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THREE ARRESTED IN HOWARD COUNTY DRUG BUST-CLICK HERE


Three 23-year-old Fayette residents have been arrested after an investigation and execution of a search warrant in Howard County late last week.

BOONVILLE RESIDENT ARRESTED, TO FACE ALLEGED WEAPONS CHARGE-CLICK HERE


An area resident has been formally charged with an alleged felony after being arrested on Monday, September 26.

DISCOVER NATURE WITH MDC THROUGH FALL-COLOR FUN-CLICK HERE


The Missouri Department of Conservation encourages people to discover nature through fall-color fun, such driving roads along the Missouri River.

MVC CELEBRATING HOMECOMING THIS WEEK-CLICK HERE


Missouri Valley College is celebrating homecoming this week, with activities that include the 47th annual torch run, bonfire, alumni banquet, homecoming parade, and MVC Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

HOWARD CO. WATER GROUP MEETS TUESDAY--Click here


A regular session meeting is on tap Tuesday, September 27, for the Howard County Regional Water Commission.

CONCORDIA COMMITTEE TO MEET TO TALK FIBEROPTIC NETWORK PLANS--Click here


A regular session meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, for the Concordia Communications Committee.

MMU BOARD MEETS THURSDAY WITH FULL AGENDA--Click here


The Board of Public Works for Marshall Municipal Utilities will hold a regular open session meeting on Thursday, September 29.

TWO COOPER CO. BLOOD DRIVES PLANNED FOR OCT. 6--Click here


Two Cooper County high schools will play host to American Red Cross blood drives on Thursday, October 6.

BLACKWATER BLOOD DRIVE ON OCT. 3--Click here


An American Red Cross blood drive will be held at a Cooper County location on Monday, October 3.

RENTAL COMMITTEE MEETING PLANNED IN SEDALIA--Click here


The City of Sedalia will hold a Rental Inspection Committee meeting on Wednesday, September 28.

PAVEMENT REPAIRS SET FOR RTE. 5 IN COOPER, HOWARD COUNTIES--Click here


A long-term road project begins this week that could affect motorists in both Cooper and Howard counties.

BREAKING: OWENS ENTERS PLEA IN SLATER DOUBLE MURDER CASE--Click here


A man accused of two murders in Slater in June has pleaded not guilty to the charges in Saline County Circuit Court.

PORTION OF I-70 CLOSED FOR TRUCK ACCIDENT--Click here


A stretch of Interstate 70 in Lafayette County is closed until later today (Monday, September 26) due to an accident involving two semi trucks, according to the Highway Patrol.

SALINE COUNTY HEALTH MEETINGS SET FOR TUESDAY, SEPT. 27-CLICK HERE


A couple of reports are scheduled during the Saline County Health Department Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday, September 27.

MARSHALL WOMAN CHARGED WITH FELONY IN RELATION TO DEATH OF HER CHILD-CLICK HERE


A Marshall woman has been arrested and charged with an alleged felony in relation to the death of her child.

CHILHOWEE DOWNTOWN FIRE TAKES HOURS TO PUT OUT-CLICK HERE


Personnel from several area fire departments responded to put out a blaze in downtown Chilhowee on Sunday.

AUTHORITIES LOOKING FOR MISSING DENT CO. TEEN FEMALE-CLICK HERE


An Endangered Person Advisory has been issued for a missing teenager.

WARSAW WOMAN INJURED IN BENTON COUNTY CRASH-CLICK HERE


A Warsaw resident was injured while two other area residents reportedly escaped injury in a two-vehicle crash in Benton County on Sunday.

BATES CITY WOMAN INJURED IN THREE-VEHICLE CRASH-CLICK HERE


Remarkably, only one person, a Lafayette County resident, was injured in a three-vehicle crash in Jackson County on Sunday.

CHARITON BRIDGE INSPECTIONS SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEK-CLICK HERE


Inspections on two area bridges are scheduled for this week.

BLOOD DRIVES SET FOR PETTIS, SALINE COUNTIES THIS WEEK-CLICK HERE


There are two Red Cross Blood Drives set for the KMMO listening area this week-- one in Pettis County and the other in Saline County.

KNOB NOSTER WOMAN KILLED IN SINGLE-CAR CRASH--Click here


An early morning crash in Johnson County has claimed the life of a Knob Noster woman, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

HEARING SET FOR SMITHTON MAN ACCUSED OF STATUTORY RAPE, SODOMY--Click here


A Smithton man accused of seven felony counts of statutory rape and sodomy has an appearance scheduled Tuesday in Pettis County Circuit Court.

NEBRASKA MAN FACES SEX CRIME CHARGES IN PETTIS COUNTY--Click here


A Nebraska resident facing felony charges of alleged sexual crimes will next appear in Pettis County Circuit Court in October.

HEARING DATE SET FOR AREA MAN ACCUSED OF MULTIPLE FELONIES--Click here


An October court date has been set for a Pettis County resident accused of domestic assault, assaulting an officer, and resisting arrest.

SEDALIA SHOOTING SUSPECT HAS OCT. 3 HEARING--Click here


A Sedalia man arrested in June for the alleged shootings of two people will next appear in court in early October.

OCTOBER TRIAL SETTING FOR MARSHALL MAN ACCUSED OF SEX CRIMES--Click here


A trial setting for a Marshall man facing felony charges in Pettis County for alleged rape and sodomy has been set for early October.

BATES CITY WOMAN INJURED AFTER BEING HIT BY TRUCK--Click here


An area pedestrian was transported for medical care after being struck by a pickup truck on a Lafayette County roadway on Friday.

PETTIS COUNTY MAN PARDONED BY GOVERNOR NIXON--Click here


Nine Missouri residents were formally pardoned by Governor Jay Nixon on Friday, including a man living in the KMMO listening area.

FAYETTE SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES BUDGET, LOCAL COMPLIANCE PLAN--Click here


The Fayette R-3 School Board met in regular session on Wednesday, September 21, in the High School Media Center.

AREA TEEN INJURED IN CARROLL CO. CRASH--Click here


A one-vehicle rollover crash in Carroll County on Friday left one person with injuries, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

AREA BOY HELPS BOONVILLE P.D. NAB SUSPECT--Click here


A Boonville youth who helped authorities catch a suspect in a recent case was honored by police at this week's meeting of the Boonville City Council.

MARSHALL ADMINSTRATORS INVESTIGATING HANDLING OF STUDENT SCREENINGS-CLICK HERE


Administrators in the Marshall School District are investigating the handling of screenings recently conducted by Marshall High School and health-care employees.

SALINE TREASURER GIVES UPDATE ON C.A.R.T. TAX-CLICK HERE


Saline County Treasurer Marty Smith was on hand at the meeting of the Saline County Commission on Thursday and gave the report on the County Aid Road Trust (C.A.R.T.) Tax money received by the county for September.

MARSHALL WOMAN DUE BACK IN COURT IN OCTOBER-CLICK HERE


A Marshall woman who faces over 100 counts of an alleged Felony drug charge had a recent hearing and currently is in treatment.

THREE KANSAS RESIDENTS HURT IN BOATING ACCIDENT-CLICK HERE


Three residents of the state of Kansas were injured in a boating accident in Camden County on Thursday.

ROLLOVER CRASH NEAR MARSHALL INJURES TWO--Click here


Two Marshall residents were hospitalized Thursday after a one-vehicle rollover crash northwest of Marshall.

SFCC SEDALIA CAMPUS CLOSED TUESDAY FOR CAREER DAY EVENT--Click here


Offices on the State Fair Community College Sedalia campus will close from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, for Career Day.

KANDER ANNOUNCES $1 MILLION IN ELECTION EFFICIENCY GRANTS--Click here


Secretary of State Jason Kander this week announced his office will make available $1 million in grant funding for increasing election efficiency throughout Missouri.

DIGITAL ELECTRIC METER SWITCHOUT TO BEGIN SOON IN SLATER--Click here


At Tuesday's meeting of the Slater City Council, City Administrator Gene Griffith explained the upcoming switchout of old electric meters for newer cloud-based meters.

NEW FRANKLIN SCHOOL OFFICIALS DISCUSS BUS CAMERA PROPOSAL--Click here


The New Franklin R-1 School Board this week took up a question that faces many school districts across the nation: should school busses be equipped with surveillance cameras to improve safety and security?

MARSHALL P.D. INVESTIGATING REPORT OF STOLEN VEHICLE


The Marshall Police Department is investigating the report of a stolen vehicle.

SALINE COMMISSION SETS PUBLIC HEARINGS ABOUT SIDEWALKS-CLICK HERE


In order to possibly qualify for a grant, area officials must adhere to the requirements of that particular funding process.

CANDIDATE FORUM FOR STATE OFFICES SET FOR SEPT. 27-CLICK HERE


An area organization will be hosting a second candidate forum next week in Marshall.

BOONVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED FELONY ASSAULT-CLICK HERE


A Boonville man recently was arrested on an outstanding Cooper County warrant and transported to the Cooper County Detention Center. According to a release from the Boonville Police Department, 30-year-old Ricky Lee Jones, Jr., was taken into custody wit

WARRENSBURG MAN INJURED IN JOHNSON COUNTY CRASH-CLICK HERE


An area man suffered moderate injuries in a two-vehicle crash in Johnson County on Wednesday.

ALLEGED MURDER, ARSON CHARGES FILED IN PETTIS COUNTY-CLCIK HERE


Two Sedalia men are being held on $250,000 bond each in a case of arson that resulted in the death of another Sedalia man in June.

SALINE NORTHERN COMMISSIONER CANDIDATES SPEAK TO AUDIENCE AT FORUM-CLICK HERE


Ever since early August, the Saline County Commission has been operating one commissioner short after the resignation of Charlie Guthrie as Northern District Commissioner.

CANDIADATES FOR SALINE ASSESSOR TALK TO VOTERS AT FORUM-CLICK HERE


With Shelly Walter winning her Primary Election race and Jessica Adcock-Goodman running unopposed on her party's ticket, the two candidates for Saline County Assessor made their pitch for votes in the General Election at Tuesday night's Candidate

SALINE SHERIFF CANDIDATES MAKE PITCH FOR VOTES AT CANDIDATE FORUM-CLICK HERE


The list of nine candidates for Saline County Sheriff was whittled to two as a result of the Primary Election on August 2.

AREA BOYS & GIRLS CLUB RECEIVES AWARD-CLICK HERE


An area youth organization recently was recognized by a statewide council.

BUEKER MIDDLE SCHOOL TENNIS COURTS SOLD TO INDIVIDUAL-CLICK HERE


Two tennis courts, which have not been used by the Marshall Public School District for several years, were sold to an individual during the Marshall School Board meeting on Tuesday night in Marshall High School's Little Theater.

ODESSA WOMAN INJURED IN LAFAYETTE CRASH-CLICK HERE


An Odessa woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Lafayette County on Tuesday.

MARSHALL LICENSE OFFICE RECEIVES "GOOD" AUDIT RATING--Click here


State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently completed an audit of eight different driver's license offices across the state, including the office located in the city of Marshall.

BRUNSWICK SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES TAX RATE--Click here


The Brunswick R-2 School Board approved the district's tax levy for the coming year at its regular session meeting on Monday, September 19.

SEDALIA COUNCIL APPROVES BIDS, ACCEPTS 4TH WARD APPOINTMENT--Click here


A number of bids were approved by the Sedalia City Council at its regular session meeting on Monday, September 19, at Sedalia City Hall.

HIGGINSVILLE ALDERMEN OK BUDGET, E.M.A. APPOINTMENT--Click here


With the start of the new fiscal year coming up in a few weeks, the Higginsville Board of Aldermen took time Monday night to make sure the city's budgetary i's are dotted and t's are crossed.

CONCORDIA BOARD APPROVES FOUR-WAY STOP AT AN INTERSECTION-CLICK HERE


Four new stop signs will be put in place at an intersection in Concordia in the near future.

CARROLLTON COUNCIL FINALIZES LEASE-PURCHASE DEAL-CLICK HERE


The Carrollton Town Council formally approved a lease-purchase agreement for a fire truck at its meeting on Monday.

MARSHALL COUNCIL APPROVES TAX RATE, PRELIMINARY BUDGET-CLICK HERE


Formal actions were taken to approve the city's tax rate and the 2016-17 budget at the Marshall City Council meeting on Monday.

TWO PERSONS INJURED IN SALINE COUNTY ROLLOVER CRASH-CLICK HERE


Two residents of a state of Florida were injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Saline County earlier today.

FAYETTE YOUTH SERIOUSLY INJURED IN A.T.V. ACCIDENT-CLICK HERE


Two Fayette residents were injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Howard County on Monday.

STREET OVERLAY BID APPROVED BY MARSHALL COUNCIL-CLICK HERE


A bid was approved for street work to be done still this year in Marshall by the city council on Monday night.

NEW CITY ADMINISTRATOR INTRODUCED AT MARSHALL COUNCIL MEETING-CLICK HERE


He's spent the last nine years as the city manager of Excelsior Springs.

TANKER TRUCK OVERTURNS, INJURES BRUNSWICK MAN--Click here


A rollover crash involving a tanker truck in Chariton County on Monday sent an area man to the hospital with moderate injuries.

SEMI CRASH INJURES HIGGINSVILLE TRUCK DRIVER--Click here


A Higginsville man escaped serious injuries on Monday after the semi he was driving rolled over on a Johnson County roadway.

ALMA MOTORIST CHARGED WITH ASSAULT AFTER D.W.I. CRASH--Click here


An Alma man now faces alleged criminal charges after a vehicle accident over the weekend that left an Odessa woman with injuries.

"MAKE MONEY COUNT" PROGRAM STARTS THIS WEDNESDAY-CLICK HERE


If you ever reach into your purse or wallet for cash and find it empty, an area organization will be helping you out with your money woes by offering a program at three workshops starting this week.

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO INCREASE BREAKFAST PARTICIPATION IN SCHOOLS-CLICK HERE


Grants are now available to local school districts to increase access to breakfast and improve child nutrition.

VERSAILLES WOMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED IN ROLLOVER CRASH-CLICK HERE


A Morgan County woman was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Carroll County on Sunday.

ODESSA WOMAN INJURED IN HOWARD CO. CRASH-CLICK HERE


One area resident reportedly escaped injury while another suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle crash in Howard County on Saturday.

BUCKNER RESIDENTS HURT IN LAFAYETTE CO. CYCLE CRASH-CLICK HERE


Two Jackson County residents were injured in a motorcycle crash in Lafayette County on Saturday.

SWEET SPRINGS RESIDENTS INJURED ON MOTORCYCLE CRASH-CLICK HERE


A Sweet Springs woman was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Johnson County on Saturday.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RINGS BESTOWED AT SEDALIA CEREMONY--Click here


Members of an area school's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps got an opportunity last week to enjoy the fruits of their labors.

AREA SHERIFF ISSUES REMINDER ON CONCEALED CARRY LAW CHANGES--Click here


With changes coming to Missouri's concealed carry firearms laws, officials are making sure residents know the details about the changes and when they take effect.

WET ROAD LEADS TO INJURY ACCIDENT IN BENTON CO.-Click here


A Warsaw man suffered moderate injuries in a one-car crash in Benton County on Friday.

TWO INJURED IN ROLLOVER CRASH ON HWY. 127--Click here


A rollover crash on a Pettis County roadway Friday sent two area residents to the hospital with injuries.

ROLLOVER CRASH INJURES CHARITON CO. RESIDENT--Click here


A Salisbury woman was hospitalized Friday after a one-vehicle rolllover crash in Chariton County.

HUNTER EDUCATION CERTIFICATION NECESSARY-CLICK HERE


Hunters must have a valid certification before picking up their firearm and going out into the woods, looking for game.

HUNTERS ENCOURAGED TO "SHARE THE HARVEST"-CLICK HERE


The Missouri Department of Conservation encourages deer hunters around the state to share their harvest through the state’s Share the Harvest program.

UNITED WAY SIGN TO GO ON SALINE CO. COURTHOUSE LAWN IN UPCOMING WEEK-CLICK HERE


A representative of the Saline County United Way was on hand at a Saline County Commissioner meeting earlier this week with a request to put up a goal sign on county property.

MU EXTENSION SAFETY SPECIALIST SAYS CELL PHONES AND HARVEST DON'T MIX-CLICK HERE


Fall harvest and texting do not mix. University of Missouri Extension safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch urges you to urn your cell phone to TTYL (talk-to-you-later) mode, as rural roads are full of hazards in the fall.

TWO AREA HEALTH CENTERS RECEIVE MONEY FROM ACA FUND-CLICK HERE


Two area health centers have received some money for health information technology enhancements from the Affordable Care Act's Community Health Center Fund.

SWEET SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT TO SELL OLD MAINTENANCE SHED-CLICK HERE


With the Sweet Springs R-7 School District owning a newer maintenance building at the current high school site at 600 East Marshall Street, the district doesn't need an older maintenance building at the site of where Sweet Springs High School

HIGGINSVILLE MAN INJURED IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY CRASH-CLICK HERE


A Higginsville man suffered minor injuries in one-vehicle crash in Lafayette County on Thursday.

GREEN RIDGE WOMAN KILLED IN CRASH ON U.S. HIGHWAY 65-CLICK HERE


An area woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Pettis County on Thursday.

SALISBURY SCHOOL BOARD TALKS MAINTENANCE & REPAIR PROJECTS--Click here


The Salisbury R-4 School Board convened for a regular session meeting on Wednesday, September 14.

HOLDEN MAN INJURED IN ROLLOVER CRASH--Click here


An area man was hospitalized Thursday after a one-vehicle rollover crash in Johnson County.

ONE INJURED WHEN CAR STRIKES SEMI IN COOPER COUNTY--Click here


A rear-end collision in Cooper County on Thursday left one man with injuries, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

WOMAN AND INFANT INJURED IN PETTIS CO. ROLLOVER CRASH--Click here


Two people escaped serious injury following a one-vehicle accident in Pettis County on Thursday.

LEXINGTON COUNCIL RECEIVES GOOD AUDIT REPORT--Click here


It was an evening of mostly routine business when the Lexington City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, September 13.

M.M.U. BOARD APPROVES CONTRACT WITH MSDC-CLICK HERE


In addition to approving one of three items up for consideration from Electric Distribution Director Jeff Bergstrom, the Marshall Municipal Board of Public Works gave the OK to renewal of a contract with the Marshall-Saline Development Corporation.

M.M.U. BOARD APPROVES TREE-TRIMMING CONTRACT-CLICK HERE


In an effort to try to keep spending under control and be fiscally responsible, during its meeting on Wednesday, the Marshall Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works tabled a couple of possible expenditures until a future meeting.

CARROLLTON SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES BUS PURCHASE, LOCAL COMPLIANCE PLAN--Click here


At Tuesday's meeting of the Carrollton R-7 School Board, members took up a number of annual routine tiems of business.

CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE CALL LEADS TO TWO ARRESTS IN MARSHALL--Click here


Two people were arrested in Marshall this week in connection with a case of alleged child abuse.

MARSHALL BREAK-IN ATTEMPT UNDER INVESTIGATION--Click here


Police in Marshall are currently investigating a report of an alleged break-in attempt this week.

NAACP TO HOST CANDIDATE FORUMS THIS MONTH-CLICK HERE


A local organization is sponsoring two candidate forums for persons seeking public offices in Saline County and statewide this month.

DONATIONS SOUGHT FOR REPAIR OF BOY SCOUTS' CABIN-CLICK HERE


A Sweet Springs City Official is spearheading an effort to try to raise money to repair a cabin that is used by a local youth organization.

BUCKER MAN INJURED IN LAFAYETTE CO. CRASH-CLICK HERE


A Buckner man was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Lafayette County just before midnight on Tuesday.

ILLINOIS RESIDENT INJURED IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY CRASH-CLICK HERE


A resident of Antioch, Ill., was injured in a one-vehicle crash on I-70 in Lafayette County on Tuesday.

SIGNAL UPGRADES PLANNED IN MARSHALL STARTING SEPT. 19--Click here


Starting next week, crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will upgrade the signals at Route 65 and Fairground Road in Marshall.

MARSHALL CHURCH TO HOST SUICIDE PREVENTION TOWN HALL--Click here


Several Marshall area entities will team up at the end of September to host a Suicide Prevention Town Hall meeting, aimed at addressing the often difficult topic of suicide.

D.E.D. RELEASES JULY UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS--Click here


Unemployment rates across the KMMO listening area were a mixed bag in the month of July, as some area counties saw their rates increase, others held steady, and still others went down.

KANDER ANNOUNCES "TUMBLEBOOKLIBRARY" PROGRAM FOR YOUNG READERS--Click here


Secretary of State Jason Kander this week announced a new statewide library resource, TumbleBookLibrary Deluxe.

USDA AWARDS OVER $5 MILLION FOR FAYETTE WATER IMPROVEMENTS--Click here


The city of Fayette is one of numerous communities nationwide set to receive funds from the United States Department of Agriculture to improve water and waste infrastructure.

ELECTRIC CAR-CHARGING STATION AVAILABLE IN DOWNTOWN SEDALIA-CLICK HERE


As part of the wave of the future, an area city has added a vehicle charging station in a convenient location.

SWEET SPRINGS ALDERMEN APPROVE TRUCK PARKING ORDINANCE-CLICK HERE


A truck parking ordinance has been batted around in an area city for a few months, and the final draft of the ordinance was approved on Monday.

BOONVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED WEAPONS-RELATED FELONIES-CLICK HERE


The filing of a probable-cause statement and a warrant being issued by the Cooper County Prosecuting Attorney's office led to the arrest of a Boonville man, who now faces two alleged weapons-related felony charges.

MARSHALL TO BE STOPOVER FOR BIG-BAM RIDERS IN JUNE-CLICK HERE


In less than a year from now, Marshall will host hundreds of bicycle riders. Marshall is scheduled to be an overnight host during the second annual Bicycle Across Missouri (BIG-BAM) event.

MARSHALL TOURISM GRANTS APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE-CLICK HERE


The 2017 Marshall Tourism grant applications are now available from the Marshall Saline Development Corporation (MSDC).

ODESSA MAN CHARGED AFTER CRASH KILLS TWO CHILDREN--Click here


A Lafayette County man involved last week in a five-vehicle chain reaction crash that killed two children now faces multiple felony charges in connection with the accident.

WARRENSBURG MAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED DRUG-RELATED FELONY-CLICK HERE


A Warrensburg man has been arrested and charged with an alleged drug-related Felony in Johnson County.

NEW FRANKLIN MAN KILLED IN HOWARD CO. TRAFFIC ACCIDENT-CLICK HERE


A New Franklin man was killed in a three-vehicle accident in Howard County on Sunday.

SHAKESPEARE EXHIBIT SOON TO BE AT MURRELL LIBRARY-CLICK HERE


The Bard of Avon will be the subject of an attraction soon to be in Marshall.

ODESSA MAN KILLED IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY ACCIDENT-CLICK HERE


An Odessa man was fatally injured in a one-vehicle crash in Lafayette County on Friday.

SFCC FOUNDATION APPOINTS BOARD MEMBER-CLICK HERE


The State Fair Community College Foundation has appointed an area resident to its board.

SALISBURY ALDERMEN APPROVE PURCHASE OF PROPERTY-CLICK HERE


One of the items up for consideration by the Salisbury Board of Aldermen at its meeting on Thursday, September 8, was the possible purchase of a piece of property.

MARSHALL PARK BOARD WANTS TO MEET WITH CITY ADMINISTRATOR ONCE HIRED-CLICK HERE


The city of Marshall is going to be hiring a new city administrator in the near future, and the park board wants to make sure everybody is on the same wave length once that happens.

TWO OF THREE TAXES RECEIVED BY SALINE CO. UP FOR SEPTEMBER-CLICK HERE


Two of the three taxes received by Saline County for September were up. Saline County Treasurer Marty Smith gave the report at Thursday's meeting of the Saline County Commission.

SALINE COMMISSION APPROVES TAX RATES DURING THURSDAY'S SESSION-CLICK HERE


As was advertised, the Saline County Commission held its tax-rate hearing at its meeting on Thursday, September 8.

MARSHALL P.D. INVESTIGATING ALLEGED VANDALISM TO CAR-CLICK HERE


A Marshall resident called the Marshall Police Department on Wednesday, September 7, with the report of alleged vandalism to their property.

SALINE COMMISSIONER PRAISES WILLIAMS' DEDICATION-CLICK HERE


At the beginning of the Saline County Commission meeting on Thursday, September 8, Presiding Commissioner Kile Guthrey Jr. offered some remarks, praising Emmit Williams who died in a motorcycle accident in Howard County on Labor Day.

MARSHALL P.D. ARRESTS 17-YEAR-OLD FOR ALLEGED ARSON-CLICK HERE


Marshall Police officers have made an arrest in connection with a fire allegedly being set at a facility on a rural route in Saline County.

MARSHALL FIREMEN CALLED TO STRUCTURE FIRE ON ROUTE WW-CLICK HERE


Marshall firefighters were called out to a reported structure fire on a rural route on Wednesday.

CARROLLTON COUNCIL APPROVES LEASE PURCHASE TO BUY FIRE TRUCK-CLICK HERE


A couple of bids were approved during the meeting of the Carrollton Town Council on Tuesday, September 6.

LIBRARY AT DAUM NAMED IN MENEFEE'S HONOR-CLICK HERE


An area art library, which received a huge chunk of change as a gift, has been named in the honor of the donor.

JUDGE MULLING OVER POSSIBLE REVOCATION OF COKE'S BOND-CLICK HERE


A motion was made in late August to revoke the bond of a Marshall woman who is facing over 100 counts of an alleged felony charge.

APPRECITATION SHOWN FOR WORK ON WALK OF HONOR-CLICK HERE


Certificates of Appreciation were handed out to several area individuals who have helped out with a project honoring area veterans in Saline County.

TREE TRIMMING TO START IN LATE OCTOBER IN SLATER-CLICK HERE


To keep up with changing legislation, the Slater City Council approved a couple of measures to stay within the guidelines of the law at its meeting Tuesday night.

SLATER'S STREET LIGHTS TO BE UPGRADED-CLICK HERE


The City of Slater made a move to improve its street lighting system in the near future.

MARSHALL COUNCIL TALKS ABOUT GETTING BUDGET UNDER CONTROL-CLICK HERE


The city of Marshall's budget has been underwater for the last couple of years, and that needs to change, according to two of the councilmen on the Property, Finance, Budget and Audit Committee.

WARRENTON MAN ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH ALLEGED FELONIES IN COOPER CO.-CLICK HERE


A Warrant was issued and a Warrenton man has been arrested and charged with multiple alleged felonies in Cooper County.

WILLIAMS HONORED WITH MOMENT OF SILENCE AT MARSHALL COUNCIL MEETING-CLICK HERE


Mayor Mark Gooden opened the meeting of the Marshall City Council on Tuesday requesting those in attendance to honor a county appointed official who died in a traffic accident on Labor Day.

SEARCH FOR MARSHALL CITY ADMINISTRATOR ENTERS HOME STRETCH-CLICK HERE


A committee of four-- Marshall Mayor Mark Gooden and three Marshall City Councilmen-- have pared a list of 41 possible candidates to fill the role of City Administrator to less than a handful.

SEDALIA RACE TEAM CELEBRATES RETURN OF MISSING BOY--Click here


Last year, a pair of Sedalia businessmen set out on a mission to not only win a high-stakes cross country car race known as the Fireball Run, but also to raise awareness about a missing Missouri boy.

MO DOVE SEASON EXPANDED BY 20 DAYS FOR 2016--Click here


Dove hunters in Missouri will have nearly three extra weeks for the annual hunt beginning this fall, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation.

HIGHWAY PATROL RELEASES HOLIDAY FATALITY TOTALS--Click here


Fifteen people died on Missouri roadways over the Labor Day holiday weekend, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

MU EXTENSION OFFERING PROGRAM TO HELP OUT WITH MONEY WOES-CLICK HERE


If you ever reach into your purse or wallet for cash and find it empty, an area organization will be offering a program at three workshops this month to help you out with money woes.

HUNTER ED COURSE OFFERED THIS WEEK IN SLATER-CLICK HERE


Three Hunter Education classes are scheduled over the next few weeks, including one this week, in Saline County.

SALINE E.M.A. DIRECTOR KILLED IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH-CLICK HERE


Labor Day turned tragic for an area appointed official.

ODESSA MAN INJURED, TWO MISSOURI YOUTHS KILLED IN JACKSON CO. CRASH-CLICK HERE


An Odessa man suffered minor injuries in a five-vehicle chain-reaction crash, which resulted in two residents of Warrenton being killed and two others seriously injured in Jackson County on Monday.

AREA STUDENTS EARN SCHOLARSHIPS AT M.U.-CLICK HERE


Several area college students have earned scholarships for the 2016-17 school year at the University of Missouri.

HOLTS SUMMIT MAN KILLED IN AREA ROLLOVER CRASH-CLICK HERE


A Callaway County man was killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash in Howard County on Saturday.

HEARING DATE SET FOR MAN ACCUSED IN HIGH-SPEED PURSUIT CASE--Click here


A man arrested last month for leading authorities on a high-speed pursuit in an area county has a court date set for later this month.

WORK TO START THIS WEEK ON STORM-DAMAGED ROAD NEAR LEXINGTON--Click here


Starting this week, crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will begin repairing a Lafayette County roadway damaged by heavy storms in the summer of 2015.

SINGLE-VEHICLE ACCIDENT KILLS MARSHALL RESIDENT--Click here


A Marshall man was killed early Saturday morning after a one-vehicle accident in Saline County.

OKLAHOMA EARTHQUAKE SHAKES MID-MISSOURI--Click here


Residents across mid-Missouri and the Midwest found themselves waking up to some unusual shaking on Saturday morning, as the tremors from an earthquake in Oklahoma were felt across the area.

MMU APPROVES WORK ON ATCHISON AVENUE; PURCHASE OF AEDs-CLICK HERE


At its meeting on Thursday, September 1, the Marshall Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works was busy. In addition to approving the Saline County Fairgrounds to receive the commercial rate, the board took actions on a couple of items.

M.M.U. BOARD APPROVES SALINE CO. FAIRGRAOUNDS FOR COMMERCIAL RATE-CLICK HERE


During a meeting in June, representatives from the Saline County Fair Board were on hand and requested Marshall Municipal Utilities cut it a break on the demand charge due to the bills being very high.

COLE CAMP MAN ARRESTED, TO FACE MULTIPLE ALLEGED FELONY CHARGES-CLICK HERE


An area sheriff's department recently arrested a Cole Camp man, who now faces multiple alleged Felony charges.

MDC SEEKS INPUT ON PLANS FOR AREA PARK-CLICK HERE


The public's input is being sought by a state agency on an area park.

MSHP IS LOOKING FOR RECRUITS-CLICK HERE


Have you ever thought about becoming a member of a statewide law-enforcement agency? If you have, now is your chance.

INVESTIGATION OF MARSHALL POLICE IN ROETTGEN CASE CONTINUES-CLICK HERE


Two Marshall Police Officers who were placed on paid administrative leave in the second week of August remain that way while the matter still is under investigation.

ZWEIFEL ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR MOST-529 ART CONTEST--Click here


Area students have opportunity to win money for college in a state-sponsored conest for kids grades 3-8.

MoDOT BOONVILLE ROAD PROJECTS START SOON--Click here


Pavement repair will close one lane of Missouri Route 5 between Route 87 and Interstate 70 in Boonville beginning Monday, Septeber 12.

SWEET SPRINGS WOMAN CHARGED WITH THEFT VIA CREDIT-CARD USAGE-CLICK HERE


A Saline County woman is due in an area courtroom to be arraigned on an alleged Felony charge later this month.

BOONVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED FELONIES-CLICK HERE


A Boonville man is due in an area courtroom for a hearing next week after he recently was arrested and charged with multiple alleged felonies.

IMMUNITY FROM CIVIL LIABILITY BILL ENACTED INTO LAW-CLICK HERE


The Missouri General Assembly recently voted in favor of several bills that were signed by Governor Jay Nixon, enacting them into law related to crime, motor vehicles and boats.

McGAUGH APPOINTED TO AG STEERING COMMITTEE-CLICK HERE


An area county clerk has been appointed to a steering committee.

MMU NAMES EMPLOYEE OF QUARTER-CLICK HERE


Marshall Municipal Utilities has announced its Employee of the Quarter for the quarter that ended on June 30, 2016.

AREA MAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED WEAPONS-RELATED FELONIES-CLICK HERE


A Boonville man was arrested and charged with two alleged felonies and two alleged misdemeanors.

BOONVILLE WOMAN CHARGED WITH ALLEGED FELONY FOR BURGLARY-CLICK HERE


A Boonville woman is due in an area courtroom after being charged with an alleged felony.

VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING-CLICK HERE


The November 8 General Election is rapidly approaching, and at the meeting of the Saline County Commission on Tuesday, Saline County Clerk Debbie Russell noted a couple of important dates which precede the actual election.

SEDALIA COUNCIL OKs SLIGHT DECREASE IN TAX RATE--Click here


The City of Sedalia's tax rate will be going down slightly this year, following a public hearing and sepcial city council session on Monday night.

COOPER COUNTY EMA DIRECTOR RESIGNS-CLICK HERE


An area Emergency Management Director has resigned and a team has been appointed to replace her.

SALINE COMMISSION SUPPORTS REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AT OLD FITZ-CLICK HERE


It looks like there could a be project in the works to do something with old Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall, if all goes well.

ABNORMALLY-HIGH WATER BILLS DRAW QUESTIONS IN SWEET SPRINGS-CLICK HERE


With several Sweet Springs residents reporting abnormally-high water bills, the Board of Aldermen needed to make a decision as to how to move forward at a special meeting on Monday night.

FORMER ODESSA OFFICER ARRESTED, CHARGED WITH ALLEGED FELONIES-CLICK HERE


A former area law-enforcement officer has been arrested and charged with multiple alleged felonies.

AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING ALLEGED THEFTS NEAR GILLIAM-CLICK HERE


Authorities in Saline County are looking into reported thefts of items from farms.

STOLEN VEHICLE RECOVERED IN SALINE COUNTY-CLICK HERE


A vehicle has been retrieved by area authorities that reportedly had been stolen.

MDC TELECHECK HAS NEW QUESTIONS ON DEER, TURKEY HARVESTS-CLICK HERE


The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants deer and turkey hunters to know that its Telecheck system for reporting harvests will ask some new questions this fall and winter when hunters check their game.

SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING BOATERS--Click here


Authorities say two men are missing and presumed dead after a boat accident on the Lake of the Ozarks.

OPEN BID PROCESS STARTS SEPT. 1 FOR SALINE CO. PROPERTIES-CLICK HERE


With nine of the 50 properties on the auction block in Saline County selling on Monday, August 22, what is to become of the other properties?

MDC's SEARCH IS ON FOR GOVERNOR'S CHRISTMAS TREE-CLICK HERE


Do you have a big Christmas tree you would like to donate to the governor?
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