FFA

Area teams take part in Schuyler County Truman FFA event

FFA judging teams from Green City and Putnam County at Unionville captured two first-place events during the Schuyler County Truman FFA contests held Monday. Schools with one first-place winning team include Newtown-Harris, Milan, and Brookfield. The Green City team took first place in farm management and FFA knowledge. Putnam County FFA teams placed first in […]

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Three from Brookfield injured in Highway 36 crash; big rig driver leaves the scene

The Highway Patrol reports three Brookfield residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan they traveled in was struck by the trailer of a tractor-trailer in Macon County Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Kristopher Masuch and 20-year-old Charles Moore were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. A private vehicle transported 26-year-old Lacee Murphy to Pershing […]

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La Plata teen hurt in crash on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports a teen from La Plata sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck she drove slid off the road five miles north of Macon Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported 16-year-old Karisa Thompson to Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The pickup traveled south on Highway 63 when it slid off the left side of […]

Traffic Accident

Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 36

A Callao man sustained minor injuries when a pickup truck struck a farm tractor due to hazardous road conditions one-half mile west of Callao overnight (Tuesday 1:20 am). An ambulance transported tractor driver, 50-year-old Nathan Ford, to the Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The driver of the pickup, 57-year-old Dale Palmer, was not reported as injured. […]