat Novinger on Monday afternoon by a score of 82-21.
The auditions for the Missoula Children's Theatre (MCT) production of "Blackbeard the Pirate" will be held this (Monday) afternoon from 4 to 6 o'clock at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center at 2801 Hornet Road in Chillicothe. There are roles for students in Kindergarten through the 12th grade.
Effective on Tuesday, January 8th, and going through Tuesday, February 26th, the Driver's Examination Station in Gallatin will be relocated temporarily. The temporary new location will be the Daviess County Library at 306 Grand Street in Gallatin. Testing hours will be from 9 o'clock to 12 noon and 1 o'clock to 4 o'clock in the afternoons.
Maysville High School guard Skyler Zimmerman banked in a three point shot at the fourth quarter buzzer on Friday night, giving the visiting Wolverines a 60-59 victory over the Princeton Tigers, in the back-end of a Grand River Conference doubleheader broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3.
The Missouri Highway Patrol's zone comprised of Putnam and Sullivan Counties has a new commander as of January 1st. Corporal Eldon Grissom has been promoted to sergeant, after spending the last 23 years with the patrol.
Just 24 hours after a decisive victory over Hardin-Central at NCMC Holiday Hoops, the North Mercer boy's basketball team returned to the floor, this time playing at Newtown-Harris in an HDC Conference contest on Thursday night.
The Chillicothe Mudcats have announced the return of Eric Peterson to the head coaching position for the college-level, wood-bat MINK League squad, that plays its home games at W.L. "June" Shaffer Memorial Park in Chillicothe.
Weather-wise, 2012 will be most remembered for droughtâ€”a lack of rain and some very hot summer temperatures. Trenton statistics demonstrate the year was uniqueâ€”the least amount of precipitation in the last 25 years at Trenton. Twenty-two different dates saw daytime high temperatures climbing above 100 degrees.
There is a new U-S attorney serving as the top-ranking law enforcement official in the western half of Missouri. Tammy Dickinson has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Dickinson was nominated by President Obama in July and confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, January 1st.
A Cameron man was injured late Saturday morning when a car hit the rear of a northbound U-Haul trailer on Interstate 35 near Winston. Thirty-four year old Timothy Malone of Cameron was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with injuries described as MODERATE by the Highway Patrol.
The Highway Patrol says a van hit a house in Grant City on Friday afternoon, after the driver suffered a medical condition. The driver, 35-year old Melissa Moutray of Grant City, was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, with what the Patrol described as MODERATE injuries. No one else was hurt.
The Trenton High School wrestling team placed fourth out of nine schools involved in Saturday's Butler High School Invitational. Athletes were divided into pools, with first place finishers from one pool meeting and first place finisher from the other pool. Second place finishers from each pool met, and so on, depending on pool placement.
In a women's basketball game that saw North Central Missouri College trail for the first 39 minutes plus of regulation, the Lady Pirates got a game-winning jump shot from freshman Samone Redditt with 45.6 seconds remaining and were able to hold on for a 65-63 victory against the visiting Moberly Greyhounds.
Multiple news agencies, including ESPN, are now reporting that former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid has reached an agreement to become the next head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, with contract terms being finalized and reviewed by attorneys for each side.
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs won for the 10th time this season, riding a 26 point, 19 rebound effort from senior Avery Whitaker to a 60-46 victory against the visiting Brookfield Lady Dogs. Whitaker's play boosted a THS squad that had its depth challenged by foul trouble from double-double machine Mikaila Capeder, who was held to four points and fouled out with three minutes to play.
The first baby of the year born at Wright Memorial Hospital is a BOY, and thanks to the good fortune brought by his timely arrival, the baby and his parents have won various prizes from businesses in a contest sponsored by KTTN and the PAR Broadcast Group.