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Co-workers of fallen worker Lyndon D. Ebker pay tribute on the day of his funeral.
This week, MoDOT laid to rest our co-worker and friend who lost his life serving the public. Lyndon D. Ebker was struck and killed in a work zone while doing his job as a flagger on a bridge flushing project on Rte. 100 near Bucheit Road in Franklin County. A longtime MoDOT worker, Lyndon had more...
Colby Reed of Boy Scout Troop 67 will be honored at a special Eagle Scout ceremony Sunday, April 17, at 4:00 p.m. at the Breckenridge United Methodist Church. A reception will follow. The public is invited to attend. In announcing the Court of Honor, Scoutmaster, Mark Corwin, stated, “This is an...
Circuit Judge Brent Elliott
In 1993 the Jackson County Circuit Court (Kansas City/Independence) created the first drug court in Missouri. Today there are more than 100 drug court programs throughout our State. Several state officials have proposed mandating the formation of such courts. Until this year the 43rd Circuit had...
It was exciting to see so many participants out for Walking Day sponsored by the Caldwell County Health Department and locally by The Gettin Place.Walkers went to the cemetery, and it would have been a lovely day for walking had it been a bit less breezy. Ages varied from early elementary to geezer...
Illustration of a J-Turn
My work as a state senator requires me to travel all the time, driving from my home in Warrensburg, across the 21st District, back and forth to the Capitol and all across the state. I see the best and worst examples of our state’s roadways during my long commutes, and one of the most dangerous...
The results of the General Municipal Election of April 5th in Caldwell County are as follows. Only contested races are given on this report, the results of propositions and the passage of road taxes. See the next edition of the Caldwell County News for a full report. Propositions of a continued...
Jury hears the case.
Caldwell County was host to the trial of the century Friday, April 1, when the trial of Miss P. Pig vs Big Bad Wolf of Once Upon A Time was heard by a jury of first graders. Read all the details in this week's edition of the Caldwell County News!
Student art show this weekend at the Polo Community Building!
Come check out the amazing and creative student art work at the county-wide student art show Friday April 8, from 6 to 8 and Saturday, April 9, from 10 to 2 at the Polo Community Building! The show is open to all Caldwell County students, grades K-12. Classes for judging include painting, drawing,...
Morgan Taylor shows us how to use fondant in decorating a cake. She is being ably assisted by Lindsey Adkison.
What would Caldwell County kids know about robots, ear notching pigs, making a cheese ball, horses or making a birdfeeder? If you had an opportunity to be at the third annual Caldwell County Spring 4-H Contest Day, March 20, at the Kingston Nazarene Church, you would have been amazed at the project...
Vietnam Veterans being honored in Jeff City
Greetings Friends of the 8th!  First Ethics Reform Measure Advances to Governor’s Desk (HB 1983) Making good on their promise to make substantive ethics reform a top priority, members of the General Assembly sent legislation to the governor’s desk this week that would help improve the culture at...

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