Wildcat track with eight moving on to state

By Christopher Tenpenny There will be several Wildcats making the trip to Jefferson City tomorrow as eight Harrisonville track and field athletes qualified for the Class 4 State Track Meet following their performances at sectionals in Warrensburg Saturday. Senior Makiah Clark was the first to qualify for the Wildcats as she finished fourth in the […]

Wildcat Academy closing

By Lucas Lord Beginning next school year, the Wildcat Academy will be no more. Built in 2003, the alternative school at 302 Eastwood Rd., Harrisonville, has been damaged by frequent flooding, roof issues and other maintenance problems in recent years. According to Superintendent Paul Mensching, the building has fallen into disrepair, necessitating the moving of […]


Jordan M. Zenor-OvercastMarch 24, 2008 – May 11, 2022 Jordan Marie Zenor-Overcast, Harrisonville, was born March 24, 2008, in Kansas City, the daughter of Misty MarieOvercast and Jason Edwards Zenor. She died May 11 at Belton Regional Medical Center, Belton, surrounded bylove and family at the age of 14 years, 1 month and 17 days. […]

Fourth inning sinks Blackhawks

By Christopher Tenpenny The final loss of a season is difficult for every team and this was the case for the Adrian softball team as the Blackhawks lost to Skyline 5-4 in the Class 2 Quarter-finals May 17 in Adrian. The Blackhawks outplayed Skyline in every inning, but the fourth, which turned to be the […]

Fifth grader governs for day

Even though he is just 11, Cameron Grocott knew he had a special job, serving as the City of Peculiar’s mayor May 18. Having his name picked in a drawing, the fifth grader at Peculiar Elementary School was chosen to represent his school, getting a first-hand look at what it takes to run city hall. […]