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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.
GVMH welcomes family nurse practitioner
CLINTON — Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare welcomes a new Family Nurse Practitioner to the medical team. Heather Dains, FNP, has joined the Clinton and Windsor clinics. Dains will evaluate and treat patients with health conditions and illnesses that are not severe or life-threatening. Common condit
Knob Noster falls to Richmond
KNOB NOSTER - Knob Noster fell down late in Tuesday night’s, Dec. 11, game against Richmond and couldn’t recover, losing 45-35. “We are a young team and it is pretty evident that we struggle to put the ball in the basket at times,” Knob Noster coach Dustin Fox said. “We are getting so much better.”
Archery proves answer for small academy sports
CENTERVIEW — For a small school, archery has become the solution to finding a sport for their students. Team sports dominate most school districts, but the Johnson County Christian Academy did not have that option.
Wrestling Roundup -- Osage and Versailles
MICHAEL LOSCH, Lake Sun Sports Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org — Osage stays unbeaten in duals with win over Warsaw. Osage hosted Warsaw in a dual between former Tri-County Conference foes Tuesday night and the Wildcats became the next team to fall to the Indians as Osage maintained its perfect dua
Sedalia natives Scroggins, Apsher meet in Mules-MNU matchup
WARRENSBURG — A pair of Sedalia hoopers returned home for the holidays, or as close as they could get, Wednesday at the Multipurpose Building. MidAmerica Nazarene junior and Smith-Cotton graduate Dante Scroggins finished with one points and rebound apiece during a 76-75 Mules basketball victory, cou
Influenza 'almost nonexistent' in county to date
WARRENSBURG — As of Monday, Dec. 10, only six influenza cases had been reported to Johnson County Community Health Services this flu season, all of them in November, Ronda Davis, public health coordinator, said.
Clean Water Commission rules against Valley Oaks CAFO
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Clean Water Commission rejected the expansion of the Valley Oaks Steak Co.'s confined animal feeding operation following a hearing Monday, Dec. 10.
Warrensburg Council Ponders Change in Medical Marijuana Use Ordinance
The Warrensburg City Council discussed amending the city's ordinance pertaining to medical marijuana use on Monday night. On Nov. 6, Missouri voters passed an amendment to the Missouri Constitution which will allow medical marijuana in Missouri. The amendment passed with 66% in favor in Missouri and
Valley Oaks files for another expansion permit after original request shut down
LONE JACK, Mo. — Opponents of a metro meat company’s controversial expansion plan scored a victory on Monday after the Missouri Clean Water Commission rejected the project from moving forward.
Knob Noster girls fall to Richmond
The Knob Noster girls lost to Richmond 44-39 Monday, Dec. 10. The Lady Panthers got out to a hot start taking a 15-8 lead in the first quarter, but the Lady Spartans overcame the early deficit to lead 22-20 at the intermission.
Lady Bluebirds grounded at hands of Tipton
COLE CAMP — Tipton senior Brooklynn Pace scored 19 points, juniors Alexa Jurgensmeyer and Abby Backes added 17 and 15, respectively, and the Lady Cardinals defeated Cole Camp 58-41 Monday at Robert Farrington Court.
Iowa resident taken to jail over alleged drug possession
BATES COUNTY, Mo. — An Iowa resident was transported to jail after allegedly getting caught with drugs. 31-year-old Brandee Huston, of Dubuque, Iowa, was arrested at 4 p.m. Monday, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. She was preliminarily charged with felony possession of a controlled substa
Dream Factory celebrates 30th Christmas season
For three decades a local organization has been making a difference in the lives of ill children, and their families, by making dreams come true. The Sedalia Chapter of the Dream Factory brought smiles to children’s faces Saturday during the 30th annual Christmas party. Children were treated with a
Candlelight memorial circles the globe
WARRENSBURG — Families gathered in the cold Sunday, Dec. 9, to remember children and adults that have passed away. The National Children’s Memorial Day is an annual event celebrating lost loved ones with prayer and a candle lighting ceremony. A ceremony was held at the Children’s Memorial Gardens in
Church sees Living Nativity as 'gift to the community'
WARRENSBURG — Mary, Joseph, wise men, donkeys and a camel were all a part of the Living Nativity from the Grover Park Baptist Church. The church has hosted a living nativity on a December weekend for more than a decade and refuses donations from the event.
Smith win 138lbs. bracket at Lee's Summit North Invitational
Warrensburg finished seventh at the Lee`s Summit North Invitational with 111.5 team points. Skyler Smith was the Tigers best finisher, winning the 138lbs. division with a perfect 6-0 record.
Main Street program aims to protect downtown trees
WARRENSBURG – “We love our trees downtown,” Warrensburg Main Street board member Rhonda Gelbach said. Trees adjacent to the street often receive damage, she said, such as a small tree planted at the courthouse that someone ran over.