Farm Scene

Farmers wanting to apply for EQIP, CSP can apply from Home

The Missouri Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) would like to remind producers of the program sign-up deadlines to be considered for FY 2020 funding are as follows: Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) application deadline is March 30, 2020. Environmental Quality Incentive Program-Regional Conservation Partnership Program (EQIP-RCPP) application deadline is March 30, 2020. Conservation Stewardship Program-Classic […]

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Attorney General issues cease and desist letter to Missouri man price gouging on N95 masks

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt issued a cease and desist letter to a Springfield area man who was confirmed, after investigation, to be selling N95 masks at inflated prices in the Springfield area. Attorney General Schmitt’s office opened an investigation in response to a report of possible price gouging by a report from TV station […]

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Adair County Health Department in Kirksville reports first case of Coronavirus

The Adair County Health Department is reporting a confirmed case of Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19, in Adair County. The confirmed case, according to the health department, is travel-related as the individual had just returned from Chicago. The department reports the individual was exposed there, then traveled to Kirksville by car. The individual developed symptoms during the […]

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St. Joseph woman life-flighted to St. Luke’s after crashing west of Chillicothe

The Highway Patrol reports a Saint Joseph woman sustained serious injuries when the vehicle she drove struck multiple guardrails a quarter of a mile west of Chillicothe on Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 40-year-old Brandy Wilfong to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe before an air ambulance took her to Saint Luke’s on the Plaza […]

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17 defendants indicted for $10 million conspiracy to distribute 1,000 kilos of methamphetamine

A total of 17 defendants, primarily from the Kansas City metropolitan area, have been indicted for their roles in a nearly $10 million conspiracy to distribute almost 1,000 kilograms of methamphetamine. Fahrudin F. Fejzic, also known as “Frank,” 48, Steven M. Lyons, also known as “Pops,” 60, Shelly Marie Exton, 38, Mary L. Corona, 38, […]

Rollover Crash

Two from Trenton injured in rollover crash on Highway 13

Two Trenton residents were taken to a hospital following a rollover crash late Wednesday afternoon in Johnson County. The driver, 23-year-old Wyatt Adams, received moderate injuries, and a passenger, 19-year-old Jarvis Collins, received minor injuries. Both occupants were taken to the Western Missouri Medical Center at Warrensburg. The car was northbound on Highway 13 when […]

Grass Fires

No rest for Grundy County Rural Fire Department as they battle multiple fires

Grundy County rural firefighters continuously battled grass fires Saturday from late morning until late afternoon. Grundy County Rural Fire Chief Kenny Roberts said that it included battling two to three fires at the same time. Four brush trucks, two pumpers, and a tanker truck were used during the approximate six-hour period. There were no injuries […]

Absentee Voting

117 request absentee ballots, 109 returned in Grundy County

Absentee voting in Grundy County for Tuesday’s Presidential Primary stands at 117 requested ballots and 109 received thus far at the Grundy County Clerk’s office. Eight people voted absentee when the Grundy County Clerk’s office held special hours Saturday morning. People can vote absentee at county clerk’s offices in Missouri until 5 o’clock on Monday […]