The third-ranked Trenton Lady Bulldog basketball team was able to withstand a poor first-half against Princeton in Thursday night's semifinal, dominating the second half against the Lady Tigers in a 50-19 final, and then rolling past the host South Harrison Lady Bulldogs in Saturday night's championship game, 58-41.
The annual Polar Plunge at Lake Viking, held to raise money for Special Olympics Missouri, will be Saturday, February 2nd. This is a project of the Lake Viking Association, the Daviess County Sheriff's Department, and the Chillicothe and Crossroads Correctional Centers. Registration for the plunge starts at 12 noon at the Lake Viking Clubhouse, with a parade of costumes at 1:30, and plunging beginning at 2 o'clock.
The Trenton Bulldogs rode the shooting brilliance of senior guard Austin Taul to a South Harrison Tournament semifinal victory over Putnam County on Thursday night, 66-64 in a game broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
Princeton sophomore Brant Faulkner led the Tigers with a dominant 40 point outing, as Princeton picked up its second victory of the season, downing Cainsville 69-43 in a South Harrison Tournament boy's consolation semifinal on Wednesday night in Bethany.
The North Central Missouri College basketball teams suffered a pair of losses in Kansas City on Wednesday night, with the Penn Valley Scouts sweeping the Region 16 openers between the rivals at the A. Fred Pohlman Fieldhouse.
The annual "Greenhand Motivational Conference" for Area 2 FFA Chapters will be hosted by North Central Missouri College in Trenton on WEDNESDAY. The conference is co-sponsored by NCMC and MFA Incorporated.
It appears a Chillicothe man â€” Mark Woodworth - has won his appeal on a Livingston county murder case dating back to the 1990â€™s. Woodworth, convicted of murder, assault, burglary and armed criminal action for the killing of his neighbor Katherine Robertson and the serious assault of her husband Lyndelâ€” sought relief from the Supreme Court of Missouri.
The February 1st deadline is approaching for high school seniors interested in applying for a Missouri State Fair Youth in Agriculture scholarship. Thirty-six $1,000 scholarships and one supreme $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to qualified applicants pursuing higher education degrees in the field of agriculture.
The North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates bounced back nicely from last Wednesday night's loss at Penn Valley, going to Quincy, Illinois on Saturday and coming back home with a 62-55 victory over the Lady 'Blazers.
The North Central Missouri Children's Advocacy Center will host a Champagne and Diamond dinner and dance on Saturday, February 16th at the Chillicothe Country Club. There is a social hour from 5 to 6 o'clock, and dinner at 6, followed by dancing and a live auction.
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has announced the promotion of Sergeant Michael Claypole to Chief Deputy Sheriff. Claypole has been employed by the L.C.S.D. since 2008. He has also worked as an officer and sergeant for the Chillicothe Police Department. He began his law enforcement career in 1999 with the Buchanan County Sheriff's Department.
There continues to be strong area representation in the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association / MoSports.com high school basketball poll for week number five, released on Tuesday, January 8th. To see the state rankings, with area teams in BOLD, click on "read more":
The North Mercer girls survived a strong test from Hannah Sanders and the Milan Lady Wildcats on Wednesday night, winning a Milan Tournament semifinal game by a final score of 63-50. The win pushes the second-ranked Lady Cardinals into Saturday night's championship game against the winner of Thursday night's Brookfield/Green City semifinal game.
Local maintenance crews will be working on U.S. Highway 36 in Linn County this week. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, crews will be doing drainage work from HIGHWAY 130 to Business 36 through FRIDAY. One lane will remain open throughout the project.
Sophomores and juniors from 26 area high schools will have the opportunity to win all expense paid trips this summer. Members of the junior class will be competing to win one of two trips to Washington D.C.
Missouri's corn and ethanol industries are adding to the state's bottom line according to a study released today by the Missouri Corn Growers Association (MCGA) and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council (MCMC).
There is a new U-S attorney serving as the top-ranking law enforcement official in the western half of Missouri. Tammy Dickinson has taken the oath of office to become the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Dickinson was nominated by President Obama in July and confirmed by unanimous consent of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, January 1st.