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Moberly man injured when big rig crosses centerline near Lock Springs

The Highway Patrol reports a Moberly man sustained moderate injuries when the mirror of the tractor-trailer truck he drove struck a trailer unit of a sports utility vehicle five miles east of Lock Springs Tuesday afternoon. Twenty-two year old Justin Asher of Moberly traveled west on Highway 190 when the tractor-trailer reportedly crossed the center […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol releases details on arrest of Altamont man who removed motorcycle from accident scene

More information has been provided by the highway patrol regarding the arrest of 44-year-old Steven Periman of Altamont who was taken into custody in DeKalb County on Thursday. A probable cause statement from the Patrol says that the passenger on Periman’s motorcycle, 36-year-old Jessica Huskey, told a trooper that 42-year-old Joshua Verhagen of Jamesport had […]

Grazing School Photo of Cattle in Field

Cool-season pastures start regrowth with arrival of warm-weather rains

Cool-season grasses such as fescue that dominate pasture grass in Missouri need warm weather to grow. The coldest April since 1907 set back forage for Missouri’s beef cow herds. Now, warm weather with rain creates forage for grazing and haying, said forage specialist Craig Roberts in a weekly University of Missouri Extension teleconference. New grass […]