Montgomery County, MO

Museum plans July 1 concert for monstrous anniversary

LOUISIANA, Mo. — Fifty years ago, a Bigfoot-like creature that reportedly stalked Pike County caused a national stir. Now, the Louisiana Area Historical Museum is bringing back the musician behind the song “Mo Mo the Missouri Monster” and many other tunes. The museum is hosting a concert...
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MCHS Academic Awards Night

Montgomery County High School held its academic awards night on May 18 at the school's gynmasium. Dozens of scholarships and awards were handed out to the senior class. THEO TATE PHOTOS. To purchase photo reprints, contact the Montgomery Standard at 573-564-2339.
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MCHS track at Class 3 districts

The Montgomery County track team qualified 17 athletes to the Class 3, Sectional 2 championship meet on May 21 at Jim Blacklock Field after finishing in the top four in 13 events in the boys division and eight in the girls division in the District 4 meet on May 14, which was held at Blacklock Field. The Wildcats won district titles in four events -- girls javelin (Sam Queathem), boys high jump (Tyler Erwin), boys 4x200 (Adam Czerniewski, Jacer Brower, Jadrian Thurmon and Dominic Luttrell) and boys 4x100 (Czerniewski, Luttrell, Gavin Mendoza and Ty Leu). THEO TATE PHOTOS.
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MCHS golf at Class 2 state tournament

Montgomery County seniors Keenan James and Logan Hutcheson earned all-state honors at the Class 2 state golf tournament at Columbia Country Club. James finished in a tie for 11th with a 170 and Hutcheson finished in a tie for 15th with a 172. The seniors received all-state notice for the first time. The last MCHS player to earn an all-state medal was 2018 graduate Aubrey Nelson, who was in attendance. THEO TATE PHOTOS.

MCYAA Baseball/Softball Opening Night

The Montgomery County Youth Athletic Association opened its season on May 16 with a pair of games at the Montgomery County High School sports complex -- a baseball game between Jonesburg State Bank and Wellsville and a T-ball contest between Peoples Savings Bank and Flowers Hardware. All MCYAA games will be played until June 23. THEO TATE PHOTOS.

Montgomery County Middle School Mini-Medal Meet

Montgomery County Middle School and Wellsville-Middletown Junior High wrapped up their track seasons on May 6 at the MCMS Mini-Medal Meet at Jim Blacklock Field. Kaylee Daume was MCMS' top finisher, winning the shot put in 33 feet, 6.5 inches. Jace Norris led W-M with a second-place finish in the 800. THEO TATE PHOTOS.

MCHS golf at Class 2 district tournament

Montgomery County seniors Logan Hutcheson and Keenan James qualified for the Class 2 state tournament for the second year in a row after finishing in the top 12 of the Class 2, District 2 tournament on May 9 at Norwoods Golf Course in Hannibal. James finished in a three-way tie for fourth with an 83, while Hutcheson placed in a three-way tie for seventh with an 85. MCHS came up one place short of qualifying for state as a team, finishing third with a 363. Also for the Wildcats, sophomore Robby Rodgers shot a 97, junior Keaton Reagan fired a 98 and junior Alex Hartman finished with a 110. THEO TATE PHOTOS.

MCHS baseball vs. Mark Twain

The Montgomery County baseball team pulled off a 7-4 win over the Mark Twain Tigers in an Eastern Missouri Conference road game at Mark Twain High School. The Wildcats improved to 8-6 overall and 6-2 in EMO play. Senior catcher Ethan Rakers turned in a strong effort on the field and at the plate. He made six putouts, including two in the bottom of the seventh inning. He also broke a 4-4 tie in the top of the sixth with an RBI single that scored Travis Hill. He later scored on a wild pitch. MCHS will play a home doubleheader against Louisiana and North Callaway starting at 4 p.m. on May 10. Rakers, Evan Abercrombie and Lucas Pierson will be playing in their final home games. THEO TATE PHOTOS.

MoDOT closes roads in Mid-Missouri due to flooding

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) The Missouri Department of Transportation has closed parts of several roads in Mid-Missouri due to flooding. On Thursday morning, the department closed Highway 94 from Highway 19 to Rhineland, Missouri due to water over the road. The Missouri River east of Jefferson City is near flood stage at Hermann and near Chamois, The post MoDOT closes roads in Mid-Missouri due to flooding appeared first on ABC17NEWS.

MCHS track at Eastern Missouri Conference track

The Montgomery County girls track team captured its sixth Eastern Missouri Conference title in program history and its third in four years after winning the EMO meet on May 3 at MCHS. The Wildcats finished with 180.5 points and placed first in nine events. MCHS placed second to Bowling Green in the boys division with 185 points. The Wildcats finished first in six events. THEO TATE PHOTOS.