It was nine years ago on August 1st when St. Luke's Health System began operating Hedrick Medical Center. On the anniversary of that agreement, St. Luke's and the city of Chillicothe held a ceremonial ground-breaking to commemorate the start of construction for a new hospital and doctor's building off the southeast corner of Highway 65 and Mohawk Road.
An announcement was made on Monday morning in Trenton, specifically concerning a fund drive that has been established for the construction of a new grandstand on the existing North Central Missouri fairgrounds.
Trenton Municipal Utilities will be conducting water main repairs on Wednesday in a portion of northwestern Trenton. It will result in a WATER OUTAGE on Wednesday morning, beginning at 8 o'clock for TMU customers along 23rd Street between Mable and Chicago Streets, Chicago between 21st and 26th Streets, and Lulu between 23rd and 27th Streets.
Three people received what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries when a pickup truck overturned and hit a fence in Galt. The driver, 22 year old Terry Delauder, and a passenger, 23 year old Amber Delauder, both refused medical attention. Medical attention also was refused for an infant child, Tanner Delauder.
St. Luke's Health System and the city of Chillicothe hold a groundbreaking ceremony this (Wednesday) afternoon for the new Hedrick Medical Center facility. The event is at 4:30 at the intersection of U.S. Highway 65 and Mohawk Road. A reception will follow at the Green Hills Golf Course's clubhouse from 5:00 to 6:30. Both events are open to the public.
The Trenton Lady Bulldog softball program comes into the 2012 fall season with what should be a pretty large level of motivation spurring them on, after going through an unbeaten run in 2011 that ended suddenly with losses in two of their last three games, including a district championship stunner against the Hamilton Lady Hornets.
Concerning the effort by a Trenton family to obtain a green card, to obtain permanent residency in the U-S, three meetings were held on Monday morning and another was scheduled for Monday afternoon with representatives of U-S Congressmen in Washington D-C.
A Milan couple and two young children were injured last night when their sport utility vehicle traveled off State Highway 6 east of Milan and overturned. The Highway Patrol described injuries as serious for all four occupants.
A Bucklin youth was fatally injured, and two other people were hurt, in the near head-on collision of two vehicles west of Marceline. Seventeen year old Zachary Cupp of Bucklin was pronounced dead early Thursday morning at University Hospital in Columbia, about 4 1/2 hours after the accident. Cupp was the driver of one of the cars involved.
Chris Green, an NCMC graduate, was offered a minor league baseball contract by the Baltimore Orioles earlier this week. After his graduation from NCMC in 2009, Green transferred to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville where he pitched two seasons for the Bearcats.
Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri is hopeful something can be done to help Lauren Gray of Trenton regarding the soon-to-be 21-year old's residency status. Lauren, her mother Ali Gray, and a friend of Lauren's, Shelby Muff of Trenton, met with Senator McCaskill on Tuesday in Washington, DC. The Gray family is seeking the ability for Lauren Gray to legally remain in the U.S. when she turns 21 next Wednesday, August 8th.
Livingston County Public Water Supply District #4 has issued a precautionary boil advisory for its customers on 332nd Street, north of Lock Springs (a distance of approximately two miles). The advisory to boil water used for cooking and/or drinking is effective until THURSDAY afternoon at 1:30. It was caused by a water main break.
Wednesday is the deadline to request a ballot to be mailed to those UNABLE to vote in person in the election on Tuesday, August 7th. Requests should be made to the offices of your specific COUNTY clerk.
The 2012 Trenton Bulldog football season has important dates coming on the horizon, with the opening of fall camp on Monday morning, August 6th, a jamboree at Maysville High School on Friday, August 17th, and the regular season-opener at Carrollton High School on Friday, August 24th.
Twenty candidates for public office gave remarks on Monday night at a forum sponsored by the Grundy County Farm Bureau. An estimated 100 people gathered at Lakeview Restaurant in Trenton for the one hour, meet the candidate event.
The street overlay project for Iowa Boulevard in Trenton has been rescheduled for (Tuesday) and Wednesday. Street Supervisor Larry Griffin reports a new electric motor has been obtained for the asphalt plant following Monday morning failure of an older motor. That failure prompted Griffin to announce a postponement on the closing of Iowa Boulevard for the overlay project.