Audio: Rhonda Vincent to be inducted into Grand Ole Opry on Saturday, February 6th

After a delay of nearly one year because of COVID-19 precautions regarding large crowds, country and bluegrass singer and musician Rhonda Vincent will be inducted on Saturday into the membership of the historic Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.  The ceremony is scheduled during the Saturday night show which begins at 7 o’clock. Rhonda Vincent, an […]

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Patrol reports two arrested on drug accusations

A 21-year old Kirksville resident, Austin Penn, was arrested late Saturday night in Adair County. Penn was accused of unlawful use of a weapon, felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of fewer than ten grams of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and speeding. Eighteen-year-old Dylan Baker of Greentop was arrested late Saturday night in Adair […]

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Strong bred heifer demand at Kirksville Show-Me-Select replacement heifer sale

At the recent Kirksville Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale, 135 heifers averaged $1,952. Despite the current volatility in the cattle market, buyers were willing to invest in the future, said Zac Erwin, sale coordinator. “I had a feeling the demand was out there but wasn’t quite sure how all the outside factors would affect the market […]

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Icy roads injure two in separate crashes on Highway 11

The Highway Patrol reports two individuals sustained injuries in separate accidents on Highway 11 seven miles east of Kirksville Friday morning caused by ice. A private vehicle transported 20-year-old Tyler Findling of Greentop to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville after the first accident around 6 o’clock. Findling drove a pickup truck east on […]

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

Missouri Livestock Symposium names John Wood 2019 Livestock Person of the Year

The co-founder of US Wellness Meats is the 2019 Missouri Livestock Symposium Person of the Year. Lifelong Lewis County farmer and businessman John Wood earns the honor for lifelong work to raise cattle on grass and market specialty meats says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Zac Erwin. His work makes a significant economic impact […]

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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 […]