Cow grazing in pasture

Improving cattle grazing fescue pastures with legumes

Cattle producers see more profit when they add legumes to fescue pastures and manage grazing systems properly, says Patrick Davis, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist. Fescue remains the hardy mainstay of southwestern Missouri pastures. Adding legumes gives fescue fields more nutritional punch and profit, Davis says.  Proper management is key to making grasses and […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of teenager on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of an Excelsior Springs resident in Ray County Friday night on multiple drug allegations. Eighteen-year-old Jessicka Ard is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated-drugs. The Patrol also accused her of failure to […]

Natural Resources Conservation Service

NRCS seeks comments regarding Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan. The plan involves the construction of a proposed multipurpose reservoir in Caldwell County. This supplement addresses changes since NRCS prepared the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan and Environmental Impact Statement in 2003. The supplement […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man arrested on charges of felony stealing

The Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of a Trenton man on a capias warrant on felony charges of stealing, fourth or subsequent offense within 10 years, and resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. Bond for 28-year-old William Edward Grimes the Fourth (IV) was set at $10,000 with 10% cash approved. He […]