Cattle in ring at sale

Show-Me-Select spring heifer sales set at four auction barns across Missouri

Spring sales of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers are set in four auction barns across the state in April, May, and June. Spring sales offer bred replacement heifers for fall-calving herds, says Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist.  All heifers sold meet strict standards taught in MU Extension’s Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Only owners enrolled […]

Accidental Shooting

Shooting accident injures Chillicothe man

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office investigated a shooting accident west of Chillicothe Wednesday. Sheriff Steve Cox reports a Chillicothe man said he was going to buy a semi-automatic handgun from a relative but went into the country to test fire the gun before purchasing it. There was a problem with a round in the chamber […]

Dr. Jane Greer

Livingston County Library to feature Dr. Jane Greer on Tuesday, March 12th

March is Women’s History Month and the Livingston County Library will be celebrating with a presentation by Dr. Jane Greer entitled, “Women’s Work, Women’s Words: Understanding Rural Literacies and Labors through Farm Women’s Memoirs.”  Dr. Greer is a member of the inaugural class of the University of Missouri System’s Presidential Engagement Fellows.  She is Professor of […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District to dismiss classes early on Thursday with no classes announced for Friday

With the Trenton Lady Bulldogs playing in the state basketball tournament, the Trenton R-9 School District has announced an early dismissal of classes for Thursday and no classes on Friday. In order to accommodate students, faculty, and fans of the girls’ basketball team, Trenton schools will dismiss Thursday at the usual times of 12:50 at […]

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Five from Trenton, including three children, hurt in icy I-35 crash

An icy Interstate 35 Tuesday night in Daviess County contributed to a rear end collision that injured five Trenton residents, including three children. The driver, 35-year-old Marquise Jones, received moderate injuries and a passenger, 26-year-old Kayla Jones, received serious injuries. Children ages four, two and an infant received minor injuries. Kayla Jones was transported by […]

Drought

2018 drought report now available online

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources submitted the 2018 Drought Response Report to Governor Parson today. The report provides detailed information about 2018 drought conditions and the state’s response to the drought. “Shortly after taking office, we witnessed one of the worst droughts we have experienced in many years,” said Governor Mike Parson. “As a […]