Area Breaking News

Close races for state senator and representative in primary Tuesday

There were close races for both state senate and representative in the August 4 general election. For state senator for District 33, Karla Eslinger edged out Robert Ross for the Republican nomination. Eslinger received 12,701 votes (37.12%) and Ross, 12,559 (36.70%), in unofficial totals from the secretary of state’s office. Van Kelly received 8,958 votes…

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Whetstine Farms recognized as Missouri Century Farm

The 2020 Texas County Century Farm recipients were recognized Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Texas County Fair. Eric Meusch, Extension agriculture instructor, along with Texas County Commissioner John Casey presented the 2020 certificates to James, Jeff, Jonathan and Justin Whetstine of Cabool and Roy and Shellie Ogden of Licking. These latest additions bring the…

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Over $16,000 raised in support of law enforcement

  The community has shown support for local law enforcement in a big way, donating over $16,000 as of Monday afternoon. And the donations are still coming in. It is all part of a month-long fundraiser coordinated by Tonia and Vance Collins to enable Cabool Police Department and Texas County Sheriff’s Department to purchase ballistic…

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