Firearms Deer Season Opening Weekend Harvests Over 97,000Top harvest counties for opening weekend were Texas County with 2,184 deer checked, Howell County with 1,959 and Franklin County with 1,899.
Hunters Being Asked To Help Find Missing PersonsMissing woman's husband wants hunters to recognize, document possible evidence.
New Bride Dies in Motorcycle Crash on Way to ReceptionJana Miles-Burnett of Whittington died Saturday night following a wedding ceremony in a Buckner city park.
Columbia Man Accused of Illegally Transporting Deer to FloridaA St. Louis grand jury indicted 54-year-old Charles "Sam'' James, of Columbia, Missouri, of violating federal law barring the trade of wildlife that have been illegally transported or sold.
Cases of Fatal Deer Illness in Missouri Breach ContainmentThis marks the first time the fatal illness has appeared outside Missouri's northern containment zone. It is not believed the disease can be transmitted to humans.
Missouri Considers Shortened Deer Hunting SeasonThe state agency proposes a nine-day fall firearms season each November starting in 2016. The current fall season lasts 11 days.
Two More Cases of Deadly Deer Disease Reported in Mo.The Missouri Department of Conservation on Monday reported that a Macon County adult buck and an adult doe in Adair County tested positive for chronic wasting disease.
Missouri Bill to Switch Oversight of Deer Farms ReturnsA Missouri lawmaker is again pushing legislation that would shift regulation of farm-raised deer to state agriculture officials.
Candlelight Vigil for Deer Planned in Town and CountryElected officials are spending $46,000 to kill 100 deer on as little as two-acre parcels, according to a news release from organizers, which is down from 10-acre parcels in previous years.
Albino Deer Killed in Southeast MissouriJerry Kinnaman bagged an elusive 10-point buck on a friend's property in Cape Girardeau County, but he knows some people will be upset. The deer was a rare albino and something of a local celebrity after several sightings in recent years.
November Deer Harvest Up from Last YearBuilding on a strong opening weekend harvest, Missouri hunters went on to check a total of 167,205 deer during firearms deer season Nov. 15 through 25. The number exceeds last year’s harvest of 157,273.
Missouri Agency Scaling Back Captive Deer ProposalMissouri conservation officials are scaling back their recommendations for new regulations of deer farms and hunting preserves that were aimed at controlling disease but had prompted cost concerns.