Local News

Text 911 now in operation in Buchanan County

The St. Joseph Emergency Communications Center has officially began accepting text 911 service for Buchanan County. The department made the announcement Monday.  In the event of an emergency when calls cannot be made people can now send

Missouri Western accepting applications for Community Tent

Missouri Western State University is accepting applications for the Community Tent at this summer’s Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp. The Community Tent is for any St. Joseph non-profit organizations, businesses and community groups interested in showcasing their

Fatal crash reported in northeast Kansas

A man was killed during a crash in Atchison, Kan. over the weekend. According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, Clarence Nott Jr., 63 of Wetmore was driving a 1994 Camara northwest on U73 about 10 miles northwest

Man charged after shots fired on north end

Wilbur Hurt A St. Joseph man has been charged after allegedly firing off a weapon last week during a domestic disturbance on the north side of town. Wilbur Hurt, is charged in Buchanan County with a felony

St. Joseph man killed in Saline county crash

A St. Joseph man was killed Saturday morning in a one vehicle crash in Saline county. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop A, 60-year-old Larry A. Pierce of St. Joseph was traveling east on I-70 near

Obituaries July 7 – 9

Jack Hickman 1933-2016 Jack Hickman, 82, Atchison, Kansas died Thursday, July 7, 2016 at his residence. Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Church with Rev. Jeremy Heppler,