As with walking under a ladder, crossing paths with a black cat or breaking a mirror, many people hold fast to the belief that Friday the 13th brings bad luck. When combining that with the superstition that spooky things happen during a full moon, Friday, Sept, 13, is considered by some to be especially ominous as it includes both.
WARRENSBURG — The University of Central Missouri Public Safety received a report on Wednesday, Sept. 11, of a sexual assault that occurred Monday, Sept. 9, near campus in the parking lot of an apartment complex.
WARRENSBURG — More than 300 people enjoyed a city-wide family event on Friday, Sept. 6, in the parking lot of Hawthorne Plaza Shopping Center.
WARRENSBURG — Firefighters from across the Kansas City region attended the Kansas City 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Sunday, Sept. 8, to honor the lives sacrificed by the New York Fire Department during the events of Sept. 11, 2001.
WARRENSBURG — After more than 31 years in the veterinarian profession, Lifetime Animal Center owner and veterinarian Dr. Chuck Barry received the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Veterinarian of the Year award in January 2019.
WARRENSBURG — The Planning and Zoning Commission voted to approve two minor plats, Casey’s Addition and Mannerings Broadview Estates, during the Tuesday, Sept. 3, meeting.
WARRENSBURG — Multiple groups of volunteers took part in helping clean Warrensburg during Clean the Burg on Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7.
WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Commission met with Sgt. Shane Green of the Missouri Highway Patrol in late August to discuss the salting and sanding of county roads during inclement weather.
WARRENSBURG — On Aug. 7, members of the Warrensburg Main Street organization were surprised to find that the wooden chair that sat in their vestibule had, for some reason, been stolen.
JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri Department of Conservation is conducting its annual search for a large Christmas tree for use on the governor’s mansion lawn in Jefferson City.
JEFFERSON CITY — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft encourages Missourians to register to vote or verify their registration during National Voter Registration Month this September.
WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Election Supervisor Helen “Kay” Reser received the 2019 Rosemary Plitt Award during the annual Missouri Association of County Clerks and Election Authorities Conference on Thursday, Aug. 29.
WARRENSBURG — In remembrance of a total of 2,977 civilians and first responders who were killed during terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City, Washington, D.C. and outside Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the University of Central Missouri will conduct its annual Patriot Day observa…
WARRENSBURG — After spending a semester with Warrensburg’s finest, Lizzie Wrisinger spoke to the City Council Monday, Aug. 26, about ways the Warrensburg Police Department could improve communication with the city and residents.
WARRENSBURG — After four and a half months of work, the roundabout at Business Highway 13 and Hawthorne Boulevard was opened for traffic on Wednesday, Aug. 28.
LeRoy Ward-Harbaum interviews with Platte County Sheriff Office’s Nathan Pettijohn at the first-ever Central Missouri Police Academy Recruitment Day on Saturday, Aug. 24. Representatives from 28 different forces from Kansas, Missouri and United States Capitol Police were present and took par…
Crews complete some finishing touches Thursday, Aug. 29, on the roundabout at Hawthorne Boulevard and Highway Business 13. The roundabout is now open to traffic in all directions. The project began in April of 2019. See the Tuesday, Sept. 3, edition of the Daily Star-Journal for a complete l…
WARRENSBURG — The City Council voted to approve two ordinances to rezone two properties that are part of a plan to build a Casey’s General Store on Maguire Street.
WARRENSBURG — A Brush Drop Off Site, that was opened after the storm that affected much of Warrensburg on Aug. 17, will remain in operation until Sept. 6.
LONE JACK — Valley Oaks Steak Co. announced its closure on Monday, Aug. 19, “due to economics” less than a month after 141 neighboring homeowners filed a lawsuit suing the company.
Sgt. Adam Wade stands with Neegan, the newest recruit to the Warrensburg Police Department. Wade and Police Chief Rich Lockhart traveled to Shallow Creek Kennels to choose a new police K-9 on Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania. The WPD’s previous K-9, Gunner, retired in May.
KNOB NOSTER — The Johnson County Emergency Management was in Knob Noster on Thursday morning, Aug. 22, to assist those impacted by the water main break.
WARRENSBURG — Joni Porter received the Clarence Bailey Award on Tuesday night, Aug. 20, at Survival House’s 37+ Year Anniversary Celebration at Players Restaurant.
WARRENSBURG — Mary Beth Harper, business banking relationship manager at U.S. Bank, presented a $3,000 check to Johnson County Economic Development Corporation President Drew Lewis in support of JCEDC’s mission.
WARRENSBURG — Johnson County Community Health Services announced the addition of new staff to the Home Health division of the agency to serve residents of Pettis County.
WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Economic Development Corporation and the City of Warrensburg have launched opportunitywarrensburg.com, a website that highlights the opportunities available in the two federally designated Opportunity Zones located in Warrensburg.
WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Fire Protection District hosted eight of the district’s junior firefighters for an all-day academy on Aug. 2 at the District Headquarters in Warrensburg.
WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Fire Protection District recently received a $202 donation from the Warrensburg Westlake Ace Hardware.
The 67th Governor’s Ham Breakfast took place Thursday, Aug. 15, in the Director’s Tent at the 2019 Missouri State Fair.
A portion of the sidewalk is removed as crews work on the Downtown Electrical Upgrade project Tuesday, Aug. 13, on Holden Street in the downtown area. The project is estimated to be completed before the beginning of Burg Fest. Burg Fest runs Sept. 27 and 28.
The National Weather Service in Kansas City/Pleasant Hill has issued a heat advisory for Monday, Aug. 19, and Tuesday, Aug. 20.
WARRENSBURG — After a day of interviews, the candidates for the position of fire chief of the Warrensburg Fire Department met with community members for cookies and conversation on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at the Warrensburg Community Center.