ATV or Four Wheeler Crash

Newtown man sustains serious injuries after being ejected from ATV

The Highway Patrol reports a Newtown man sustained serious injuries when he was ejected from the all terrain vehicle he drove east of Harris the night of Friday, July 3rd after another ATV hit it. Fifty-three-year-old Ronald Faulkner was taken to the University Hospital of Columbia. The other driver, 24 year old Ridge Downard of […]

Waverunner Watercraft accident

5-year-old injured after accidentally starting watercraft on Thomas Hill Lake

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports a five-year-old Denver, Colorado girl was seriously hurt when she accidentally started a personal watercraft and the vessel hit a dock in southwestern Macon County. The child was taken to University Hospital in Columbia. The accident happened late Saturday afternoon on a private dock at Thomas Hill Lake approximately three […]

Deer

Fall deer and turkey hunting info now available in new Missouri Department of Conservation booklet

Missouri deer and turkey hunters can get the most current information on upcoming fall hunting from the Missouri Department of Conservation’s 2020 Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting & Regulations Information booklet, available where permits are sold online at the Missouri Department of Conservation website. The booklet has detailed information on fall deer and turkey hunting […]

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Fourteen Missouri students win propane scholarships

Missouri Propane Gas Association announces member students receiving 2020-21 scholarships through national and state programs. A total of 12 MPGA-member students earned awards through the National Propane Gas Foundation’s scholarship program, while two more won assistance through a statewide workforce development grant. “It is gratifying to be able to assist our propane families by investing […]

Fatal Fire

Kirksville man dies in fire on West Elizabeth Street

One Kirksville man died as a result of a structure fire in the 500 block of West Elizabeth in Kirksville on the morning of Tuesday, June 23rd. Investigators identified the deceased as 66-year-old Dennis Baker. His stepfather, 81-year-old Randall Cary of Kirksville, was transported by helicopter to a hospital in Columbia for medical attention. The […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

UTV crash near Unionville injures one; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

An Indiana resident was hurt when a utility terrain vehicle overturned north of Unionville. Thirty-five-year old Timothy Rufer of South Bend, Indiana was taken to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries. Rufer was a passenger on the UTV operated by 33-year old Dillon Pittman of Unionville who was not reported hurt. The crash happened […]

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Maysville FFA member Haylee Draper is State Star in Agrscience

The Missouri FFA Association has announced Haylee Draper of the Maysville FFA Chapter is the State Star in Agriscience. Four finalists for State Star in Agriscience were selected based upon outstanding achievement in agriscience as part of a student’s supervised agricultural experience program and active participation in FFA.   MFA Inc., Columbia, sponsors the 16 […]

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Columbia man bound to Division One of Putnam County court over shooting of man in Unionville

A case was bound over to Division One of Putnam County Circuit Court this week for a Columbia man accused of shooting and seriously injuring a man in Unionville in December. The Putnam County Circuit Clerk’s Office reports 23 year old John Daniel Crawford Murry is next scheduled for court July 22nd. Online court information […]

FFA Website

Anna Milazzo of Grundy County R-V Chapter named State FFA Vice President

The Missouri FFA Association named Anna Milazzo, Galt,  a 2020-2021 state FFA vice president. Milazzo is a member of the Grundy County R-V FFA Chapter. Her advisor is Cheyenne Martin. Her parents are Randy and Jennifer Radcliff. Milazzo’s supervised agricultural experience program includes owning a small herd of Angus cattle and a flock of laying […]

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Missouri FFA Association awards 26 with Honorary State FFA Degree

Missouri FFA Association has awarded 26 people with honorary state FFA degrees. Four of the recipients are from this area or have ties to the local vicinity. The Missouri FFA Association named Shawn Coats of Braymer, an Honorary State FFA Degree recipient. Coats is a sales representative for Seitz Fundraising, a fundraising organization many FFA […]