Crossroads Correctional Center

Crossroads Correctional Center begins next stage of modified lockdown

Crossroads Correctional Center has begun the next stage of the step-down process from the current modified lockdown to normal activity. On Aug. 9, the facility began holding limited visits for offenders four days a week, Thursday through Sunday, with three shifts per day. So far, more than 200 offenders have seen visitors. On Aug. 25, additional cleaning supplies were allocated […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Restoration of services continues at Crossroads Correctional Center

Restoration of services continues at the Crossroads Correctional Center of Cameron where a modified lockdown has been in effect since an incident May 12th. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports delays in the replacement of multiple security doors damaged in the incident have led to further delays in a return to normal activity. Door replacement […]

Farm, Family and ME Ag event for women

Farm, Family & ME! event for women in ag set for Sept. 13-14 in Jefferson City

Gov. Mike Parson will be among the speakers at the Farm, Family & ME! Summit for Women Sept. 13-14 at the Missouri Farm Bureau headquarters in Jefferson City. University of Missouri Extension agricultural business specialist Karisha Devlin says the two-day event offers women in agriculture an opportunity to hear from top-notch speakers and entrepreneurs. In […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Audio: 2018 Missouri State Fair opens Thursday in Sedalia

(Missourinet) – Thousands of people are expected to travel Thursday to west-central Missouri’s Sedalia for the opening of the 2018 State Fair. Governor Mike Parson is expected to speak at Thursday’s noon opening ceremony, on the fairgrounds. State Fair Director Mark Wolfe says one of the biggest changes involves SIX nights of fireworks, which are being […]

Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

Music Festival

Old Time Country Music Festival gets underway in Unionville tonight

Music will prevail this week when the Unionville Lions Club presents the 10th Old Time Country Music Festival starting tonight and continuing through Saturday night. Organizers report events are held in the air-conditioned building at the fairgrounds, on Highway 5, in Unionville. Tonight at 7 o’clock will be a performance by the Southern Express Band […]

Prison Death Row

Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron remains on lockdown

Authorities at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron say the inmates involved in a disturbance Saturday night have been identified, searched, placed in restrictive housing, and may face referrals for prosecution and payment for damages. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the prison’s dining halls, kitchen facilities, storage areas, and staff offices as well as […]