Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports two arrests on Thanksgiving

The highway patrol reports the separate arrests of two individuals, both of whom were taken to Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold. Early Thursday morning, the highway patrol arrested 19-year-old Sydney Eddins in Daviess County on multiple violations. Online court information shows five misdemeanor charges have been filed in the circuit court. Sydney Danielle Eddins […]

Troops from Sedalia

General Lengyel shares Thanksgiving breakfast with deployed Troops from Sedalia

U.S. National Guard Bureau Chief, Air Force Gen. Joseph Lengyel, and U.S. Army National Guard Command Sgt. Maj. Christopher Kepner, the senior enlisted advisor to Lengyel, shared a Thanksgiving breakfast with U.S. Army National Guard and Reserve Soldiers assigned to the 35th Combat Aviation Brigade, headquartered in Sedalia, Missouri, who are currently deployed to the […]

Thanksgiving Meal

Milan Elks to host Thanksgiving meal on Thursday

The Milan Elks Lodge will host a Thanksgiving Meal Thursday, November 22nd. Secretary Patty Foster says deliveries will be sent out around 10 o’clock in the morning with delivery requests taken until noon. Serving at the lodge will begin at 11 o’clock. The meal includes ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, and dessert. […]