A precautionary boil water advisory is in effect for Gilman City until further notice. Utilities Superintendent Larry Hyre says that a lightning strike on Saturday damaged a Gilman City water main midway between Gilman City and Coffey, leading to the water tower being drained and a water outage for Gilman City.
Two Illinois residents were hurt near Cameron when a southbound car went into the median of Interstate 35, crossed both northbound lanes, went off the east side of the interstate, hit an embankment, and overturned, coming to rest on its top.
Coming off of their recent District 15 championship game victory over Princeton, the North Harrison Shamrocks enjoyed the "fruits of their labor", with six girls from Eagleville named all-district in 2012.
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs came into their Class 1 state quarterfinal tennis match confident of their play and hopeful of an upset, having defeated St. Pius the Tenth of Kansas City 5-0 on Friday, in the state sectionals. However, the all-around strength of a Barstow team considered by many to be the favorite for the state title was too much for the Lady Bulldogs, who went down 5 matches to zero, ending their 'team' portion of the 2011 season.
Dates and times have been announced at Gallatin and Bethany for a Medicare enrollment seminar and sign-up for the Parts C and D plans. The first opportunity is today (Monday, October 15th) at the Access Two Independent Living Center in Gallatin. There will be another opportunity at the same location on December 7th.
The Trenton High School Lady Bulldog has found unprecedented team success over the past week, setting up THS for a Class 1 quarterfinal duel with Barstow High School today (Monday) at Winnetonka High School in Kansas City, with the winner advancing to the state semifinals and a meeting with Kennett on Thursday morning at 9 o'clock in Springfield.
An accident that occurred on Monday night, October 8th injured two members of a Gallatin family. The Highway Patrol said the wreck occurred on Highway 6 at Altamont, when a vehicle had 'mechanical malfunctions' that caused it to run off the north side of the road and struck the deck of a house.
A car ran off a road in northeastern Chariton County on Saturday night, resulting in injuries for a young Higbee woman. Twenty-two year old Courtney Hayes was taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, with injuries described as MODERATE by the Highway Patrol.
The Grain Valley Lady Eagles and Trenton Lady Bulldogs locked horns in a nail-biting thriller on Monday night, with the visitors from Grain Valley holding on for a 2-1 win in the Class 3 state softball quarterfinals, broadcast on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.
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New hours of operation have been announced for the Stacy Multi-Purpose Center in Princeton. It will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning from 5 to 9 o'clock. Evening hours at the Stacy Center are from 3:30 to 8 o'clock.
Heading into Monday night's Senior Night battle with the rival Chillicothe Hornets, the Trenton High School girl's volleyball team spent last week trying to 'right the ship', after going through a rough stretch of play against strong competition to the west.
The annual "Trick or Treat" night at the Trenton Rock Barn will be Monday, October 28th from 6 o'clock until 7:30. Twenty-four organizations and businesses will have decorated tables at the Trenton Area of Commerce sponsored event.
Missouri State Parks holds a "Family Fun Festival" at Wallace State Park near Cameron on Saturday, October 20th. The free event includes guided hikes, games, programs, and a campsite decorating contest. Visitors are to meet at the campground amphitheater.