Permit Granted For Hog Farm In Cooper County

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources recently approved a permit for an operation that would house 7,404 hogsto be built in Cooper County, near the Moniteau County line. Area residents cite concerns that the hogs will pollute water sources and air, while the farm has plans to export manure to area farmers for fertilizer. The…Continue Reading

Power Outage in Cooper and Howard County

The cause of a power outage in Cooper that affected a hospital and over 1800 people over the weekend is unknown. According to fire officials in Cooper County it started on around 5 on Saturday night. The areas affected included parts of Cooper and Howard counties. The Cooper County Memorial Hospital started generators and were…Continue Reading

MSHP K9 Locates 20 Pounds Of Pot

The newest member of the K9 unit for the Missouri State Highway Patrol sniffed out 20 pounds of marijuana yesterday morning. [Sunday] K9 Rony found the marijauna inside coolers and trashbags during a traffic stop in Cooper County. 56 year old Charles Greenridge of Pleasant Hills is being held in the Cooper County Jail. K9…Continue Reading