JOHNSON COUNTY — Rebakah Papasifakis and Jackson Hoppenthaler had the champion country cured bacon and country cured ham, respectively, at the Johnson County Fair.
WARRENSBURG — Five students from throughout the county participated in the Vocational Rehabilitation Summer Work Program, in partnership with the Center for Human Services, this summer at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg.
The Johnson County Sheriff's Office placed Jeffrey L. Bierbrodt, 35, Missouri Valley, Iowa, on a 24-hour investigative hold on Wednesday, July 17, after assisting the University of Central Missouri Department of Public Safety with a sexual exploitation of a minor investigation.
COLUMBIA — Johnson County students were named to the University of Missouri dean's list.
The regular monthly meeting of Johnson County Citizens for Environmental Action is set for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 6 in the David Curtis Room at Warrensburg Community Center, 445 E. Gay St. in Warrensburg.
John Elmer Higgins Sr., 88 of Warrensburg, passed away July 10, 2019 at The Missouri Veterans Home, Warrensburg. Mr. Higgins was born Sept. 23, 1930 in Kansas City, Missouri. He retired from Tension Envelope where he was a Mechanical Engineer.
KNOB NOSTER, Mo. Steven "Erv" Lynn Smith, 68, of Knob Noster, passed away Sunday, July 14,
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FAYETTEVILLE – Liberty Baptist Church, 85 N.W. 795, plans 2019 Lifeway Vacation Bible School from Monday, July 22, through Thursday, July 25.
Approximately 80 people from the Warrensburg Church of the Brethren and the Jesus Saves Pentecostal Church gathered June 15 at the Baile-Crouse home for hot dogs, s’mores and potluck down by the pond.
Children's Disaster Services has been called on several times in the last few weeks to provide childcare at shelters and multi-agency resource centers in Missouri: at Jefferson City and Eldon following tornadoes, and at Independence, Brunswick and Boonville as a result of historic flooding.
The Johnson County 4-H Shooting Sports held a County .22 Rifle match on Saturday, July 20, at the Johnson County Jail Range.
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WARRENSBURG — Prior to Saturday’s, July 20, Lions Club game, Blue head coach Rich Johnson, Knob Noster, had a problem. His play sheet was still in the locker room with 15 minutes until kickoff.
WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg-native Reagan Henry has always been strong and has shown it on the biggest stages, competing nationally in CrossFit.
Warrensburg’s Chad Appleton of Murdock Banner Financial Group has completed the Certified Financial Planner certification.
OATS Transit will roll out new procedures designed to make scheduling trips and dispatching buses more efficient.
CHICAGO — Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals’ retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce.
WASHINGTON — As of June 1, there were 75.5 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 4% from June 2018, and 1% from March 1, 2019, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
JEFFERSON CITY — Negotiations have failed and attorneys for Missouri and vegetarian food companies want to go back to court over a new law against promoting plant-based food products as "meat."
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Department of Agriculture welcomed Dr. Steve Strubberg as the state veterinarian of Missouri this spring.
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.
A few years ago, I was at a polling place in Indiana where a long line of people stood waiting to vote. A woman recognized me and called me over. “Why is it,” she asked, “that you politicians make it so hard and inconvenient to vote?”
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Summer weather draws many people outside. Warm air and sunshine can be hard to resist, even when temperatures rise to potentially dangerous levels.
WARRENSBURG — As if receiving a tasty treat isn’t reason enough to purchase a ticket to the WMMC Auxiliary’s Ice Cream Social, community members can also help support the Auxiliary’s largest fundraiser as it hosts its 10th annual Ice Cream Social from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 in the WMMC Courtyard…
WARRENSBURG — Western Missouri Medical Center will host its seventh annual Ladies’ Night Out event from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 15 in the UCM Elliott Union Ballroom.