The Warrensburg Street Department advises residents and visitors of the community that the 2019 Street Maintenance Resurfacing Program will begin, weather permitting, the morning of Wednesday, July 24.
JOHNSON COUNTY — After a morning of pigs, the smaller animals came out to play late Friday morning, July 12, and into the early afternoon at the Johnson County Fair.
WARRENSBURG — For two weeks every summer, the University of Central Missouri is host to hundreds of teenagers participating in the American Legion Boys State and the American Legion Auxiliary Girls State in Missouri.
Springfield businessman Paul Reinert was installed as Rotary District 6080 governor for 2019-2020, which includes 50 Rotary Clubs and 3,000 members in southwest and central Missouri, including Warrensburg.
WARRENSBURG — Johnson County has new high-tech aids buzzing around in the sky to help area law enforcement, fire, rescue and other organizations during disaster or special event situations. It’s not a bird, a plane or even a little green man in a spaceship; it’s a small Unmanned Aircraft Sys…
A member of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler's staff will host an office hour from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, in the Jack Moore Community Room, Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, 100 S. Holden St.
WARRENSBURG — Mother Nature seemed to have cut a deal with the Warrensburg Community Band on Monday, July 15, as cloud cover dropped the temperature from the heat of the day and a light mist fell to start the annual Courthouse Lawn Concert.
Mallory Hall, 8, won the junior division of the Johnson County Fair Lead Line competition on Friday, July 12, right before the Johnson County Sheep Show at the Johnson County Fair. Mallory Hall is the daughter of Greg and Kim Hall, Warrensburg. Mallory Hall is a member of the Royal Clovers 4…
Firefighters respond at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, to the report of a gas leak in the 800 block of North Holden Street. According to the Warrensburg Fire Department, contractors working on a residence in the area hit a one-inch gas line while digging in the front lawn. Spire gas was contact…
WARRENSBURG — The National Weather Service out of Pleasant Hill has issued an excessive heat warning in effect from 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 20.
CASS COUNTY — Vincent P. Rist, of Warrensburg, was sentenced Monday, July 15, in a home invasion case in which a woman was reported to be bound, gagged and set on fire on June 3, 2018.
WARRENSBURG — Pete Ramsel, representing CRA Investments and HRM Services, spoke to the City Council to ask for support in the renovation, redevelopment and rehabilitation of housing at Warrensburg Estates and Spring Ridge I and II.
WARRENSBURG — After serving close to 500 households in June, the Johnson County Food Center seeks the community’s help in replenishing its supply of goods.
LEAWOOD, Kan. — With magical pixie dust, adventures on land and sea – and a ticking crocodile — “Peter Pan — The Musical” flies into The Lewis and Shirley White Theatre at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, 5801 W. 115th St., Leawood, Kansas, with 11 performances July 6 and 28.
KNOB NOSTER — The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the Warrensburg Police Department, arrested Joshua Michael Bradley, 37, on Thursday, July 11, in relation to a reported shooting on Tuesday, July 9.
JOHNSON COUNTY — The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a Centerview teen received serious injuries from a wreck that occurred at 3:48 p.m. Thursday, July 11, in the eastbound lane of U.S. Highway 50 at Highway AA.
KNOB NOSTER — Knob Noster police responded around 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 to the report of a disturbance involving a firearm in the area of West Lucas Street in Knob Noster.
JEFFERSON CITY — In Governor Mike Parson's 2019 State of the State, he spoke about the importance of tort reform, and on Wednesday, July 10, he signed four pieces of tort reform legislation into law.
HOLDEN — Materials have been delivered to begin construction on a bridge across a creek to allow access to the backwoods and Miller Lake at Miller Mausoleum in Holden.
JOHNSON COUNTY — The 2019 Johnson County Fair opens Tuesday, July 9, at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, west of Warrensburg of U.S. Highway 50.
WARRENSBURG — Two months and eight town hall meetings later, the Johnson County United Way has the information it needs as it starts to transition to its new Community Impact Model.
WARRENSBURG — After two years at the helm, Scott Holmberg will replace Jennifer English as the Johnson County United Way executive director.
Barb Rhodes presents Jonathan Thurston with a certificate of appreciation at the June 26 Parks and Recreation Board meeting. Thurston served on the Parks and Recreation Board from 2010 to 2019.
CASS COUNTY –Capt. Scott A. Shipers, commanding officer of Troop A, Lee’s Summit, announced effective July 1, 2019, Cpl. Russell “Russ” W. Shaul was promoted to the rank of sergeant and designated the zone supervisor of Zone 11, which serves Cass County.
Johnson County Economic Development Corporation has announced it has partnered with the Missouri Small Business Development Center at State Fair Community College as a volunteer business counseling location to provide services to area entrepreneurs and small businesses.
WARRENSBURG — As fireworks were set to be sent into the sky Thursday night, July 4, Mother Nature returned the favor by dropping bucket loads of rain onto Johnson County’s Fourth of July celebration.
WARRENSBURG — Over the centuries firefighting has evolved, from buckets and hand pumps to self-contained breathing apparatuses and hydraulic ladders.
WARRENSBURG — Changes to city ordinance are being drafted following the recent vote to approve changes to Missouri’s rules on medical marijuana.
WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Emergency Services Board announced the promotion of Kimberly Jennings as executive director for the Johnson County Central E-911 Dispatch.