BRIDGE REPLACEMENT UNDERWAY IN HARRISON TOWNSHIP

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:55:13 CST

A Vernon County bridge has been closed. According to the Vernon County Commission, a bridge replacement in Harrison Township has closed Section 32 of 375 Road until further notice. Copyright 2022 Harbit Communications, Inc.   Read More



SOUTHEAST KANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATING HOMICIDE

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:52:51 CST

A southeast Kansas man is being held in Allen County Jail on first degree murder charges after he turned himself in to law enforcement. At around 4:50 p.m.   Read More



ASHLAND STREET CLOSURE POSTPONED

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 11:48:39 CST

One street reopened to traffic in Nevada Monday, and another street closure is now postponed. City Manager Mark Mitchell says Hickory Street on the East side of Ash Street to North Main Street is scheduled to be open to traffic on Monday, December 5th.   Read More




BATES COUNTY MAN INJURED IN SUNDAY MORNING VEHICLE CRASH

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 07:30:16 CST

A Bates County man was injured in a Sunday morning vehicle crash. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a crash occurred just before 12:00 p.m. Sunday on Route V north of County Road Southeast 6508 in Bates County.   Read More



ST. CLAIR COUNTY WOMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED FOLLOWING TWO-VEHICLE CRASH FRIDAY

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 06:58:41 CST

A St. Clair County woman suffered serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash late Friday. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred just after 4:30 p.m. Friday on US Highway 65 in Benton County at Route BB.   Read More



SOUTHWEST MISSOURI MAN TAKEN TO HOSPITAL FOLLOWING ROLLOVER IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 06:57:08 CST

A southwest Missouri resident was taken to the hospital after a weekend rollover crash in St. Clair County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports a one-vehicle crash occurred just before 7:00 p.m. Saturday on Missouri Highway 13 in Lowry City.   Read More




TWO TEENS INJURED IN VERNON COUNTY VEHICLE CRASH

Date: Mon, 05 Dec 2022 06:49:31 CST

Two teenagers were injured in a Saturday night vehicle crash in Vernon County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday on Rebel Road 15 miles west of Nevada.   Read More



JOPLIN PHYSICIAN PLEADS GUILTY TO HEALTH CARE FRAUD

Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 09:26:43 CST

A Joplin physician has pleaded guilty in federal court to providing false information in order to receive Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements. According to a release from the U.S.   Read More



HARTZLER SUPPORTING ALFORD IN TRANSITION FOR MISSOURI 4TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 06:31:30 CST

Former television news anchor turned politcian, Mark Alford, is preparing to take over the 4th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives that covers most of western Missouri.   Read More



GEORGIA TRUCK DRIVER TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER WRECK IN LINN COUNTY, KS

Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 06:06:30 CST

A Georgia truck driver was transported to the hospital after a one vehicle accident Friday afternoon in Linn County, KS. The Kansas Highway Patrol report says the mishap occured shortly after 4:00 Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 69 just north of East 1350th Road at mile marker 93.9.   Read More



EL DORADO SPRINGS WOMAN AIRLIFTED TO HOSPITAL AFTER FRIDAY MORNING WRECK

Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2022 05:54:37 CST

An El Dorado Springs woman has been taken to a Springfield hospital after being involved in a two vehicle collision early Friday morning in Cedar County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the wreck occured just after 5:30 a.m. Friday morning on U.S.   Read More



NRTC DECA CHAPTER HOSTING 5K FOR COMMUNITY WINTERWEAR CLOTHING DRIVE

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:24:28 CST

The Nevada Regional Technical Center DECA Chapter is hosting a 5K Run/Walk Saturday. Rhett Forkner, Addy McInroy, Asher Mosher, and Nolan DeWeese took the time to talk about the event. The students say it was more than just the running portion to focus on.   Read More



STREET CLOSURE EARLY NEXT WEEK IN NEVADA

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:14:04 CST

One street will reopen to traffic in Nevada, and another will close early next week. City Manager Mark Mitchell says Hickory Street on the East side of Ash Street to North Main Street is scheduled to be open to traffic on Monday, December 5th.   Read More



ST. CLAIR COUNTY BRIDGE REOPENS

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:00:56 CST

A bridge has reopened in St. Clair County. The Missouri Department of Transportation reports that just after 9:15 a.m. Friday, the Missouri Route 82 bridge over Simms Creek west of Roscoe reopened.   Read More



ON MY OWN AT LIGHTS AT THE LAKE WITH SANTA FRIDAY NIGHT

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 14:35:21 CST

Lights at the Lake will have a special guest tonight. Kalli Gober of On My Own, Inc. says there will be the opportunity to see Santa tonight at Radio Springs Park after the Nevada Christmas parade.   Read More



MDC SOLICITING BIDS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW PUMP STATION AT SCHELL-OSAGE CONSERVATION AREA

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:45:10 CST

The Missouri Department of Conservation is soliciting bids for construction of a new pump station at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area. The pump station will provide water to the wetland and lake, with water pumped from the Osage River channel in the upper end of Truman Lake.   Read More



FIRE CHIEF SHARES TIPS FOR FIRE SAFETY AROUND CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY SEASON

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:30:15 CST

As we get into the holiday season, there are a number of safety tips to keep in mind. Nevada Fire Chief Troy Denney says there are plenty of concerns to keep in mind with a tree in the house.   Read More



VERNON COUNTY SALVATION ARMY SEEKING BELL RINGING VOLUNTEERS

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:22:11 CST

There are weekend bell ringing opportunities for the Vernon County Salvation Army this season. Salvation Army Board member Greg Hoffman says donations this time of year are very important.   Read More



ST. CLAIR COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD MOLESTATION CHARGES

Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2022 07:14:30 CST

A St. Clair County man was arrested last week on child molestation charges. According to the St. Clair County Sheriff's Office, on Wednesday, November 23rd, Deputies arrested 57 year old William Buckler of Lowry City on nine counts of first degree child molestation.   Read More



NEVADA CHRISTMAS PARADE COMING UP FRIDAY

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 13:00:14 CST

The City of Nevada is getting more into the holiday spirit with Friday's parade on the Square. Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jessica Sloniker says there's a fun theme, and events begin Friday with a ceremony at 5:30 p.m.   Read More



YOUTH FIREARMS DEER HUNTING NUMBERS IN

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:57:32 CST

Young Missouri hunters raked in several thousand deer earlier this fall. Anthony Morabith reports. :29 Archery deer season runs through January 15, 2023.   Read More



FORT SCOTT ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE THURSDAY NIGHT

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 11:53:12 CST

Fort Scott will get into the holiday season tonight. The Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone to the Fort Scott Christmas Parade at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1st.   Read More



AREA HOSPITAL HOLDING COMMUNITY TOWN HALL EVENT

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 10:21:50 CST

A local hospital will be holding a community town hall event. Cedar County Memorial Healthcare (CCMH) in El Dorado Springs will host a 2022 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 1st.   Read More



VERNON COUNTY UNITED WAY ANNUAL SHOPPING SPREE THIS WEEKEND

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:16:46 CST

The Vernon County Salvation Army is looking for volunteers this holiday season, and has an event coming up this weekend. Salvation Army Board member Greg Hoffman says the annual Shopping Spree this weekend needs volunteers.   Read More



LOCAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AWARDED GRANTS

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:13:32 CST

Some local Career and Technical Education programs have been awarded grants from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) Missouri’s Area Career Center Opportunity (MACCO) Grant provides the funding to enhance the state’s CTE capacity by providing more opportunities...   Read More



SECURITY CAMERA FOOTAGE HELPS LOCATE COUPLE INVOLVED IN THEFT

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:07:29 CST

The Bates County Sheriff's Office were able to locate suspects of a recent theft after the victim provided security camera footage. According to the Bates County Sheriff's Office, on Saturday, November 19th, a theft was reported in Rich Hill.   Read More



SOUTHEAST KANSAS MAN ARRESTED ON THEFT CHARGES

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:04:35 CST

A southeast Kansas man has been arrested on theft charges. According to Bourbon County Sheriff's Office arrest reports, their office arrested 30 year old Brandon Ray Brown just after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday.   Read More



UPDATE: LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS LOCATED MISSING WOMAN

Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2022 05:34:45 CST

UPDATE: Law enforcement has located Clark. 34 year old Ronni Clark of Nevada had been reported missing, and the last reported contact with her was on October 29th. Clark is described as a 5'5" white female weighing 140 points with blonde hair and blue eyes.   Read More



LONG TERM CARE BOARD TO DISCUSS FACILITY MERGE, JULY FINANCIAL REPORT IN WEDNESDAY MEETING

Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 07:19:21 CST

The Long Term Care Board of Directors of City Convalescent Home will be holding their meeting Wednesday. Items on the agenda include updates regarding the Point Click Care System, a Survey, and a Facility merge.   Read More



BATES COUNTY MAN ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY FIRING SHOTS TO INTIMIDATE NEIGHBOR

Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 07:16:30 CST

A Bates County man was arrested after allegedly firing a gun to intimidate a neighbor. According to the Bates County Sheriff's Office, on Monday, November 21st, Deputies were dispatched to an area on Northwest County Road 7501 in Adrian after a report that a subject was shot at.   Read More



GORDON PARKS MUSEUM TO HOST LUNCH AND LEARN EVENT

Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 06:55:54 CST

The Gordon Parks Museum in Fort Scott is hosting a 110th Birthday Lunch and Learn event this week. The event is free to the public and will feature guest speaker Bill Martin.   Read More



WEDNESDAY IS LAST DAY FOR HOLIDAY ART AND WRITING CONTEST ENTRIES

Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2022 06:53:32 CST

An annual holiday contest is underway in Vernon County. Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce Director Jessica Sloniker says there is still a little time for the two contests.   Read More



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