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Foundation announces Spring 2023 Dual Credit Scholarship recipients
WARRENSBURG – The Warrensburg Schools Foundation announced the Spring 2023 Dual Credit Scholarships recipients.
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Crash reports - Jan. 31, 2023
Two vehicles totaled in Jan. 27 wreck
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Police reports - Jan. 31, 2023

Jeremy M. Roussell, 19, was arrested on Jan. 5 when the Children's Division responded to interview a Warrensburg juvenile about a hotline on Dec. 9, 2022. Roussell was arrested on charges of third-degree assault, third-degree child molestation-child less than 14, and endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs.

Dozens participate in local Roe v. Wade march

Three Johnson County men arrested for promotion of child pornography

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announced Wednesday the results of three separate child pornography distribution investigations. The investigations resulted in the arrest of three unassociated men of Johnson County for promotion of child pornography.
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Stanton, Claunch pace Warrensburg against California

WARRENSBURG — Tigers basketball seniors Jace Stanton and Gauge Claunch found success during two separate portions of Monday, Jan. 30’s game against California.

Knob Noster girls handle Lexington

Knob Noster girls basketball hit 13 threes in a 71-25 win over Lexington on Monday, Jan. 30, at Knob Noster High School. Senior Estella Huntsman paced the Panthers (6-13, 2-3 MRVC East) with …


BesaMe to offer recreational use cannabis

WARRENSBURG — BesaMe Wellness, a medical marijuana dispensary in Warrensburg, will soon open as a medical and recreational use dispensary.

Knob Noster tattoo studio breaks the mold

KNOB NOSTER — Body, Soul, Art Tattoo Studio is expanding after being open for just a year on Highway 50 in Knob Noster. Owner Jessica Neel credits the success of her tattoo parlor to creating a workspace women find inviting.

HRMA hosts Marijuana in the Workplace program

On Tuesday, the Human Resource Management Association of West Central Missouri hosted a free program in Sedalia Council Chambers on how employers can handle medical and recreational marijuana in the workplace. 

Local travel agent goes the extra mile

IONIA — Local travel agent Jamie Anderson, owner of Anderson Designs Travel LLC, goes the extra mile to ensure her clients are well cared for — some of those miles include traveling to …
Police & Crash Reports
Serious injuries, truck totaled in Jan. 16 wreck
Dorothy M. Lawrence, 63, was arrested on Dec. 23 when officers responded to a theft at a business on Cooper Boulevard. Lawrence was arrested on a charge of stealing.
Minor injuries in Jan. 12 wreck
Julianna C. Parker, 23, was arrested on Dec. 15 when officers were dispatched to a business on East Russell Avenue in reference to an assault. Parker was arrested on a charge of assault. Noah …
Moderate injuries, extensive damage in Jan. 7 wreck Moderate injuries were reported in a single-vehicle wreck on Jan. 7 on northbound Route F.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports …
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It might be time to reexamine your baggage load

When traveling by air anywhere in the world, most airlines charge an additional fee to carry extra baggage.

A time to heal

In the ancient rendering of time known as the Christian Church Year, the span of weeks between Jan. 6 (which signals the end of the 12 Days of Christmas) and Shrove Tuesday (the day before Ash Wednesday, known by many as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras—Feb. 21 this year) is called Epiphany, a word meaning “to make known or show forth.”

Encountering new opportunities for learning, growth

In my first column of the new year, I wrote that I had a lot of learning experiences in 2022, ranging from how to style my naturally curly hair to embracing new perspectives. It seems that theme is already carrying over into 2023.
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