Rootless Corn

Missouri’s hot, dry weather spells trouble for soybeans and corn

Missouri’s record-breaking May heat and lack of precipitation set the stage for two unusual conditions in the state’s top cash crops—soybean and corn, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. He urges farmers to look for rootless corn syndrome and heat canker in soybean, conditions that result from drought and heat effects on seedlings […]

Fatal Accident

Missing Richmond man a victim of fatal motorcycle crash on county road

A man reported missing from his home in Richmond was discovered dead on Monday following a motorcycle accident. The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Richard Watson traveled west on Ray County Road 210 when his motorcycle apparently ran off the right side of the road, overturned, and ejected the driver, with Watson’s body coming to rest […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former inmate at Chillicothe Correctional Center accuses officer of sexual assault and rape

A former inmate at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution filed a suit Tuesday accusing a correctional center employee and a mental health professional of rape and sexual abuse. Also named in the suit are a Virginia mental health services company and the supervisors of the accused. Jason Taylor with Missouri Net files this report.     […]