High School Sports
Lady Saints hold off Oak Grove
After coughing up the majority of a 16-point fourth-quarter lead, the host Saint Paul Lady Saints got a free throw from Tiffany Bennett and held off a late surge by Oak Grove to win the non-conference basketball game 47-43 in Weis Gymnasium Friday. The Lady Saints, playing their first game of the season, came out of the gate fast, scoring the game's first 15 points and leading 18-4 after one stanza...
I-70 Conference Basketball Results from Dec. 4
at Crest Ridge 45, Holden 25
I-70 Conference Basketball Results from Dec. 5
Saint Paul 61, at Wentworth Military 22
at East Buchanan 64, Orrick 22
Orrick 54, at East Buchanan 41
I-70 Conference Basketball Results from Dec. 3
BOYS Non-conference at Sweet Springs 66, Green Ridge 61 at Tina-Avalon 65, Santa Fe 49 at Lone Jack 41, North Platte 39 at Concordia 73, Northwest 60 Kingsville at Crest Ridge, ccd. at West Platte 79, Orrick 27 GIRLS Non-conference at Sweet Springs 60, Green Ridge 26...
Pearce, Kolkmeyer meet with LaCo leadership
State Senator David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, and State Representative Glen Kolkmeyer, R-Odessa, met with county and municipal governing leaders at a roundtable meeting at the Higginsville Municipal Building, Thursday, Dec. 5. ...
City re-examines sidewalk enhancement project
"City sidewalks, busy sidewalks" are famous lyrics many will hear often this month, but for some the thought of strolling Concordia sidewalks doesn't evoke a sense of cheer.
County urges opening tax statements, several incorrect
Lafayette County residents who received their tax statements from the county collector are urged by the county commission to open them upon receipt.
Crash causes minor injury, MSHP holiday weekend results
Alexandra M. Ivey, 20, of Greenwood, received minor injuries after crashing her 2001 Ford Focus in the southbound lane at the corner of Highway 131 and Elmwood in Lafayette County at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3. Ivey failed to negotiate a curve and overcorrected, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, where she ran off the right side of the road. ...
Accident causes county employee death
The county commission, officeholders and employees of Lafayette County were deeply saddened to learn of the sudden death of Shaun Neal, 36, an employee of the Lafayette County road and bridge crew. Neal, of Corder, was killed at approximately 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, as a result of a heavy equipment accident at a job site located on Texas Prairie Road, north and west of Odessa...
No one injured in Tuesday night wreck
Vehicles fared worse than passengers after two cars collided on Route 23 at Davis Road Tuesday evening, Dec. 3.
City analyzes water rates
The Concordia Board of Aldermen reviewed a water rate analysis during its regular meeting Monday evening in an effort to find benefits for both individual water customers and the city. It took approximately a month and a half to compile data for the analysis, which, among many comparisons, highlighted the difference between customers who use the most water and customers who contribute most to revenue...
Children play games, visit Santa at Alma celebration
"I'm going to guess 40," Audrey Tinoco, 4, said regarding the number of candy pieces in a jar.