Large bale of hay

Baling wet hay becomes hot news

High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist, said frequent rains this year help grass growth, but it’s been bad for making hay. He’s part of the team on a weekly MU Extension teleconference between state and regional […]

Missouri Bicentenniel License Plate

Trenton license office opens for business

After being closed for nine weeks, the Trenton license fee office opened Monday, April 22, 2019, at a new location, 611 East 9th Street in Trenton. The license office is co-located with the Trenton area chamber of commerce which has sponsored the fee office the past 33 years. The hours remain as before, open from […]

Accidental Shooting

Shooting accident injures Chillicothe man

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office investigated a shooting accident west of Chillicothe Wednesday. Sheriff Steve Cox reports a Chillicothe man said he was going to buy a semi-automatic handgun from a relative but went into the country to test fire the gun before purchasing it. There was a problem with a round in the chamber […]