Gary Riedel

Missouri farmer inducted into Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame

Missouri Soybean Hall of Fame 2019 inductee Gary Riedel says demand for soybean increased greatly since farmers approved checkoff dollars to fund research and promotion. Riedel served as head of Missouri Soybean Association in the early 1980s and was president of the American Soybean Association when the national soybean checkoff went into effect. This year, […]

Farm Tractor Crash or Accident

Car and tractor collide north of Tina Junction

A car and tractor collided Monday afternoon in northern Carroll County injuring one of the drivers. The highway patrol reports 50-year-old Brett Heussner of Tina was taken by emergency medical services to Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton with minor injuries. The investigating officer noted the tractor was eastbound and a car was southbound when […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to brush fire

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a brush fire Wednesday morning that the property owner reportedly said had been burning for four days. Captain Derrick Allen reports owner Dennis Savage and a deputy were on the scene when Hazmat 1 and Brush 1 arrived at 12478 LIV 222. Firefighters found a large pile of trees […]

Wellness Challenge

Green Hills Wellness Challenge winners announced

The 12th Annual Green Hills Wellness Challenge had it’s final weigh-in last Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th. The Grundy County Health Department reports 23 participants obtained 10% or greater weight loss from their initial weigh in. The individuals in the top five with the highest percentage of weight loss were Tona Crawford with 16 […]

Cameron Missour Police

Cameron Police Department stop results in two arrests

The Cameron Police Department reports a traffic stop on Highway 36 just east of U. S. 69 early Tuesday morning resulted in the arrest of two Kansas City residents. The police department notes a passenger, 47-year-old Todd Parrack, was arrested on a Christian County felony warrant for possession of amphetamine, with a cash bond of […]