WARRENSBURG — The annual “Souper” Bowl Sunday soup drive is slated for Feb. 2.
WARRENSBURG — Due to the forecasted weather overnight Thursday, Jan. 23, into Friday, Jan. 24, which includes freezing rain and snow, Phase 1 of Warrensburg's Emergency Snow Ordinance will be in effect from midnight Friday until 6 p.m. Friday.
KNOB NOSTER — In late 2019, the Johnson County Fire Protection District opened the newly constructed Fire Station 12 (Burtville) located at 830 S.E. Highway Y in the rural Knob Noster area.
WARRENSBURG — Virgil Campbell of Blue Springs and Paul Halstead of Warrensburg have claimed a $1 million prize they won by matching all five white-ball numbers drawn in the Jan. 1 Powerball drawing.
WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Emergency Management Agency warns that travel is not advised Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, as roadway conditions have rapidly deteriorated with precipitation continuing to fall.
WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce presented the Community and High School Community Service Awards and honored the late Morris Collins at the MLK Luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Taqueria Habana in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Emergency Management Agency has activated the county-wide Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in response to winter weather impacting the county.
WARRENSBURG — All University of Central Missouri classes in Warrensburg and at UCM - Lee's Summit are canceled and offices closed Friday, Jan. 17, due to forecasted icy conditions.
WARRENSBURG — The City Council had a first reading of an amendment to city ordinances regarding minimum lot sizes during the Monday, Jan. 13, meeting.
WARRENSBURG — Due to the forecasted weather events between Thursday, Jan. 16, and Friday, Jan. 17, which includes freezing rain, sleet and snow, Phase 1 of Warrensburg's Emergency Snow Ordinance will be in effect from 7 p.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday.
As a winter storm approaches Warrensburg this weekend, the bull statues out in front of Raging Bull Steakhouse are ready for not only the weather but also the Chiefs playoff game on Sunday, Jan. 19.
WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE – A U.S. Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber will fly over the American Football Conference championship game at 2:05 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Arrowhead Stadium.
The bull statues in front of Raging Bull Steakhouse in Warrensburg were ready for the Chiefs game on Jan. 19 as Kansas City hosts Tennessee in the AFC Championship game.
WARRENSBURG — It’s a girl. The first baby of 2020 at Western Missouri Medical Center was an extra special delivery when, Piper Jacobson, was born to Amy Jirka and Kyle Jacobson, California, via their surrogate, Page Wright, an LPN at Western Missouri Women’s Health Center.
CHILHOWEE — Citing "the high level of illness" and expected inclement weather on Friday, Jan. 17, the Chilhowee School District will not have school on Thursday, Jan. 16, or Friday.
WARRENSBURG — The National Weather Service out of Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a winter storm watch spanning from late Thursday night, Jan. 16, through Friday afternoon, Jan. 17.
WARRENSBURG — Mayor Casey Lund read a proclamation Monday, Jan. 13, at the City Council meeting recognizing two classes from the Warrensburg Area Career Center for their work converting a former Brinks armored truck into what is now a Johnson County and Warrensburg SWAT vehicle.
WARRENSBURG — Warrensburg Main Street handed out awards to community members and businesses for their accomplishments throughout 2019 and celebrated the organization's 25th anniversary at its annual Evening of Excellence event on Thursday, Jan. 9, at Heroes Restaurant & Pub.
WARRENSBURG — The National Weather Service warned Johnson Countians on Friday, Jan. 10, of a “complex winter storm” that would hit over the weekend.
WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Emergency Management Agency Director Troy Armstrong has been appointed as interim president of the Missouri Emergency Management Association (MOEMA) Board of Directors.
WARRENSBURG — The good news - The National Weather Service predicts Johnson County will receive less snow than originally though from this weekend's winter storm.
WARRENSBURG — With ice, freezing rain, snow and sub-freezing temperatures expected over the weekend, local hardware stores have stocked up on items to help area residents prepare.
WARRENSBURG — The Planning and Zoning Commission approved an ordinance regarding minimum lot size, setback and driveway requirements for reduced size lots on Monday, Jan. 6, in a four to one vote.
WARRENSBURG — Due to the forecasted weather events over the weekend which includes freezing rain, sleet and snow exceeding two inches, Phase 1 of Warrensburg's Emergency Snow Ordinance will be in place from 6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 10, until 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 12.
WARRENSBURG — The National Weather Service out of Kansas City/Pleasant Hill issued a winter storm warning at 3:29 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, that will last until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11.
WARRENSBURG — Members of the Energy and Sustainability Task Force have a better understanding of the East Mechanical Wastewater Treatment Facility.
WARRENSBURG — The National Weather Service out of Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a winter storm watch spanning from 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, through midnight Sunday, Jan. 12.
KANSAS CITY — A Warrensburg man and a Kansas City man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday, Jan. 8, to illegally possessing firearms that they sold to an undercover federal agent.
WARRENSBURG —The role of Public Works director in Warrensburg will dissipate on at close of the day on Wednesday, Dec. 15, with the retirement of current-director Marvin “Slim” Coleman.
The Oscar Meyer Weinermobile makes a surprise appearance Jan. 3 in the downtown area of Warrensburg for a quick detour on its way to the Powell Gardens Festival of Lights. Jake Walczyk, also known as Jake ‘N Bacon, said the unexpected stop was made to grab a cup of coffee at Old Drum Coffeeh…
KNOB NOSTER — The Knob Noster Police Department confirmed one of the suspects involved in Friday’s, Jan. 3, shooting in Knob Noster has turned himself in.
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KANSAS CITY, — With a recent surge of reported scams calls, Evergy, formerly KCP&L, warns customers to be wary of the tactics scammers use to attack consumers.
WARRENSBURG — Four House Republicans and a Senate Republican will represent Johnson County in the 2020 legislative session in Jefferson City.