Missouri livestock symposium

Livestock Person of the Year applications due May 1, 2019

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year award. Applications are open to residents from the following counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. The individual receiving this award must have made a significant contribution […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Kirksville heifer sale hits an average price of $1,716

At the Kirksville Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale, 133 heifers averaged $1,716. It wasn’t the strong sale expected, said Zac Erwin, sale coordinator. A lot of things worked against bidder enthusiasm. “I was hoping for a stronger market,” Erwin said after the sale Friday night, Nov. 16. “But it wasn’t a bust by any means.”  The […]

Gavel and Law book

Green City man arraigned on multiple charges

An arraignment was held in Adair County Friday for a Green City man who was the subject of a pursuit and manhunt in July and August. Online court information shows 35-year-old Troy Franklin faces a felony charge of resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. Franklin entered a plea of not guilty on […]

Fatal Crash

Milan man killed in UTV crash north of Green Castle

A Milan man was killed and another injured Saturday evening when a UTV overturned on a road north of Green Castle. Fatally injured was the driver, 46-year old Nathanial Wolfe, while the patrol reports his passenger, 27-year-old Kelby West of Milan, received serious injuries. West was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. […]

County Fair

Royalty crowned at Sullivan County Fair in Milan

The Sullivan County Fair Queen and Junior Miss Fair Queen were crowned in Milan Friday night. Ali McCully with the Fair reports Kenna Michael of Milan was crowned Sullivan County Fair Queen and named the crowd favorite. She received a $200 cash scholarship from Barnes Baker Automotive of Trenton, Woody’s Automotive Group of Chillicothe, and […]

Traffic Accident

Two injured on Highway 63 near Green Top

The Highway Patrol reports residents from Green Castle and Kirksville sustained injuries in a one-vehicle accident two and a half miles south of Green Top Thursday evening. Nineteen-year-old Delaney Snyder of Green Castle drove north on U. S. 63 when she reportedly swerved to miss a dead deer in the road. Then the car ran […]

Traffic Accident

Three from Green Castle hurt in crash near Green City

The Highway Patrol reports three Green Castle residents sustained minor injuries when one pickup truck hit another in Green City Tuesday morning. Forty-nine-year-old Glendetta Sizemore and 48-year-old Kelli Straley traveled west on Missouri 6 when Sizemore stopped to make a left turn. Straley’s truck struck Sizemore’s in the rear, causing extensive damage to Straley’s truck […]