Rex Ricketts

Rex Ricketts receives 2019 Ag Educators Lifetime Achievement Award

The organizers of the Missouri Livestock Symposium announced that longtime dairy educator and agriculture industry leader Rex Ricketts, of Hallsville, will receive the 2019 Agriculture Educators Lifetime Achievement Award. Ricketts, University of Missouri professor emeritus of animal sciences, will receive the award at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the 20th annual symposium at William […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Man arrested in Caldwell County accused of drug allegations

Multiple charges are pending for an Illinois man arrested Sunday evening in Caldwell County. Fifty-five-year-old Todd Wriedt of Peoria, Illinois was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Caldwell County Detention Center. The online Highway Patrol arrest reports accuse Wriedt of felony possession of methamphetamine; misdemeanor driving while intoxicated for drugs; possession of drug paraphernalia; […]

Cold Weather Rule

Audio: Missouri’s cold weather rule is now in effect

Missouri’s Public Service Commission is reminding you that the state’s Cold Weather rule is now in effect.     The rule aimed at helping customers with heat-related utility bills began November 1st and remains in effect through March 31st. It prohibits gas and electric utilities from disconnecting services when the temperature is predicted to drop […]

Jamie Wilson

Trenton man arrested in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Trenton man in Daviess County on Friday afternoon on several allegations. Forty-eight-year-old Jamie Wilson was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—more than 35 grams of marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child as well as unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, cutting in […]

Access II Gallatin Fitness and Community Center

Access II Independent Living Center in Gallatin announces plans for Community Wellness Center

Access II Independent Living Center is currently working with a local contractor to finalize plans for a Community Wellness Center. The facility will be built on property already owned by Access II ILC, inside the Industrial Park located off Highway 6 in Gallatin. The 10,000 sq. ft. facility will be open to the public and […]

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

The co-founder of US Wellness Meats is the 2019 Missouri Livestock Symposium Person of the Year. Lifelong Lewis County farmer and businessman John Wood earns the honor for lifelong work to raise cattle on grass and market specialty meats says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Zac Erwin. His work makes a significant economic impact […]

Missouri Day Festival

Contest winners announced at Missouri Day opening ceremony

The winners of several contests were announced at the Missouri Day Opening Ceremony Thursday night. Those receiving first place in the Coloring Contest included preschooler Nora Guthrie of Trenton R-9, kindergartener Jamison Christy of Grundy County R-5, first-grader Barrett Etter of Rissler Elementary School, second-grader Maggi Wynn of Grundy R-5, third-grader Kennedy Cross of Rissler, […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Patrol reports arrest of Jamesport man, Galt woman

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two area residents Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-eight-year-old Melissa Brill of Galt was arrested in Grundy County and accused of two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and the misdemeanors of driving while revoked, no insurance, failure to have […]

4-H Website

Governor Parson proclaims Missouri will observe National 4-H Week

Youths, parents, volunteers, and alumni across the country are celebrating everything 4-H during National 4-H Week, October 6-12. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a proclamation calling for Missouri to observe National 4-H Week this year. Missouri 4-H is celebrating by showcasing the incredible experiences that 4-H offers young people, and will highlight the remarkable 4-H […]