Conditions were sunny, warm and windy when the Five Points flagpole dedication was held late Monday morning in downtown Trenton. Toward the end of the thirty minute ceremony was the raising of a large U-S flag to the top of the pole.
Two all-terrain vehicles collided on Sunday afternoon eight miles west of Princeton, injuring three people. The Highway Patrol described injuries as SERIOUS for 22 year old Lacey Edwards of Hamilton, who was flown by medical helicopter to North Kansas City Hospital. She was a passenger on an ATV driven by 22 year old John Whitsell of Clarksdale.
Although it is still five months away, the Trenton Rotary Club is announcing that they are accepting entries for the annual Missouri Day Festival parade. The October 20th parade will start at 8:30 in the morning and include numerous high school marching bands. Steve Maxey can be contacted with parade entries.
Children are invited to outdoor events this Saturday, June 2nd, at a campground west of Trenton. The National Wild Turkey Federation sponsors its annual JAKES Day events starting at 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Activities are designed for boys and girls age 5 to 15. They will need to be accompanied by a parent and / or guardian. Drinks will be provided.
Drivers from Carrollton and Branson were injured yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon in a Highway 65 accident at Carrollton. The state patrol said 72 year old Wilma Boheman of Branson received MODERATE injuries and was taken by ambulance to Carroll County Memorial Hospital.
North Central Missouri College Director of Development Steve Maxey says just one week remains for the purchase of personalized bricks for the "Welcome Sign" at the Elizabeth and Arthur Barton Farm Campus.
A coalition comprised mostly of numerous agriculture-related organizations will be holding a "town hall" meeting on Wednesday night in Kirksville regaring the Humane Society of the United States and "threats to Missouri agriculture".
The Missouri Highway Patrol says three Richmond residents have been charged in connection with the death of 40-year old Michelle Rheuport of Richmond. She was found dead in her residence by a family member on Wednesday morning, May 23rd.
The American Legion Post 25 Cardinals, on Wednesday night, beat Millhouse by a score of 4-1. Post 25 scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead. Millhouse scored in the top of the seventh for their only run in the game.
Eight additional swimming beaches open today (Friday) at Missouri State Parks, including Thousand Hills State Park near Kirksville. Crowder State Park west of Trenton is considered a "swim at your own risk" lake, and already is available for swimming.
The fund raising goal is 30 thousand dollars for Saturday's Relay for Life events in Grundy County. It is the annual benefit for the American Cancer Society. Eleven (11) teams will be setting up outdoors on the Trenton High and Middle School campus. The theme this year is a “Rainbow of Hope.” The 12 hour event begins at 12 noon on Saturday.
The highway patrol lists a Trenton woman as being injured in an accident yesterday (Tuesday) in extreme northeast Missouri's Clark County. The report said 21 year old Megan Recklein of Trenton received minor injuries when she swerved her car to miss a tire on U-S Highway 136.
Input continues to be sought regarding how to provide more funding for roads and bridges across Missouri. The "Blue Ribbon Citizens Committee on Missouri Transportation Needs" is holding public meetings around the state this spring and summer to receive input from citizens and stakeholders.
The featured speaker for next week’s awards banquet of the Lions All-Stars Basketball Classic is no stranger to the basketball court or to the Lions organization. Cori Elms graduated from Cameron High School in 1993 and that same year, she was selected to play in the Lions All-Star Basketball Classic. She not only played in that game, but her two free throws were the deciding factor in her team’s victory.
U.S. Rural Development says it has grants available to repair home of qualifying individuals. The repairs include (but are not limited to) repairing and replacing roofs, heating, air conditioning, electrical, and plumbing systems; water and waste disposal; windows; and insulation. Grants may also be used to make the dwelling accessible to a family member with disabilities.