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Warrensburg Community Theatre presents "Bingo! The Winning Musical"

Warrensburg - The Community Theatre presents "Bingo! The Winning Musical. Written by Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid and David Holcenerg, the play and will be performed at the Matthews-Crawford Post 131 American Legion at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 and available at

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-18 12:27:00

Professor seeks more screening at U.S. borders

Warrensburg - There are ways to hinder agro-terrorists who target livestock, Michael Sanderson said. A professor in epidemiology and beef production with the Department of Diagnostic Medicine and Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Sanderson called for border screenings of people and biological m

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-17 19:59:00

Contractor says Spirit Trail construction about on schedule

Warrensburg - Spirit Trail work is about on schedule, Buildet LLC's Chris Hendren said. Hendren told the Johnson County Spirit Trails Coalition weather slowed construction, which had been ahead of schedule. "We're about where I thought we would be. ... We just need the weather to cooperate," he said

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-17 22:00:00

Abstract provides overview of foot-and-mouth damage if allowed to infect herds

Warrensburg - The following is from an abstract written by Iowa State University professors James A. Roth and Anna R. Spickler... "Foot and mouth disease (FMD) presents the greatest economic threat to U.S. animal agriculture and is viewed as the most important transboundary animal disease in the wor

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-17 20:00:00

Leeton man dies in wreck; 2017 toll tops 2016

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports a wreck on 500th Road near midnight Friday claimed the life of Jeremy S. Caughern, 40, Leeton. Columbus - A Leeton man is dead and a Warrensburg man is in serious condition following a one-vehicle wreck in northwest Johnson County. The Missouri Highway Patrol repo


Area students participate in summer work program at veterans home

Buy Now Participants in the summer work program at the Missouri Veterans Home are Nikki Smith, employment adviser for the Center for Human Services; Chris Mott; Tim Hoyer, physical plant supervisor at the Missouri Veterans Home; Kyle Henderson, Lauryn Schumaker, Beth Coleman, food service manager; J

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-10-16 22:00:00

Bullets hit house, misdemeanors filed

Warrensburg - Ejyah Sheridan, 17, Warrensburg, faces four misdemeanor charges following a non-injury shooting incident in the 300 block of Northwest 21st Road on Oct. 4. Indications are bullets shot into the air struck a house. Prosecutor Rob Russell said he filed two charges of endangering the welf


UCM program serves veterans in 10 counties

Warrensburg - A $1.3 million federal grant enables the University of Central Missouri to establish the 10-county Veterans Upward Bound Program to serve veterans. The Department of Academic Enrichment will receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education to benefit veterans who are underrepresen


Pros and cons of a Sedalia bypass

The Sedalia's Voices Facebook page has been humming lately, and one of the most interesting recent topics of discussion was brought up by a member named Jimmie Raines: the idea that Sedalia needs a bypass. Upon seeing that suggestion, scenes from Disney's "Cars" began to flash in my head - a once pr

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-18 01:08:00

Local law enforcement finds gun theft puts citizens at risk

Though bought legally, stolen guns could quickly go from a citizen's possession to the scene of a crime. Local law enforcement agencies encourage gun owners to secure their weapons from potential thieves, who could use them for criminal activity. Many keep firearms for personal use without proper se

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-18 02:29:00

Missouri Tough Mudder 2017 a lesson in endurance at Missouri State Fairgrounds

Missouri Tough Mudder participants work as a team to help other contestants climb the Pyramid Scheme obstacle Saturday morning. Participants first had to cross through muddy water and then try to scale the slippery, steep incline. Approximately 4,000 people, not counting spectators, participated in


State Fair Community College to host FAFSA Frenzy

State Fair Community College wants to help college-bound students and their families with their financial planning by hosting its annual FAFSA Frenzy event. The free come-and-go workshop will be hosted from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Donald C. Proctor Library computer lab in the Yeater Learning Cen

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-16 17:48:00

Smith-Cotton Junior High student dies after ATV accident

A 12-year-old Smith-Cotton Junior High student died Monday morning from injuries he suffered in an off-road vehicle accident Saturday. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Artyom Perchak was operating an ATV at 4:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of East Peabody Road at Fingerlakes State Par

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-16 17:47:00

Sedalia City Council anticipates process for delegating budget funds

The Sedalia City Council began to eye its lengthy budget development process at Monday's meeting. Finance Director Kelvin Shaw outlined each established step in the process and added one of his own during the pre-council meeting. Shaw proposed a series of meetings and workshops to begin next week in

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-17 03:17:00

Administrators discuss driver/student safety on buses

In recent weeks, reports of bus accidents have become more frequent, including a Sept. 28 accident in Harrisburg where a school bus was struck head-on, killing the driver of the bus, Brian Simpson, the cross county coach and history teacher at the school. There have been minor accidents involving bu

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-10-16 19:18:00

Grain Valley schools increase police presence as precaution after social media threat

There will be an increased police presence at some Grain Valley schools on Tuesday because of a social media threat. Grain Valley Superintendent Dr. Marc Snow said in an email to parents that a student at Grain Valley High School reported the threat to school administrators on Monday. The social med

KCTV 5 - 2017-10-17 13:32:00

Crowds leave Sugar Mound festival in good spirts

Kincaid resident Susan White has been attending Sugar Mound Arts and Crafts Festival for many years and says it is one of her most anticipated events of the year. This year's festival took place Saturday and Sunday just outside of Mound City. Charity Keitel / charity.keitel@miconews.com Joy Snyder (

REPUBLIC-ONLINE.COM - 2017-10-18 13:00:00

What's happening in Cass County?

9-11:30 a.m. - Commerce Bank, 1301 S. Locust St., Harrisonville Receive free blood pressure, blood oxygen and blood sugar screenings, and obtain a free total lipid profile. For most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medic

KANSAS CITY STAR - 2017-10-17 04:29:00

Mayor will appoint task force for bicentennial planning

Mayor Brian Treece wants the city's celebration of its bicentennial to be special, so he plans to appoint a task force to make sure it's done right. The Columbia City Council discussed the appointment of the task force during its meeting Monday night, when Treece recounted Columbia's origins. Its fi

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-10-18 00:00:00

Grain Valley School District sends home letter following report of social media threat

Grain Valley Superintendent Dr. Marc Snow sent a letter to parents late Monday night after the district learned of a social media threat towards Grain Valley High School. According to the letter, the post warned students at Grain Valley High School not to go to school Tuesday. In his letter, Dr. Sno

KMBC.COM - 2017-10-17 11:30:00