Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Green City woman injured in head-on crash with big rig

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained moderate injuries when a car struck a semi-truck head-on five miles north of Green City Tuesday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 58-year-old Patricia Rouse to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. Rouse traveled south on Highway 129 when the car she drove reportedly crossed the […]

Fatal Crash

DeKalb County crash kills Kansas Woman

A woman from northeast Kansas died Monday following an accident just west of Clarksdale in DeKalb County. The 11:15 Monday morning wreck involved a semi truck and a car. The highway patrol reports 51-year-old Cherri Edwards of Troy, Kansas was pronounced dead by DeKalb County Coroner Heath Turner, some 30 minutes after the accident happened. […]

State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin

Audio: New state lawmaker from Shelbina wants colleagues to be more responsible with spending

State Senator-elect Cindy O’Laughlin thinks citizens have a mistrust of Missouri’s government because departments are poorly managed. She says it’s predictable that they would oppose propositions like the gas tax that failed in November’s election.     The Shelbina Republican says lawmakers don’t have confidence that lawmakers are spending money wisely.     She says […]