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Chiefs claw back to knock off Sweet Springs yet again (02/22/17)
Another hard-fought battle between the Santa Fe Chiefs and the Sweet Springs Greyhounds went to the Chiefs again, knocking out the Hounds 51-44 last Wednesday night in Sweet Springs. Like their previous meetings, the game started out as a track meet. Lucas Eberting splashed home a trio of three-pointers, and Zach Malter added five points for the Greyhounds...
Lady Chiefs I-70 champs again after outgunning Lady Hounds (02/22/17)
A good, old-fashioned shootout broke out in Sweet Springs last Wednesday night, but the Santa Fe Lady Chiefs ultimately got the better of the Lady Greyhounds 68-49 to officially capture another undisputed I-70 Conference championship in girls' basketball...
Orioles roll to pair of wins to end regular season (02/22/17)
The Concordia Orioles spread the love around on Valentine's Day en route to a 70-38 thrashing of the Orrick Bearcats and wins on back-to-back nights to finish the 2016-17 basketball regular season. Matt Gatewood scored six points on three baskets early, and Cameron Cooper splashed home a three-pointer to add five points, as the Orioles raced out to a 19-9 first-quarter lead. ...
Lady Orioles take one-of-two to wrap up season (02/22/17)
The Concordia Lady Orioles wrapped up an up-and-down regular season on the hardwood by getting a 52-46 win at Cole Camp last Thursday night and winning two of their last three games. Bethany Steen gave the Lady Orioles four points early, while Sami Brackman and Kayla Davis scored three each to let Concordia squeak out the 16-15 lead after a quarter of play. Six points from Bailey Heimsoth got the Lady Bluebirds in a groove, but the Lady O's were just a step ahead...
School bus and pick-up truck crash on Missouri Route 20 Wednesday morning (02/22/17)
A school bus and pick-up truck block both lanes of traffic on Missouri Route 20 west of Marshall near Green Avenue Wednesday morning, Feb. 22. Reports are not official, but the vehicles appeared to have struck head-on at approximately 7:41 a.m. Witness reports from the scene suggested all of the children on the bus were okay. ...
Lafayette Soil & Water Conservation District to host election, cover crop meeting, open house (02/22/17)
The Lafayette Soil & Water Conservation District will host its annual open house Thursday, March 9, at the Higginsville Community Building at Fairground Park, 801 W 29th St., in Higginsville. The day will begin with a cover crop meeting from 8-11:30 a.m...
Concordia in line for 2 minutes of darkness (02/22/17)
Missouri is well known as the Show-Me State. The state will receive quite a show, with Concordia right in line for a good look at the event, when a total solar eclipse takes place on Monday, Aug. 21. A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between Earth and the sun, totally or partly obscuring the image of the sun for a viewer on Earth. ...
MoDOT to begin work on Highway 23 (02/17/17)
JOHNSON COUNTY -- Crews will close Route 23 just north of Route 50 beginning Monday Feb. 20 to replace the deck on the Walnut Creek Bridge. Local traffic will be re-routed via Route 50, Route 13 and I-70. The repairs are expected to last through March. All work is weather dependent...
MoDOT to begin work on eastbound I-70 at Davis Creek (02/15/17)
SALINE COUNTY -- Beginning Feb. 22, crews will be constructing a bypass from the eastbound lanes of I-70 between mile markers 64 to 67 to the south outer road (125th Road) at the Davis Creek Bridge. This will require shoulder work and lane closures on I-70 for short periods of time. This will also close the south outer road to allow bridge work and bypass construction. All work is weather dependent...
Concordia R-II High School Courtwarming (02/15/17)
The 2017 Concordia High School Courtwarming game was played on Friday, Jan. 27. King and Queen for this year are Austin Werths and Bailey Heimsoth. Courtwarming royalty candidates were Zach Amor and Jessica Hemme, Eddie Colston and Megan Blake, and Tate Bittiker and Kayla Davis...
Concordia's Faris receives Missouri Pork Association's Missy North Memorial Scholarship (02/15/17)
COLUMBIA -- The Missouri Pork Association has awarded the second annual Missy North Memorial Scholarship to Nora Faris, a junior at the University of Missouri from Concordia. Her selection was announced at the 2017 Missouri Pork Expo on Feb, 7 in Columbia...
Concordia aldermen accept tower recommendation, look at budget adjustments (02/15/17)
At the regular meeting of the Concordia Board of Aldermen held Feb. 6, the board covered several items of business. With an eye toward adjusting the city's budget for the the period between April and October 2017, City Administrator Dale Klussman reviewed the general fund, stating the revenues are not coming in until sales tax comes in. ...
NY man faces charges after traffic stop (02/15/17)
A New York man who allegedly fought with a Missouri state trooper during a traffic stop on eastbound Interstate 70 now faces several charges in connection with the incident. Jonathan Timmons, 22, of Middleton, N.Y., was charged with second-degree assault on a law enforcement officer, third-degree assault, attempting to disarm an officer, possession of ten grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabis and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia in connection with the case...
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