The treasurer for the Disabled Athletes with Grundy Support (DAWGS) organization, Judy Leininger, describes the outcome of Friday night's "Festival of Trees" fundraiser in Trenton as "fantastic". A large crowd was in attendance, with preliminary figures indicating between $6,500 and $7,000 being raised.
A Weatherby man was hurt on Saturday afternoon when the car he was driving overturned off Highway 6 west of Winston. Sixty-eight year old John Stith was taken to Liberty Hospital with what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries.
A Green City resident was hurt early Sunday morning when the sport utility vehicle she was driving overturned east of Milan. Twenty-year old Anastacia Thomas of Green City was taken by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol.
Ten scholarships of $1,500 each are being awarded to students studying for a future in the beef industry. The awards are sponsored by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in cooperation with the National Cattlemenâ€™s Foundation to graduating high school seniors or full-time undergraduate students enrolled at two-year or four-year institutions for the 2013-2014 school year.
Hunters shot 204,668 deer during the November portion of Missouriâ€™s firearms deer season, topping the past four yearsâ€™ harvests and confirming predictions by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC).
Silas Bohannan, a North Central Missouri College sophomore from Neosho, Missouri has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball at the University of Missouri next fall. Bohannan (or, as he is known on the baseball field, “Sibo”) will play at Mizzou for his junior and senior years of athletic eligibility.
One person was injured in Mercer early on Tuesday evening, when the Highway Patrol reports a car was rear-ended in a 5:45 collision that happened on Mercer County Route M. Injuries were described as minor for 42-year old Dana Stark of Mercer, who was transported by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
David M. Ketchmark, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Trenton man has pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in the robbery of a Jamesport bank.
The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will present its traditional Christmas cultural luncheon from 12 noon to 1 o'clock on Thursday, December 6th at the First Christian Church in Chillicothe. The Chillicothe High School Select choir will present the program, with the audience being able to join in with the singing of carols towards the latter half of the program.
Trenton Police are investigating a "first degree burglary" incident from early Saturday evening in the 1600 block of Merrill. Police Chief Tommy Wright said a white female reported hearing someone in her home, and a short time later upon entering the residence, she encountered a man inside.
A Carrollton resident was hurt when the Highway Patrol says the car she was driving went off a road north of Chillicothe, after she skidded to avoid a deer. Sixteen year old Makayla Moritz was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe with injuries described as minor.
A woman from Osborn was injured early on Sunday night when her car went out of control, skidded off U.S. Highway 36, overturned, and caught fire. The accident happened in the westbound lanes two miles east of Osborn. The Highway Patrol said 20-year old Keishia Youtsey was pulled from her car by an unknown passerby, and taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with SERIOUS injuries.
Conservation officials say they do not plan immediate measures to compensate for deer losses to hemorrhagic diseases, but they will look carefully at harvest information, reports of sick deer and hunter surveys when considering future hunting regulations. They note hunter's key role managing deer numbers and suggest shooting fewer does if hunters notice declining deer numbers.
The North Central Missouri College women and men easily handled the visiting Spartans of Southwestern Community College on Tuesday evening, sweeping a doubleheader at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton, broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
Behind 32 points from senior guard Nancy Berwanger, the Princeton Lady Tigers outlasted the visiting Shamrocks of North Harrison High School on Tuesday night, in a 72-47 final score from the Princeton gymnasium.
The Stacy Center in Princeton hosts a "Winter Wonderland" event on Saturday, December 1st from 9 to 2 o'clock. Local vendors will be at the Stacy Center for people wishing to do Christmas shopping. Princeton High School students will provide gift wrapping and entertainment. Among the entertainers will be a gymnastics group performing tumbling routines.
The North Central Missouri College Lady Pirates and Pirates play host to the Southwestern (IA) Community College Spartans tonight (Tuesday night) at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton, looking to sweep the season series against their rivals north of the border.