SUV Accident

Teen boys injured after crashing with postal carrier in Putnam County

Two teenage boys received what the highway patrol called minor injuries yesterday afternoon when a car and a U.S. postal mail carrier vehicle collided four miles east of Unionville. The highway patrol reports Lane McDannald of Livonia and Tristen Miller of Unionville – both 16 years old – were taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center […]

Casey's General Store

Casey’s in Unionville robbed over the weekend

A citizen has notified KTTN news of a reported armed robbery at a business in Unionville late Saturday night. The incident reportedly happened at the Casey’s Convenience Store on Main Street in Unionville. The amount of money stolen has not been disclosed, however, the suspect allegedly displayed a hand gun during the incident. Authorities are investigating, however, […]

Rollover accident

Tuesday morning accident injures Unionville teen

A Unionville resident was hurt this (Tuesday) morning when the car he was driving overturned off Highway 129 approximately four miles northeast of Unionville. Sixteen-year old Trey Maddaleno of flown by medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa.  The Highway Patrol said he had serious injuries. The southbound car went off the right […]

Deadly Crash

Princeton man dies in crash on Highway 136

A Princeton man was killed and a Unionville resident hurt in the collision of a car and a Mack truck on Highway 136 at Ravanna early Wednesday morning. Fatally injured was the driver of the car, 37-year-old Thomas Gavigan of Princeton. The driver of the truck, 44-year-old John Campbell of Unionville was transported to Northeast Regional […]

SUV Accident

Two from Unionville hurt in Highway 5 crash

Two Unionville residents were hurt when a sports utility vehicle overturned off Highway 5 north of Milan on Saturday afternoon. The driver, 26-year-old Matthew Whitlock of Unionville, was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital at Columbia with serious injuries. The passenger in the vehicle, 26-year-old Alisa Tilden of Unionville, was transported to Sullivan County […]

Putnam County MFA Elevator Fire

Fire causes major damage to Putnam County MFA Exchange elevator in Unionville

Reports from Unionville state the Putnam County MFA Exchange Elevator burned in a fire today with several fire departments responding to the grain elevator fire on South 23rd Street. A representative from the state Fire Marshal’s office was to be on the scene at Unionville to begin an investigation regarding the cause of the fire. […]

Car pursued by Putnam County Sheriff’s department crashes

A car pursued by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department overturned south of Unionville Saturday night. The driver of the car, 26-year-old Christopher Sears of Unionville, was transported to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with moderate injuries after being thrown from the vehicle. The accident happened one mile south of Unionville on private property south […]

Child Porn

Unionville man pleads guilty to child porn

Fifty-year old Joel R. Bremer of Unionville pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Friday morning.  Bremer has been charged with possession of child pornography.  The charge was contained in an April 15, 2015 federal indictment. According to the plea agreement, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department received an initial report, in February 2013, […]

Landspout tornado forms near Unionville Tuesday evening

(Video courtesy Anthony Andrew) Residents near Unionville received some excitement Tuesday evening about 7 p.m. when a landspout tornado was reported to the 911 call center. KTTN received numerous Facebook messages asking why no watches or warnings were issued. The National Weather Service in Kansas City tells us that the reason no watches or warnings were […]

Putnam County’s greatest disaster occurred 54 years ago, this week

story, written by Jonathan Bender,  was published on May 22, 2012, the 50th anniversary of the Flight 11 crash near Unionville UNIONVILLE, Mo. (ThePitch) – Continental Airlines Flight 11 was flying into a storm, but Capt. Fred R. Gray was calm. The ride had been free of turbulence for five minutes, and, after a slight course […]

North Missouri students excel at Missouri state FFA Convention in Columbia

At the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia, Princeton FFA has a state champion livestock judging team. Several of the state, career development events, were held yesterday with other categories today. Right behind first place Princeton for livestock judging was a Chillicothe FFA team in second place. Princeton also had a team place third in the judging of horses. Members […]

Trenton girls finish 1st, boys 2nd, at South Harrison Middle School Relays

Trenton’s Lady Bulldogs scored 112 to beat the 100 of runner-up Worth County and 81 of third-place Hamilton, while the boys dealt with team disappointment of just missing out on a championship, in Monday’s Middle School Relays held at South Harrison of Bethany.  The final totals in the boys event were South Harrison tipping Trenton […]

Area students participate in FFA Judging Events

Princeton FFA students participated in judging events at Brunswick and Columbia Friday and Saturday. Princeton had one first place team at each site. At the Trowbridge Livestock Center of the University of Missouri, Princeton won the livestock judging and grading clinic. Chillicothe FFA placed second. 43 schools competed on Saturday in the 28th annual contest […]