Jan 8, 2014
City of Essex, MO issues boil water order, conserve water order
This cold weather hasn't been good for some businesses. Downtown areas that rely on foot traffic are taking a hit thanks to mother nature.
Conventional cotton variety looks promising for producer
This season, Arkansas cotton producer Keith Mayberry planted 200 acres of AM UA48, a conventional variety developed by University of Arkansas plant breeder Fred Bourland, which was subsequently commercialized by Americot.
Four Retailers Reimbursed After Synthetic Drugs Seized
Three Missouri convenience-store owners will be issued a total of $70,000, with a fourth settlement amount yet undecided, as a result of lawsuits brought against Stoddard County prosecuting attorney Russ Oliver and Sheriff Carl Hefner following the July 14, 2011, confiscation of hundreds of packets that county authorities contended contained ... (more)
The Kansas City Star
2-year-old killed after wandering from motel is identified
A 2-year-old boy struck by a vehicle and killed early Saturday in Kansas City has been identified as J’Vierre Durden from Essex, Mo.The boy, who would have turned 3 next month, apparently got out of a locked motel room and wandered into Blue Parkway where he was struck by a vehicle about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to Kansas City ... (more)
KCPD Identifies Toddler Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash
Police said J'Vierre Durden, 2, of Essex, Mo., got of a locked motel room at the Crown Lodge motel while his family slept.