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Woman from Polo injured in crash on Interstate 35

A resident of Polo was taken to a hospital following a single vehicle accident on Sunday morning in Clay County. The highway patrol reports 72-year-old Jean Turner received minor injuries when the utility vehicle she was driving reportedly swerved to avoid another vehicle. She was taken by ambulance to the Liberty Hospital. The southbound utility […]

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Grundy County Public Water Supply customers with low or no water pressure able to obtain water from maintenance building

The Grundy County Public Water Supply District reports customers in the northeast corner of Grundy County experiencing low or no water pressure are welcome to fill containers at the maintenance building located at 200 East Highway 6 in Trenton. Customers are asked to take their own containers, and district clerk Anita Osborn says the district […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]