Thursday, August 1, 2013


By Randy Kirby Managing editor Officials broke ground for a new assisted-living addition to the Winchester Meadows campus on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 1. Managing Partner Gib Wood said the new […]

prairie chicken hen

By Bill Graham, MDC media specialist Kansas City – A female prairie chicken wearing a GPS tracking collar surprised and puzzled biologists this summer by traveling 1,165 miles in big […]


The 4-H State Horse Show was held at the Missouri State Fairgrounds July 25 – 28. A total of 15 youth from Pettis County 4-H clubs competed in the events. […]

OATS, Inc. staff member receives certification

August 1, 2013 Local
Della Allen

OATS, Inc., staff member Della Allen was appointed as a certified community transit manager (CCTM) by the Community Transportation Association of America. CCTM status marks the greatest performance and highest […]

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Roadrunners add two more players for 2013-2014 season

August 1, 2013 Roundup

The State Fair Community College Roadrunners have announced the addition of two more student athletes for the 2013-2014 season. Kedar Edwards 6-4 wing Brooklyn, N.Y. – Long Island University Brooklyn […]

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CACTUS distributes school supplies

August 1, 2013 Local

Scores of volunteers were hard at work last week sorting and packing donated school supplies for CACTUS distributed Aug. 1-3 at ABC near Fourth and Kentucky. Photos by Randy Kirby, […]

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Pettis County 4-H Shoot-off results listed

August 1, 2013 Club

The Pettis County 4-H Shooting Sports Program hosted their annual Pettis County Shoot-off on July 20. 4-H youth enrolled in shooting sports from Benton, Lafayette, Johnson, Henry, Morgan, Miller and […]

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