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Arkansas resident arrested, cocaine possession alleged
BATES COUNTY, Mo. — An arrest made late Sunday morning could leave an Arkansas resident battling a felony drug charge. 57-year-old Christopher Warren, of Bentonville, Arkansas, was arrested at 11:59 a.m. Sunday in Bates County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Where's the beef? Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4 million cattle scam
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • A southwest Missouri man turned out to be all hat and no cattle. Dwight Moody Cox, 57, of Ozark, pleaded guilty last week in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme involving nonexistent cattle. He pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count and faces up to 20 years in prison.
Man dies in crash in Cass County
CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) – A 21-year-old has died in a crash in Cass County. It happened on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on MO-2 at Highway K. The crash happened when a 2005 Ford Focus was headed south on Route K as a 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe was headed west on MO-2.
Nevada man draws prison term for two assaults, theft
NEVADA, MO. — A Nevada man charged with felony assaults in both 2017 and 2018 took a plea deal this week that sends him to prison with concurrent four-year sentences. Steven A. Blansfield, 26, pleaded guilty in Vernon County Circuit Court to two reduced counts of third-degree assault and to a count
Mount Vernon, Nevada earn wins at 4-States Challenge
WEBB CITY, Mo. — The Big 8 Conference earned the bragging rights over the Central Ozark Conference on Saturday afternoon at the 4-States Challenge. Both Mount Vernon and Nevada of the Big 8 secured confidence-building victories over COC opponents inside Webb City High School’s Cardinal Dome.
A stop sign violation is blamed for a fatal crash in Cass County
CASS COUNTY, Mo. – A young man from Independence is dead and a child hospitalized with serious injuries after a crash. in Cass County Saturday morning. The investigation by the Missouri Highway Patrol determined that Colton W. Parker, 21, of Independence failed to stop for a stop sign on southbound
Death Notice For Shirley Ann Remby
Shirley Ann Remby, age 72, a former resident of Pleasanton, Kansas, and more recently of Rogers, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in Bentonville, Arkansas. There was cremation. A memorial service with burial in the Holmes Cemetery will take place at a later date. Arrangements are un
Margie Davis looks back on 50 years of SFCC history
Through their education efforts, Fred and Margie Davis changed lives in Sedalia. Fred was hired as the first president of State Fair Community College, serving from 1967 to 1984. Five years after his death and 50 since the college was founded, Margie reflected on her husband’s legacy in Sedalia.
Stolen truck and trailer recovered following Cass County chase, suspect arrested
HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — A Pleasant Hill man was arrested following a short police chase Wednesday afternoon. Around 1:30 p.m. Cass County deputies attempted to stop a pickup truck and trailer in the area of S. Airport Rd. and E. 235th St., north of Harrisonville. The driver fled from law enforcement an
Search continues for armed, dangerous wanted Missouri man
CASS COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are asking the public for help to locate a suspect in connection with shots fired. Jacob Long, 25, has active warrants for his arrest, according to a media release from the Harrisonville Police Department.
Play offers new twist on classic holiday movie
NEVADA, Mo. — A peek into yesteryear, when radio dominated the airwaves, will highlight a unique Christmas play this weekend. The traditional story concerning idealistic George Bailey in “It's A Wonderful Life” will be shown as a 1940s-era live radio broadcast, said director James Fowler.
Court docs detail drug discovery, prostitution that led to charges against Schlitterbahn co-owner in Johnson County
MERRIAM, Kan. -- A disturbance call at a Drury Inn in July led officers to discover a number of drugs, and Schlitterbahn co-owner Jeff Henry sharing a room with a reported prostitute. While Henry was out on bond for his charges related to the Schlitterbahn death of 10-year-old Caleb Schwab, this inc
2 Arrested after Vehicle Pursuit Through Johnson, Henry Counties
On December 6, two arrests were made after a vehicle pursuit through Johnson County, Warrensburg and Clinton. The Johnson County Sheriff's Department says at approximately 10:30 p.m. a deputy and a K-9 Unit attempted to stop a vehicle when dispatch advised the license plates displayed were stolen.
Warrensburg routs Clinton in home opener
WARRENSBURG - Warrensburg's Jaason Levine helped his squad set the tone early on his "Senior Night" Tuesday, Dec. 11, as the Tigers routed Clinton 88-60. "I loved our energy," Warrensburg coach Chris Nimmo said.
This Missouri Zoo Has One Of The Most Spectacular Christmas Light Displays You’ve Ever Seen
The clock’s a-tickin’. And, before you know it, we’ll be waking up on Christmas morning. That means we’re running out of time to get everything – from buying gifts to baking cookies – done. But, don’t let the frenzy of the final days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s wear you down. Slow down fo
Independence man dies in crash in Cass County
CASS COUNTY, MO (KCTV) – A 21-year-old from Independence has died in a crash in Cass County. It happened on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. on MO-2 at Highway K. The crash happened when a 2005 Ford Focus was headed south on Route K as a 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe was headed west on MO-2.
Missouri man dead, 2 hospitalized after crash
CASS COUNTY — One person died in an accident just before 10:30a.m. Saturday in Cass County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2005 Ford Focus driven by Colton W. Parker, 21, Independence, was southbound on Missouri 2 at Highway K. The driver failed to stop at the stop sign.
Sex Offender to appear on Cass County child sex charges
CASS COUNTY, Mo. – A case review is scheduled today for a registered sex offender accused of molesting a juvenile in Cass. Miles Edward Wray, 28, of Harrisonville has been charged with felony counts of statutory sodomy in the second degree and child molestation in the second degree. Court documents
South Dakota women knock off No. 22 Missouri
After a slow start the South Dakota women took control on Saturday, handing No. 22 Missouri a 74-61 loss at Mizzou Arena. It was the second win of the season over a Division I Top 25 team for the Coyotes (10-1), and the first-ever on the road.
Missouri News: NKC Woman, Tonya Topel, Indicted for Stealing from Employer
KANSAS CITY, MO – A North Kansas City, Missouri woman has been indicted for embezzling $116,367 from her employer. Tonya Topel, 41, was charged in an 11-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Mo., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.