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.
Two persons were injured when two vehicles collided Sunday night in eastern Putnam county. Taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with MODERATE injuries was 45 year old Charlotte Cain of Unionville. The driver of the second vehicle, 52 year old Cheryl Ridinger of Worthington refused treatment at the scene.
Various road projects are planned this week for crews of the Missouri department of transportation. Mowing along U-S Highway 65 is scheduled at various locations this week in Livingston, Grundy, and Mercer Counties. Mowing also is listed along various locations on State Highway 6 in Grundy County this week.
The American Red Cross is announcing the chance for young people to receive a $5,000 scholarship for attempting to donate blood. The offer to students between the ages of 16 and 21 is from now until September 3rd at Red Cross blood drivers and donor centers.
A Cameron man was hurt when the motorcycle he was operating overturned on a road west of Altamont. Thirty-five year old William Roe of Cameron was taken by private vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center. He received what the Highway Patrol called MODERATE injuries.
The top academic students at South Harrison High School in Bethany are Valedictorian Sarah Keck and Salutatorian Cole Osborne. Graduation ceremonies were held on Sunday afternoon at Bethany and Gilman City. Top academic students in the senior class at Gilman City are Mason Ward as Valedictorian and Brennon Carey as Salutatorian.
One person was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday evening six miles south of Trenton. The Highway Patrol described injuries as minor for 23 year old Sarah Lowrey of Chula. She was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
The Grundy County Relay For Life, in association with the American Cancer Society, holds a dinner the evening of May 24th at the First Christian Church in Trenton. The dinner is free for cancer survivors.
A Winston man was injured on Wednesday evening in a traffic accident within his hometown. The Highway Patrol described injuries as SERIOUS for 62 year old Terry Caldwell. He was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.
The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run® for Special Olympics Missouri will include northern Missouri locations such as Trenton, Gallatin, Chillicothe, Cameron, and Brookfield early next week. Law Enforcement officers will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri and the 2012 State Summer Games.
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!
Grundy County Commissioners are looking into the costs of additional equipment to improve the system that allows emergency communications for the Galt area. It is in response to what commissioners are calling a federal mandate to go with a narrow band radio frequency for 911.
IN RESULTS FROM THE STATE TRACK MEETS AT JEFFERSON CITY SATURDAY, THE TRENTON GIRLS PLACED FOURTH OVERALL IN THE CLASS TWO GIRLS TEAM STANDINGS AND HAD A FIRST PLACE FINISH IN THE FOUR-BY-400 METER RELAY.
The North Central Missouri College Foundation has announced the establishment of athletic scholarships in memory of Mark and Rebekah Whiteaker, former Trenton residents. The $10,000 contribution will allow for four $500 scholarships each year, beginning with the 2012-2013 academic year.
The Adams Park Apartments building in Trenton was dedicated on Saturday with a ceremony that included past memories of the former school building, a review of efforts to seek funding for the apartment renovation, work on the building, and thank you's to several people in attendance.
A Trenton boy is hospitalized after what Sheriff Rodney Herring describes as an accidental shooting. The incident happened Monday afternoon while four teenage boys from Grundy County were hunting along Muddy Creek, south of the waste water treatment plant in Trenton.
Plans have been announced for a medical expense benefit this Saturday evening in Wheeling. According to the publicity, Brandi Albertson Rodenberg was recently diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in her lungs. She is facing a second surgery.
A single vehicle accident on Monday afternoon injured a Winston man. At a location five miles northwest of Gallatin, the Highway Patrol reported that a tanker truck driven by 39-year old John Finton of Winston traveled off Route DD while negotiating a curve.
A Jamesport resident was hurt when the car she was driving hit the rear of a tractor-trailer unit on Highway 36 west of Cameron. Fifty-nine year old Carolyn Huston of Jamesport was taken by private vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol.
Trenton High School Class of 2010 graduate Aubrey Utley fired a seven-hit shutout for the Central Methodist Eagles, leading her softball team to a 2-0 victory over the Houston-Victoria (Texas) Jaguars in an opening round game in the 2012 NAIA National Championship Tournament in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Livingston County Health Center is excited to announce the second quarter of educational classes through its Diabetes Program. “What is Diabetes?” will be held on Thursday, May 17th from 1 to 3 p.m. There is no charge for the class.