Category: Community

TV show ‘American Pickers’ to film in Missouri

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are planning to film episodes of “American Pickers” throughout Missouri. The show is looking for people to share their interesting antique collections with them to feature, according to a press release. “American Pickers” is a documentary series that explores the world of antique ‘picking’ on history. The show… Read more »

Johnson county celebrates life of slain officer

Clinton, Missouri, Police Officer Christopher R. Morton, who died in the line of duty on March 6, funeral procession traveled from Clinton to Knob Noster, Missouri this afternoon. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens ordered all flags at all State and government offices will be flown at half-staff, statewide Monday from sunrise until sunset in honor of Morton who… Read more »

Gov. Greitens visits the Missouri Veterans Home

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens met with veterans, staff, family and community members Feb. 15 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg, Missouri. He discussed his efforts to protect Missouri veterans and ensure they get the quality care they deserve, according to the home’s press release. In Dec. 2017, the governor ordered an independent investigation, performed… Read more »

Johnson County United Way’s impact on the community

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Johnson County United Way is working on projects that are aimed toward bettering the quality of life in Johnson County, but according to the executive director, not many people in the area know what the organization does. What is United Way? The United Way is a worldwide non-profit organization that uses its… Read more »

MIAA Tournament tickets on sale now

The Central Missouri Basketball at the MIAA Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri, has tickets avaliable for purchase in advance. To save $10 on tickets, purchase an all-session pass through the UCM Athletic ticket office instead of ordering online at Ticketmaster or at the Municipal Auditorium box office. All-session passes are $55 per person if purchased… Read more »

WMMC to host career camp for students

Western Missouri Medical Center will host the second annual Exploring Careers in Healthcare Opportunities Camp July 9-13. The camp is free and will provide exposure through hands-on experience, a behind the scenes look at the Emergency Department, job shadowing and more. This camp is for students who are current high school freshmen through high school… Read more »

WMMC foundation received $1,000 from Warrensburg Schools Foundation

The Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation received a $1,000 check from the Warrensburg Schools Foundation Nassif fund to support the fundraising effort for TXTAboutIt, a tool to help address the need for mental health resources in the Johnson County region, according to a press release from WMMC. “The Foundation’s Board of Directors recognized the importance… Read more »

WMMC to offer $50 heart scans this month

Western Missouri Medical Center is providing $50 heart scans Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the month of February, during American Heart Month. This exam assesses the risk of heart disease and stroke by measuring the amount of calcium in the walls of arteries that supply the heart with blood, according… Read more »