Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education clarifies student handbook regarding alcohol infractions

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education added a clarification to the student handbook regarding alcohol infractions Monday evening. The handbook currently reads “four extra-curricular suspensions,” but will be clarified to read “four school-sponsored extra-curricular events where the student is representing the school”. The board approved Ally Lashae Photography to take pictures at Barnwarming, Homecoming, […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Chautauqua in the Park kicks off Saturday in Chillicothe

The 34th Annual Chautauqua in the Park will be held September 8-9, 2018 at Simpson Park in Chillicothe. This annual event, sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce and the Chillicothe Area Arts Council, and presented by Hedrick Medical Center, has a wide variety of entertainment, activities, artists, crafts, and food. “We have over […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council votes “No” on power upgrade to city generators

The Trenton City Council last night voted not to proceed at this time with a power upgrade to allow the “black start option” for running the city’s diesel generators when there’s a prolonged electrical outage. A cost projection was rejected due to the amount of expense involved. The city council also failed to override Mayor […]

Chautauqua In The Park

Vendor registration now open for “Chautauqua in the Park”

Vendor registration is now open for the 34th Annual Chautauqua in the Park in Chillicothe which will be held at Simpson Park September 8th and 9th. Chautauqua in the Park will have booths representing different types of crafts, art, food, and farmers market offerings as well as entertainment from local and regional acts. The Chillicothe […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

11-year-old passenger hurt when tractor-trailer overturns in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports a child from Ridgeway sustained minor injuries when the flatbed tractor-trailer which he was a passenger in overturned in Daviess County Friday morning. Thirty-one-year-old James Baker of Ridgeway drove north on Route AA before pulling over and parking partially off the east side of the road when the flatbed tractor-trailer slowly […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves service contract requests

The Princeton City Council approved service contract requests, liquor licenses, and fireworks permit at its meeting Thursday evening. Deputy City Clerk Corey Willett reports the council approved the Mercer County Fair Board’s request for a service contract for the Country Style Band for $1,000. The council approved the Princeton Chamber of Commerce’s request for a […]