Liberal hit by strong winds from Wednesday morning's storms
LIBERAL-Strong winds hit the Liberal area on Wednesday morning, April 27, with destruction scattered throughout the town. Two large cedar trees...

Preventative fungicide application in wheat for head scab
LAMAR- Jill Scheidt, agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension, scouted wheat and corn along the Barton and Jasper County line and north of Arcola on April...

McDonald’s closed briefly by electrical fire
An electrical fire at McDonald’s restaurant shortly after 2:15, Thursday afternoon. A switch in a French frying unit failed to shut off power, resulting in considerable...

MARK BAKER
CARTHAGE-Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Ulmer Funeral Home Chapel for Mark Baker, 57, Carthage, who died Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at...

ROBERT H. WILKINSON
CHILLICOTHE, Ill.-Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home for Robert H. Wilkinson, 84, Chillicothe, who died at 5:45 p.m....

JUANITA ROOKSTOOL
NIXA-Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar for Juanita Rookstool, 74, Nixa, who died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at...

Legume bloat problems killing cattle in SW Missouri
MT. VERNON-There has been an unusually high number of bloat problems among cattle in southwest Missouri over the last two or three weeks. According to Eldon Cole, livestock...

MU Extension guide lists first, last frost dates by region
COLUMBIA-Spring and fall can be anxious times for gardeners. At the beginning of the growing season, you want to start the garden as early as possible, and at the end you...

Diggins named State Star in Agriscience
COLUMBIA-The Missouri FFA Association recognized Cole Diggins of the Bronaugh FFA Chapter as the State Star in Agriscience at the 88th Missouri FFA Convention. Diggins is...