Southern Rust

First report of southern rust in U.S. this season reported in west-central Missouri

The University of Missouri Extension confirmed the growing season’s first case of southern rust corn disease in the U.S. on July 10. The MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic confirmed that southern rust was present in a sample collected from west-central Missouri. This common corn disease usually shows up in neighboring southern states before appearing in Missouri […]

Gavel and Law book

Chillicothe teen charged with felony first-degree assault appears in court

A 16-year-old from Chillicothe certified as an adult to face a felony charge stemming from an incident in February appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday. Matthew Ryan Miller has been charged with first-degree assault or attempt—serious physical injury or special victim. Online court information shows a motion to modify bond conditions was sustained. Miller […]

Mitchell “Mitch” Holder

Chillicothe man employed as Dean of Instruction at North Central Missouri College

Mitchell “Mitch” Holder from Chillicothe, Missouri will join the North Central Missouri College administrative team as Dean of Instruction. Mitch was board approved in May and will begin July 2, 2018. Mitch recently held the position as Director of the Saline County Career Center for the Marshall Public Schools. He has also worked for the […]