Charges Filed

Gladstone man facing charges in Grundy County

A resident of Gladstone, 30-year-old Jason Edward Clay, has been arrested and faces two misdemeanor counts from an incident late last year in Grundy County. He was arrested Friday in Sullivan County. Clay is accused of resisting arrest and second-degree property damage with bond set at $3,500. Clay is scheduled for the Associate Division of […]

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Missouri Soybean Association Website

Missouri Soybean Association District Director election results

The leadership team for the Missouri Soybean Association welcomes a new farmer-leader following this month’s district director elections. Russell Wolf, a farmer from Tipton, was elected to the Association’s board of directors during the District 5 meeting February 18 in Marshall. He joins his fellow board members in guiding the organization’s policy, advocacy and membership […]

Dr. Jane Greer

Livingston County Library to feature Dr. Jane Greer on Tuesday, March 12th

March is Women’s History Month and the Livingston County Library will be celebrating with a presentation by Dr. Jane Greer entitled, “Women’s Work, Women’s Words: Understanding Rural Literacies and Labors through Farm Women’s Memoirs.”  Dr. Greer is a member of the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System’s Presidential Engagement Fellows.  She is Professor of […]

Cows grazing in pasture

Use sound grazing practices to reduce overgrazing and weeds

Weed problems may explode this year thanks to the drought of 2018 and residual problems associated with overgrazing in parched pastures, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Valerie Tate. Last year’s extreme weather conditions created a forage shortage. As a result, many pastures were overgrazed.  When pastures are overgrazed, there is little green leaf material […]