Female graduates of Princeton and North Mercer High Schools may soon begin applying for a Gene Kauffman scholarship for the fall semester of college. The application period starts on Wednesday, May 1st.
Two Chillicothe residents were hurt when a sport utility vehicle traveled off Highway 36 east of Wheeling and hit a grove of trees, after the driver suffered from a medical condition. The Highway Patrol said that driver, 39-year old Laura White of Chillicothe, received MODERATE injuries.
The next performance in the season series sponsored by the Chillicothe Area Arts Council features the Bluestem Cowboy Band. The performance begins at 3 o'clock on Sunday (April 28th) in the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center in Chillicothe.
A Meadville High School student, Jessica Triplett, is among 16 seniors in Missouri receiving an "Outstanding Achievement in Citizenship" award for this year. The recognition was given by the Missouri State Board of Education and the Missouri Bar.
Sharon Barnett, Jeannie Griffin and Debbie Carman were guests on KTTN's Open Line program. Topics included the Trenton Chamber Of Commerce community garage sales, as well as Community Pride Cleanup Week.
A Cameron resident was hurt on Wednesday morning when the car she was driving traveled off a road north of Cameron, hit a metal post, and overturned. Seventeen-year old Brittany Jones was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with what the Highway Patrol called MODERATE injuries.
The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton man, Derald Whitney, suffered an apparent medical emergency while driving on early Wednesday evening. His pickup traveled off Highway 65 just north of Trenton. The 71-year old Whitney was pronounced dead a short time later at Wright Memorial Hospital.
Identification has been made regarding the body of a white female that was discovered on Friday near the lake at Wallace State Park near Cameron. The Highway Patrol identified the deceased woman as 53-year old Janette Riffle-Hartley of Cameron. Authorities are awaiting autopsy results to help determine the cause of death. The Missouri State Patrol is working with the Clinton County Sheriff's Department on the death investigation.
Tyrell Thirkield, son of Denita Elmore of Higginsville, has signed a letter of intent to play basketball for the Pirates at North Central Missouri College in Trenton next fall. He joins recruit Jory Woodson of the St. Louis area in the guard position.
The village of Jameson has scheduled another fundraiser to help pay for basic community needs. Jameson has had a village Christmas store the past three years. This year, the community will be adding a spring luncheon and fashion show on the afternoon of May 4th at 12:30.
A Chillicothe man was injured Sunday night in an accident one mile west of Polo. The Highway patrol reports 24-year old Michael Smith received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center.
The theme of this year's Missouri Day Festival Parade in Trenton has been announced. It is "Honoring Our Agriculture Heritage". Parade Co-Chair Steve Maxey said the theme will recognize "the tremendous history and contribution of agriculture".