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The Community Action Partnership of Northeast Missouri, or CAPNEMO, held a ribbon cutting ceremony in Memphis Monday afternoon for their new Mobile Outreach Unit, or MOU, at the Memphis Head Start Building.  Mobile Outreach Unit Coordinator Andrea Thurman spoke with KMEM News to explain what the MOU is all about. Thurman says that the unit […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Catfishing is a fun way to discover nature in the summer months, and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering anglers a special two-day program focusing on alternative methods. MDC will host a free Alternative Methods Catfishing Clinic Friday, July 29 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 30 from […]

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Whether you are a fan of the St. Louis Cardinals or the Kansas City Royals, you can show your true colors in a baseball-themed garden this summer, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist Michele Warmund. “Fortunately, there are several plants with red and white flowers that can be grown in the home […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- The Adair County Sheriff’s Department announced a pair of recent arrests. On May 12, 2022, the Adair County Sheriff’s Office arrested Ronald B. Petree of Kirksville for Possession of Methamphetamine, Operating a Motor Vehicle While Driver’s License Revoked and Under the Authority of an Adair County Warrant for Operating a Motor Vehicle on […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering Missouri landowners another way to help manage deer numbers on their properties. MDC’s Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP) can help landowners manage deer on their properties by allowing them and hunters they designate to buy additional firearms permits to take antlerless deer on the […]

That’s the Scotland County R-1 Marching Band performing a patriotic medley to kick off the 2022 Wallace W. Gillespie Memorial Post #4958 of the VFW Memorial Day service in Memphis.  The service took place at 10 am on the southwest corner of the Scotland County courthouse square.  Program Chairman Donnie Middleton welcomed the crowd to […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The public can help the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) monitor the state’s wild turkey population by reporting sightings through the Wild Turkey Brood Survey. MDC has conducted an annual Wild Turkey Brood Survey every year since 1959 to determine the success of the hatch. Observations of all wild turkeys MDC staff […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Northeast Regional Office in Kirksville has announced a variety of programs offered in June. A full list of scheduled programs can be found online at All programs require advance registration and space is limited. Unless otherwise noted, all events are offered at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- A northeast Missouri man was arrested in Scotland County Tuesday morning for violating parole.Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that he arrested 60-year old Verle D. Gutting of Arbela just before 8 a.m. Tuesday morning. Gutting was arrested on a Macon County warrant for violating parole by failing to abide by […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.- Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to remind the public about laws pertaining to the use of all-terrain vehicles and utility vehicles. Missouri laws define utility vehicles as any motorized vehicle manufactured and used exclusively for off-highway use, which is more than 50 inches, but […]