The Milan Wildcats are even with their Tri-Rivers Conference records, with both the girl's and boy's basketball teams at 1-1, following losses at Scotland County High School on Friday night, heard LIVE on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department has been approved for a $9,000 local law enforcement block grant. That is according to Sheriff Steve Cox, who says the money will be used toward the purchase of a new or used patrol vehicle. The grant application was written by Sergeant Michael Claypole with assistance from Presiding Commissioner Eva Danner-Horton and Sheriff Cox.
The Trenton High School wrestling team defeated Gallatin 48-36 but lost to South Harrison 29-28 on Tuesday night, as part of a very competitive triangular between the three rival schools at Gallatin High School. South Harrison claimed the overall victory with a head-to-head team win over Gallatin by a final of 46-30. Click on 'read more' to see Trenton results from Tuesday night.
The Trenton Bulldogs swept a basketball doubleheader on Tuesday night against the Princeton Tigers, controlling both games throughout and getting 'running clock's' by the fourth quarter, with the Trenton girls cruising to a 73-21 win, with the boys taking a 66-29 victory.
A 9-0 regular season finish and a second consecutive Tri-Rivers Conference championship have helped the Milan Wildcats into strong representation in the All-Northeast Missouri all-district football team announced by the Missouri Broadcasters and Sportswriters Association. To see the complete all-district selections, click on 'read more':
The North Missouri Sportsman's Alliance (NMSA) will be conducting two fund raisers during the first four and one-half months of 2013. The fund raisers will be held in lieu of the North Missouri Outdoor Classic, which the NMSA had used as its primary fund raiser the last five years. The Outdoor Classic will return to the Chillicothe area in March of 2014.
The Livingston County 4-H and FFA Fair Association, a non profit that supports and enhances educational activities for youth of Livingston County has received a donation of $5,000 from Chula Farmersâ€™ Cooperative and CoBank as part of the bankâ€™s â€śSharing Successâ€ť program.
The Trenton girls and South Harrison boys basketball teams claimed victories on Friday night, in a high school basketball doubleheader broadcast LIVE on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com. The Trenton girls moved to 6-0 with a 69-39 win, while the South Harrison boys beat Trenton 78-58.
The Princeton Tigers played with energy and intensity, but could not find a way to slow down North Mercer's group of senior basketball standouts, with the visiting Cardinals winning at Princeton on Thursday night, in girl's and boy's varsity basketball games heard live on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.
The Green Hills Animal Shelter will be offering $20.00 off the usual adoption fees during a promotion the afternoon of Saturday, December 15th. This is called the "Jingle Bell Special Pet Adoption Day". Dogs and cats wearing jingle bells will be available that afternoon at a $20.00 discount. The shelter says the regular adoption fee ranges from $80 to $100. That includes the cost of rabies and distemper vaccinations, plus the spaying or neutering of the pet.
Two men from St. Joseph were injured late Wednesday afternoon in a traffic accident three miles west of Gallatin. The Highway Patrol said that the men, 27-year old Teklit Weldeabzgi and 30-year old Tedla Tesfameskel, suffered SERIOUS injuries and were flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.
Playing against tough competition from the Jayhawk Community College Conference in Kansas last week, the North Central Missouri College women lost three games in a row, while the Pirate men lost twice (at Allen County and against nationally-ranked Barton County). On Tuesday night, in Lamoni, Iowa, NCMC was able to get back into the win column.
The city of Mercer says water customers at Mercer will be WITHOUT service while a water main leak is located and repaired. There also will be a precautionary boil advisory at Mercer UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE for drinking and cooking water. The North Mercer School District dismissed classes at 1:15 on Wednesday afternoon because of the water outage.
All-STATE selections for the recently completed high school football season have been announced by the media members across the state of Missouri. To see the complete list of honorees for this award, click on 'read more':
Tom Shively, the District 8 Missouri State Representative from Shelbyville, has been selected to receive the Agriculture Educators Lifetime Achievement Award at the December 7th and 8th Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.
The Wright Memorial Hospital Foundation Board met Tuesday evening for its final meeting of the 2012 year. Board member Cara McClellan gave a report of the inaugural Wright Run 5K/10K that took place on October 6 in Trenton.