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At approximately 5:19 a.m., on July 10, 2015, an armed subject entered the Casey’s convenience store in Polo, Missouri, and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Department with the investigation.  If...
The Grain Belt Express Clean Line will deliver enough low-cost energy to power 200,000 Missouri homes, yet there appears to be some confusion at the Missouri Public Service Commission about how the project will benefit Missourians. This project is needed to move Missouri and our nation to a cleaner...
Grain Belt officials listen as commissioners vote 3-2 to deny their application. (Michael Skelly and Mark Lawlor seated in rear)
At a meeting today, the Missouri Public Service Commission issued an order finding that Grain Belt Express has failed to meet, by a preponderance of the evidence, its burden of proof to demonstrate that the project is necessary or convenient for the public service. The Commission therefore denied...
Grand Opening of the Batik Boutique
If you were in Hamilton Friday, you may have seen some characters that looked a bit out of place. Several were dressed in costumes, wore Hawaiian leis and colorful attire. Missouri Star Quilt Company was celebrating the grand opening of two new stores; Licensed to Sew, where licensed novelty fabric...
  The City of Kingston met Thursday for their monthly board of alderman meeting. All aldermen were present along with David Bethel and Debby Fleming. Mayor Chester Stone was absent. Alderman Fleming said the shelter house is now complete with the exception of paying the electrician’s bill which was...
Saturday night’s performers included David Ezzell, Susie Millett, Paul Kunz, Steve Snider, Brandy Reinke, Sean Connor and Jeremy Eaton
Even though a lot of other events in the area drew the attention of locals, a fair audience showed up at the theater to see the “Something Else Caboret” Saturday evening. These talented musicians from St. Joseph entertained the crowd with all-time favorites from the Broadway era. Among the...
This oil painting by Army Harvey won a blue ribbon.
A mixed media art show sponsored in part by the Missouri Arts Council was held June 25-27 at the Hamilton Community Arts Theatre. Jim Norris judged the entries awarding blue ribbons to the following: Oil painting “The Marriage Circle” by Amy Harvey; “Friendship Star” quilt sewn by Beverly Graham;...
Larry Verbeek on North Ardinger complained of sewer backing up in his basement after every heavy rain. He said he has a sump pump but when toilet paper frequently plugs it up it doesn’t work. He did have a backflow preventer but the pressure was so great that it just pushed the flap open and his...
Approximately 37 young women, ages 13 and 14, took it upon themselves to clean up the old Civil War cemetery west of Kingston. Those performing the service were primarily from Johnson County, KS and other counties such as Franklin and Allen in Kansas, and all are members of the Church of Jesus...
Caldwell Co. EMS
An accident claimed the life of Erik J. Quick, 35, of Kansas City Saturday, March 14 when the 2012 Ford Escape was northbound on Rt. HH in Caldwell County. The vehicle travelled off the right side of the road and truck an embankment at a private driveway with the undercarrage. The vehicle became...

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