Traffic Accident

Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 36

A Callao man sustained minor injuries when a pickup truck struck a farm tractor due to hazardous road conditions one-half mile west of Callao overnight (Tuesday 1:20 am). An ambulance transported tractor driver, 50-year-old Nathan Ford, to the Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The driver of the pickup, 57-year-old Dale Palmer, was not reported as injured. […]

Crash and accident graphic

Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 10

A pickup truck hit the rear of a farm tractor on Highway 10 southwest of Carrollton Saturday morning resulting in minor injuries. The patrol reports a passenger in the pickup, 70-year old Lola Ford of Richmond, was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with minor injuries. The driver of the pickup, 70-year old […]

Fatal Accident

Chillicothe man dies after being run over by farm tractor

A Chillicothe resident was fatally injured when the 1958 model farm tractor he was operating went into a ditch and ran over him after he was thrown from the tractor. Forty-three-year-old Mark Burton of Chillicothe was pronounced dead late Saturday afternoon at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The highway patrol reports the accident happened approximately […]

County Fair

North Central Missouri Fair Parade results announced

The results of Tuesday evening’s North Central Missouri Fair Parade have been announced. The Oldest Farm Tractor was a 1927 McCormick Deering 1020 driven by Mitch Flowers and owned by Neil Peery. Best Business Float went to Crow Miller Insurance Agency. Lowell Anderson and his 1939 Ford 9N Tractor received Most Unusual Entry. The Best […]


Farm tractor destroyed by fire near Chillicothe

The Chillicothe Fire Department reports a farm tractor was destroyed by fire late Monday afternoon in a field off LIV Road 424.  The owner was listed as Daryl Crawford of 14027 LIV 424. The department responded with its rural pumper and three personnel. Upon arrival, firefighters found the tractor was fully involved with fire about a quarter […]


Saturday fire destroys tractor

Fire Saturday afternoon destroyed a small farm tractor parked in a field at 1909 Moberly Street in Trenton. Trenton Fire Department Lieutenant Jeremy Summers said the tractor previously had been operated, had issues, and was to be serviced. However, the specific cause of the fire was unknown. The owner of the tractor was listed as […]