Thirty-six communities and 14 individuals were honored at the Missouri Community Betterment conference at Lake Ozark. The awards banquet was the highlight of the 49th conference which assists communities to improve their quality of life. Nearly 325 volunteers, community leaders and youth attended the Monday evening event.
In response to the drought, the University of Missouri Extension Agricultural Specialists of Northwest Missouri are planning a series of meetings for agricultural producers to be held at seven locations in our region during the first two weeks of November.
A Brookfield resident was injured on Saturday night when the car he was driving went off a road north of Sumner, hit a culvert, and overturned. Twenty-one year old Nathan Bennett was taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, with injuries called minor by the Highway Patrol.
Faculty members at the Social Sciences department of North Central Missouri College are sponsoring a 'Presidential Trivia' contest on Tuesday, November 6th. Organizers say 'Celebrate Election Night' will be a non-partisan event in which participants can match their knowledge of presidential trivia while watching election returns.
The Trenton High School senior doubles duo of Jaci Tracy and Jessica Tracy began Class 1 state tournament play on Friday morning with a convincing win, only to see the Lady Bulldogs nemesis from Barstow High School waiting in the state quarterfinals.
The Trenton Bulldogs wore down a bigger Concordia front on Friday night, dominating the second half and pulling away for a 34-7 victory, giving the Bulldogs a 5-4 finish to the 2012 regular season, and dropping Concordia to an identical record of 5-4.
A Lawson resident was hurt when the car she was driving went off Highway 69 and hit a utility pole south of Cameron. Forty-six year old April White of Lawson was taken to Liberty Hospital with what the Highway Patrol called MODERATE injuries.
The Chula Rural Fire Department holds its annual meeting on Thursday, November 1st. There will be a business meeting and the election of two board members. Refreshments will be served with door prizes given away.
A Gilman City resident, 70-year old James Wilson, received what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries in an accident on Monday morning in Bethany. The collision, on U.S. Highway 136, involved a South Harrison School District bus and a tractor-trailer. Wilson was taken by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany.
A Veterans Benefits Fair is planned for this coming Saturday (October 27th) at the Princeton VFW Post. The hours are from 8 o'clock until 12 noon. A district service officer will be there to answer questions from both veterans and their families.
A Breckenridge man was hurt on Saturday afternoon when the farm tractor he was driving went off a private drive and hit a tree near Breckenridge. The Highway Patrol said 56-year old Wayne Black fell from the tractor. He was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with injuries described as MODERATE.
Savannah High School won the Sweepstakes Award at the Missouri Day Marching Band Festival in Trenton on Saturday. The Savages had the highest combined scores from the parade and field show events, despite finishing second in both of those categories in Class 4.
Results from the weekend festival in Weekend include the car show, quilt show, marching band festival, the parade, and pumpkin decorating events. Click on 'read more' to see the results provided to KTTN's News Department.
The Brookfield Lady Dogs softball team, on an offensive roll since the opening of the Class 2 state playoffs, again put an early crooked number on the scoreboard to take a seemingly dominant lead in Saturday's state championship game, only to see Pleasant Hope rally from 6-0 down with four runs in the fifth inning, and five more in the sixth, to upend the Cinderella run of Brookfield, 9-6.
A father and step-mother have been charged in the death of a four-year old boy at Holt on Monday, October 15th. The Highway Patrol said the boy's father, 34-year old Justin Webb, and step-mother, 32-year old Melissa Webb, both of Holt, have been charged with second degree murder of four-year old Lucas Webb.
Adair County will receive a $76,800 grant through the federal Historic Preservation Fund. The county will use the grant to make structural repairs necessary to stabilize the roof framework of their courthouse that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.