The Family Readiness group for the 1-129th Field Artillery National Guard unit will host a pancake breakfast in Chillicothe on Saturday, November 17th. The all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast and drink at Applebee's is $5.00.
Two Princeton teenagers were injured on Tuesday morning when a car overturned east of Mill Grove. The driver, 16-year old Makayla Contrerez, and a passenger, 13-year old Kylie Contrerez, were taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton with what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries.
An Eagleville resident was injured on Tuesday evening when the car she was driving hit a deer on Interstate 35 south of Eagleville. Seventy-three year old Pauline Fish was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol.
A presentation is scheduled for Friday morning at the Pleasant View R-6 School southeast of Trenton, as it has been selected as a winner in "America's Farmers Grow Rural Education". The program allows for public school districts to apply to Monsanto for a merit-based grant to enhance math and science education.
The Disabled Athletes With Grundy Support (DAWGS) organization will hold its fifth annual Festival of Trees on Friday, November 23rd at the Trenton Rock Barn. New this year will be a Christmas Parade at 4:30, with trees and wreaths to be seen from 5 to 7 o'clock, and entertainment provided by the Trenton High School band, Macy Henson and Bri Wilson (both of Trenton) and Tim Cassen of Milan.
Missourians are voting for president, choosing several statewide and district-level office holders and deciding numerous local and area races and issues today. Seventy-two percent voter turnout has been predicted statewide amongst Missouri's voting public.
Trenton High School senior pitcher Scotlin Hurley and senior shortstop Maddie Hooyman have been recognized as ALL-STATE first team selections for the 2012 softball season. Both girls were key cogs in a Lady Bulldog team that lost only four games this season, and came within a run of advancing to the Class 3 "Final Four" in Springfield last month.
The Highway Patrol reports that the contents in the bed of a pickup truck ignited, causing injuries on Thursday afternoon for two Galt residents. Fifty-seven year old Barbara Mann and her passenger, 49-year old Kenneth Pate, received minor injuries and were taken by ambulance to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan.
The Chillicothe Police Department and the Missouri State Highway Patrol conducted another seat belts and child restraint check on Friday morning, this time near Field Elementary School. Fifteen citations and two warnings were given.
A Brunswick man was injured when the dump truck he was driving went off Chariton County Route F and overturned. Fifty-year old Kenneth Sharp was taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with what the Highway Patrol called MODERATE injuries.
A Breckenridge man was hurt late Tuesday morning, when according to the Highway Patrol, the van he was driving skidded into the side of a tractor-trailer unit west of Chillicothe. The Patrol said the right rear duals of the truck ran over the engine compartment of the van. The driver of the van, 22-year old Daniel Bowen, was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe, with injuries described as MODERATE.
First team, second team, and honorable mention selections have been announced by the Grand River Conference, to recognize the outstanding individual talent over the 2012 high school football season. To see the complete list, in its entirety, click on "Read More":
On Saturday night, the Chillicothe FFA held its annual barnwarming festivities. It included a dance, games, a hay tunnel, and the coronation ceremony. This year's Barnwarming King and Queen were announced as Tucker Jones and Maggie Graves. They are the junior class candidates and raised $8,521. Maggie Graves is the daughter of Jason and Andrea Graves. Tucker Jones is the son of Todd and Christine Jones.
The Donaldson Company of Chillicothe has received the Missouri Community College Association's "Business and Industry Award". It was presented at the association's 48th annual convention in Kansas City last week. The award was presented in recognition of Donaldson's relationship with North Central Missouri College in Trenton.
Choose "Read More" to review overall results on the local county and district-wide races and issues that were on the ballot Tuesday. Grundy County returns were delayed until the early morning hours of Wednesday due to an equipment breakdown.
Tony Clayton of Clayton Agri-Marketing will be the keynote speaker at the free two-day Missouri Livestock Symposium, December 7th and 8th at Kirksville Middle School. Clayton, of Jefferson City, will talk about his 25-plus years of experience exporting livestock and agriculture products from the U.S. to more than 40 countries.
The North Central Missouri College women's and men's basketball teams each lost hard-fought, single digit games on Saturday afternoon against the visiting Allen County Red Devils, in doubleheader action from the Ketcham Community Center broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
The annual Veteran's Day program at the North Mercer School will include remarks about the Vietnam War from Dave Cavanah of rural Trenton, recognition of area veteran's, and patriotic music performed by students.
Two people were hurt near Chillicothe when a car hit the rear of a sport utility vehicle which had stopped to make a left turn. The driver of the SUV, 41-year old Spencer Sutton of Chillicothe, was taken to Hedrick Medical Center with what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries.