Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police have busy morning with the arrest of six

Chillicothe Police are reporting the arrest of six individuals, all Tuesday morning, following various investigations with one person an alleged wanted individual. While a detective was applying for a search warrant, officers were waiting at the residence. In the meantime, Police Chief Jon Maples responded to a trespassing call and arrested a 20-year-old female who […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Two big rigs collide near Waverly, one driver life-flighted

One truck driver was hospitalized and another escaped injury when two semis’s collided last night west of Waverly. The highway patrol reports 49-year-old Michael Schwartz of Hettick, Illinois was flown by medical helicopter (Life Flight) to the Research Medical Center in Kansas City with serious injuries. The truck Schwartz was driving was eastbound on Highway […]

Area linemen dispatched to assist with power recovery efforts in Florida

One Trenton lineman joined other line workers from Missouri in deployment for Hurricane Irma recovery. City Administrator and Utility Director Ron Urton says the lineman headed to Florida Thursday as part of a mutual aid agreement, adding the line workers will help get power restored in affected areas. The Missouri Public Utility Alliance reports the […]

Casey's General Store

Suspect in Unionville Casey’s robbery apprehended in Florida

The Investigation into a report of a robbery last month at Casey’s General Store in Unionville resulted in charges filed against two suspects, one of whom was arrested this week in Florida, while the other had been arrested in late October. A news item on the KTVO website quoted officials as reporting 32-year-old Christopher Chester of […]