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THURSDAY STORM DAMAGES YMCA SIGN

A FAST MOVING STORM THAT BLEW THROUGH CAMERON THURSDAY LEFT ITS MARK AT THE CAMERON REGIONAL YMCA. photo by Allyson Bailie   POWER POLES

GOVERNOR ISSUES DROUGHT ALERT

NEW MISSOURI GOVERNOR MIKE PARSONS WEDNESDAY ISSUED AN EXECUTIVE ORDER CALLING UPON THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES TO ACTIVATE THE DROUGHT ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

MO JOBS REPORT RELEASED

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RELEASED THEIR JOBS NUMBERS FOR JUNE. THE MISSOURI UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR THE MONTH WAS DOWN BY A TENTH

MAKING SILAGE FROM DROUGHT DAMAGED CORN

submitted by Wayne Flanary, Regional Agronomist MU Extension DROUGHT HAS DAMAGED CORN IN MANY AREAS. GROWERS SHOULD EXAMINE FIELDS FOR GRAIN POTENTIAL. CORN FIELDS

OMAHA MAN GETS NUMEROUS CHARGES SATURDAY

AN OMAHA, NEBRASKA MAN RACKED UP FIVE DIFFERENT OFFENSES EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN ATCHISON COUNTY. ACCORDING TO THE HIGHWAY PATROL, 22-YEAR-OLD OMAHA RESIDENT KASARA

DEKALB COUNTY ISSUES BURN BAN

THE DEKALB COUNTY COMMISSION HAS ORDERED A BURN BAN FOR DEKALB COUNTY THAT BEGINS IMMEDIATELY AND WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. DEKALB

DROUGHT IMPACT REPORTS SOUGHT

THE PUBLIC IS BEING INVITED TO PROVIDE INFORMATION THAT WOULD HELP LOCAL, STATE, AND NATIONAL DECISION-MAKERS ASSESS THE DROUGHT CONDITIONS AND IMPACTS FOR MISSOURI.

NWMSU ANNOUNCES FRATERNITY SUSPENSION

NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY HAS ANNOUNCED A TWO-YEAR FRATERNITY SUSPENSION FOR VIOLATIONS AGAINST THE UNIVERSITY’S HAZING AND ALCOHOL POLICIES. THE PHI SIGMA KAPPA FRATERNITY

BOIL ADVISORY HITS TRENTON

PORTIONS OF TRENTON ARE UNDER A BOIL ADVISORY THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF THE WEEKEND. TRENTON MUNICIPAL UTILITIES SAYS A PRECAUTIONARY BOIL ADVISORY HAS BEEN

MORE BURN BANS ISSUED

THE GROWING LIST OF OFFICIAL BURN BANS NOW INCLUDES MORE OF THE LOCAL AREA. THE CITY OF CAMERON, THE CLINTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND HAMILTON

MU ANNOUNCES RECORD FUNDRAISING

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI OFFICIALS HAVE ANNOUNCED THAT A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR OF FUNDRAISING HAS PUSHED THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI’S “OUR TIME TO LEAD” CAMPAIGN PAST

NORTHWEST TREE CAMPUS RECOGNIZED FOR PRACTICES

THE NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS HAS BEEN GRANTED ACCREDITATION FOR ACHIEVING STANDARDS AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES AS AN ARBORETUM. THE ARBNET ABORETUM ACCREDITATION PROGRAM

EIA SUGGESTS A PEAK OF SUMMER’S GAS PRICES

SUMMER GASOLINE PRICES MAY HAVE ALREADY PEAKED ACCORDING TO THE LATEST FORECAST FROM THE U.S. ENERGY INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION. U.S. REGULAR-GRADE RETAIL GASOLINE PRICES AVERAGED

GRAVES SUPPORTS TRUMP SCOTUS PICK

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP ANNOUNCED MONDAY HIS SELECTION OF JUDGE BRETT KAVANAUGH TO FILL THE SUPREME COURT VACANCY CREATED BY JUSTICE ANTHONY KENNEDY’S DECISION TO

LIVINGSTON COUNTY BURN BAN IN PLACE

A BURN BAN HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN PUT IN PLACE IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY. ACCORDING TO LIVINGSTON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR DARRELL WRIGHT, BY AUTHORIZATION FROM

GENTRY COUNTY BEGINS LIVESTOCK SHOW

CASH HONEYCUTT WAS THE EXHIBITOR SELECTED FOR THE BROWNFIELD NETWORK BELT BUCKLE. HE EXHIBITED IN BOTH THE CATTLE AND SWINE SHOWS.  HE IS PICTURED

COLORADO WOMAN FACING TAMPERING CHARGE

A COLORADO WOMAN WAS ARRESTED SUNDAY IN BUCHANAN COUNTY ON A TAMPERING CHARGE. ACCORDING TO THE HIGHWAY PATROL 40-YEAR-OLD ROCKFORD, COLORADO RESIDENT HELENA L.

RESURFACING PROJECT IN CAMERON DELAYED

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HAS ANNOUNCED THEY HAVE DELAYED THE HIGHWAY 36 RESURFACING PROJECT THROUGH CAMERON FOR ONE WEEK. THE PROJECT, ORIGINALLY SLATED

ECP OFFERED IN PUTNAM AND NODAWAY COUNTIES

THE EMERGENCY CONSERVATION PROGRAM HAS BEEN APPROVED FOR APPLICATIONS FROM PRODUCERS IN NODAWAY AND PUTNAM COUNTIES. COST-SHARE ASSISTANCE WOULD BE AVAILABLE TO PRODUCERS IF

DROUGHT MEETING TONIGHT IN QUITMAN

AN INFORMATIONAL DROUGHT MEETING WILL BE HELD MONDAY EVENING IN QUITMAN. THE MEETING WILL BE AT 6PM AT THE BLUEBIRD CROSSING EVENT HALL IN

DAVIESS CO LIVESTOCK SHOW RESULTS

THE DAVIESS COUNTY JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SHOW BEGAN WITH THEIR SWINE SHOW ON THURSDAY. CALVIN GRADY HAD THE OVERALL CHAMPION BOAR AND AND THE IN-COUNTY

NEW DROUGHT MAP RELEASED

THE RAINS EARLY LAST WEEK DID LITTLE TO CHANGE THE DROUGHT AREAS FOR THE REGION IN THE LATEST DROUGHT MONITOR REPORT FOR MISSOURI. THERE

LEON RODEO CONTINUES INTO WEEKEND

THE 4TH OF JULY MEANT JUST THE START OF THE FOUR-EVENT IN LEON AND THE ANNUAL LEON RODEO. RODEO ANNOUNCER BRANDON MCLAGAN SAYS THERE’S

DROUGHT MEETING PLANNED IN QUITMAN

UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION WILL BE HOLD AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR BEEF CATTLE PRODUCERS ABOUT MANAGING THEIR OPERATIONS THROUGH DROUGHT NEXT MONDAY IN QUITMAN.

SNAP ERROR RATES ANNOUNCED

THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RELEASED NEW DATA REPORT IMPROPER PAYMENTS IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 3 YEARS.

ARREST MADE IN ANDREW COUNTY ACCIDENT

THREE WERE INJURED FOLLOWING A TWO-VEHICLE ACCIDENT NEAR SAVANNAH SATURDAY MORNING. THE MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS 30 YEAR OLD SANTA KAMI OF KANSAS

PRINCETON SCHOOL CLOSES FISCAL YEAR

PRINCETON SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS APPROVED A BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR AND CLOSED OUT THE 2018 FISCAL YEAR DURING THEIR MEETING ON THURSDAY. PRINCETON

NORTH HARRISON BOARD APPROVES BUDGET

NORTH HARRISON SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS APPROVED THEIR BUDGET FOR THE UPCOMING FISCAL YEAR DURING THEIR MEETING WEDNESDAY. THE BUDGET DOES INCLUDE A 188 THOUSAND

NEW DROUGHT MONITOR MAP RELEASED

HEAVY RAINS TUESDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR DID NOT REGISTER ON THIS WEEK’S USDA DROUGHT MONITOR, WHICH INSTEAD SHOWED DROUGHT CONDITIONS EXPANDING

CAINSVILLE BOARD APPROVES BUDGET

CAINSVILLE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS APPROVED THEIR BUDGET FOR THE YEAR AND AN APPLICATION FOR THEIR AG SHOP DURING THEIR JUNE MEETING ON TUESDAY. THE

MAITLAND WOMAN ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGE

A MAITLAND WOMAN WAS ARRESTED ON A FELONY DRUG CHARGE SATURDAY. THE HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS THEY ARRESTED 21-YEAR-OLD MAITLAND RESIDENT ASHLEY L. SCOTT SATURDAY

BOIL ADVISORY IN TRENTON TODAY

A BOIL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT IN PORTIONS OF TRENTON TODAY. TRENTON MUNICIPAL UTILITIES SAYS THE BOIL ADVISORY WAS ISSUED TO A REPAIRS ON

FARM BILL SQUEAKS THROUGH HOUSE

submitted by Kyle Hill, Alpha Ag Network BY A 213-211 VOTE, THE HOUSE’S VERSION OF THE FARM BILL EARNED PASSAGE THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE BILL,

HARRISON COUNTY HOLDS LAW DAY

HARRISON COUNTY HELD THEIR LAW DAY ON THURSDAY. BOBBY D BOWDEN WAS DISCHARGED FROM PROBATION FOR CHARGES THAT INCLUDED 2ND DEGREE BURGLARY, THEFT/STEALING, AND

MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CHILD PORN CHARGES

A BUCHANAN COUNTY MAN CHANGED HIS PLEA TO GUILTY WEDNESDAY TO CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES. AT A HEARING WEDNEDSAY DEFENDANT 39-YEAR-OLD MATTHEW R. BURNS INFORMED

TWO CHARGED IN ST. JOSEPH SHOOTOUT

SAINT JOSEPH AUTHORITIES SAY TWO MEN FACE FELONY CHARGES AFTER A REPORTED SHOOTOUT LAST WEDNESDAY. COURT RECORDS SAY 21-YEAR-OLD CAMERON T. GIBSON AND 22-YEAR-OLD

BURN BAN ALERT FOR CAMERON

A BURN BAN IS IN EFFECT IN CAMERON. THE CITY ANNOUNCED THE MEASURE TO REGIONAL RADIO THIS (WEDNESDAY) AFTERNOON AFTER CONSULTING WITH LOCAL FIRE

STANDOFF REPORTED IN CLAYCOMO

A STANDOFF HAS BEEN REPORTED TODAY IN CLAYCOMO. THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE INCIDENT ORIGINALLY STARTED DURING A TRAFFIC STOP AT 69

MISSING BROOKFIELD TEENS FOUND SAFE

TWO MISSING TEENS FROM BROOKFIELD HAVE BEEN SAFELY LOCATED. REGIONAL RADIO REPORTED MONDAY MORNING POLICE WERE SEARCHING FOR 13-YEAR-OLD TAYLOR AND MERCEDES BENDURE. REPORTS

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SCAM REPORTED IN MAYSVILLE

A SCAM HAS BEEN REPORTED THIS WEEK IN MAYSVILLE. THE DEKALB COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THEY HAVE RECEIVED REPORTS OF FRAUDULENT POST CARDS. THE