Skydiving

Audio: One man injured in skydiving accident near Lake of the Ozarks

The Camden County Sheriff’s department says federal aviation officials will investigate a skydiving accident that injured one person on Saturday.     The central Missouri accident occurred around 7:00 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s department near the Lake of the Ozarks says four divers made the jump from a plane. A 30-year-old Canadian sky-diver landed on […]

Canadian Pacific Train

Canadian Pacific Railroad racks up complaints on railroad crossing in Laredo

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports he has received an increased number of complaints lately regarding trains stopping on the tracks and blocking the Route E crossing in Laredo. Herring says the Canadian Pacific Railroad claims the reason trains are stopping in that location is because of flooding, traffic backups, and work on the rails. […]

Charles Witten

NCMC Foundation Charles H. Witten Memorial Scholarship announced

The North Central Missouri College Foundation is honored to announce the Charles H. Witten Memorial Scholarship.  This recently endowed scholarship is made possible by the Charles Witten Estate and will benefit an NCMC sophomore pursuing an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.). First preference given to a student with an Agriculture & Natural Resources focus of […]

Illegal Deer Poaching

Missouri’s largest-ever poaching investigation ends in jail time

A Greene County man’s court sentencing in December in Barton and Lawrence Counties are the most recent events in what is one of Missouri’s largest conservation cases involving the illegal taking of deer. On December 13, David Berry Jr. of Brookline received a 120-day sentence in Barton County Circuit Court for a felony firearms probation […]

Arson

Three from Chillicothe charged in fire set at Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge

The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office reports three suspects have been identified, arrested, and charged in an investigation of a fire October 29th near the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge over the Grand River at Chillicothe. A Fire Marshal’s Office investigator says Destanie Dawn Batson, Kyle Jacob Mace, and James Paul Eugene Haight, all of Chillicothe, […]

Arson

Tips sought in arson investigation at Grand River railroad bridge near Chillicothe

Tips and information are sought from the public while the investigation continues into a fire on October 29 at the railroad bridge that crosses the Grand River just south of Chillicothe. Investigator Adam Crouch of the state fire marshal’s office has called the fire arson – meaning it was intentionally set. The blaze, described at […]

Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge fire (Photo Credit: Matthew Stirling)

Early morning fire reported at Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge over the Grand River

The Chillicothe Fire Department this morning responded to a brush and debris fire in the vicinity of the Canadian Pacific Railroad bridge over the Grand River.  The fire was called into authorities by Matthew Stirling, who was driving on Highway 65. Upon arrival at 6 o’clock Monday morning, Chief Darrell Wright reported there was a […]

Soybeans

Missouri Congressman Cleaver warns against tariffs

A Kansas City congressman who also represents parts of west-central Missouri warns tariffs are having a “devastating impact” on some industries in the Show-Me State. Fifth District Congressman Emanuel Cleaver hosted a meeting between farmers and the Canadian Consul General last week in Higginsville.     Cleaver tells Missourinet China is targeting states President Trump […]