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Powell, Everett D. 1921-2019  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. -Everett Dean Powell, 97, of Savannah, passed away on Jan. 27, 2019, at a local healthcare facility. He was born April 12, 1921, in Dearborn, ...

Area's best compete in MEC Wrestling Championships | High School  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — In a back-and-forth team battle for first place between Cameron and the Chillicothe Hornets, it was the Dragons who went into the final ...

Benton's Rush captures district title, several local wrestlers heading to state

For the first time ever, MSHSAA hosted girls district wrestling tournaments.

Benton routs Savannah 62-42 behind Ater's 19 | High School  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Benton left little doubt in Friday night's matchup between two Class 4 District 16 rivals, defeating Savannah by double digits, 62-42 at ...

High School Soccer | Savannah 9, Lafayette 0 | High School  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Savannah continues into conference play in style, led by a five-goal game by senior Kyle Johnson, breezing to a 9-0 shutout of MEC rival ...

Savannah beat St. Pius to advance to district title game  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Savannah struck early in the contest with a 65-yard touchdown run by Jadon Brady on the third play from scrimmage.

Savannah takes out LeBlond behind 1st-quarter blast  News-Press Now

Friday's annual contest between Savannah and Bishop LeBlond was no neat affair.

Oak Grove takes down Savannah in comeback quarter final round for state softball

SAVANNAH, Mo. - Big showdown for the Missouri class 3 quarter finals in the state tournament Saturday as Savannah High school took on Oak Grove.

Savannah man remembers Halloween crossbow attack  News-Press Now

Halloween has brought back unpleasant memories for one Savannah, Missouri, man for nearly two decades.

Lemon, Paul S. 1951-2019  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. - Paul Stuart Lemon, 68, Savannah passed away Friday Jan. 11, 2019, at his residence. Paul was born on Jan. 9, 1951, to the late Frank and ...

Jones, Nina G. 1971-2018  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. - Nina Gail Jones, 47, of Savannah, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Dec 8, 2018, at a local hospital, in St. Joseph. Nina was born in St.

Cotillion for Achievement announces class of 2019  News-Press Now

The Cotillion for Achievement Board held a reception Dec. 16 at the Remington Nature Center to recognize the finalists and their parents of the Cotillion for ...

School happenings, Jan. 13 | School Happenings  News-Press Now

DISTRICT-WIDE EVENTS. Tuesday -- Special Board of Education meeting, Board Conference Room, 925 Felix St., 5:30 p.m.. Thursday -- Board Insurance ...

Missouri Media high school football rankings | Sports  News-Press Now

Missouri Media football rankings. Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 12-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place ...

McCourt, Dennie R. III 1990-2018  News-Press Now

OREGON, Mo. Dennie Roscoe McCourt III, passed away in Oregon, on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the age of 27. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska, to Ann ...

Girl in custody for threats at Savannah High  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — A 16-year-old girl is in custody for allegedly making threats Monday at Savannah High School.

SJSD hires directors of finance, student services  News-Press Now

The St. Joseph School District has hired two long-time Missouri educators to fill the open director of finance and director of student services positions.

Savannah names Schrader next football coach  News-Press Now

Savannah High School has named Randy Schrader as the head football coach for the 2017 season, principal Dr. Robert Sigrist announced via press release ...

Jones, Ted 1954-2018  News-Press Now

Fillmore, Mo. Ted Jones, 63, Fillmore, formerly of Savannah, Missouri, passed away Friday, July 13, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care. Teddy was born on August 25, ...

LeBlond, Benton in search of season's first win  News-Press Now

In his four-plus decades on the sideline, Tony Dudik had experienced just about everything a head football coach could go through.

Holt, William C. 1948-2018  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. William C. Holt, "Bill", passed away at his residence on Monday, April 2, 2018, in Savannah. Mr. Holt was born on March 29, 1948, in St.

Kapp, Lelan E. 1939-2018  News-Press Now

COSBY, Mo. Lelan E. Kapp, 79, Cosby, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. He was born Aug. 28, 1939, in St. Joseph, to Elsworth and Mabel (Harr) Kapp.

Ferbert, George H. 1936-2018 | Obituaries  News-Press Now

George Harold Ferbert, 82, of St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, at Living Community. George was born in Whitesville, Missouri, on Dec.

Hughes, Garnett M. | 1917-2018  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Garnett M. (Hoover) Hughes, 100, Savannah, passed away Thursday, June 14, 2018, at a local hospital. Garnett was born on November 2, ...

Savannah Student Killed in Double Fatality Accident

The accident occurred Wednesday morning three miles west of Savannah.

Bottorff, Kenneth C. 1977-2018  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. Born Jan. 16, 1977, in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, passed away on Aug. 23, 2018, in Swink, Colorado. He is preceded in death by: his ...

Cotillion honors area's top students  News-Press Now

Making the world a better place is one of the central ideas behind the Cotillion for Achievement Ball.

Schrader rejoins title chase with Savannah  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Randy Schrader knows he has one stone left unturned.

Benton, Savannah look for first win | Benton  News-Press Now

Benton and Savannah have traveled similar courses through the first month of the 2017 football season.

LeBlond soars past Savannah behind Harvey  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — What felt like a barrage of first-quarter 3-pointers from seniors Sean Davis and Jack Harvey propelled Bishop LeBlond to a 66-40 road ...

Two killed in Andrew County accident  News-Press Now

Two people were killed and a boy was seriously injured in a head-on accident Wednesday near Savannah, Missouri.

Savannah remembers teens who died in crash  News-Press Now

Savannah was quiet Thursday while the community mourned the loss of two of its own. Kendell Delp, senior at Savannah High School, and Landon Smith, who ...

Trooper promoted to lieutenant  Fulton Sun

Sergeant Scott M. Lance, Troop F, Jefferson City, is to be promoted to lieutenant and designated assistant director of the Missouri Information Analysis Center's ...

Benton grabs 1st win of season in Savannah  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Two teams were in desperate need of a win Tuesday evening.

Lake, Billie J. 1963-2018  News-Press Now

Billie Jo Lake, 55, of St. Joseph, passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. Billie Jo was born in St. Joseph, on March 25, 1963, to Millus Steeby and Betty Eads.

Smith, Rosemary R. 1934-2018  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. Rosemary Rae Smith, 83, of Savannah, passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at a local care center. She was born on April 22, 1934, ...

Chillicothe overpowered by Staley in Savannah Invite  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — On the third day of the 88th Savannah Invitational, Staley steamrolled over Chillicothe on Thursday night on its way to a 54-34 victory.

Savannah freshman Malayna Briner perseveres through tough times  News-Press Now

When tragedy struck, Savannah freshman Malayna Briner didn't give in.

Northwest District student councils collaborate to design workshops for next fall  Kansas City Star

Councils collaborate: Student councils are planning now for the annual Northwest District Meeting in October. Students from the 2018 officer schools met this ...

Smith, Landon K. 1999-2018  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. Landon Keith Smith, 18, of Savannah, entered heavens gates on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. He was born March 12, 1999, to Steve and ...

Delp, Kendell R. 1999-2018  News-Press Now

AMAZONIA, Mo. Kendell R. Delp, 18, of Amazonia, passed away January 10, in an automobile accident near Savannah, Missouri. He was born in St. Joseph on ...

The Good Guys open firm in St. Joseph  News-Press Now

A Wichita, Kansas-based law firm with ties to Northwest Missouri has opened a satellite office in St. Joseph.

Brushwood, Mark A. 1962-2018  News-Press Now

PARK RAPIDS, Minn. Mark Anthony Brushwood, 55, passed away February 24, 2018, after a courageous battle with brain cancer. Mark was born April 23, 1962, ...

Monk, George A. 1953-2019  News-Press Now

Elizabethtown, N.C. - George Aubrey Monk, 65, passed away on Jan. 7, 2019. He was born June 16, 1953, in St. Joseph. He grew up in St. Joseph and San ...

Cotillion finalists introduced at Remington Nature Center  News-Press Now

The 2017-18 Cotillion finalists met each other for the first time Sunday afternoon at Remington Nature Center.

Dr. Nicholas Crowley to join US Dermatology Partners in Liberty, Missouri  PR Web

Kansas City, Missouri (PRWEB) September 05, 2018 -- Dr. Nicholas Crowley will begin treating patients of U.S. Dermatology Partners Shoal Creek on ...

Public high schools hold graduation ceremonies  News-Press Now

As Lafayette High School read the names of graduates and handed out diplomas Sunday, school officials included student Nicholas G. Hubbard.

Savannah smack down Smithville  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. — The moment he intercepted the pass, one thought ran through.

Steeby, Jason L. 1972-2016  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. Jason L. Steeby, 44, Savannah, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at a local hospital. Jason was born on ...

Kempa, James L. 1943-2018  News-Press Now

AMAZONIA, Mo. James Loddy Kempa Sonny or Jim, Amazonia, passed from this world on Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born May 5, 1943, to William and ...

Sigrist leaves Central for Savannah  News-Press Now

A longtime administrator soon will leave the St. Joseph School District for a job to the north.

Savannah teen gets second shot at life | Health  News-Press Now

Mykal Duncan doesn't remember much about the day she almost died.

Smither, Haylee D. 1995-2017  News-Press Now

AMAZONIA, Mo. Haylee Danielle Smither, 21, of Amazonia, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care, in St. Joseph. She was born on ...

Pearce, Lisa A. 1960-2017  News-Press Now

Lisa A. Pearce, 57, of St. Joseph, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at her home, in St. Joseph. She was born March 23, 1960, in St. Joseph, to Ross ...

Jacob Huffman  News-Press Now

Jacob Huffman has no shortage of experience working alongside Special Olympics athletes.

Houghton, Georgia M. 1924-2017  News-Press Now

TARKIO, Mo. Georgia Marie (Boatright) Houghton, the daughter of Lloyd E. and Audrey (Fogleson) Boatright, was born April 15, 1924, in Redfield, South Dakota.

Judah, Weldon C. 1949-2017 | Obituaries |  News-Press Now

Judge Weldon Don C. Judah, 68, St. Joseph, passed away unexpectedly following recent heart issues on Thursday, July 13, 2017, at his home. He was born ...

Woolard named Central's assistant principal  News-Press Now

Paul Woolard has joined the Central High School staff as assistant principal, in an announcement made Thursday.

Vaughn, Samantha I. 1994-2015  News-Press Now

HELENA, Mo. Samantha Irene Vaughn, 21, Helena, passed from this life on December 11, 2015, at her home in Helena. She was born in Independence, Mo. on ...

Etzler, Jerry R. 1979-2017  News-Press Now

AMAZONIA, Mo. Jerry lost his courageous battle with cancer on March 10, 2017, in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 37. He was a 1997 Savannah High School ...

Weightlifters break records at St. Joseph competition  News-Press Now

Weightlifters of all ages and levels put their training to the test Saturday at the 37th annual Pony Express Weight Lifting Competition.

Partridge honored by IFL with bigger goals in sight  News-Press Now

Decades have come and gone since Jerry Partridge taught his son to toss around the pigskin.

LeBlond mourning death of coach, teacher  News-Press Now

More than four decades in the teaching and coaching ranks made for a wide-ranging contact book built up by Steve Vertin.

Nold, L. Paul 1942-2016  News-Press Now

L. Paul Nold, 74, St. Joseph, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2016, at his home. He was born April 6, 1942, in Andrew County, Missouri. He married Deanna ...

Top students honored at cotillion  News-Press Now

There was no brain drain whatsoever on Saturday night at the St. Joseph Country Club.

Andre D. Lance  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. - Andre Dean "Dre" Lance, 17, Savannah, passed away Saturday, November 22, 2014, near Savannah. Andre was born in Russia on February ...

Officers show support at Arn twins' graduation  News-Press Now

Molleigh and Malloree Arn walked across the stage to receive their diplomas at Savannah High School like any other senior, but in place of their dad were 23 ...

Savannah woman finds success in fishing  News-Press Now

Hillary Hughes almost never found fishing. The Savannah, Mo., woman didn't grow up with family who fished. And even today, she doesn't like fish — at least not ...

Cotillion honors young achievers  News-Press Now

Despite numerous steps taken toward future achievement, 20 students in Andrew and Buchanan counties received recognition and encouragement Sunday.

Man sentenced for robbery  News-Press Now

Man sentenced for robbery. Family and employees at Stevenson's Family Pharmacy won't be forgetting the morning of Sept. 9 last year. Buchanan County ...

Veraguth, Jackie D. 1941-2016  News-Press Now

COSBY, Mo. Jackie D. "Jack" Veraguth, 75, of Cosby, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at Mosaic Life Care. Jack was born on May 15, 1941, ...

Ayla Wade and Cameron Vulgamott | Couples  News-Press Now

Ayla Rae Wade and Cameron Wade Vulgamott, both of Columbia, Mo., are engaged to be married.

Kearney wrestler with Down syndrome wins first career match

KEARNEY, Mo. -- Some sports fans consider it the toughest game of them all. The wrestlers at Kearney High School certainly think so. After all, the Bulldogs ...

Who's giving big money this election cycle?  News-Press Now

Although candidates can't officially file for Missouri state elections yet, a handful have been busy raising money for three local open state representative seats ...

The last Ride for Ryan  News-Press Now

Rick and Janis Consolver are planning a final motorcycle ride to remember their late son.

James H. Steeby  News-Press Now

SAVANNAH, Mo. - James H. Steeby, 62, Savannah, died Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at St. Luke's Northland Hospital. He was born July 3, 1951, to Hubert and ...

Theodore J. Yackie, III  News-Press Now

Theodore Joseph “Ted” Yackie, III, went to his heavenly home with the Angels on January 21, 2014. He was born on February 17, 1968, in St. Joseph. He was ...

Naval careers put two locals onboard carrier  News-Press Now

Every day, men and women from Northwest Missouri can be found serving their country, working to preserve America's freedom and way of life. Two of those ...

Recruiting class highlighted by lineman's past mistake  Griffon News

Kevin Hart always wanted to play Division I football. Coach Partridge speaks about his 16 new recruits including the well known Kevin Hart. Photo by Jason ...

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