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Obituaries October 2-4

Cinda Lou Wright 1953-2016 Denton, Kansas – Cinda Lou (Grieme) Wright, 63, of Denton, Kansas passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. Cinda was born on January 19, 1953 in St. Joseph,

St. Joe man accused of setting fire to vehicles

Michael Simpson A 49-year-old St. Joseph man is due in court Friday on charges stemming from break-ins and fires in parked cars. Michael Simpson is charged with two Class-D felony counts of knowingly burning or exploding. In

Cameron inmate dies in custody

A 54-year-old Missouri inmate serving a 12-year sentence for drug crimes has died in custody. According to a news release from the Missouri Department of Corrections, Robert D. Moore died at 11:37am Tuesday at the Crossroads Correctional

PumpkinFest celebrates 20 years this weekend

This weekend, 20 years of PumpkinFest in St. Joseph will be celebrated.  Cindy Daffron with the PumpkinFest said the three-day event sponsored by the Pony Express Museum started out with a street dance and an idea.  “That

A short break from the rain in your 7-day forecast

Rain takes a break today, but returns later in the week. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service. Today: Patchy fog before noon. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming east southeast

Fall rabies vaccination clinic offered this weekend

An opportunity to protect your pets will be offered at the fall rabies vaccination clinic in St. Joseph this weekend.  St. Joseph Animal Shelter Humane Educator Jenna Keyes said they’ll be offering rabies vaccinations, combination vaccinations, microchipping,

Buchanan County booking activity 10/5/2016

Here’s the latest booking activity from the Buchanan County Jail. All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. These are courtesy photos. This information is provided by