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Friday, July 19
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Friday, July 19
LEE’S SUMMIT — As temperatures begin to get closer to 100 degrees in Missouri, motorists should be aware that the extreme heat can cause pavement “blow-ups” on Missouri roadways, warns the Department of Transportation.
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.
CLAY COUNTY — The next public comment period for Clay County will be at 4 p.m. Friday, July 19, in the James S. Rooney Justice Center's Division 5 courtroom, located at 11 S. Water St. in Liberty.
CLAY COUNTY — While Clay County commissioners voted down a purchase contract for land owned by a commissioner campaign contributor in Gladstone, no final decision on the future of the Annex was reached as expected Monday, July 15.
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.
LIBERTY —The first guided walking tour of the year for Liberty starts at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 13. The tour meets at the corner of Mississippi and Main streets.
KEARNEY — Mid-Continent Public Library will hold a rededication ceremony for the Kearney branch at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at 100 S. Platte-Clay Way.
SMITHVILLE — This year's Clay County 4-H Fair took on a new format, being spread across three days in a new city, being held in downtown Smithville. The following are results from some competitions that included public participation at this year's event, held Friday to Sunday, July 12 to 14.
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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.
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 — After resounding community support to complete items on her bucket list, Katie the bulldog went into surgery this month to repair a rare birth defect, a liver shunt. The English bulldog won her battle, pulling through the complicated surgery.
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.
I was very pleased to see the unveiling of the Susan B. Anthony sculpture at the Clay County Administration Building. It is fitting that she stands close to the seat of county government.
The flood of 2019 has impacted almost everyone in north Missouri. Even those whose homes, farmland and businesses were spared have friends, neighbors and family who were far less fortunate. Some places along the Missouri River have been underwater going on four months now. We have seen recor…
The women of the U.S. national soccer team are famous for being extraordinary athletes, repeat world champions — and plaintiffs.
Let's give the highest praise possible to President Donald Trump: He didn't mortify his country on Independence Day.