NCMC Students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa fall 2021

North Central Missouri College students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

North Central Missouri College inducted students into Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society membership for fall 2021. New members include Carrie Dannar from Albany, MO; Nicole Jackson from Chillicothe, MO; Rylee Johnson from Laredo, MO; MaKayla Eads from Lathrop, MO; Gracey Gordon from Green Castle, MO; Rachelle Kerns from Bethany, MO; Avery Norris from Hale, […]

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Gracey Gordon selected as NCMC’s Outstanding Student for October

Gracey Gordon from Green Castle, Missouri, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for October. Gracey, an A+ student, is a sophomore working toward her Associate in Arts transfer degree. After graduating in May from NCMC, Gracey plans to transfer her associate’s degree to Truman State University to study political science and […]

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Officials at Calamity Jane Days celebration announce winners in various categories of Car Show

A car show was one of the featured events at the Calamity Jane Days celebration on Sunday, September 18, 2021. There were 75 total entries in the event, and officials have announced winners in various categories. Antique 1st Place: Don Saffell, Mercer, MO 1925 Ford Model T 2nd Place: Paul Smith, Princeton, MO 1947 Jeep […]

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Sullivan County Fair officials announce winners of Sullivan County Fair Queen and Junior Miss competition

The 2021 Sullivan County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Pageant was held on Monday, July 5, 2021.  There were 3 young women vying for the Junior Miss title, and 5 women vying for the Fair queen title.  Selected as the queen was Miss Jocelyn Perez. She is the daughter of Aurelia Cruz of Milan.  Miss […]

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COVID-19 vaccine clinics to be held in Putnam and Sullivan counties

The Putnam County Health Department reported on June 11 that it received notification of another COVID-19 case. That brought the total to 523. One person was being actively monitored by public health, and 509 had been released from public health monitoring. Thirteen COVID-19-related deaths had been reported. The Putnam County Health Department noted that some […]

MoDOT Road Work

Road projects get underway on Highway 6 and Sullivan County Route D and FF

Motorists are seeing projects underway on Highway 6 and Sullivan County Routes D and FF in Green Castle including American With Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements, curb and gutter improvements, as well as some resurfacing. As a result of the work on Route D, MoDot reports as of April 12, if weather conditions permit, the contractor […]

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Sullivan County Route FF to temporarily close for improvement project in Green Castle

A long-awaited project on Sullivan County Routes 6, FF & D in Green Castle is scheduled to get underway Monday, March 8. The project includes Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements, curb and gutter improvements, and some resurfacing. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with BRS Construction, LLC, of Edina, to complete the project. […]

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Highway 6 resurfacing project in Sullivan County to begin in Green Castle

Weather permitting, Monday, March 8, motorists will see a project begin on Missouri Route 6 in Sullivan County. The project goes through the city limits of Green Castle for a length of approximately 0.50 miles. Much of the project will include Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements, along with drainage and curb and gutter improvements. […]

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Trenton man involved in three-vehicle crash east of Green Castle

An Indiana resident was hurt on Saturday afternoon in a three-vehicle accident east of Green Castle. The driver of an SUV, Thirty-four-year old Jennifer Steward of Carmel, Indiana, was to seek treatment on her own for minor injuries. The other two drivers, 21-year old Grant Bennett of Trenton and 20-year old Devon Clinch from Milan, […]

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Former candidate for Sullivan County First District Commissioner pleads “Not Guilty” to election offenses

A former candidate for Sullivan County First District Commissioner charged with misdemeanor committing class four election offenses entered a plea of not guilty on February 4th. Online court information shows Colin Norman Sorhus of Green Castle was formally arraigned, and the case was continued to April 22nd. Sullivan County Second District Commissioner Michael Todd Williams […]

Traffic Fatalities

12-year-old girl and 49-year-old woman die in crash on ice-covered Highway 6 near Novinger

The Highway Patrol reports two passengers in a sports utility vehicle died as the result of the SUV losing control on ice and hitting a transit van nine miles west of Novinger on Monday afternoon, January 25th. A 12-year-old girl from Kirksville and 49-year-old Robin Wasson of Milan were pronounced dead at the scene by […]

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Two in Sullivan County charged with election offenses

The Sullivan County Second District Commissioner and a former candidate for First District Commissioner have been charged with misdemeanor committing class four election offenses after a political advertisement was published in the Milan Standard in July. Michael Todd Williams of Browning and Colin Norman Sorhus of Green Castle are scheduled for arraignment on February 4th. […]

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Two-car crash in Adair County injures Ottumwa teenager

One person from Iowa was taken to the hospital in Milan following a two-vehicle accident late Sunday night on Highway 6 in western Adair County. Nineteen-year-old Manuel Ruano of Ottumwa received minor injuries and was taken by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital. A trooper reported cars driven by Ruano and 27-year-old Yadira Hernandez-Jimenez, […]

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Unionville man injured in crash on Route FF near Green Castle

A Unionville man sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck he drove ran off the road two miles south of Green Castle on Wednesday morning, October 21st. An ambulance transported 30-year-old Matthew Whitlock to the Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. The truck traveled south on Route FF before it reportedly crossed the center line, […]

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Milan woman injured in crash east of Green Castle

A Milan resident received minor injuries in a crash on Wednesday afternoon one mile east of Green Castle. Forty-nine-year-old Maria Esquivel was taken by private auto to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. She was a passenger in a vehicle driven by 45-year-old Alejandro Lopez Gonzalez of Milan who wasn’t hurt. The vehicle was eastbound […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of September 30, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of September 30 – October 6. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]