Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former inmate at Chillicothe Correctional Center accuses officer of sexual assault and rape

A former inmate at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution filed a suit Tuesday accusing a correctional center employee and a mental health professional of rape and sexual abuse. Also named in the suit are a Virginia mental health services company and the supervisors of the accused. Jason Taylor with Missouri Net files this report.     […]

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Princeton R-5 School hires new Band Director

Jessie O’Dell has been hired as the new Band Director at Princeton R-5 School. O’Dell graduated from East Buchanan High School and earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at Missouri Western State University and marched in Missouri Western’s marching band during her tenure there. She was a graduate assistant for Truman State University’s marching band […]

Big Rig Crash

Crash on I-35 injures Iowa couple

The Highway Patrol reports two individuals sustained injuries when their car struck a tractor-trailer about nine miles south of Pattonsburg at12:30 am Monday morning. Thirty-one-year-old Ray Williams of Davenport, Iowa was northbound on Interstate 35 when he began to overtake the northbound tractor-trailer driven by 39-year-old Arash Ordobadian of Coralville, Iowa. The car crossed the […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of May 28, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 28 through June 3 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick […]

Missouri State Museum

Missouri’s Bicentennial the focus of Museum after Hours at the Missouri State Museum

The Missouri State Museum will present the program Missouri Bicentennial as part of its ongoing Museum After Hours series starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 6, in the History Hall, located in the east wing of the State Capitol.  Missouri will celebrate its 200th birthday on Aug. 10, 2021. The State Historical Society of Missouri […]

Grazing School Photo of Cattle in Field

Cool-season pastures start regrowth with arrival of warm-weather rains

Cool-season grasses such as fescue that dominate pasture grass in Missouri need warm weather to grow. The coldest April since 1907 set back forage for Missouri’s beef cow herds. Now, warm weather with rain creates forage for grazing and haying, said forage specialist Craig Roberts in a weekly University of Missouri Extension teleconference. New grass […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]