American Legion

American Legion and Women’s Auxiliary seek new members to expand ranks

The American Legion Post of Trenton and the Women’s Auxiliary are both seeking new members. Adjutant Jack Griffin says anyone who is a veteran who served during a war-time is eligible. The American Legion of Trenton meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. The Women’s Auxiliary of Trenton was recently rechartered. Secretary-Treasurer Brandy Roberts says […]

Pheasants and Quail Forever

Pheasants and Quail Forever encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider pollinator habitat

With a November 16 deadline approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever is encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides financial and technical assistance to establish habitat that benefits Monarch butterflies and other wildlife. Jake Swafford, Coordinating Wildlife Biologist, said the Monarch Initiative administered by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) […]

Harrison County Horses Rescued

Animal cruelty task force rescues 16 horses in Harrison County

The Humane Society of Missouri Animal Cruelty Task Force reports it has rescued 16 “severely malnourished” horses from a 16-acre property in Harrison County. The horses were in paddocks and pastures with no vegetation and had no on-site veterinary care. When rescuers arrived at the property, officials found a downed horse in critical condition that was […]

White Tailed Deer

Audio: Opening of deer season means increased traffic expected Friday

Saturday’s opening of firearms deer hunting season means traffic on Missouri roadways is expected to increase beginning today. Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown says car travel is expected to pick up from mid-morning through the evening.     Highway Patrol Sergeant Eric Brown says the roadway traffic rivals that of Thanksgiving and Memorial Day.   […]

Military Veterans

Veterans clinic to explore challenging system of benefits, appeals and psychological concerns

For many veterans, securing benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs proves challenging and time-consuming. According to recent estimates from the VA, veterans can wait up to seven years for resolution of an appealed claim. The University of Missouri School of Law Veterans Clinic is hosting a symposium that will address the complex and […]

Cows

Show-Me-Select sales offer records on quality beef heifer replacements

Replacement heifers to upgrade cow-calf herds will be offered in six Show-Me-Select sales this fall. Also, owners can restock cow herds culled in the drought. With strength in beef demand and rains growing pastures, herd owners can rebuild. Dry weather’s impact on forages had farmers concerned. “Optimism of cow-calf herd owners should return,” says David […]