Tag Archives: Rutledge

Rutledge Man Attempts Suicide by Kneeling in Traffic

A Rutledge man was seriously injured when he was struck by a motor vehicle as he was kneeling in the roadway as part of an apparent suicide attempt early last week. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, William R. Schoolcraft, 29, was seriously injured when he was struck by a 2006 Pontiac Grand AM. […]

McPherson/Hunolt Property Honored as Missouri Century Farm

Robert and Dorothy Hunolt and John and Kathie McPherson, of Rutledge, were recently awarded recognition of their Missouri Century Farm.   Their farm was originally purchased in 1907. Robert Hunolt applied for the Century Farm program through the University of Missouri Extension in April 2019.  The sign was presented to him by Lisa Doster, County Engagement […]

Rutledge Family Celebrates 30 Years in Business at Mel’s Garage

Mel’s Garage in Rutledge recently celebrated 30 years in business with a customer appreciation celebration held on July 6th. Guests gathered at the facility, located at the intersection of Highway M and Maple Street and enjoyed lunch courtesy of the business owners, Sanford and Christine Martin. The couple has owned the business since 2005. They […]

Rutledge Area Man Arrested on Felony Rape Charges Involving Child

A Rutledge area man is behind bars on a $100,000 bond following his arrest on Friday, February 1st on six felony sexual abuse charges related to a victim under the age of 12. Anthony R. Barrett, 40, was taken into custody by the Scotland County Sheriff’s office following a joint investigation with the State Technical […]

Fire Destroys Neagle Home Near Rutledge

A Tuesday evening fire has left a Rutledge man homeless. According to the Rutledge Fire Department, the residence of David Neagle was completely destroyed by the blaze, which was reported around 8:30 p.m. “We fought under freezing temperatures, but by the time we arrived the house was fully engulfed,” said Rutledge Fire Chief Javi Gil. […]

Hoovers Opening Missouri Meat Processing, LLC in Rutledge

Where does the meat on your dinner table come from? A new local business is planning to simplify the answer to that question. Missouri Meat Processing, LLC, set to open in July near Rutledge, will be offering custom butchering, bringing local livestock directly into the food chain in just one stop. Owners and operators Calvin […]

Memphis Teen Air-Evaced From Knox County Crash Scene

A Memphis teenager was seriously injured in one-vehicle crash in Knox County at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 25th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Glen Oberholtzer, 17, was eastbound on Highway 6, three miles west of Edina when he lost control of the 2008 Ford Ranger he was driving. The truck ran off […]

Rutledge Cafe Offers Class on Growing Shitake Mushrooms

by Alline Anderson, Rutledge, Missouri When I first moved to Northeast Missouri I was vaguely aware of mushrooms – I liked them well enough on my pizza. But hunting for wild mushrooms, and eating them, seemed like something that only crazy people in the Pacific Northwest did. How did they not die an excruciatingly painful […]

Winter Rules

Howdy y’all. Ben here, with yet another field report, churned out between the sundry tasks on my list. Where did I put that list anyway? Finding it is probably going to involve a walk in the cold somewhere. That’s my thing that I do in winter. I walk around in the cold. I slept in […]

Local Christian Aid Ministries Benefit Will Help Ship Clothing to Needy Countries

The Ukraine is a long ways from Rutledge, Missouri. Despite the geographical vastness, area residents will be able to help bridge the gap next weekend at the annual Christian Aid Ministries benefit at the Rutledge Community Building. Local volunteers will host a benefit yard sale and bake sale October 12th, 13th and 14th in the […]