The Trenton Bulldog fall sports teams, with the exception of softball and football, learned their class, district, and potential district opponents last week, with pairings announced by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
A Trenton man, operating a motorcycle, was injured early Sunday evening when he was thrown off the machine while traveling in Spickard. Other weekend accidents included a two vehicle injury accident on Saturday in Trenton and a single vehicle wreck on Saturday evening east of Princeton.
During a reorganization of officers for the Seventh House District in the Republican Party, John Quinn of Chillicothe was chosen chairman, Nikki Norman of Wheeling as vice-chair, Becky McDonald of Galt as secretary, and Adam Warren of Chillicothe the treasurer.
David M. Ketchmark, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced this (Thursday) morning that a rural Trenton man has been charged in federal court for the robbery of a Jamesport bank earlier this month.
A new sally-port security door has been installed at the Livingston County Jail in Chillicothe. The previous door was broken on the night of July 4th in the escape of two inmates. Inspection indicated the old door was not repairable and, according to Sheriff Steve Cox, would not consistently "lock down".
The University of Missouri's road to a championship in the "Battle 4 Atlantis" basketball tournament over Thanksgiving weekend will undoubtedly be very difficult. The Tigers will be joined by a handful of powerhouse programs, including Duke and Louisville, in the nationally televised event.
Two Unionville residents have been arrested after a search of a home, near the Putnam County R-1 School buildings, led to the discovery of two methamphetamine labs, in addition to a handful of drugs, including meth, marijuana, and narcotic paraphernalia. Firearms and prescription pills were also found at the scene.
The Putnam County Lady Midgets rallied for a 9-8 softball win over LaPlata on Wednesday night, earning the victory on the strength of a two-run RBI double by senior Dakoda Owings to end the contest. Owings finished 4-for-4 for Putnam County and drove in five runs.
Traffic on U.S. Highway 36 is no longer going head-to-head in Buchanan and DeKalb Counties, as of mid-afternoon Thursday. The Missouri Department of Transportation reports that this project is near completion. Westbound motorists will now experience a smoother five-mile section of Highway 36 in these two counties.
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs rode the pitching brilliance of senior right-hander Scotlin Hurley to a 2-0 softball victory on Wednesday night at Gallatin, in a contest heard on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com. Hurley gave up two base hits and did not walk a batter in getting the win.
Four members of a Minnesota family, including three children, received what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries in a single vehicle accident on Tuesday, three miles north of the Winston junction on Interstate 35.
Opening day of school enrollments continue to be reported today (Wednesday) by several districts. Princeton reports 384 students, a drop by four when compared to 2011 Opening Day. Class size at Princeton ranges from 20 in third grade up to 41 in the sophomore class. There are 20 students in Princeton pre-school.
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs and Gallatin Lady Bulldogs break the cap on the high school softball season on Wednesday night at 5 o'clock, with the game to be covered LIVE on Hot Country Z 101.7 and www.kgozfm.com.