VERNON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS RELEASED UPDATED COVID-19 NUMBERS

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 13:42:15 CST

The Vernon County Health Department has reported a rise of 267 new confirmed positive coronavirus cases over the last week. Officials said Wednesday of the 4,465 cases identified in Vernon County 92 deaths have occurred related to COVID-19.   Read More



FORT SCOTT AND BOURBON COUNTY COMINE SERVICES FOR TOURISM DEPARTMENT

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 13:25:56 CST

The City of Fort Scott and Bourbon County have combined services with city's tourism department going under the Bourbon County Regional Economic Development Inc.   Read More



VERNON COUNTY 9TH ANNUAL KID FRIENDLY FOOD ALMOST REACHED 100 FAMILIES

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 09:57:11 CST

The Vernon County Sheriff's Office 9th Annual Kid-Friendly Food drive was a success this year. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher says they had an unbelievable amount of people drop off food.   Read More




BOURBON COUNTY, KANSAS UPDATED COVID-19 NUMBERS

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 08:51:58 CST

Bourbon County, Kansas has seen a significant rise of new COVID-19 cases being reported. 442 new confirmed cases have been identified by health center officials. Just over 5,500 county residents or 40.4 percent, have recieved at least one vaccine dose for COVID-19.   Read More



PRE-TRIAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULED FOR NEVADA MAN FACING MURDER CHARGES

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 08:46:40 CST

A Pre-trial Conference has been scheduled for a Nevada man facing murder charges. Vernon County Court information indicates a Pre-trial Conference has been scheduled for 47-year-old James D. Jackson at 9:00 a.m. Monday, January 31, in the Vernon County Courthouse.   Read More



EPA PREVENTING ENLIST ONE AND DUO TO BE USED IN FIVE SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI COUNTIES

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 07:08:38 CST

The EPA released a decision that will prevent the use of the herbicides Enlist One and Enlist Duo in five southwestern Missouri counties. Barton, Bates, Cedar, St. Clair and Vernon counties have been prevented from using Enlist One and Duo for their fields.   Read More



ARREST WARRANT CARRIED OUT BY BARTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE FOR A LAMAR MAN

Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 06:52:01 CST

The Barton County Sheriff's office carried out an arrest warrant for a Lamar man. A Barton County Sheriff's Deputy located the suspect Garrett Jones to a residential home located at 1006 Grand Street in Lamar, Monday, January 24.   Read More



NVCCF PARTNERSHIP WITH CITY OF NEVADA PARK BOARD MOVING FORWARD

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 14:58:55 CST

The Nevada/Vernon County Community Foundation is moving forward with their partnership with the City of Nevada Park Board. Foundation Director Greg Hoffman says they are trying to get a meeting scheduled between all parties.   Read More



AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD SUPPLY REMAINS AT LOW LEVELS

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 10:42:58 CST

The American Red Cross blood supply remains at low levels during winter months. American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas Regional Communications Director Sharon Watson says it will take a while to get out of this crisis.   Read More



NEVADA MAN FACES FELONY STEALING CHARGE

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 09:46:56 CST

A Nevada man is to be tried at the Vernon County Courthouse on a stealing allegation.   Read More



LOCAL AREA 4-H AND FFA AWARDED GRANTS FOR SERVICE PROJECTS

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 08:35:16 CST

Local area 4-H and FFA groups were awarded grants for service projects. The Missouri Department of Agriculture's 2022 Building Our American Communities grant program have awarded 16 youth groups from across Missouri. Each of the 2022 awardees will receive $500 toward their projects.   Read More



AN ENTREPRENEUR WEBINAR BEING OFFERED BY NGWBC THIS MONTH

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:55:08 CST

The New Growth Women's Business Center is offering a webinar series that continues this month. The webinar "The Entrepreneur Mindset" digs into the many ways an entrepreneur thinks.   Read More



MACKS CREEK MAN ARRESTED FOR OUTSTANDING WARRANT IN EL DORADO SPRINGS

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:14:09 CST

A Macks Creek man was arrested by the El Dorado Springs Police Department for an outstanding warrant. 30-year-old Tyler M.   Read More



ART EXHIBIT BY JENNIFER WOLKEN ON DISPLAY AT COTTEY COLLEGE

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 06:18:01 CST

Cottey College is showcasing an art exhibit by Missourian artist Jennifer Rose Wolken. The exhibit is titled "Coping with Mortality" and is on display in the P.E.O. Foundation Art Gallery on the Cottey Campus through February 11.   Read More



UPDATE PROGRAM TODAY WITH ECONOMIC DEVELOPER BEN VICKERS

Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 06:04:37 CST

Don't forget to join us for today's "Update" program with Economic Developer Ben Vickers. Ben will be talking about how the economic development of Nevada and Vernon County has grown through COVID-19 and about more potential businesses for the area.   Read More



NEVADA MAN IN CUSTODY FOR FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR ALLEGATIONS

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 13:15:53 CST

A Nevada man is in custody at the Vernon County Jail for felony and misdemeanor allegations. Sheriff Jason Mosher says 66-year-old Randal E. Dugan, of Nevada, was booked at the Vernon County Jail Friday evening, January 21st.   Read More



BARTON COUNTY COVID-19 NUMBERS UPDATE

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 11:36:20 CST

Barton County Health Department has reported 163 new confirmed positive coronavirus cases over the last week. Health Center officials said Monday of the 1,964 cases reported in Barton County with 99 active cases and 36 deaths have occurred related to COVID-19.   Read More



COTTEY COLLEGE HOSTS HYPNOTIST FOR SECOND SPRING CALENDAR EVENT

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 09:53:13 CST

Cottey College will be hosting a performance by a hypnotist Wednesday for their second event for the spring. Hypnotist Evan Gambardella will be performing Wednesday, January 27, at 8:00 p.m. in the Cottey College Auditorium.   Read More



MISSOURI'S 2021-2022 DEER HUNTING SEASON CONCLUDED AT 293,670 DEER HARVESTED

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:55:30 CST

The final count for Missouri's 2021-2022 deer-hunting season is 293,670 deer harvested. Vernon County's harvest of 2,974, includes 1,577 antlered bucks, 228 button bucks and 1,169 does. Harvests in other area counties include 3,729 in St.   Read More



COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE IN EL DORADO SPRINGS

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 07:12:22 CST

A community blood drive to be held in El Dorado Springs Thursday. The Community Blood Center of the Ozarks invites you to complete the 56-Day Challenge. If you complete the three-step challenge by April 15, you will be entered to win a $1,000 VISA gift card.   Read More



CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 07:04:34 CST

Cedar County Memorial Hospital will be holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. The Cedar County Memorial Hospital will be administering the Moderna two-dose COVID-19 vaccine booster free of charge Wednesday, January 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Read More



BATES COUNTY UPDATED COVID-19 NUMBERS

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 06:04:17 CST

194 new confirmed positive coronavirus cases have been identified in Bates County over the last week. Health Center officials said Monday of the 2,914 cases reported in Bates County 58 deaths have occurred related to COVID-19.   Read More



UPDATE PROGRAM WITH REPRESENTATIVE PATRICIA PIKE

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 05:46:09 CST

Don't forget to join us for today's "Update" program with Missouri 126th District Representative Patricia Pike. Representative Pike will be talking about how the Legaslative session is going and what is on the agenda still. Today's "Update" program airs at 1:05 p.m.   Read More



TWO EL DORADO SPRINGS RESIDENTS KILLED IN ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 05:35:48 CST

Two Cedar County residents were killed as the result of a one vehicle accident Friday afternoon. The Missouri Highway Patrol says it occured two miles east of El Dorado Springs on Highway 54 about 3:30 p.m.   Read More



NEVADA FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO STRUCTURE FIRE FRIDAY

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:16:25 CST

The Nevada Fire Department responded to a structure fire Friday morning. According to Fire Chief Troy Denney the Nevada Fire Department responded to a call of a detached garage on fire in the back yard of a residential home belonging to Daniel Hill at 1010 E. Allison.   Read More



TIPS TO KEEP SMARTPHONES SAFE IN COLD WEATHER

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 14:00:07 CST

With temperatures dropping the potential impact of extreme cold temperatures can be harmful to smartphones. According to UScellular, it is the lithium-ion batteries in smartphones and other connected devices that often create an issue in cold temperatures.   Read More



LAMAR FIRE DEPARTMENT CELEBRATING 125 YEARS

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:47:14 CST

The Lamar Fire Department is celebrating 125 years after being established January 6, 1897 by the Lamar City Council. Lamar Fire Chief Rick Heinen said they are fortunate for the citizens and city council for their support.   Read More



INTERESTED VENDORS WANTED FOR PITTSBURG FARMERS MARKET

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 13:00:10 CST

The Pittsburg Farmers Market is looking for interested vendors to join the 2022 season. The Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department's Farmers' Market Season starts April 16 and runs through October 29. The farmers market is every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Read More



FORT SCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT ABSENTEEISM NUMBERS DECREASE

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:16:36 CST

The Fort Scott USD 234 school district saw the number of student absenteeism decrease this past week. Fort Scott USD 234 Superintendent Ted Hessong says most buildings are at 20 percent and slowly going down.   Read More



A FIRE OCCURED IN DOWNTOWN OSCEOLA THURSDAY

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 07:15:16 CST

A fire in downtown Osceola damaged four businesses Thursday. City leaders say the fire started around 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 20, inside a two-story brick building at the cornor of Third and Pine. Firefighters reported no injuries from the fire.   Read More



LOCAL MISSOURI 4-H COMPETED AT THE 2022 WESTERN NATIONAL ROUNDUP

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 06:52:44 CST

Barton and Vernon County Missouri 4-H members competed this month at the 2022 Western National Roundup. During the four-day event, 4-H and FFA members from more than 30 states competed in various categories and project areas.   Read More



CEDAR COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC

Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2022 06:43:31 CST

Cedar County Memorial Hospital will be holding a COVID-19 vaccine clinic. The Cedar County Memorial Hospital will be administering the Moderna two-dose COVID-19 vaccine and booster free of charge Wednesday, January, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Read More



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