Category: Missouri News

Cops meet community for coffee

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Johnson County law enforcement agencies recently hosted their second annual Coffee with a Cop event, offering citizens an opportunity to meet local officers and discuss community issues. People began to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the event Wednesday, Oct. 4, waiting inside the local McDonald’s. More than… Read more »

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KMOS wins Emmy for ‘Missouri Life’ episode (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – KMOS, the local PBS station, won its first Emmy in the magazine category for an episode of “Missouri Life” featuring the community of Silver Dollar City. Roy Millen, producer at KMOS, said the staff received the Emmy from the Mid-America chapter of the National Academy… Read more »

WMMC to Host Free Natural Childbirth Class

Western Missouri Medical Center will host a free natural childbirth class Wednesday, Sept. 29. The class is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m. to educate mothers and partners and will be located in Conference Room 1, inside the main entrance. Soon-to-be-mothers are encouraged to attend this class designed to help mothers and their partners become… Read more »

Johnson County Heart Walk set for Oct. 7

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Johnson County Heart Walk is coming to the Western Missouri Medical Center campus Saturday, Oct. 7. The annual event is expected to bring more than 500 walkers to the medical center campus to raise funds to assist in the fight against cardiovascular disease, according to a news release. The 2017 Johnson County Heart Walk… Read more »

28th annual ‘Dream Factory Truck and Tractor Pull’

(Warrensburg, Mo.) – The Sedalia Area Dream Factory will hold their 28 Annual Sanctioned Truck and Tractor Pull at 7 p.m., June 2 at the Missouri State Fairgrounds Grandstand in Sedalia, according to a press release. The show is presented by Missouri State Tractor Pullers Association and the Mid-Missouri Truck and Tractor Pulling Association, where… Read more »

Warrensburg Police Department has a new permanent drug Take-Back box

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)  –The Warrensburg Police Department wants your leftover prescription drugs. Following on theheels of another successful drug take back at Bi-Lo Country Mart, the department received a prescription drug take-back box recently, according to a press release. The box was purchased by the Missouri Partners in Prevention and the University of Central Missouri’s Office… Read more »

Council approves $110 million financing plan for Dollar Tree

By JACQUE FLANAGAN Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Dollar Tree now has the means to pay for its new distribution center north of town in the form of some $110 million in bond financing from the city complemented by sales tax exemptions and property tax abatements. Following a brief 20-minute public hearing Monday,… Read more »