Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of April 20, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the week of April 20 – 26. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes […]

Prison Sentence

Princeton teen receives 9-year prison sentence in death of Saige Boswell

A sentencing hearing was held in Mercer County Circuit Court Wednesday for a Princeton teen who pled guilty in September to felony charges stemming from a motor vehicle accident that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Online court information shows 17-year-old Elijah Mandich was sentenced to the Department of Corrections for a term of […]

Manslaughter

Teenager withdraws not guilty plea, changes plea to guilty in manslaughter case in Mercer County

A Mercer teen has pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from an accident last year that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Court information indicates 17-year-old Elijah Mandich entered a plea of guilty in Mercer County to first-degree involuntary manslaughter and damage to jail property.  Mandich was remanded to the custody of the Mercer County […]

Sebastian Tyrese “Ty” Huston

Family members continue searching for teen missing since January

Mercer County has been mentioned by various publications as officials and family continue to request assistance in locating a young man from Centerville, Iowa who has been missing for eight months. Sources report Sebastian Tyrese “Ty” Husted has not been seen or heard from by his family since January 22nd. A family member said Husted […]

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Sheep, Swine and Goat Show winners announced at the Mercer County Fair

Lacey Power with the Mercer County Fair has provided results of the fair’s Sheep, Swine, and Goat Shows. The Sheep Show competition saw Kendra Betz of Trenton with the Grand Champion Ram. The Grand Champion Market Lamb belonged to Brylee Williams of Princeton. Wyatt Vogel of Lineville received honors with the Grand Champion Ewe, Reserve […]

Manslaughter

Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A Princeton teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an accident last October 8th that claimed the life of Lineville resident Saige Boswell. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Wednesday in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first-degree.  The defendant’s request to modify the cash bond […]