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CLAY COUNTY — Clay County Prosecuting Attorney Daniel White's third warrant amnesty program for child support offenders is underway.
In historic military tradition, command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Kansas City District, which manages parts of Smithville Lake, transferred from Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen to Col. William C. Hannan, Jr. on Friday, July 19.
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SMITHVILLE — Samantha Jones, 33, of Smithville, was sentenced to nine years in prison following a drunk-driving wreck last June that killed her daughter, Macklyn Lucas, 5.
WARRENSBURG — The National Weather Service out of Pleasant Hill has issued an excessive heat warning in effect from 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 20.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved the 2020-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. The STIP is the Missouri Department of Transportation’s list of 1,872 highway and bridge projects that are planned by state and regional agencies.
KEARNEY — The summer Movie in the Park series will features Disney's “Mary Poppins Returns!” on Saturday, July 27, in Lions Park, located behind Firehouse Creative Center in the 100 block of South Jefferson Street in downtown Kearney.
Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site host a living history farm from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday through the first weekend in August, at 26600 Park Road North in Lawson, north of Kansas City.
KEARNEY — Kearney/Holt Community Theatre will host its summer adult production of “Godspell" at 8 p.m. this weekend on the stage in Lion's Park, located in the 100 block of Jefferson Street in downtown Kearney.
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LIBERTY — Taking a slight twist on some famous words by Mark Twain, Forrest Bertoldie, the longtime golf coach at Liberty High School, may just be able to suggest that the rumors of his retirement are greatly exaggerated.
SMITHVILLE — Seemingly having a hand in everything, Kelly Kobylski is recognized by Smithville residents as a community member who gives of herself often. She is the vice president of Smithville's Community in Action, owner of Children First Montessori, is in an education leadership role for…
LIBERTY — Margaret “Madge” Vindetti turned 104 Monday, July 21. On Friday, July 19, two of her three daughters and lots of friends at Our Lady of Mercy Country Home, 2115 Maturana Drive, celebrated a couple days early.
WASHINGTON, DC — More than 4,000 members of the Daughters of the American Revolution convened at the end of June in the nation’s capital for the 128th Continental Congress, the latest gathering of the longstanding service organization’s annual meeting. The weeklong convention consists of bus…
KANSAS CITY — The annual Legacy Luncheon fundraising event will be hosted from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Friday, July 19, at Arrowhead Stadium in the Tower Club East, 1 Arrowhead Drive in Kansas City.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville School District will retain Westbrook and Co. for its annual financial audit after school board members approved continuing to engage the company for services for three years through 2022. The company lasted completed work for the district this year. The cost of the a…
Northwest Missouri State University named Avery Broner, Samantha Dillon, Hannah Gardner, Kari Harris, Hope Jensen, Anna Johnson, Perry Randle, Kayla Risley, Dray Starzl, Bailey Turley, Noah Welborn and Anna Zech, all of Kearney, to its Academic Honor Roll for achieving a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
Missouri Western State University named Malia Cunningham and Spencer Palmeter of Holt, and Brock Broughton and Josie Williamson of Kearney to its 2019 Spring President’s Honor Roll for achieving a 4.0 GPA.
LIBERTY — Andrea Lee of Liberty, director of the Campanella Gallery and an assistant professor of art and chair of the Department of Art and Design at Park University, was presented the Distinguished Humanities Faculty Award.
Missouri Western State University named Jordan Holkesvik, Amy Lett, Kristin Quangvan, Tiffany Rice and Jilian Whitehead to its 2019 Spring President’s Honor Roll for achieving a 4.0 GPA.
Milton Friedman must be rolling in his grave. Friedman, who died in 2006, is widely regarded as the father of modern monetary economics. Among other suggestions, he called upon policymakers to stop trying to manipulate short-run fluctuations in the economy by adjusting the Federal funds rate. Instead, they should focus on longer-term problems, like inflation.
The American middle class just got a lot richer.
This year, the governor and leaders in the Missouri General Assembly have made it a priority to increase the state’s investment in infrastructure maintenance and construction. As part of that effort, the state legislature authorized a bonding plan to fund repairs for 215 bridges throughout t…
It's obvious to many people that our president, Donald Trump, is really Archie Bunker in the age of social media. The problem is, we have to deal with President Bunker. He is our duly elected chief executive, after all.