Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Braymer man injured in big rig crash on Highway 65

A tractor-trailer driver from Braymer was injured Thursday afternoon in a Highway 65 accident in Saline County. The highway patrol reports 40-year-old August Young was taken by ambulance to the Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall. He was listed with minor injuries and was using a seatbelt at the time of the accident. The northbound truck pulling […]

2018 4-H Hall of Fame Inductees

Fifty inducted into 2018 Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame

“Making the best better” for generations of Missouri 4-H club members, 50 volunteers joined the Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame on Aug. 18 at State Fair Community College in Sedalia. Inductees from 38 counties established a legacy totaling 1,318 years of service to 4-H. More than 250 family members and friends attended the 12th annual […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Livestock producers in 25 counties now eligible for benefits through Livestock Disaster Forage Program

Producers in 25 Missouri counties are now eligible to apply for benefits through the Livestock Forage Disaster Program and Emergency Assistance for Livestock. Both programs are administered through the Farm Service Agency. Counties now accepting applications include Adair, Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Clinton, Daviess, Dekalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Howard, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Nodaway, […]

Fatal Crash

Carrollton man dead in single-vehicle crash on Highway 65

A single-vehicle accident Wednesday in Saline County has claimed the life of a Carrollton resident. Twenty-year-old Dalton Newton was thrown from his overturning vehicle while driving on Highway 65.  Newtown was southbound when he apparently lost control of the car, ran off the left side of Highway 65, struck a utility pole, and overturned. The […]