Mercer County Health Department to hold flu shot clinics

The Mercer County Health Department in Princeton will hold flu shot clinics, by appointment, on September 21st and 28th from 2 to 4 o’clock. Participants are asked to arrive at their appointment times and stay inside their vehicles. Health department staff will bring shots to participants, so COVID-19 precautions can be maintained. It will also […]

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Princeton School District receives approval to offer free meals through Seamless Summer Option program

The Princeton R-V School District has received approval to offer free meals under the United States Department of Agriculture Seamless Summer Option program.  The approval for the program will begin on Tuesday, September 15th, and will remain in place until funding runs out or at the conclusion of December 2020.  Students will still be required to […]

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Princeton City Council approves contracts for Calamity Jane Days

The Princeton City Council the evening of Thursday, September 10th approved service contracts for the Princeton Chamber of Commerce for Calamity Jane Days September 18th through 20th. Deputy City Clerk Corey Willett reports the service contracts included $500 for the marching band, $400 for football team karaoke, $400 for the Shoot-Out Gang, $200 for the […]

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Area students are winners in FFA proficiency categories; finalists for proficiency awards

Two FFA members in Mercer County are national finalists this year for proficiency awards. Others from chapters at Trenton and Gallatin are listed as winners of medals in their proficiency areas. Brylee Williams of the Princeton FFA Chapter is among four finalists across the country for a national award in swine production entrepreneurship. Zach Main […]

Calamity Jane Days

Another contestant announced for Calamity Jane Pageant in Princeton

Calamity Jane Pageant Spokesperson Kelly Bertrand has announced another contestant. Melody Wood is one of 12 young women participating in the pageant at the Princeton United Methodist Church on the night of September 12th at 7 o’clock. Other contestants previously announced are Livi Binkley, Kyla Coffman, Raynah Collins, Jaysa Goodin, Becca Kile, Alyssa Lawson, Riley […]

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Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at Princeton R-5 School District

Princeton R-5 Superintendent Jerry Girdner reports the district learned Wednesday, September 2nd a high school staff member tested positive for COVID-19. This is the second positive case of which the district is aware. Both cases have been linked to separate events not related to Princeton R-5. The confirmed cases are not considered to have been […]

Calamity Jane Days

Eleven contestants vie for crown at Calamity Jane Queen Contest

Eleven young women have been announced for the Calamity Jane Queen Contest scheduled in Princeton on September 12th. The event begins at 7 o’clock Saturday evening, September 12, 2020, at the Princeton United Methodist Church. The winner reigns over Calamity Jane Day activities on September 18th through the 20th. Each contestant has a sponsor which […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Princeton School District working with Mercer County Health Department as staff member confirmed COVID-19 positive

The Princeton School District plans on having classes on Tuesday, September 1, as scheduled although the community learned on Monday that a staff member at the elementary school has tested positive for COVID-19. The Princeton School District reports it’s working closely with the Mercer County Health Department and all close contacts have been notified. Meanwhile, […]