The fund raising goal is 30 thousand dollars for Saturday's Relay for Life events in Grundy County. It is the annual benefit for the American Cancer Society. Eleven (11) teams will be setting up outdoors on the Trenton High and Middle School campus. The theme this year is a “Rainbow of Hope.” The 12 hour event begins at 12 noon on Saturday.
The highway patrol lists a Trenton woman as being injured in an accident yesterday (Tuesday) in extreme northeast Missouri's Clark County. The report said 21 year old Megan Recklein of Trenton received minor injuries when she swerved her car to miss a tire on U-S Highway 136.
Input continues to be sought regarding how to provide more funding for roads and bridges across Missouri. The "Blue Ribbon Citizens Committee on Missouri Transportation Needs" is holding public meetings around the state this spring and summer to receive input from citizens and stakeholders.
The featured speaker for next week’s awards banquet of the Lions All-Stars Basketball Classic is no stranger to the basketball court or to the Lions organization. Cori Elms graduated from Cameron High School in 1993 and that same year, she was selected to play in the Lions All-Star Basketball Classic. She not only played in that game, but her two free throws were the deciding factor in her team’s victory.
U.S. Rural Development says it has grants available to repair home of qualifying individuals. The repairs include (but are not limited to) repairing and replacing roofs, heating, air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing systems; water and waste disposal; windows; and insulation. Grants may also be used to make the dwelling accessible to a family member with disabilities.
An informational program on Medicare is scheduled in Trenton on Friday, June 8th. You can learn more about Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D by attending the program to be held in the conference room of Serve Link Home Care. Organizers say those attending can also learn about resources available to help with Medicare costs. The presentation is scheduled from 9:00 to 12:30.
A teenage girl from Green City was injured when thrown from her car in a Linn County traffic accident on Tuesday. The Highway Patrol described injuries as SERIOUS for 16 year old Ashley Lewis. She was flown by medical helicopter to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.
Children are invited to outdoor events this Saturday, June 2nd, at a campground west of Trenton. The National Wild Turkey Federation sponsors its annual JAKES Day events starting at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Activities are designed for boys and girls age 5 to 15. They will need to be accompanied by a parent and / or guardian. Drinks will be provided.
Drivers from Carrollton and Branson were injured yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon in a Highway 65 accident at Carrollton. The state patrol said 72 year old Wilma Boheman of Branson received MODERATE injuries and was taken by ambulance to Carroll County Memorial Hospital.
North Central Missouri College Director of Development Steve Maxey says just one week remains for the purchase of personalized bricks for the "Welcome Sign" at the Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus.
A coalition comprised mostly of numerous agriculture-related organizations will be holding a "town hall" meeting on Wednesday night in Kirksville regaring the Humane Society of the United States and "threats to Missouri agriculture".
The Missouri Highway Patrol says three Richmond residents have been charged in connection with the death of 40-year old Michelle Rheuport of Richmond. She was found dead in her residence by a family member on Wednesday morning, May 23rd.
The American Legion Post 25 Cardinals, on Wednesday night, beat Millhouse by a score of 4-1. Post 25 scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead. Millhouse scored in the top of the seventh for their only run in the game.
Eight additional swimming beaches open today (Friday) at Missouri State Parks, including Thousand Hills State Park near Kirksville. Crowder State Park west of Trenton is considered a "swim at your own risk" lake, and already is available for swimming.
The Green Hills Animal Shelter in Trenton will host an "Amateur Dog Show" on Saturday, June 9th as a fundraiser for the animal shelter. The entry fee is $10.00, which allows dogs to be entered in as many categories as their owners wish.
The Tri-Rivers Conference has announced first and second team selections for the 2012 spring baseball season. Two Milan Wildcats, in senior Cooper Bankus and sophomore Aaron Richardson, were named to the first team.
FCS Financial is recognizing 17 different 4-H Clubs and FFA Chapters, including two from northern Missouri, with $250 grants for submitting outstanding Shaping Rural Missouri applications and plans to complete a "Community Improvement Project" in the next couple of months.
Trenton High School Athletic Director Kris Ockenfels has made athletic schedules available for viewing on the school's website, www.trentonr9.k12.mo.us. We will be posting the schedules on this link throughout the next 24 hours. Click on "read more" to see 'em!