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Save St. Joe Jobs makes river levee push

Photo courtesy Save St. Joe Jobs A Committee to Save Jobs made a formal push to the public Tuesday on an upcoming Buchanan County ballot question. Community members gathered Tuesday morning for a press conference on King

17-year-old injured in Gentry County crash

A crash Monday afternoon in Gentry County sent a Conception Junction woman to the hospital. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jessica Hutson, 17 was driving a 1999 Saturn westbound on US-136 shortly before 3:30 p.m.

Power outage delays Aquatic Park opening

Aquatic Park Aquatic Park opening has been delayed Tuesday morning due to a power outage. The City of St. Joseph said Kansas City Power & Light has been notified and once power is restored and it’s safe

Chillicothe man wins $262,000 jackpot

James Perry, Show Me Cash winner (Photo courtesy Missouri Lottery) A Chillicothe man has won $262,000 from the Missouri Lottery. James Perry, 63 won the money through Missouri Lottery’s Show Me Cash. “A lot more winners on

Obituaries July 10

LaVerta Darlene Smith 1931-2016 St. Joseph, Missouri – LaVerta Smith, 84, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Sunday, July 10, 2016. LaVerta was born August 15, 1931 in Troy, Kansas to August & Millie (Thornton) Buch. She

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