Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol Sergeant of Putnam and Sullivan Counties to retire August 1st

Highway Patrol Troop B Commanding Officer Captain James Wilt announces the retirement of the zone commander of Zone 4, Putnam and Sullivan Counties. Sergeant Eldon Grissom’s retirement will be effective August 1st after serving 28 years with the Patrol. Grissom was appointed to the Patrol as a member of the 62nd Recruit Class in January […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Livestock producers in 25 counties now eligible for benefits through Livestock Disaster Forage Program

Producers in 25 Missouri counties are now eligible to apply for benefits through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program and Emergency Assistance for Livestock. Both programs are administered through the Farm Service Agency. Counties now accepting applications include Adair, Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clinton, Daviess, Dekalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Howard, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Nodaway, […]

Extreme Drought header 2018

Six additional counties reach “Extreme Drought” status in northern Missouri

The newest Missouri map from the U.S. Drought Monitor now reports all or portions of 22 counties are considered to be D-3 or extreme drought. The map was released Thursday morning and indicates additional counties have reached the extreme drought status when compared to last week when just 16 counties were regarded as D-3. The area […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Mike Parson signs executive order putting 47 Missouri counties on drought alert

(Missourinet) – According to a post on the Missourinet Facebook page, Gov. Mike Parson has signed an executive order putting 47 Missouri counties on drought alert. The move calls upon the state Department of Natural Resources to activate the Drought Assessment Committee and the associated drought impact teams. The order directs all Missouri agencies to […]


45 counties now authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of CRP land

U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Executive Director Curtis Crawford today announced that Grundy County is authorized for emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program acres for the fiscal year 2018. FSA’s fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. As of 10 am Friday morning, here is a list of […]


Emergency grazing of CRP approved for 34 Missouri counties

Due to a prolonged drought in portions of Missouri, emergency grazing of CRP during the primary nesting season has been authorized for 34 counties. The following counties have been approved for CRP grazing and include  Adair, Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Jackson, Knox, Lafayette, Lewis, Linn, Livingston, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrests three on a multitude of alleged charges

The highway patrol reports a St. Joseph man, 53-year old Timothy Bernard, was arrested in Worth County late Saturday morning and accused of felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful window tint, failure to maintain the right half of the road, and no proof of insurance. Bernard was released […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol reports arrest of three area residents

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of several individuals in area counties Friday night. The Highway Patrol arrested 43-year-old Boyd March of Trenton in Macon County on an Adair County warrant for child support. He was transported to the Macon County Sheriff’s Office. Online court information shows March has been charged with misdemeanor non-support. Thirty-nine-year-old […]

Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD

Missouri Department of Conservation sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its fall and winter efforts to find cases of chronic wasting disease and help limit the spread of the deadly deer disease to more deer and more areas. MDC confirmed 33 new cases of CWD following the testing of nearly […]

Chronic Wasting Disease

Mercer and Grundy Counties added to deer feeding ban by Department of Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservation has expanded its restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer to seven new counties in response to finding cases of chronic wasting disease in or near them. The seven new counties are Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Grundy, Madison, McDonald, Mercer, and Perry. The feeding ban for these seven new […]

Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

Amaren Missouri

Ameren files application to build wind generation facilities in Schuyler and Adair Counties

The Missouri Public Service Commission has set an intervention deadline on Ameren Missouri’s request to construct a wind generation facility. Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, and operate a wind generation facility in Schuyler […]

Election 2018

Race for Third District State Representative develops in final day of filing

A couple north Missouri residents filed for district offices on Tuesday, which was the final day to become candidates for the August Primary election. It took until the final day but there’s now a race for Third District State Representative serving area counties of Mercer, Putnam, Sullivan, and part of Adair.  Joni Perry of Kirksville […]

Show Me Money Website

Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt to publish unclaimed property

Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt will publish names of residents with unclaimed property later this month. There are currently 3,357 account owners holding $1,576,750.70 in unclaimed property in the third legislative district alone. The third legislative district is made up of Mercer, Sullivan, Putnam, and Adair counties. Statewide there is close to one billion dollars […]

Drug Raid

22 arrest warrants served in early morning raid in Sullivan and Adair County

Members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Adair County Sheriff’s Office, North Missouri Drug Task Force, Kirksville Police Department, Truman State University Department of Public Safety, Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, and the United States Marshal’s Service recently served 22 arrest warrants in Adair County and one in Sullivan County. Four warrants will be served to […]