Graduation caps

Area schools to hold graduation ceremonies today

Area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Eighteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 High School at 2 o’clock with high school English teacher Melissa Hill addressing the graduates. Eight students will graduate from Southwest Livingston County R-1 of Ludlow at 2 o’clock. Southwest’s valedictorian is William Garrett Cramer, and […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

Traffic accident

Mendon accident injures 19-year old woman

A Rothville resident was hurt when the car she was driving collided with a grain truck in Mendon on Saturday afternoon. Nineteen-year old Katelyn Bryant was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital (at Brookfield) with what the Highway Patrol called moderate injuries. The driver of the grain truck, 56-year old Olin Jacobs of Mendon, was not […]