Baring, MO

Board raises credit card limit for officials, sexton

ARBELA TWP. — Arbela Township has had credit cards for use by employees for years. Until this month, however, it didn’t have a formal policy covering the use of those cards. At its June 13 session, the board approved a credit card policy. ARBELA TWP. — Arbela Township...
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How to treat firework injuries this 4th of July

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The 4th of July brings all sorts of fun like hot dogs, sparklers and, of course, fireworks. But no matter how much fun they are, you should always be prepared for injuries. A Kirksville doctor told KTVO that if you get a hand injury, make sure...
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Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Summer Candidate Forum

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a summer candidate forum to give residents a chance to hear from local candidates for Adair County Offices and State Representatives. The Chamber of Commerce hosted a Q&A session last night with candidates running for Adair County Presiding Commissioner,...

Baring Volunteer Fire Department wins grain bin rescue equipment

BARING, Mo. — Fifty-eight fire departments across the country are getting life-saving grain bin rescue equipment for free, courtesy of Nationwide insurance company. Only one is in the KTVO viewing area. The Baring Volunteer Fire Department, in Baring, Missouri, will receive a free grain bin rescue tube. Chief Richard...

Ameren Missouri to add more renewable energy — and fracked gas — in updated plan

Ameren Missouri plans to add more renewable energy and speed its transition to net-zero carbon emissions, the company announced Thursday. But its plan also calls for building a large natural gas power plant in about 10 years.  The St. Louis-based electric utility filed an updated integrated resource plan with Missouri regulators after a federal judge […] The post Ameren Missouri to add more renewable energy — and fracked gas — in updated plan appeared first on Missouri Independent.

William Matthew Middle School names new assistant principal

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Kirksville's William Matthew Middle School has announced a new assistant principal for the upcoming school year. The Kirksville R-III School District announced Thursday that Mr. Clay "Jamie" James would be replacing Mr. Ed Koser as assistant principal of WMMS, while Koser becomes the principal of 7-12 grades in Schuyler County.

ATSU’s Kirksville, Missouri, campus employees recognized for achievements, anniversaries

A.T. Still University (ATSU) hosted its annual Missouri campus Employee Recognition & Award Ceremony on May 18, 2022, honoring outstanding achievement and employment anniversaries. ATSU’s Kirksville, Missouri, campus’ Distinguished Service Award went to Bob Ehrlich, director, facilities/plant operations. Nominators submitted the following comments in support of Ehrlich’s selection:...

New sidewalks could be coming near the Kirksville Aquatic Center

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — New sidewalks could be coming near the Kirksville Aquatic Center. The city is in the process of applying for the Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant. If awarded the grant, two new sidewalks will be built near the Aquatic Center and future apartment complex and near Rotary...

Northwest grad pursues medical school

Dr. William Kinderknecht and Caleb Liles, spent May 23 through June 3 together at Mosaic Specialty Care – West, where Kinderknecht served as a preceptor for Liles as he prepares for his second year of medical school at AT Still University of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville. When Liles was thinking...

A Return to Farm-Produced Products

Clifford Martin is a local cheesemaker in northeastern Missouri with his base of operation located just north of Edina, with a beautiful view of green pastures and hills, which contributed to the name of his business, Green Hills Dairy. Martin and his family have built the foundation of their small...

Sen. Hawley believes vote on proposed gun violence bill is being rushed

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) responded to the upcoming vote on the proposed gun violence bill through a tweet. "Here we are voting to move a bill negotiated behind closed doors, released only an hour ago, that no one has had time to fully read, that ignores, the national crime wave and chips away instead at the fundamental rights of law-abiding citizens. No."

Fiery crash outside Edina injures two drivers

KNOX COUNTY – A fiery crash near Edina Monday morning seriously injured one driver and shut down Highway 6 for hours. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says that around 11:15 a.m., a semi pulling a grain trailer driven by Larry D. Howard, 70, of Brashear overtook and was passing another vehicle driven by Linda S. Early, 70, of Edina.

Fiery crash shuts down Highway 6 outside Edina for hours

NEAR EDINA, Mo. — A fiery two-vehicle crash shut down Highway 6 outside Edina for a few hours Monday. It happened at 11:15 a.m. about two miles east of Edina. The Edina Sentinel reports that a pickup truck and tractor-trailer hauling soybeans collided at that location. The big rig...

La Plata police receive threat to local Amtrak station

LA PLATA, Mo. — On Saturday, around 7:50 p.m., the La Plata Police Department received a phone call from a subject threatening to do harm to residents at and around the Amtrak station on Owensby Street. Local police told KTVO that the suspect called the police station and said...