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Crash reports - March 21, 2023
Car totaled in March 16 wreck
WMMC to host second annual Blue Ribbon Bash
WARRENSBURG — Western Missouri Medical Center will host its second annual Blue Ribbon Bash for colorectal cancer awareness from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 30 at the MKi Pavilion, 107 Ming St.
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Police reports - March 21, 2023

Lawrence R. Bayless, 47, and Shery A. Bayless, 39, were arrested on Feb. 22 when officers responded to a theft report at a business on East Cooper Boulevard. Asset Protection reported that a known male and female subjects stole $228.31 worth of merchandise on Feb. 12. Both were arrested for stealing-shoplifting.

Nonprofits needed to display at senior volunteer fair

Care Connection for Aging Services is recruiting nonprofit agencies to participate in a “Connect for Effect” Volunteer Fair for older adults this spring.

County-wide sales tax increases April 1

The Johnson County Commission reminds businesses in Johnson County that the county-wide sales tax rate will increase by one-half cent effective April 1.
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Young named MIAA Hitter of the Week

Redshirt junior Carter Young received Mules baseball’s first conference recognition of the season, tabbed as the MIAA Hitter of the Week for March 14-20.  The Mules tallied four wins …

Warrensburg baseball shut out by Jefferson City

Warrensburg baseball lost to Jefferson City 9-0 on Tuesday, March 21, at Vivion Field in Jefferson City.  The Tigers (1-1) tallied just two hits, arriving from sophomore Sam Slobaszewski and …


Medical service, hot lunch offered for community

WARRENSBURG — Multiple local community resources have partnered with Sedalia-based Katy Trail Community Health to provide medical services and hot lunches to Johnson County citizens.

New author hosts book signing in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — After publishing her first book, “My Forever Homestead Home: A Rescue Dog’s Story,” in December 2022, Beth Halsey hosted a book signing at Gunzil and Bowser Children’s Bookstore on Saturday, Feb. 25.

Charm House Cookies honors a lost loved one

SEDALIA – Expertly decorated cookies, cupcakes, and cakes are the signature of a relatively new local business, Charm House Cookies — goodies created with fond memories of a lost loved one.

Warrensburg bookstore to host book signing

Gunzil & Bowser Children's Bookstore, 112 W. Gay St. in Warrensburg, will host a book signing from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, for local author Beth Halsey.
Police & Crash Reports
Galen R. Jordan, 52, was arrested on Feb. 13 when officers conducted a traffic stop on Broad Street. Jordan was arrested for driving without a valid operator's license.
Serious injuries reported in March 11 wreck
Moderate injuries in March 5 wreck
Carol E. Twigg, 60, was arrested on Feb. 9 on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance-opium.
Three vehicles involved in March 4 wreck
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Thoughts on improving Missouri’s Sunshine Law

The 50-year golden anniversary of Missouri’s Sunshine Law has led me to reflect on what could be done to restore the vision of Missouri’s original Sunshine Law sponsors.

Finding lighter wines for the spring season

As a child, when you woke up one morning, didn’t you suddenly know that it was the beginning of spring and the beginning of all the fun and games that come with that season? Out came the roller skates, the baseball glove and bat, the jump ropes, and all of the other paraphernalia that children associate with springtime.

Taking a closer look at electric vehicles

Hope you are anticipating the bursting of spring and the awakening of the plants in Warrensburg — greening grass, budding and flowering trees, blooming crocuses and daffodils.
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