Missouri High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Cass County This Week
This week, there's high school football on the docket in Cass County, Missouri. To know how to watch the games, we have you covered below. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:00 PM...
Weekly Safety Report: Gunshots fired into vehicles and residence in Cass County, Missouri
Two incidents of gunshots fired into vehicles and residences occurred in Cass County, Missouri this week. In the first incident, shots were fired into a vehicle occupied by a family member in Pleasant Hill. The family member was unharmed, and the suspect, Corey Russell, fled the scene in a spray-painted Ford Crown Victoria. In the second incident, multiple gunshots were fired into a residence in Peculiar. No one was injured, and two suspects were arrested.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. A powerful thunderstorm is expected to affect areas of north central Cass and southeastern Jackson Counties until 5:45 PM CDT. At 5:09 PM CDT, Doppler radar detected a strong thunderstorm over Lake Lotawana, moving southeast at a speed of 20 mph. The storm poses a hazard of winds exceeding 30 mph and half-inch hail. The information was sourced from radar data. The impact of this storm includes the potential for gusty winds that could cause damage to tree limbs and unsecured objects, as well as the possibility of minor damage to outdoor items. Locations such as Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Pleasant Hill, Greenwood, Lake Lotawana, Lone Jack, Baldwin Park, and Tarsney Lakes will be affected. The storm is expected to produce hail with a maximum size of 0.50 inches and wind gusts of up to 30 mph.
KC tree trimmer injured in fall, has wedding in hospital bed
Mike Richardson's fiancée Amanda told FOX4 last week she thought the wedding would have to be put on hold because of his injuries.
Festival of Charity Features Recognitions, Entertainment, Food, and Fun
The third annual Festival of Charity, sponsored by West Central Missouri Community Action Agency, will be held Thursday, September 28, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Harrisonville at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Parkway. Highlighting the event is recognition of two outstanding Cass County organizations, Hope Haven and Heart-n-Hand Day Center. In addition, free entertainment, pulled pork concessions, a silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle will be included in the evening’s activities.
Two Inmates, Including Convicted Drug Kingpin, Escape Cass County Jail: Investigation Underway
Late last night, two inmates escaped from the Cass County Jail in Harrisonville, Kansas. The deputies didn't discover the breakout until around 5 AM today, almost seven hours later.
Road Closure Scheduled for Bridge Deck Work in Cass County, Sept. 18-Nov. 28
Crews will close the I-49 outer road (Rock Haven Rd.), in both directions, from just south of Overpass Road to just past Indian Springs Road from approximately 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 18 until 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 28. This closure is for bridge deck work on the bridge over the East Fork East Branch South Grand River. All work is weather dependent. Motorists may experience delays in the area.
Mom, stepfather sentenced for helping inmate after Cass County jail escape
A Blue Springs couple have been sentenced for helping a federal inmate after he escaped the Cass County jail last year.
Special Weather Statement by NWS
Instruction: If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until midnight CDT for west central Missouri.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning by NWS
Instruction: For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of west central Missouri. The warning is in effect until 6:30 PM CDT. A severe thunderstorm was detected near Pleasant Hill, moving east at a speed of 20 mph. The storm is expected to bring hazards such as 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail. Residents in the affected areas, including Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Lone Jack, Baldwin Park, and Strasburg, should be prepared for potential damage to vehicles, roofs, siding, and trees. The threat of hail is indicated by radar, with a maximum size of 1.00 inch, and the wind threat is indicated by radar, with a maximum wind gust of 60 mph.
Blue Springs man who aided in Cass County jail escape sentenced as second fugitive remains at large
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man charged with assisting two inmates escape from the Cass County jail in December of 2022 has been sentenced. The judgment comes from the Western District of Missouri Federal Court as a second inmate remains at large nearly 10 months later. Kansas City man...
Blue Springs man sentenced for aiding the escape of 2 inmates from Cass County jail
A Blue Springs man was sentenced for helping two inmates escape from a Cass County jail in December.
Cass County tree trimmer airlifted after 40-foot fall
A Cass County tree trimmer remains in the hospital after being airlifted to Research Medical Center last week when he fell more than forty feet.
Road Closure Scheduled for Bridge Demolition and Reconstruction in Cass County RESCHEDULED for 2024
Crews have reopened the I-49 outer road (Peculiar Drive) in both directions from just south of 237th street to just past the bridge over the East Branch South Grand River. The bridge was originally scheduled to be closed through Nov. 17, 2023 for demolition and reconstruction of the bridge. This closure and repair will be rescheduled for 2024. Work was rescheduled to ensure less road closures for area residents due to a scheduling conflict with a project in the area.
Defendant connected with federal escapee is sentenced
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An Indictment from earlier this year in the Western District of Missouri Federal Court charging individuals with escaping confinement and other individuals with assisting them, resulted in an incarceration sentence of 16 months for one of those charged, consecutive to a pending State of Missouri case.
Postponement of Bridge Demolition and Reconstruction on I-49 Outer Road in Cass County to 2024
The I-49 outer road (Peculiar Drive) in Cass County has reopened. Originally, the road was to be closed until Nov. 17, 2023, for bridge demolition and reconstruction. However, the closure and repair are now postponed to 2024. This change is due to a scheduling conflict with another local project, aiming to reduce road closures for residents.