Fatal Crash

One killed, two injured in Clinton County crash

One person was killed and two others injured in a Clinton County collision Monday night three miles east of Lathrop. Seventy-nine-year-old Leonard Vanderpool of Cowgill was pronounced dead at the scene. Three people from Cameron in another vehicle were taken by two emergency medical service units to Liberty Hospital. Fifty-eight-year-old Fang Ming and 16-year-old Anna […]

Spelling Bee

TMS Spelling Bee winners announced

Winners and alternates in Trenton Middle School’s Spelling Bee Wednesday morning will compete in the Grundy County Spelling Bee. Chylissa Turner won the fifth-grade bee with the word resemble. Titus Kottwitz was the runner up, and the alternate is Isaac Bonta. Shaylise Turner was the sixth-grade winner with the word flail. Josh Truitt was the […]

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Feeding corn to cows replaces hay, but care is needed when adding starch to diets

Wintering cows in a year with bad hay or shortages of hay proves challenging to beef farmers with the prolonged drought last summer upsetting haymaking plans. Beef nutritionist Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension, answered farmers’ questions December 2nd at the Missouri Livestock Symposium in Kirksville.  His topic: “Winter Feeding With Expensive Hay.”  Less hay can […]

American Angus Association Elects New Officers 2018

American Angus Association elects new officers

Five directors were elected to the 2018-2019 American Angus Association® board of directors, as well as a president and chairman and a vice president and vice chairman of the board, during the 135th Annual Convention of Delegates hosted at the 2018 Angus Convention in Columbus, Ohio. A total of 298 delegates from 41 states and […]