Drought recovery forage options

“If there was ever a year to focus on stockpiled tall fescue, this is it,” says Tim Schnakenberg, University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist in Galena.

Plan to meet weaning challenges

Weaning spring calves may be more of a challenge this year because of short pasture supplies and the questionable nutritional value of this year’s hay crop.

Farm lease programs offered Aug. 24

Landowners and renters can learn about farm leases from University of Missouri Extension specialists 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at seven locations across the state.

Commission addresses road complaints

            Both Crawford County Treasurer Karen Sikes and her husband have questioned commissioners about road maintenance in recent weeks, along with two other county residents.

Fight at convenience store leads to felony charges

           Burglary and assault charges have been filed against a man who allegedly attacked an employee of Midwest Petroleum in Cuba on August 10. He also stands charged with drug possession.

Steelville man charged with sex crimes against four children

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story contains crime details that some people may find disturbing.
            A Steelville man has been charged with 12 counts of felony sex crimes against children. Deron Lynn Hovis, Jr., born in 1990, stands accused of abusing four children from 2014 to 2021, according to court documents.