Deer

Missouri Department of Conservation reports 99,567 deer harvested during firearms opening weekend

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 99,567 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season Nov. 10 and 11. Of the 99,567 deer harvested, 55,887 were antlered bucks, 9,573 were button bucks, and 34,107 were does. Top harvest counties […]

Holiday Parade

Chillicothe Holiday Parade set for 10:00 am start time Saturday, November 17th

The 72nd Annual Holiday Parade, presented by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, is sponsored again this year by Hedrick Medical Center, HyVee and Midwest Gloves & Gear with a theme of “The Sounds of Christmas.” The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 17th and will include floats and entries from many […]

Featured Equine Expert Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight to be featured equine expert at Missouri Livestock Symposium

Horse owners will learn about health care as well as behavior and tack tips at the Missouri Livestock Symposium November 30 and December 1, 2018. Internationally recognized horse trainer Julie Goodnight of Poncha Springs, Colorado, headlines the Equine section this year with three talks aimed at making better and safer horse owners. Her topics include, […]

Russell Bucklew

Audio: U.S. Supreme Court considers Missouri inmate’s argument against lethal injection for his execution

The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether lethal injection would be a cruel form of execution for Missouri inmate Russell Bucklew. His attorney, Robert Hochman says a tumor in Bucklew’s throat could rupture, causing his client to suffocate.     He says the method could make a tumor in his throat burst and cause him […]

Disbarred

Princeton attorney disbarred after violations from allegations arising two years ago

An attorney at Princeton, Jennifer Ann George, has been disbarred following an October 30th Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations arising from her actions two years ago that involved a divorce and child custody matter. The Missouri Supreme Court recently announced the disciplinary action after finding her guilty on multiple counts of professional conduct rules […]

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Catholic Diocese

Audio: Jefferson City Catholic Diocese releases list of priests and others accused of child sex crimes

The Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City bishop has released a list of 33 priests and other clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors and/or removed from diocese’s ministry.  Pat Curtis with Missourinet files this report.     The list from the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City shows 13 priests or members of the […]

Duck Boat being raised from bottom of lake

Duck Boat Captain indicted for misconduct, negligence resulting in 17 deaths

The captain of the duck boat that sank at Table Rock Lake last summer, resulting in the deaths of 17 people, was indicted by a federal grand jury. “Our entire community was shocked and saddened by the loss of 17 lives in this tragic event last summer,” U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison said. “Today’s indictment alleges […]

Election Results

Local election results for November 6, 2018

It was a 61.24% voter turnout for Grundy County in the November 6, 2018 election. Five people last night were elected to Grundy County offices, without opposition. Phillip Ray wins as presiding commissioner. Incumbents winning another term were Associate Judge Steve Hudson, Circuit Clerk and Ex officio recorder Becky Stanturf, County Clerk Betty Spickard, and Prosecuting Attorney […]

Hand Holding Small Marijuana Leaf with Cannabis Plants in Background

Audio: One medical marijuana ballot measure drums up most attention; Opposition speaks out

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has strongly endorsed the Amendment 2 medical marijuana ballot measure. Tom Mundell is the former State Commander of the organization. He says the VFW rarely makes political endorsements but thinks medical marijuana could be a difference maker in the fight against addiction.     Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini served […]

Jacob Luetkemeyer Constitution Party Candidate for State Auditor

Audio: Meet Missouri’s Constitution Party candidate for state auditor

Central Missouri native Jacob Luetkemeyer is the Constitution Party candidate in the State Auditor’s race tomorrow. Luetkemeyer, of California, has a background in analytics and computer technology and works in IBM’s Security division.     Luetkemeyer says he’s against Clean Missouri’s Amendment One on tomorrow’s election ballot. Jacob Luetkemeyer opposes having a state demographer draw […]

Veterans Foreign Wars

Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars endorses medical marijuana Amendment 2

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has strongly endorsed the Amendment 2 medical marijuana ballot measure. Tom Mundell is the former State Commander of the organization. He says the VFW rarely makes political endorsements but thinks medical marijuana could be a difference maker in the fight against addiction.     Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini served […]

Fall Turkey Hunting Season

Hunters check 2,169 turkeys during Missouri’s Fall firearms turkey season

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that hunters checked 2,169 turkeys during Missouri’s fall firearms turkey season, Oct. 1-31. Top harvest counties were Greene with 57, Henry with 48, and Laclede with 47. Last year’s fall firearms turkey harvest total was 2,899. MDC’s turkey biologist says the low harvest total can […]