Missouri State Fair 2020

Missouri State Fair has new health requirements for some swine exhibitors

Be aware of some new health requirements for exhibiting swine at the 2020 Missouri State Fair. Your animals will require health examinations by personnel prior to being housed in the Swine Pavilion. To facilitate examinations in an efficient manner, vets at the fair want to make you aware of the allowable entry periods: Market Hogs […]

Animal Abuse

Missouri Attorney General shuts down dog breeder due to animals being kept in cruel conditions

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office has filed a lawsuit, citing violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act (ACFA), and obtained a temporary restraining order against Cornerstone Farms, a dog breeding company operated by Debra Ritter and located in Curryville, Missouri. This case was referred to the Attorney General’s Office by the Missouri Department of […]

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Inmate at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron charged with murder of cellmate

A man serving a life sentence for a Boone County murder has been accused of killing an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. Thirty-eight-year-old Anthony Dewayne Graves has been charged with felony second-degree murder. An initial appearance in DeKalb County Circuit Court is scheduled for February 25th at 2:15 pm. Media sources […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri Class of 2020

Twenty four participants begin Leadership Northwest Missouri Program

Twenty-Four women and men make up the 2020 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, an annual series of sessions that bring together existing and emerging leaders from throughout a 19-county region to discover and sharpen their leadership skills, explore regional issues, and build a network of contacts throughout Northwest Missouri. The 2020 class began with a […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Website

Missouri State Highway Patrol now accepting applications for 2020 recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is testing for new troopers. The Patrol is encouraging qualified individuals of all backgrounds to apply and will offer testing at nine different locations in Missouri. Those who successfully complete testing will be eligible to continue in the selection process for the 110th Recruit Class, scheduled to begin training on […]

Missouri Highway Patrol Community Student Alliance Program (MSHP)

Missouri State Highway Patrol in Macon offering Community Alliance Program

Troop B of the Highway Patrol in Macon is seeking individuals interested in attending the troop’s 15th Community Alliance Program beginning next month. The program, which presents an opportunity to citizens to gain insight and understanding of the training and duties of the Highway Patrol, will start at the Troop B Headquarters in Macon September […]

Sex Trafficking

North Missouri man charged with kidnapping, sexual trafficking of a child and sodomy

A 65-year old Denver, Missouri man has been charged in Worth County with first-degree kidnapping, second-degree sexual trafficking of a child, and first-degree sodomy. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the arrest of Austin Myers was the result of an investigation by sheriff’s offices in Worth County, Missouri, and Columbia County, Georgia, the Missouri State […]

Free sports physical examinations to be offered to Trenton R-9 students

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department have joined forces to offer free sports physical exams for Trenton R-9 students planning to participate in athletics, cheerleading, color guard, and marching band activities during the 2019-2020 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on March 27 and April 3 from 8:30 a.m. […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri

Leadership Northwest Missouri class of 2019 to graduate in July

Several leaders from area counties are part of the newest Leadership Northwest Missouri class. The annual series of sessions help bring leaders together from throughout a 19-county region to discover and sharpen their leadership skills, explore regional issues, and build a network of contacts throughout Northwest Missouri. Members of the 2019 class from the Green […]