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Gallery owner to present MMA program
The owner of a new art gallery will present the program at the Mid-Missouri Artists meeting at 7 p.m. March 30 in the Warrensburg Community Center.
Martin WarrenMartin Warren Chapter member becomes lifetime member
Sedalia resident Robert Wiley was presented with the Lifetime Membership Plan Certificate at the March 18 meeting of the Martin Warren Chapter, Missouri Society, Sons of the American Revolution (MOSSAR).
UCM to host OVATION performance series this spring
WARRENSBURG – The University of Central Missouri OVATION Performance Series has announced five performing arts events for the spring 2023 season. OVATION is a curated selection of world-class dancers, musicians, and theatre performers who will bring exceptional high-energy artistry to West-Central Missouri.
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Crash reports -March 24, 2023

Car totaled in March 21 wreck

Community Calendar for March 21 through March 27

To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to news@warrensburgstarjournal.com or call 660-747-8123.

Six candidates compete for two seats on JCCHS board

Six candidates are competing for two seats on the Johnson County Community Health Services Board of Trustees.
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Knob Noster loses to Northwest

Knob Noster baseball lost to Northwest 5-2 in the Panther Classic on Friday, March 24, at the Knob Noster Sports Complex.  The Panthers trailed the entirety, falling behind 1-0 in the first …


County-wide sales tax increases April 1

The Johnson County Commission reminds businesses in Johnson County that the county-wide sales tax rate will increase by one-half cent effective April 1.

WMMC launches Medical Assistant training program

WARRENSBURG — Western Missouri Medical Center has launched a new Medical Assistant (MA) training program that was presented during the January Board of Trustees meeting. The program is designed to provide the training and education necessary for participants to become certified medical assistants.

Medical service, hot lunch offered for community

WARRENSBURG — Multiple local community resources have partnered with Sedalia-based Katy Trail Community Health to provide medical services and hot lunches to Johnson County citizens.

New author hosts book signing in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — After publishing her first book, “My Forever Homestead Home: A Rescue Dog’s Story,” in December 2022, Beth Halsey hosted a book signing at Gunzil and Bowser Children’s Bookstore on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Police & Crash Reports
Galen R. Jordan, 52, was arrested on Feb. 13 when officers conducted a traffic stop on Broad Street. Jordan was arrested for driving without a valid operator's license.
Serious injuries reported in March 11 wreck
Moderate injuries in March 5 wreck
Carol E. Twigg, 60, was arrested on Feb. 9 on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance-opium.
Three vehicles involved in March 4 wreck
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Diving into Italian red wines

“Molte grazie, ai nostri amici, i vignaioli italiani” or in English, many thanks, to our friends, the Italian winemakers.

Top tips from Johnson County Missouri Master Gardeners

Daffodils are the unofficial heralds of spring here in mid-Missouri. Once those yellow, or white, or orange trumpets start showing, gardeners start itching to get things started. Those bright flowers also seem to stir possibilities in new gardeners. Regardless if you have gardened for many years or if this year will be the first that you put a seed into soil, there is always something to learn.

Missouri State Fair Foundation contest champions reading and agricultural pride

My mother’s people have two passions: farming and reading. I inherited the love of both.
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