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CLAY COUNTY — Taxpayers in Clay County are getting an extension to pay their 2022 property taxes after a paper shortage with a vendor used for billing lead to more than 19,000 property tax bills going out later than usual.

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Nominations are being accepted for the January 2023 election to the Clay County University of Missouri Extension Council. The University of Missouri Extension Council of Clay County is the local link between county residents and the University of Missouri.

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U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley, a Republican who represents Missouri, is calling for an audit of Clay and Platte county post offices from the U.S. Postal Service inspector general.

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Ongoing squabbles over the Mid-Continent Public Library budget and how funding is spent continued during the Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday, Sept. 20. The board ultimately rolled back its tax levy rate by 2 cents, which accounts for $1.3 million in less revenue that staff is now trying to…

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CLAY COUNTY — Last week, Gov. Mike Parson appointed outgoing Clay County Prosecuting Attorney Dan White to associate circuit judge for the 7th Judicial Circuit in Clay County. White, of Kansas City, will fill the associate judge vacancy created by the appointment of Timothy Flook as circuit judge.

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CLAY COUNTY — If there was any doubt that Clay County has become one of the fastest developing regions in greater Kansas City, that doubt was buried at the State of the Cities luncheon this summer.

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CLAY COUNTY — The National Association of County and City Health Officials named Clay County Public Health Center a 2022 Promising Practice Award winner at the organization's annual conference in Atlanta. The award was given to 16 local health department programs from across the United State…

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CLAY COUNTY — The Clay County Sheriff’s Office has fielded numerous phone calls recently from residents who are receiving scam calls made by people claiming to work for the Sheriff’s Office, according to a press release.

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In June, the American Red Cross collected approximately 12% less blood donations than needed, according to the nonprofit help agency. 

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KANSAS CITY NORTH — Clay County Sheriff's Office deputies teamed with Kansas City Police for the eventual peaceful resolution of a standoff at a residence in the 10300 block of North Elmwood Court overnight Wednesday, June 29.

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CLAY COUNTY — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration awarded $763,000 in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding to Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport in Kansas City in Clay County. Funds will be used to update the airport’s master plan.

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CLAY COUNTY — For the first time, Clay County received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association for its 2022 budget.

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CLAY COUNTY — This spring, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office launched its first new website in at least a decade. The new site, sheriffclayco.org, aims to provide users with an easy and quick way to find information they need.

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CLAY COUNTY — Amid an uptick in fatal and near-fatal overdoses linked to the recreational use of pills laced with fentanyl, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its sixth Community Drug Education Summit on Wednesday, June 15.

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CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will continue to make traffic changes as part of pavement repair work along U.S.  Highway 169 in Clay County.

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CLAY COUNTY — The Missouri Department of Transportation will conduct pavement repair work along U.S. Highway 169 in Clay County starting this week.

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CLAY COUNTY — In addition to Clay County government celebrating the county’s 200th anniversary, Clay County Sheriff’s Office is also celebrating 200 years of service to the community. The law enforcement agency held a dinner and recognition ceremony Friday, April 1, at Heritage Hall in Liberty.

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CLAY COUNTY — The Seventh Circuit Judicial Commission met at the start of March and selected a panel of three nominees for the circuit judge vacancy in Division 2 of Clay County Circuit Court, created by the appointment of Judge Janet Sutton to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District.

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The Missouri Department of Transportation will make the following traffic change as part of the Buck O’Neil/U.S. Highway 169 Missouri River Bridge replacement project. All work is weather dependent.

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A California man was subdued by several passengers and flight attendants when he tried to open the exit door on an American Airlines flight en route to Washington, D.C., on Feb. 13, forcing the plane to land at Kansas City International Airport.