Young Turkey Hunter with Turkey

Young turkey hunters harvest 2,540 birds during youth weekend

According to preliminary data from Missouri Department of Conservation, young turkey hunters harvested 2,540 turkeys during the 2019 spring youth season, April 6 and 7th. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 61 turkeys harvested, Laclede with 56, and Texas with 52.  Warm weather and sunny skies helped increase this year’s youth-weekend harvest over last year’s […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Iowa man arrested in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol reports a drug-related arrest Sunday afternoon following a traffic stop in Putnam County. According to an online report, 41-year-old Aaron Conn of Centerville, Iowa was taken to the Putnam County jail on a 24-hour hold. Conn was accused of alleged felony possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as […]

Arrest

Highway patrol reports four arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports a Milan man was arrested Saturday afternoon in Sullivan County on a Grundy County warrant accusing him of drug trafficking. Thirty-four-year-old Dustin Nickell was also was accused of possessing methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Nickell was being held in Sullivan County. A Bethany man was arrested early Sunday in […]