Traffic Accident

Stewartsville man injured on rural road in Friday crash

A Stewartsville man sustained moderate injuries when the minivan he drove overturned a quarter of a mile west of Stewartsville Friday evening. An ambulance transported 51-year-old Jeffery McConnell to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph. The minivan traveled west on Southwest Hickory Road, ran off the south side of the road, and struck a fence […]

Rollover Accident

Jamesport teen demolishes SUV in crash on Route F

A Jamesport teenager was injured when according to the Highway Patrol, the vehicle he was driving traveled off Route F, southwest of Trenton, and rolled over three times. Seventeen-year-old Johnny Cosper received minor injuries and was taken by Grundy County ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. Cosper was wearing a seat belt when the […]

Ambulance with Medic Symbol (accident)

5-year-old struck by UTV near Stewartsville

The Highway Patrol reports a child from Stewartsville sustained serious injuries when a utility task vehicle struck him two miles north of Stewartsville Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported five-year-old Grayson Griffin to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph. The UTV driver, 83-year-old James Farr of Stewartsville, was reported as not injured. The UTV backed up […]

Missouri Department of Conservation proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, […]

Large bale of hay

Baling wet hay becomes hot news

High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist, said frequent rains this year help grass growth, but it’s been bad for making hay. He’s part of the team on a weekly MU Extension teleconference between state and regional […]