Flood Recovery

University of Missouri Extension offering free “Repairing Flood Damage” workshop

Floods damaged many crop and pasture lands this spring. Cleanup methods and cost-share options will be told in workshops in four counties. “Many fields remain unplanted and underwater,” says Heather Conrow, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in livestock. But help is available, she says. Workshops are set for Howard, Carroll, Saline, and Chariton counties. […]

Duck and Waterfowl

Missouri Department of Conservation announces changes to waterfowl reservations for fall hunting

The Missouri Department of Conservation announces changes to its reservation system for managed waterfowl hunts – starting this hunting season. MDC offers managed waterfowl hunting on more than a dozen conservation areas specially managed with a focus on wetlands. Hunters can apply for a reservation or participate in a daily morning drawing for opportunities to […]

Pemberton Cattle

Rotational grazing benefits cattle herd

Twenty-five years ago, Brian Pemberton bought acreage filled with thorn trees, scrub brush and multiflora roses. The only water source was a frog pond. The land needed four things: a road, buildings, fences, and water. Thanks to hard work and cost-share programs, those goals were met. Grazing Acres Farm is now complete with a solid […]

Crash and accident graphic

Five-vehicle crash east of Green Castle sends 5 to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports five Kirksville residents sustained moderate injuries in a five-vehicle accident three miles east of Green Castle Tuesday morning. Occupants of two of the vehicles were transported by ambulance to the Northwest Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. They were 38-year-old Serge Sinele, 29-year-old Jiga Lelo, 22-year-old Tlantini Lufuma, 22-year-old Josiane Mahuya, and […]

Ambulance with Medic Symbol (accident)

Ludlow man crashes on Route D, car lands in creek

A Ludlow man was hurt Saturday morning when the car he was driving traveled off a lettered route north of Ludlow, struck a road sign and came to rest in a creek. Sixty-four-year-old John Damerell was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe with moderate injuries. The accident happened four miles north of Ludlow on […]