KANSAS CITY — Former Oak Park High School teacher and coach Gregory Sims was sentenced to five years of probation after a three-year prison sentence was suspended following his pleading guilty to having sexual contact with a student in 2021.
SMITHVILLE — The bus driver has been cited for careless and imprudent driving following the Clay County Sheriff’s Office’s Traffic Safety Unit investigation of the Smithville School District bus crash that injured the driver and two students during the morning bus route Sept. 12 on Mt. Olivet Road.
The first of two trials for a northwest Missouri man accused of killing two Wisconsin brothers over a cattle deal is scheduled for Sept. 26.
KANSAS CITY — Detectives with Kansas City police solved the missing person case of a woman who disappeared 39 years ago.
CLAY COUNTY — A sheriff’s office internal investigation was launched into two Clay County deputies after a video of their possible drunken behavior during a traffic safety training conference was posted to social media. The video appears to have been posted to social media by one of the depu…
SMITHVILLE — After responding to two stovetop fires in less than a week, Smithville Area Fire Protection District has taken to social media to remind people of the fire dangers related to cooktops.
SMITHVILLE — Police in Smithville say rumors circulating on social media about a shooting that allegedly took place at Festi-Ville last month are untrue. The outdoor, daylong concert series and family fun day drew hundreds into a packed Courtyard Park off Main Street on Aug. 13.
LIBERTY — A Kansas City man who allegedly committed murder during a marijuana sale in 2020 in a Price Chopper parking lot near Liberty was found guilty by a Clay County jury.
KEARNEY — The Kearney community is mourning the loss of former Bulldogs head wrestling coach Chad “Hoppy” Hopkins, who suddenly passed Aug. 13.
The city is writing a letter on Friday asking for state and federal funding to buy out about 300 homes condemned because of flood damage, demolish the structures and turn the land into parks, forests and fields.
KEARNEY — The Kearney Chamber of Commerce will partner with Mayor and local bank leader randy Pogue for an empowering business workshop called “Driving Culture” from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday Sept. 28, at the chamber office. The workshop is open to chamber members.
As the fall air moves in, mushrooms begin to make their way to the surface. While the spring morel often comes to mind when thinking about mushroom hunting, it’s in the fall that other edible mushrooms start to appear, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.
SATURDAY, Sept. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- It can be hard to talk to your loved ones about moving into assisted living, so don't push them too hard and make sure they feel safe and comfortable with the idea, one expert advises.
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Japan announced plans Thursday to relax tight COVID travel restrictions, making it easier for tourists to return to the country.