LIBERTY — Liberty Police Officer Isaac Hidy was presented the department's 2019 Officer of the Year Award.
The Missouri Department of Transportation's right lane closure of westbound I-435 between Agnes Road and Woodland Avenue will continue through 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, for digital message board construction work. All work is weather dependent.
LIBERTY — In the midst of more than two and a half years of legal proceedings after the death of their son, Jake, Jeff and Jamie Wehmeyer along with their younger son, Zane Wehmeyer, are remembering the best things about the 17-year-old aspiring Marine.
LIBERTY — Jacob D. Mustoe, charged with voluntary manslaughter after the June 2017 death of his friend, Jake Wehmeyer, was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 13, in Clay County Circuit Court to 15 years in prison. Mustoe pleaded guilty in October to voluntary manslaughter for the June 25, 2017, death …
LIBERTY — Liberty police and fire departments responded Monday, Feb. 17, to a report of a possible school bus fire near the intersection of Nashua Road and Dartmouth Drive. The bus radiator appeared to be smoking, said Liberty Police Public Information Officer Capt. Andy Hedrick.
CLAY COUNTY — Jacob D. Mustoe, charged with voluntary manslaughter after the June 2017 death of his friend Jake Wehmeyer, was sentenced Thursday, Feb. 13, in Clay County Circuit Court to 15 years in prison.
A Missouri Supreme Court ruling could send him back to prison after two years of freedom, and it has implications for more than 100 inmates sentenced without parole.
Teenage singer turned global pop star Justin Bieber has spent a decade in the spotlight, for better or for worse.
LIBERTY — Courtney Vandendaele welcomes people to come into her store at 10 W. Kansas St. and gently touch the handmade blankets or pillows. The store also includes vases, baskets, accent rugs, table runners, furniture, candle holders and dining table accents. There also is a kids' section.
SMITHVILLE — Smithville Marketplace has a new coffee shop that has people buzzing. Scooter’s Coffee, owned by Shawn and Tracy Bouwens, opened at the start of the year with about 10 employees serving up hot and iced specialty coffees.
The Trustees of the Harry Arnote Charitable Foundation are accepting applications for grants to be considered at the annual June trustees meeting.
Northland Coalition, a group of volunteer advocates working to combat violence and substance use among youth with the support of Tri-County Mental Health Services, seeks Northlanders to complete a survey about community's concerns and suggestions on how the coalition can address them.
LIBERTY — While the proposed dog park at Bennett Park has been pulled off the table, the desire for a second dog park in Liberty remains.
LIBERTY — On Friday and Saturday, Feb. 14 and 15, visitors to Martha Lafite Thompson Nature Sanctuary, 407 N. LaFrenz Road, can help count birds for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. On Friday, the event goes from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday's time is 9 a.m. to noon.