MISSOURIANS ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT DROUGHT REPORTS

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 14:00:07 CDT

Missourians are being encouraged to submit drought reports. The current dry conditions are expected to intensify across Missouri, especially the southern half of the state according to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor map.   Read More



TRUCKER INJURED IN VERNON COUNTY ROLLOVER ACCIDENT

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 13:38:18 CDT

A driver was injured in a semi truck rollover in Vernon County Tuesday morning.   Read More



BUTLER MAN CHARGED IN WEEKEND SHOOTING

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 13:28:00 CDT

A Butler man has been charged following a shooting over the weekend.   Read More




NEVADA COMMUNITY CENTER TO HOST DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 12:00:11 CDT

The Community Center of the city of Nevada will host a Dodgeball Tournament on July 23rd. There will be prizes for the best dressed team, most creative team name, as well as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. All teams must have six players and must have at least two girls per team.   Read More



MDC ONLINE PROGRAM WEDNESDAY TO FOCUS ON TURTLES

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 10:30:09 CDT

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is hosting a free virtual program focusing on turtles on July 6th. "Naturalist Notes Virtual Series: Turtles" will be presented online 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.   Read More



EARLY MORNING FIRE DAMAGES EXTERIOR OF BUTLER HOME

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 09:50:24 CDT

Butler firefighters were called to an early morning structure fire Tuesday. At 1:46 a.m. Tuesday, the Butler Fire Department was called to a reported structure fire in the 200 block of Country Club Terrace. Upon arrival, fire was found on the exterior wall of the garage.   Read More




NEVADA CITY COUNCIL MEETING IN REGULAR SESSION TUESDAY

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 08:00:15 CDT

The Nevada City Council is back on schedule, and will meet again Tuesday night. The Council will hear an audit report from Nevada Housing Authority.   Read More



PAVEMENT WORK TO BEGIN AT VERNON/CEDAR COUNTY LINE NEXT WEEK

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 06:51:56 CDT

Travelers in Vernon and Cedar counties may need to seek alternate routes next week. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, contractor crews will be repairing shoulders on Vernon County Route B between I-49 and the Vernon/Cedar County line July 11th through July 13th.   Read More



LIGHTNING STRIKE CAUSES HOUSE FIRE IN CRAWFORD COUNTY

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 06:49:45 CDT

A lightning strike sparked a fire in rural Crawford County over the weekend. According to Crawford County Fire District #2, firefighters operated for over four hours Sunday to contain a residential fire in the 1100 block of 610 Avenue in Mulberry.   Read More



EL DORADO SPRINGS WOMAN WINS PHOTO CONTEST

Date: Tue, 05 Jul 2022 06:00:16 CDT

An El Dorado Springs woman submitted the Best in Show photograph in the Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest. The photograph, submitted by Megan Richner of El Dorado Springs, Mo., was chosen from photos submitted by photographers from across Missouri.   Read More



RICH HILL 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION WRAPPING UP ON THE 4TH

Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 07:25:52 CDT

The 4th of July is a busy day in Rich Hill. Billy Humble discusses the car show starting at noon today. RICH HILL CAR SHOW :42 Natalea Platt shares details of the parade. PARADE DETAILS :24 There's one more thing to enjoy the day, they say.   Read More



KANSAS CITY RESIDENTS TAKEN TO LOCAL HOSPITAL AFTER SUNDAY CRASH

Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 05:19:27 CDT

Two Kansas City, Missouri residents were injured in a Sunday afternoon accident. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 2017 Nissan Rogue driven by 53 year old Mario Torres-Alvarado was traveling north on I-49 three miles north of Sheldon just before 12:30 p.m. Sunday.   Read More



MISSOURI MAN DIES IN SATURDAY MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2022 05:11:01 CDT

A Missouri man died following a motorcyle crash in Barton County Saturday. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, just after 7:30 p.m.   Read More



JOE NICHOLS TO PERFORM IN RICH HILL SATURDAY NIGHT

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 08:00:52 CDT

The weekend is full of activity in Rich Hill for 4th of July. Natalea Platt explains there is a free concert Saturday. JOE NICHOLS CONCERT SATURDAY NIGHT :16 The concerts will be in West Park.   Read More



RED CROSS ISSUES TIPS FOR EVERYONE TO HAVE A SAFE 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 08:00:00 CDT

Independence Day coming soon and many people plan to attend fireworks displays, a backyard picnic, or just enjoy the outdoors. The American Red Cross offers some safety tips for fireworks, picnics, and hot weather, in hopes that everyone has a fun-packed, safe holiday.   Read More



ROADWAY DEATHS DOWN SLIGHTLY FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2022

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 07:58:48 CDT

Following an especially deadly 2021, Missouri traffic fatalities have dropped 7% compared to this same time last year, Preliminary data shows from Jan. 1 - June 22, 413 people were killed in Missouri traffic crashes, down from 445 in the same period in 2021.   Read More



COVID CASES RISE IN LOCAL COUNTIES

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 07:56:36 CDT

Area counties have seen increases in COVID-19 numbers in recent weeks. According to the Vernon County Health Department, 57 tests came back positive in the week ending June 29th. In Cedar County, 19 positive cases have been reported in each of the previous two weeks of reporting.   Read More



COAST GUARD RELEASES 2021 RECREATIONAL BOATING STATISTICS AHEAD OF JULY 4TH WEEKEND

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 07:19:20 CDT

The U.S. Coast Guard recorded a drop in fatalities in recreational boating in 2021. The U.S.   Read More



EL DORADO SPRINGS MAN INJURED AFTER CAR OVERTURNS

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 06:59:17 CDT

An El Dorado Springs man was taken to the hospital following a Friday afternoon crash. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 34 year old Jonathan Fannon was traveling south on Route H 8 miles southeast of Appleton City just after 2:00 p.m.   Read More



EL DORADO SPRINGS MAN INJURED AFTER CAR OVERTURNS

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 06:58:56 CDT

An El Dorado Springs man was taken to the hospital following a Friday afternoon crash. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 34 year old Jonathan Fannon was traveling south on Route H 8 miles southeast of Appleton City just after 2:00 p.m.   Read More



MINK LEAGUE BASEBALL RESULTS FOR FRIDAY, JULY 1ST

Date: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 06:01:15 CDT

MINK LEAGUE BASEBALL RESULTS FOR FRIDAY, JULY 1ST Sedalia Bombers 10 Joplin Outlaws 4 Clarinda A's 5 Jefferson City Renegades 1 St. Joseph Mustangs 7 Des Moines Peak Prospects 6 (10 innings) MINK LEAGUE SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, JULY 2ND Clarinda A's @ St.   Read More



BATES COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE RECEIVES NEW EQUIPMENT

Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:00:13 CDT

The Bates County Sheriff's Office received new equipment this week to assist for officer and civilian safety. After the Uvalde school shooting, the Sheriff's Office reviewed equipment necessary for a rapid response by individual deputies within their own agency.   Read More



ONLINE APPLICATIONS FOR MDC MANAGED DEER HUNTS OPEN FRIDAY

Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:30:17 CDT

Online applications for Missouri Department of Conservation managed deer hunts are open today.   Read More



RICH HILL HOLDING PIE CONTEST AND AUCTION AS PART OF 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:10:30 CDT

Friday marks the start of the weekend and the continuation of Rich Hill 4th of July Stars and Stripes Forever celebration. Rich Hill 4th of July Committe members Natalea Platt and Billy Humble say the pie contest is a big deal.   Read More



MISSOURI STATE FAIR MILITARY FLAG RETREAT CREMONY NOMINATION DEADLINE APPROACHING

Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:08:45 CDT

The deadline to nominate a Missouri veteran or active duty service member for the 2022 Missouri State Fair Military Flag Retreat Ceremony is quickly approaching The Missouri State Fair takes place from Aug 11-21 in Sedalia and as part of the fair, Missouri veterans and active duty...   Read More



WEITZEL, REED RETIRE FROM COTTEY

Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 06:12:11 CDT

Thursday marked the last day for a pair of Cottey College faculty members. Dr. Jann Weitzel retires after serving as president for seven years. Director of Public Information Steve Reed is retiring after 30 years with the college. Dr.   Read More



NEVADA R-5 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING HELD BEFORE NEW FISCAL YEAR

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 13:32:31 CDT

Budgets occupied much of the discussion when the Nevada R-5 Board of Education met in special session Thursday morning. A special meeting is held this time of year so final numbers from the current fiscal year can be presented.   Read More



WICHITA MAN INJURED, FACES DWI IN OVERNIGHT CRASH

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 09:00:16 CDT

A Wichita, Kansas man suffered serious injuries and faces driving while intoxicated charges following a one-vehicle crash overnight.   Read More



RAILROAD WORK TO CLOSE ST. CLAIR COUNTY AREA CROSSING NEXT WEEK

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 08:56:22 CDT

St. Clair County travelers may need to seek alternate routes next week. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation, St.   Read More



LOCAL MANUFACTURER EXPANDING EXISTING NEVADA FACILITY

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 05:20:28 CDT

A local manufacturer is planning on adding jobs in Nevada. Windows and doors manufacturer Peerless Products, Inc., recently announced it will expand in Nevada, investing $3.5 million and creating 111 new jobs.   Read More



EASTERN KANSAS COUNTIES IN DROUGHT WATCH

Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 05:17:57 CDT

Kansas Governor Laura Kelly has approved updated drought declarations for Kansas counties. This drought declaration places all 105 Kansas counties either in watch, warning, or emergency status.   Read More



ARPA FUNDS AVAILABLE IN BARTON COUNTY

Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2022 15:00:10 CDT

Funds are available for individuals and organizations in Barton County as part of The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA was signed into law in March of 2021 and allows $350 billion in additional funding for state and local governments.   Read More



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