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Gallatin man killed, Cameron man injured in crash on Interstate 635 in Kansas

A Gallatin man was killed and a person from Cameron was injured in a crash late Thursday afternoon in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports 51-year-old Dwayne Stout of Gallatin died Thursday night three hours after the crash occurred on Interstate 635. The body was taken to Frontier Forensics for further examination.
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Gallatin Man Killed in Kansas Accident

WYANDOTTE COUNTY, KS – A Gallatin man was killed in an accident in Wyandotte County, Kansas on Thursday. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 36-year old Aurora, Colorado resident John Mbera was eastbound on the ramp from Interstate 70 to Interstate 635 when he failed to negotiate the curve. Mbera’s semi travelled off the roadway and struck a pickup driven by 51-year old Dwayne Stout of Gallatin.
Hudson Star-Observer

Library funding fiasco nearing solution

It all began 20 years ago when the Hudson Area Joint Library was formed to serve the residents of the city of Hudson, town of Hudson and village of North Hudson, with the town of St. Joseph joining shortly thereafter. The goal written into the initial agreement was for the...

School district holds teacher appreciation cookout

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Even though teacher appreciation week was earlier this month, the St. Joseph School District wanted to recognize their teachers as the school year comes to a close. School staff, school board members and even the city mayor gathered at Hillyard Technical Center today for a teacher appreciation...

Student facing disciplinary actions after bringing fake gun to school

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) An elementary school student is facing disciplinary actions after bringing a fake gun to school Thursday. According to a letter from Hyde Elementary Principal Jaimee Lawrence, on Thursday morning, before the school day started, a student was found to be in possession of a fake, plastic gun and fake cartridges in a classroom.

Jameson Community Betterment Association to hold fish fry

The Jameson Community Betterment Association will hold a fish fry fundraiser for the association next week. Serving will start at the Jameson City Park on June 4th at 4:30 p.m. with a menu that will include fish, coleslaw, baked beans, cornbread, and desserts. Those attending may eat and pay what...

Overdose deaths up; health officials blame fentanyl

St. Joseph Health officials say the ongoing opioid problem is continuing to get worse. St. Joseph Health Department Health Educator Nancy King says the introduction of fentanyl into the drug supply has been a problem. "That has greatly increased the number of overdose and overdose fatalities in the fentanyl poisonings...

Gas prices rising ahead of Memorial Day weekend

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) As more people are expected to hit the road this weekend. Gas prices across the state are hitting record highs. AAA reports that the statewide average in Missouri is now $4.17. That is almost $1.50 more than this time last year. Here in St. Joseph, we are...

Love’s Travel Plaza and Country Store, Arby’s open to droves of customers

Throngs of area motorists continue converging on the recently opened Love’s Travel Plaza and Country Store following its official opening last Thursday. The 12,000 square feet facility, located at BB Highway near the I-35 exit, had just a few of its 77 parking spaces filled as residents flocked to Cameron’s newest gas station and eatery.

Enjoy nature as the new River Bluff Trails Park opens today

City officials’ welcome bikers, hikers and nature lovers as the much-anticipated River Bluff Trails Park is officially opening next weekend. To celebrate the opening of the new park a ribbon cutting will be held to celebrate the official opening of the park today at 4pm. The opening of the...

School district responds following Amber Alert for Kansas boy

BUTLER COUNTY — USD 394 in Rose Hill issued a statement Wednesday following the May 19 abduction of a 5-year-old boy from the daycare at the school. As law enforcement authorities continue their investigation of the incident, the district shared a statement, "We are taking the time to review our procedures with child safety at the focus of the review." The USD 394 day care facility will reopen on Tuesday.

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“He knew how to be a friend” Mickey Gilley memorial …. Street rods, customs, and muscle cars at the Ozarks …. “This was a hate crime and it is unacceptable.” Community …. Casper’s, the iconic Springfield, Missouri restaurant …. Daybreak on the Road: Camden County in 2...

Obituary & Services: Edith F. Webb

Edith F. Webb – age 95 of Lathrop, Missouri passed away Tuesday morning, May 24, 2022, at her home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the First Assembly of God Church in Lathrop or the Plattsburg Senior Center in care of the funeral home. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 31st, 2022, at the First Assembly of God Church in Lathrop.

New $4.7 million Cameron Aquatic Center set to open this next Saturday

Contractors put the final touches on the $4.7 million Cameron Aquatic Center with officials still onto next Saturday's soft opening. Although welcoming patrons for the first time since the pool closed in 2020, work will still progress throughout the summer with plans to repave the parking lot, install swimsuit dryers, relocate the dumpster from the parking lot to the pump house, painting the pump house and roofing the newly renovated pool house.

New Cameron Aquatic Center Opening Delayed One Week

After months of work the anticipated opening of the new aquatic center in Cameron will be delayed by one week. The City of Cameron today (Thursday) announced that after consulting with project contractors with Carrothers Construction Co. and Midwest Pool Management, the Park Board has decided to delay opening the Aquatic Center one week until June 4th.