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One Injured in Johnson County Wreck

A 20-year old Chilhowee resident was injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle Johnson County wreck. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident at approximately 8:30, on MO-13 just south of 1000 Road.


Public Works declares snow emergency for this weekend

WARRENBURG — The Warrensburg Public Works Department has declared a Phase I Snow Emergency from 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, to noon Sunday, Jan. 20. The emergency declaration was made in response to the National Weather Service forecast for snow in excess of 4 inches with heavy winds and freezing.


Candidate filing ends for April 2 election

WARRENSBURG — The filing deadline for city, school district and special district seats in the April 2 election ended at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15. The following candidates have filed to seek election:


Mules snap conference skid with rout of Lincoln

WARRENSBURG - The Mules secured a bounce back win over Lincoln 71-55 Thursday. “Bouncing back after two losses that, quite frankly, stung because we were right there at the end and just couldn’t get it done and having to bounce back against a well-coached and very good Lincoln team,” Central Missour


County to seek half-cent sales tax for Sheriff's Office, jail

WARRENSBURG — The Johnson County Commission voted Tuesday, Jan. 15, to put a half-cent sales tax issue on the April 2 election ballot to fund the Sheriff''s Office and jail operations.


Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks Bigs

WARRENSBURG – With January being National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Johnson County is celebrating those who are already volunteering as mentors, “Bigs”, and recruiting volunteers.


Sedalia attorney place on probation following allegations of prematurely paid fees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sedalia attorney R. Scott Gardner has received a fully deferred suspension and been placed on probation following a Jan. 15 Missouri Supreme Court disciplinary proceeding over allegations of illegally obtained personal representative fees.


Lesbian Couple Denied Housing in Missouri Retirement Community Has Lawsuit Dismissed

ST. LOUIS, Mo - A federal lawsuit filed by a married lesbian couple alleging they were discriminated against by a Sunset Hills retirement community has been dismissed, The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports.


High court splits on Sedalia attorney discipline case

The Missouri Supreme Court has put a Pettis County attorney on probation for one year, and in so doing took the unusual step of issuing a full opinion and dissent on the matter. The high court on Jan. 15 found that R. Scott Gardner, a solo practitioner in Sedalia, improperly paid himself $15,000 in


Lincoln women drop road game vs. Jennies

WARRENSBURG — The short-handed Lincoln Blue Tigers kept it close for most of Wednesday night's game at Central Missouri, but the Jennies pulled away early in the third quarter to win 77-58 in women's basketball action.


Court scheduled Thursday for released prisoner accused of kidnapping

PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. — A former inmate waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday, for kidnapping and other felony charges in Pettis County. Authorities say Corey T. Owens, 28, had just been paroled from prison when he attempted to abduct a young girl in Sedalia.


PBR shares moving tribute video after world-ranked bull rider from Missouri is killed in competition

DENVER — Professional Bull Riders Association shared a moving tribute video early Thursday in memory of Mason Lowe. Lowe died Tuesday night after a bull stomped on his chest during a competition at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.


U.S. Marshals capture 7 fugitives during southwest Missouri drug enforcement sweep

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- U.S. Marshal Mark S. James, Western District of Missouri announced the arrest of seven southwest Missouri fugitives on Wednesday. Jason Wages was charged in Greene County with 2nd Degree Burglary on October 26th, 2017, in a case investigated by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.


Sweet Springs man accused of kidnapping and DWI

PETTIS COUNTY, Mo. — A man from Sweet Springs was arrested and charged with felony charges on Tuesday. According to a probable cause statement, officers received a Snapchat message from a woman advising she was in a vehicle with a man who had been drinking and driving over the speed limit. The drive


Warrensburg swim prepares for final weeks of season at final home meet

WARRENSBURG - Despite winning 81-7 on Thursday, Jan. 17, Warrensburg's focus was on the final weeks of the season as it hosted Marshall for Senior Night. "I just told them to have fun today and I feel like most of them had fun today," Warrensburg coach Annie Deterding said. "Today was, I don't want


Missouri's 700,000 food stamp recipients feeling effects of shutdown

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- As the partial government shutdown drags on the list of affected agencies and programs is growing. One local woman who gets food stamps says she's concerned people will be confused by February food stamp benefits arriving early.


Jiffy Stop Food Mart Employee Accused of Stealing $300 of Merchandise

Sedalia Police took a theft report from Jiffy Stop Food Mart, 1722 W. Broadway, on Monday. According to the report, the complainant said an employee had been stealing from the business, and he located $300 in merchandise that had been taken.


Witness in Missouri homicide case goes missing, prompting alert

RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a man who is a witness in a pending homicide case. Kenneth E. Cornwell Jr. is 42 years old and was last seen on Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. in the 8900 block of E. 67th Street in Raytown, near Kansas City.


Knob Noster boys take down Holden

The Knob Noster boys picked up a conference win over Holden in a Johnson County rivalry game 64-48 Wednesday, Jan. 16. An evenly matched first framed ended in a 12-12 tie before the Panthers offense took over, outscoring the Eagles 15-9 to lead 27-21 at the break.


Warrensburg lets fourth quarter lead slip away in OT loss to Center

WARRENSBURG - The latest chapter of the Warrensburg-Center rivalry saw the No. 5 Tigers let a 11-point lead slip away in the fourth quarter as the Yellowjackets took Thursday’s, Jan. 17, contest 81-72 in overtime.