Homecoming

Newtown-Harris celebrates Homecoming week

Newtown-Harris R-3 School is celebrating homecoming this week. A spokesperson for the homecoming activities reports candidates includes seniors Brooklyn Middleton and Tim Metcalf, juniors Hannah Garcia and Ryan Metcalf, sophomores Lillian Fordyce and Coy Miller, freshmen Jaden Veatch and Ashton Meyer, eighth graders Louve Rainey and William Guardipe, and seventh graders Landry Oaks and Zack […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts easement agreement

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education accepted an easement agreement for sidewalk construction Monday evening. The agreement for $1,400 was accepted following a presentation from the Missouri Department of Transportation on sidewalk construction through Newtown. The board voted to jointly purchase a new popcorn machine with the Newtown-Harris Ball Association and the school district. The […]

Traffic Accident

Two injured in Sunday crash on I-35 in Daviess County

Two people from southern Iowa were injured Sunday evening in an accident on northbound Interstate 35 in Daviess County. The occupants were passengers in a pickup driven by 45-year-old Teresa Marks of Leon, Iowa. Taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center were 49-year-old Brian Marks of Leon, Iowa and 48-year-old Victoria Herring of […]

Crop Conference

Certified Crop Adviser Conferences set for January, 2019

The Tri-State Beef and Certified Crop Adviser conferences are coming up in January. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry of Grundy County says Missouri, Iowa, and Nebraska are involved in the Three State Beef Conference. In Missouri, it will be at the Andrew County Youth Building in Savannah the evening of […]

Accident

Galt women hurt in Highway 65 crash in Pettis County

The Highway Patrol reports two Galt women sustained minor injuries when the driver of a sports utility vehicle lost control on a wet and partially ice-covered portion of U. S. Highway 65 in Pettis County Thursday morning. Driver 44-year-old Mary Sawyer and passenger 20-year-old Breanna Sawyer were transported by private vehicle to Fitzgibbon Hospital of […]

Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

Crash and accident graphic

Two Trenton men transported to hospital after icy roadway causes crash near Spickard

Two Trenton men were transported to the hospital following a sports utility vehicle accident caused by slick road conditions three miles north of Spickard Tuesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 52-year-old Ross Elrick and 27-year-old Andrew May were transported to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton by emergency medical services. Elrick sustained minor injuries, with May […]

Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]