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Co-workers of fallen worker Lyndon D. Ebker pay tribute on the day of his funeral.
This week, MoDOT laid to rest our co-worker and friend who lost his life serving the public. Lyndon D. Ebker was struck and killed in a work zone while doing his job as a flagger on a bridge flushing project on Rte. 100 near Bucheit Road in Franklin County. A longtime MoDOT worker, Lyndon had more...
Colby Reed of Boy Scout Troop 67 will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony Sunday, April 17, at 4:00 p.m. at the Breckenridge United Methodist Church. A reception will follow. The public is invited to attend. In announcing the Court of Honor, Scoutmaster, Mark Corwin, stated, “This is an...
Circuit Judge Brent Elliott
In 1993 the Jackson County Circuit Court (Kansas City/Independence) created the first drug court in Missouri. Today there are more than 100 drug court programs throughout our State. Several state officials have proposed mandating the formation of such courts. Until this year the 43rd Circuit had...
It was exciting to see so many participants out for Walking Day sponsored by the Caldwell County Health Department and locally by The Gettin Place.Walkers went to the cemetery, and it would have been a lovely day for walking had it been a bit less breezy. Ages varied from early elementary to geezer...
Source: Kevin Bradley, 573-882-4039 COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension recently released an update for its free ID Weeds app for iPhones, iPads and Android devices to help people easily identify weeds in the field, lawn or garden. Kevin Bradley, MU Extension weed scientist, says the...
Tips for planting corn.
Source: Greg Luce, 573-884-2384 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Yield potential drops when corn is not planted at the right depth, says University of Missouri Extension corn specialist Greg Luce. The right planting depth improves the chance of a good stand, Luce says. “The old rule of thumb—or index finger in this...
Illustration of a J-Turn
My work as a state senator requires me to travel all the time, driving from my home in Warrensburg, across the 21st District, back and forth to the Capitol and all across the state. I see the best and worst examples of our state’s roadways during my long commutes, and one of the most dangerous...
A man and woman pay tribute to a U.S. soldier buried in the Netherlands American Cemetery in Margraten during a tribute in May 2015. The "Faces of Margraten" project, launched last year, enabled adopters of graves to see some of the faces of those interred there. JOOST CLAASSENS/COURTESY FACES OF MARGRATEN
CC News received the following article by email and thought it would be good to share with our residents of Caldwell County. I don’t even know if our “Caldwell County” is the county she is referring to but since there have been McCartneys in our county, someone might know something. Greetings,  ...
Hamilton City-Wide Garage Sale Day - May 14
The Hamilton City Wide Garage Sale is scheduled for May 14 or the weekend of. If you would like to have your sale listed in the Caldwell County Newspaper and your location placed on our map, call 816-583-2116 and place your ad. Ads will be $10 with a limit of 50 words.
The results of the General Municipal Election of April 5th in Caldwell County are as follows. Only contested races are given on this report, the results of propositions and the passage of road taxes. See the next edition of the Caldwell County News for a full report. Propositions of a continued...

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