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 […]

Chillicothe Arts Coucil

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to hold performances during Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will hold performances during Chillicothe’s Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival weekend. The performances will be held at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center of Chillicothe as part of the Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration July 7th and 8th. Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer tells that the Clint Campbell […]

Audio: 100 deadliest days for teen drivers underway in Missouri

(MissouriNet) – Memorial Day unofficially marked what is known as the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. Sergeant Jason Pace of the Missouri State Highway Patrol encourages parents to educate their teens about being responsible behind the wheel.     Car crashes involving teen drivers climb during the summer months because teenagers drive more during […]