A 37 year old man has been charged in Livingston County with second degree assault and possession of controlled substances following incidents at an area cemetery. Donald Walker is being held in custody on $50,000 cash bond. The Livingston County Sheriff's Department said other charges may be pending.
Make plans to attend the annual Ducks Unlimited "Green-Wing" Day at Swan Lake near Sumner. It is that time of year again, when the ducks and geese are gearing up for migration and the hunters are getting their blinds and waders ready.
Green Hills Community Action Agency is seeking Ameren customer homes to weatherize for free in their nine county service area. Persons falling at 200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines or below qualify for this program.
A Nebraska truck driver was injured in an accident yesterday (Wednesday) three miles west of Cameron. The Highway Patrol said 30 year old Kenneth Hinds of Columbus, Nebraska was eastbound when his tractor-trailer ran off U-S 36, struck a fence and two utility poles, returned to the highway, crossed the road, and came to a stop in the median.
Topics included a grant for a farmer's market structure; financial pledges for the transportable bleachers; creation of an ordinance protecting protesters and the public; a development company seeking tax credits for a proposed housing project renovation; two new businesses; and requests for information from prospective businesses.
Just before midnight, Livingston County received a 9-1-1 call from a Dawn resident about a shooting that had just taken place in Dawn. A deputy (Chris Mueller) and a Highway Patrol Trooper responded along with Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services.
Four separate traffic accidents during the day Wednesday resulted in eight persons injured. Each was investigated by the Highway Patrol with two in Livingston County, one in Mercer County, and one in Clinton County.
A Brookfield man faces charges in Grundy County after allegedly running from police officers on Monday. A warrant accuses 19 year old Forrest Lee Shoemaker of Brookfield with resisting arrest by fleeing.
The Gilman City Lions Club is making plans to host a "Garden Tractor Pull" later this month. The event is scheduled on Saturday, September 15th across from the Uptown Park. It will begin at 10:30 that morning.
Volunteer efforts by three fire departments raised money locally for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Members of the Trenton Fire Department, Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, and the Galt Fire Department conducted the annual “Boot Drive” this past weekend in Trenton.