Norris shatters her own record, wins Southern Stampede

Just two weeks after breaking her own school 5K school record, Harrisonville junior Kayleigh Norris has done it again. Today, she beat a talented field at the Missouri Southern Stampede in Joplin. It marked Norris’ third win in as many meets. Norris won the meet with a time of 17 minutes and 43.42 seconds. Her […]

Couple sentenced for assisting Cass County jail escapee

A Blue Springs couple has been sentenced to 16 months in federal prison after helping a federal inmate who escaped from the Cass County Jail. Dawn Branstietter and John Douglas Baxter have both been sentenced. Branstietter’s son, Trevor Sparks, and another inmate, Sergio Perez-Martinez who is still on the run, escaped from jail in December. […]