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Sweet Springs School Board approves superintendent search consultant

The Sweet Springs School Board of Education approved to enter into an agreement with a superintendent search consultant during its monthly meeting Wednesday evening, Nov. 15. According to meeting minutes, the board approved to work with the Missouri School Board Association in search of a new superi


Crop problems topics for conference talks

Columbia - Problems growing crops provide topics for talks at the Crop Management Conference, Dec. 14-15 in Columbia, Kevin Bradley, University of Missouri Extension weed scientist, said. Answers go beyond problems faced this year with off-site herbicide drift. Bradley said wise use of dicamba will

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 23:00:00

This week in Trump Tweets: Thanksgiving

It has been a short week, but President Donald Trump has been taking care of business before the holiday weekend: NFL kneelers Marshawn Lynch of the NFL's Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him f

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 22:10:00

Crest Ridge boys drop season opener

Sacred Heart defeated the Crest Ridge Cougars basketball team 70-35 Tuesday night in Sedalia. Sacred Heart had four players in double figures while the Cougars (0-1) struggled offensively. "We were ice cold from the field" Crest Ridge coach Brent Behler stated. The Gremlins led 12-8 at the end of th

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-22 19:43:00

Speer me a moment - Being Thankful

In kindergarten, I was tasked with making hand print turkey, which evolved into a booklet with blank pages out to 2020. Shifting through the old pages, I found years where I was thankful for blanket, thankful to have a wonderful girlfriend and now wife and my "new and future jobs." This year Derek a

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-21 16:56:00

Commission recognizes America Recycles Day

Warrensburg - The Johnson County Commission recognized Nov. 15 as America Recycles Day, a national observance on the importance of recycling to protect natural resources and the environment. Commissioners signed a resolution stating Johnson County recycles more significantly, and desires a continued


Mullins retires from Veterans Home

Warrensburg - Cynthia Mullins, Cook II at the Missouri Veterans Home-Warrensburg, has retired after five years of dedicated service to Missouri's veterans. Mullins, of Sedalia, has worked for the State of Missouri for a combined total of more than 21 years. Her state employment included 16 years at


Fabulously Eco receives quarterly Main Street award

Fabulously Eco owner Shera Johnson accepts the fourth quarter You Swept Us Away award from Warrensburg Main Street in recognition of presenting a welcoming store front. Shown at the presentation are customers, Kara McIntosh, Anna Miller and Katie Brown, Johnson, and Main Street representatives Teena


1 dead in crash on US-127 in Jackson County

JACKSON CO., Mich (WLNS) - A teenage girl is dead and several others hospitalized today after the car they were in was rear-ended by a semi-truck on US-127. According to our media partners at the Jackson Citizen Patriot the crash occurred just after 10 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Parnall Road.

WLNS - 2017-11-22 19:00:56

Jackson students collect 64,000 food items for Salvation Army

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) - Organizing a massive food drive before the holiday break is a Thanksgiving tradition at Jackson High School. "When you come here and see how much work has been put in, it's so inspiring," said student Olivia White. It's called Thanksgiving Giving. For Jackson High students, i

WLNS - 2017-11-21 16:59:39

Jackson gets free street replacement thanks to concrete experiment

JACKSON, Mich. (WLNS) - Roads all over mid-Michigan are in desperate need of repair, but cities don't always have enough money to fix them. The city of Jackson could help pave the way toward a solution. 6 News has details on how an experimental street replacement on a small Jackson street could help


Brooklyn to host annual parade, tree lighting

Brooklyn's annual holiday parade and Christmas tree-lighting ceremony is set for 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 24, on the downtown square in Brooklyn. The "Hometown Holiday Parade" will herald Santa's arrival, after which he plans to visit with attending children and give out gifts. Three event highlight

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-11-22 20:00:00

Buddy's armed robbery suspect arrested

JACKSON, Mich. (WILX) -- Jackson County Sheriff Steve Rand is reporting this Tuesday morning that they have arrested the man associated with the armed robbery at the Buddy's Gas Station in Vandercook Lake. Marlon D. Stephens, a 44-year-old Jackson man was arrested and is currently in the Jackson Co

WILX-TV - 2017-11-21 16:17:00

Man says he robbed pharmacies to get sister's bail money

Photo: MLive JACKSON, Mich. (AP) - A southern Michigan man says he robbed three pharmacies in under an hour as part of an attempt to get enough money to bail his sister out of jail. Our media partners at The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports Antrell Williams of Jackson learned his punishment earlier


Thomas R. Cushman Sr.

His legacy . . . Thomas R. Cushman, Sr., 96, passed away Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Sept. 13, 1921 in Buenos Aries, Argentina to Samuel and Helen (Russell) Cushman. Thomas married the love of his life, Geraldine (Kuhl), on Feb. 14, 1947, at Iron Creek Commun

BROOKLYN EXPONENT - 2017-11-21 19:18:03

Seven Oakland County children find forever families on Michigan Adoption Day

Breanna Scott (left) stands with her mother, Megan Scott, her father, Joel Scott and brother. Seven adoptions were finalized at the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, 1200 N. Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Mich., on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017 as part of Michigan Adoption Day. Over 30 other cou


Two involved in fatal crash released from hospital

Officers are continuing their investigation into the crash that killed Xiomarie Martinez, 21 OCALA - Two people involved in a two-vehicle wreck that killed a woman last week have been released from the hospital. Ocala police officials said Wednesday that Maria Martinez, 50, and Michael L. Bauer, 33,

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-22 18:42:36

Man charged in robbery with a knife

Police are seeking two other suspects in Nov. 12 robbery. A 31-year-old Ocala man was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with robbing a man with a knife. Marvin Basile is accused of pointing a knife at the victim's neck and chest at the Motor Inn Motel at 3601 W. Silver Springs Blvd. on No

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-22 16:41:25

Man faces charge of sexual battery

OCALA - An 18-year-old man who admitted to having sex with a young woman who refused his advances was arrested Tuesday by a Marion County Sheriff's Office detective and charged with sexual battery. William Edward Guy told inspector Erik Dice that he and the 18-year-old victim kissed at his home in s

STAR-BANNER - 2017-11-21 21:22:21

Dozens of poodles saved from Ocala home now up for adoption

Poodles seized by Marion County Animal Services after a cruelty case in October are being now up for adoption. Animal services in Marion County placed before and after pictures of the dogs on its Facebook page after grooming them and caring for medical needs. Fifty-six dogs were removed from Janet M

WESH - 2017-11-22 18:35:00