Demolition Derby

Demo derby in Milan rescheduled

Last Saturday night’s scheduled demolition derby in Milan was rained out, and a new date has been announced. In conjunction with the Milan Old Timers Reunion, the demolition derby is now scheduled Monday, May 27th at 2 o’clock. The derby will be held at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds near Milan. Contestants enter from Rice Road, […]

Medical Marijuana

As many as 10 facilities could become licensed to test medical marijuana in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has determined that as many as 10 medical marijuana testing facilities could be licensed in Missouri. Article XIV of the Missouri Constitution calls for “at least two” testing facilities for the new program. Testing facilities will be licensed to acquire, test, certify and transport marijuana. DHSS also established ten advisory committees composed […]

Resoundfest website 2019

Resound Fest in Bethany set to begin June 7, 2019

Multiple religious musicians will perform on two stages at the Resound Fest at Miracle Hills Ranch of Bethany June 7th and 8th. Artists are scheduled to start performing that Friday on the 360 Stage at 3 o’clock in the afternoon and on the Main Stage at 6:15 that evening. The schedule shows artists will begin […]

Corn in the field

MU Extension agronomist: Stick with corn until end of May

The wet and cold start to this year’s corn planting season bodes poorly for yields, based on research from the University of Missouri Extension. But MU Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold says farmers should not switch from corn to other crops or early maturing corn varieties because of rain-delayed planting. There is still time to get […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton couple arrested on child endangerment charge post bond

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a married couple from Trenton arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child has posted bond. Seventy-one-year-old George Ellis has also been charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault; first or second offense with bond set at $5,000 cash only. Sixty-year-old […]

Flood of 2019

Audio: Flood dries up northwest Missouri tax revenue

Holt County Commissioner Carla Markt says the county will lose tax revenue if farmers cannot plant a crop this year, and is already losing tax revenue because Interstate 29 has been closed to traffic in northwest Missouri.     Floodwaters still cover large sections of farmland in northwest Missouri, more than a month after the […]