The Branch of Weldon Fork Creek Bridge on Mercer County Route BB will close soon for a bridge deck replacement project. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Emery Sapp & Sons, Inc. to replace the bridge’s deck. Crews plan to close the bridge to all traffic on Monday, May 17, at approximately 8 a.m. The […]
A precautionary boil advisory has been issued for an area of Mercer County following repairs on Tuesday to a water line. Mercer County Public Water Supply District lists the advisory for customers on Route C between the intersections of Route C and Florence Street and Route C and Foghorn Street. The advisory also includes those […]
Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton announced that they will be hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics one day each week in May. The Mercer County Clinic will be offering vaccinations each Thursday, and Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group will be offering the vaccine each Friday. The vaccination clinics are […]
The Mercer County Courthouse will be the site for a National Day of Prayer observance. The event on Thursday is at 12 noon on the front lawn as participants gather around the flag pole. This year’s theme is “Lord, pour out your love, life, and liberty.” If the weather is inclement on Thursday, the observance […]
A Newtown resident was hurt early Sunday when the car he was driving hit a deer on Highway 136 in eastern Mercer County. Twenty-year-old Timothy Metcalf was taken to Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville with moderate injuries. The accident happened 12 miles east of Princeton on Highway 136 when the eastbound car hit the […]
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 May 3 – 9. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]
Wright Memorial Hospital Physicians’ Group in Trenton, and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton, offered student-athletes from Trenton, Galt, Humphreys, Laredo, Pleasant View R-6, Spickard, Princeton, and Mercer school districts an opportunity to receive free sports physicals. The Missouri State High School Activities Association requires student-athletes in Missouri to pass a pre-participation physical exam […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a boil advisory placed into effect last week. The advisory affected customers from Highway 136 to the Grundy County line and from Route Y to the Sullivan County line.
Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton announced that their next COVID-19 vaccination clinics are set for Thursday, April 29 and Thursday, May 6 in Princeton (Mercer County Clinic), and Friday, April 30 and Friday, May 7 in Trenton (Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group). The vaccination clinics are open […]
The Board of Directors of the Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Inc. has announced that scholarship applications will be available for the Fall, 2021 semester, beginning Monday, May 3, 2021. The Board encourages all who meet the following qualifications to apply for this scholarship. As per the wishes of Kauffman, the scholarship is available to female, […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District this afternoon announced the lifting of a precautionary boil advisory that had been issued one week ago. The advisory no longer in effect was for the Princeton area along Highway 136 eastward to Fireworks Avenue in Mercer County.
An Iowa woman was injured Sunday afternoon when the motorcycle she was operating traveled off Mercer County Route P and overturned onto its side. Forty-seven-year-old Gean Ishmael of Peru, Iowa, received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Moderate damage was noted to the motorcycle involved in […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for Southeastern Mercer County until further notice. The boundaries for the advisory are from Highway 136 to the Grundy County line and from Route Y to the Sullivan County line.
The University of Missouri Extension is offering their popular Tai Chi online classes in Mercer, Livingston, and Grundy counties. Tai Chi has been offered face to face and online across the state for the past two years. ‘The online classes allow members of the public to participate in the physical, mental, and social benefits of […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory following repairs made Monday to a water main break. Affected are the rural water customers on both sides of Highway 136. The advisory area extends from Princeton (at 65 and 136) east to the intersection of Highway 136 and Fireworks Avenue. The […]
The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton resident known to be violent and dangerous was taken into custody without incident on April 14th after serving a search warrant. Kenneth Leon Talley was wanted on an active warrant from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office. Talley faces felony charges in Grundy County stemming from March of […]
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 April 19 – 25. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]
Volunteers will lend a “helping hand” this Saturday when Serve Mercer County works on projects on behalf of the elderly, those who are ill, or unable to do the work themselves. First Baptist Church Pastor Abner Neill said that Serve Mercer County allows several organizations and individuals to work together on projects to benefit the […]
A pause in the administration of the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will affect area vaccinations. The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a joint statement recommending the pause out of caution after six cases of reported blood clots in female patients. Grundy County Health Department Administrator Elizabeth […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District reports a precautionary boil water advisory for rural areas just northwest of Princeton following a water main repair made on Monday. According to the water district office, the boil advisory affects rural water customers on Derby Road, Emblem Road, Route FF, and Fernwood Place. The advisory extends until further […]