Arrest

Two from Polo arrested in Caldwell County

Two people from Polo were arrested Monday afternoon in Caldwell County. Taken to the Caldwell County Detention Center were 36-year-old Corey Carr and 31-year-old Amanda Houghman. The highway patrol reports Corey Carr is facing potential charges that include felony resisting arrest, felony property damage, and a probation and parole felony warrant alleging violations. Carr also […]

Graduation

Area schools, including Trenton, to hold graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon

Multiple schools will hold commencement ceremonies on Sunday. Brookfield R-3 High School will have 68 seniors graduate at 1 o’clock. Brookfield’s valedictorian is Precious Starlin, and the salutatorian is Tanner Wallace. Seventy-seven students from Trenton R-9 High School will graduate at a ceremony at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton at 2 o’clock. Fourteen students […]

Fatal Crash

Three from Caldwell County die in fiery crash

The highway patrol reports three people from Caldwell County were killed, including the driver, when a fiery crash occurred Tuesday afternoon in rural Ray County. Pronounced dead at the scene were 24-year-old Kara Frisch of Polo, 26-year-old Andrew Fleming of Polo, and 42-year-old Bradley Ahart of Kingston. Kara Frisch was driving eastbound on Ray County […]

Body Identified

Body pulled from Hideaway Lake in Caldwell County identified

Authorities have announced the identity of a body pulled from a lake Friday morning in Caldwell County. Highway Patrol Sergeant Jacob Angle reports the body has been positively identified as 30-year-old Austin Kincade from Rayville, Missouri. The Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control continue to investigate with autopsy results pending. At 8:50 Friday morning, […]

Body Recovered

Body recovered at Caldwell County lake

The Highway Patrol reports that it responded to just south of Polo Friday morning at the request of the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office after a body was located in the water at Hide-A-Way Lakes. Troop H marine enforcement troopers recovered the body of a white male. The Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control […]

Accident

Two-vehicle crash in Caldwell County injures three

A two-vehicle accident early Monday afternoon injured three people in Caldwell County, three miles south of Polo. Taken to Liberty Hospital were 50-year-old Cynthia Adams of Polo and a passenger in the pickup she was driving, 49-year-old Donald Holder of Excelsior Springs. Both received serious injuries. The driver of a sports utility vehicle, 65-year-old Edward […]

Cow grazing in pasture

Improving cattle grazing fescue pastures with legumes

Cattle producers see more profit when they add legumes to fescue pastures and manage grazing systems properly, says Patrick Davis, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist. Fescue remains the hardy mainstay of southwestern Missouri pastures. Adding legumes gives fescue fields more nutritional punch and profit, Davis says.  Proper management is key to making grasses and […]

Traffic Accident

Patrol reports vehicle demolished in Ray County crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident in Ray County Friday morning. Emergency medical services transported 74-year-old Glennda Martin to the Excelsior Springs Hospital. Martin drove west on Route D when the car reportedly crossed the center line east of Route BB, ran off the left side of […]