The Highway Patrol reports a Mercer man sustained serious injuries when the pickup truck he drove struck the rear of a farm tractor one-quarter of a mile east of Mercer on Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported 45-year-old Shawn Sims to the Liberty Hospital. Tractor driver 60-year-old David Stark of Mercer was not reported hurt. Both […]
The Mercer County Water District has issued a boil advisory for some of its customers. The advisory extends from the Grand River to the Harrison County line and from the Iowa state line to Highway 136 will continue until further notice.
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 18,158 deer during Missouri’s early youth portion of the 2019 deer hunting season Saturday and Sunday. The Missouri Department of Conservation reports the total is 4,500 more than the 2018 season of youth firearm deer season. Top harvest […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for a portion of northern Mercer County. Customers from the Iowa state line to Aurora Street and from Route W to Bird Avenue will be under the boil advisory until further notice.
The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated Board of Directors has announced scholarship applications for the spring 2020 semester will be available on Friday, November 1, 2019. As per Kauffman’s wishes, the scholarship is available to non-smoking, unmarried female graduates of Mercer County high schools. Potential recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student in an […]
The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in Northwest Missouri for the week of October 28 – November 3. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole […]
The Mercer County Library of Princeton will offer a quilted flag class in November. The one-day class will start on the morning of November 8, 2019, at 9 o’clock. Participants are asked to bring a cutting board, cutter, sewing machine, scissors, and thread. They are also asked to bring material, including a 12 by eight […]
The Mercer County Health Department will hold flu shot clinics and lab day in November. The flu shot clinics will be available for individuals at least six months old at the office in Princeton November 1st from 2 to 4 o’clock and at the American Legion Hall in Mercer from 11 to 1 o’clock. Health […]
The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri will present an overview of its services next week in Princeton. An information booth will be available at the Mercer County Senior Center on Tuesday starting at noon with the program to begin at 12:30. Services to be discussed during the presentation will include utility assistance and home […]
A Princeton resident accused of giving a ride to Mercer County Jail escapee had his case bound over to Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court Tuesday. Online court information shows 20-year-old Kenneth Riley Paul Lewis is scheduled for arraignment November 13th (at 9 am) on felony hindering prosecution of a felony. The Mercer County […]
The Mercer County Fire Protection District responded to a report of hay bales on fire Sunday with a brush truck, tanker, and engine. The fire department reports crews found multiple bales on fire when they arrived on the scene at the junction of U. S. Highway 65 and Idle Loop. The bales were cooled, and […]
Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]