Crime and Courts

Three waive preliminary hearings during Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Three defendants waived preliminary hearings on Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Spickard resident John Ervin Peterson has been charged with two counts of receiving stolen property on February 16th. St. Joseph resident Kellie Sue Holtman faces two counts from January 27th: stealing a motor vehicle and stealing of $750 or […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period, from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019. : Patrol’s Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics for 2019  Crashes ─ 404 Injuries ─ 166 Fatalities ─ 7 DWI ─ 94 Drug Arrests ─ 63 During the 2018 Thanksgiving […]

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Chillicothe Area Chamber celebrates the 10th Annual Small Business Saturday

Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce announced today that, as a member of the American Express Neighborhood Champion Program, will host an event as part of Small Business Saturday, which takes place on this Saturday, Nov 30. Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday celebrates the impact small businesses have on communities across the […]

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USDA Risk Management Agency to defer accrual of interest for 2019 crop insurance premiums

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency announced Thursday that it will continue to defer accrual of interest for 2019 crop year insurance premiums to help farmers and ranchers affected by this year’s “extreme weather.” The USDA will defer the accrual of interest on crop insurance premiums to the earlier of the applicable […]

Tyson Buffalo Chicken Strips

Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

Tyson Foods, Inc., a Rogers, Arkansas establishment, is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of metal, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on November 30, 2018. The […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation reports 6,585 deer harvested during antlerless portion

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 6,585 deer during the antlerless portion of the fall firearms deer season, November 30th through December 2nd. Top harvest counties were Callaway with 261, Osage with 201, and Pike with 193 deer checked. Last year’s harvest total was 7,773. For […]

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Weather summary for November indicates snowfall totaled 6-1/4 inches

The National Weather Service, entering last month, had predicted November would be colder than normal, with a moderate chance for above normal precipitation. The long-range forecast turned out to be accurate for temperatures, however, November had less than average moisture despite measurable precipitation on ten dates, including measurable snow on four of those dates. Snowfall […]

Missouri Governor's Mansion Tree Lighting

Tree lighting ceremony and candlelight tours of Governor’s mansion Open to Public

Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson will light the 2018 Missouri Governor’s Mansion Christmas trees in a ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 30. The public is invited to attend the lighting ceremony and Candlelight Tours. The tours will begin immediately following the lighting ceremony. Doors will be open until 9 p.m. […]

Young Deer Hunter

Young hunters harvest 2,556 deer during late youth portion of season

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 2,556 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2018 deer hunting season, November 23 through the 25. Of the 2,556 deer harvested, 1,140 were antlered bucks, 336 were button bucks, and 1,080 were does. Top counties for […]

Missouri Livestock Symposium

Estate planning, marketing and fences are topics to be covered at Kirksville Livestock Symposium

Farmers face tough questions every day and will find answers for marketing and estate planning at the Kirksville Livestock Symposium, Nov. 30 and Dec 1. The Symposium farm management sessions give cutting-edge help, says Garry L. Mathes, event chair. Leading off Saturday sessions will be estate planning with speaker Connie Haden of Haden and Associates […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation reports November firearms deer harvest ends with 199,427

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested a near-record 199,427 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, November 10- 20. Of the 199,427 deer harvested, 102,930 were antlered bucks, 19,924 were button bucks, and 76,573 were does. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 4,021 […]

Twelve (12) Days of Christmas

Livingston County Library Children’s Department to hold 12 days of Christmas events

The Livingston County Library Children’s Department will be holding 12 days of Christmas events starting Monday, December 3 through Tuesday, December 18. Events include activities such as hot cocoa and cookies, ornament making, a visit from Santa, and much more. The Gingerbread House event, held on Dec. 5 for ages 8-12 and The Sugar Cookie […]

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin facing additional charges of rape, attempted rape and prostitution

A Gallatin resident charged with the felonies of first-degree sodomy, second-degree kidnapping, and third-degree assault in Daviess County in October now faces additional charges. Online court information shows Salvador Hernandez has also been charged with felony first-degree rape or attempted rape as well as misdemeanor patronizing prostitution—18 years old and older and fourth-degree assault. Bond […]

Featured Equine Expert Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight to be featured equine expert at Missouri Livestock Symposium

Horse owners will learn about health care as well as behavior and tack tips at the Missouri Livestock Symposium November 30 and December 1, 2018. Internationally recognized horse trainer Julie Goodnight of Poncha Springs, Colorado, headlines the Equine section this year with three talks aimed at making better and safer horse owners. Her topics include, […]

Food Drive

North Central Missouri College collecting items for Food Pantry

Beginning November 1 through November 30, North Central Missouri College will be helping stock the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County by collecting canned and non-perishable food items, paper products, and plastic grocery bags. On November 6, for the home NCMC Men and Women’s Pirate Basketball game, individuals can bring donated items for the food […]