Forest City, MO

Gladstone’s Final Of 4 Touchdowns Pushes Green Team To 8-Man All Star Game Victory

Spratt Stadium hosted this year's 8-Man All Star Football Game. Aydan Gladstone’s keeper off play action provided the final score, and a defensive stand at the end of the game gave the Green All Star Team a 34-26 win in the Missouri Football Coaches Association All Star Football game at Spratt Stadium on the Missouri Western State University Campus Saturday evening.

American Legion Riders visit St. Joseph

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The American Legion Riders of Missouri and Kansas paid a visit to St. Joseph and the Pony Express Museum on Saturday afternoon. 210 riders on motorcycle drove down for the trip. "So being as how we were coming through St. Joseph, what better place to stop at...

New Troopers Assigned to Troop H

Trooper Saxton Pliley (l) and Trooper Jackson Schmedding (r). Photo by Missouri State Highway Patrol. Two recent graduates of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Academy have been assigned to Troop H, headquartered in St. Joseph. Trooper Saxton Pliley of Jamesport has been assigned to Zone 10, serving Daviess and DeKalb...

Local reaction to Roe v. Wade overturned

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Supreme Court officially decided to overturn Roe v. Wade on friday morning. Since the announcement was made, people for and against abortion have been rallying and protesting the decision. "I wish it wouldn't have to be so political. But it is, it was from the beginning,"...

Local author hosts book signing

Judith Sabbert recently held a book signing and Q&A at the East Hills Library in St. Joseph. The author of the newly released "Daring to Dance Again: Pearls of Wisdom for a Soul-Filled Life" shared about her life experiences and reflected on her emotional journey and the lessons learned along the way. The book is a compilation of personal and universal stories - sad and joyful, painful and funny.

Scheidt, Luke E. 1970-2022

Luke E. Scheidt, 51, of Hiawatha, formerly of Lincoln, Nebraska, died June 16, 2022, from injuries received from a motorcycle accident west of Reserve. Luke was born Aug. 14, 1970, at Topeka, Kansas, the son of Randy and Connie Grant Scheidt and grew up in and around Lincoln. He graduated...

Sybert heads to National History Day competition

Collin Sybert, the son of Jeremy and Lynnete Sybert of Rosendale, Missouri, is a sixth-grade student at North Andrew and earned first place at the state competition for National History Day in Missouri in the junior individual performance category. This year’s theme was "Diplomacy and Debate in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences."

Kansas woman hospitalized after crash

ATCHISON COUNTY —A Kansas woman was injured in an accident just before 5:30p.m. Thursday in Atchison. According to Police Chief Mike Wilson, a vehicle driven by Julia Holt, 31, Atchison, struck a parked vehicle in the 1100 block Laramie. EMS transport Holt to Amberwell Hospital for examination. Police reported...

Lutz's St. Joseph roots bring him to Mustangs

Mustangs pitcher Camden Lutz has kept his St. Joseph roots true and choosing to play for his local summer baseball team was important to him. Lutz finished his senior season at St. Joseph Christian this past spring, coming up just short of a district championship that would have capped off a remarkable career with the Lions.

Shockley, Rebecca J. 1955-2022

Rebecca Jean Becky Shockley, 67, of Hiawatha, died with family by her side at her home Friday, June 17, 2022. Becky was born May 16, 1955, at Horton, Kansas, the daughter of Simon Eugene Gene and Wilma Jean Kissinger Smith and was a lifelong Hiawatha resident where she attended school, graduating from Hiawatha High School with the class of 1973.

Former Bearcat Trevor Hudgins signs contract with Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets have signed former Northwest Missouri State guard and two-time Division II Player of the Year Trevor Hudgins to a two-way contract. The news came late Thursday night following the conclusion of the NBA Draft. A two-way contract pays a player dependent on the league in which they are playing - either the NBA or the G-League.

1897: Born in Kansas

Amelia Mary Earhart was born to Amy and Edwin Stanton Earhart in Atchison, Kansas. She and younger sister Muriel were partially raised by their maternal grandparents, spending the school year in Atchison and summers with their parents in Kansas City. A tomboy, Earhart spent her early years outdoors hunting and sledding alongside Muriel. Due to Edwin’s legal work with numerous railroads, the family eventually moved later in her childhood, also living in Des Moines, Iowa, St. Paul, Minnesota, and Chicago.