Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD

Missouri Department of Conservation sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its fall and winter efforts to find cases of chronic wasting disease and help limit the spread of the deadly deer disease to more deer and more areas. MDC confirmed 33 new cases of CWD following the testing of nearly […]

Dicamba

Missouri Department of Agriculture reminds Missouri farmers of Dicamba cutoff dates

The Missouri Department of Agriculture reminds all farmers and pesticide applicators across Missouri that, according to Missouri’s 24c label, all applications of ENGENIA, FEXAPAN, and XTENDIMAX for the 2018 growing season must come to a halt when any of the following apply: Soybeans reach the first reproductive growth stage (R1 – first flower). Wind is […]

Crash and accident graphic

Two from Bethany sent to hospital after vehicle strikes cow in roadway

Two Bethany residents were injured Wednesday night when, according to the Highway Patrol, the car they were riding in struck a cow in southern DeKalb County. Taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center were the driver 33-year-old Michael Parkhurst and passenger 61-year-old Joyce Parkhurst.  A trooper reported a cow entered Highway 36 when the […]

Crash and accident graphic

New Hampton teen hurt when pickup crashes into tree near Bethany

A New Hampton teen received serious injuries when the pickup truck he was driving hit a tree just west of Bethany. Seventeen-year-old Isaiah Floress was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany, then transferred to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph.  The accident happened Saturday morning on South Street just west of Bethany when Floress was […]

William Coyle

Brookfield man arrested on alleged animal abuse; eleven animals seized

Brookfield police report the arrest of 41-year-old William Coyle of Brookfield Friday night following an investigation into a report of alleged animal abuse. Officers recovered eleven animals from a residence in the 100 block of South Pennsylvania Avenue in Brookfield. The animals’ welfare was being evaluated and information was to be forwarded to the Linn […]

Traffic accident

Tractor mowing MoDOT right of way hit by pickup south of Maysville

The Highway Patrol reports a Cameron woman sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck in which she rode was struck by a tractor five miles south of Maysville Thursday morning. Thirty-six-year-old Robert Slawson of Saint Joseph drove south on Highway 33 when he began to pass a Missouri Department of Transportation tractor cutting the grass […]

Manslaughter

Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A Princeton teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an accident last October 8th that claimed the life of Lineville resident Saige Boswell. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Wednesday in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first-degree.  The defendant’s request to modify the cash bond […]