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Man charged for 1989 sexual assault of child in Boonville

Prosecutors filed a charge against a Macon man, accusing him of raping a child in 1989 in Boonville. Arnold O. Johnson, Jr., is charged with one count of statutory sodomy. Documents from the Cooper County Prosecutor's Office show the victim was at the home of her aunt and Johnson. The...
BOONVILLE, MO
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Construction progress continues on massive I-70 Rocheport bridge project

A state lawmaker who represents Cooper and five other mid-Missouri counties in the House says the new I-70 Rocheport bridge that’s under construction is looking good. State Rep. Tim Taylor (R-Speed) serves on the Missouri House Transportation Committee. “It’s vitally important to our area of the nation. More importantly,...
ROCHEPORT, MO
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Audio: Input costs versus crop prices a top concern for a Missouri farmer

(Brownfield Network) – A central Missouri farmer says input costs vs the price he’s getting for grain has been his top concern last fall. Bill Betteridge tells Brownfield the $1200 fall price tag on anhydrous made him consider waiting to buy in the spring. “When I initially heard that’s what they were asking for anhydrous [I thought] maybe we’ll just wait until this spring and see if it’s any better, but that didn’t pan out,” he said.
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Two Pilot Grove Men Crash on Gravel Road

A Pilot Grove man was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday afternoon in Cooper County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that two trucks were traveling opposite directions on a gravel road (Bellair Road), one-quarter mile west of Bluebird Road (southeast of Pilot Grove) at 2:23 p.m., and both vehicles, a 2015 Ford F-500, driven by 72-year-old Stephen T. Cooper of Pilot Grove, and a 2020 Chevy 3500, driven by 62-year-old Richard J. Templemire of Pilot Grove, were driving down the middle of the road as they approached a curve. Both drivers braked, attempting to avoid the other, but ending up striking each other, and the Ford ran off the roadway and struck three trees.
PILOT GROVE, MO
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MO farmer ready to roll planters this week

A central Missouri farmer is hoping this week’s warm forecast will help him catch up on corn planting. Bill Betteridge tells Brownfield he’s normally done planting corn by May 1st. “We plant about 200 acres of corn and we only have about 70 done,” he said. The...
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Managing feed cost vs. profiting on crops

May 9, 2022 By Will Robinson Filed Under: Missouri, News. A central Missouri farmer is deciding between managing cattle feed costs and capitalizing on a strong soybean market. Bill Betteridge tells Brownfield he’s expecting a hay crunch. “When you have beans at the price they are, it’s just hard...
COOPER COUNTY, MO