Pleasant Hill News

Pleasant Hill boil advisory lifted

As of 1 p.m. today, the city of Pleasant Hill has lifted the boil advisory that began Thursday.

Pleasant Hill issues water emergency, boil advisory after major water line breaks

A major water line break on the south end of town has caused a lot of water line breaks through Pleasant Hill this morning. The city of Pleasant Hill has issued an immediate water restriction emergency and a boil water advisory this morning.

Trial set for Oakland Cemetery Association theft case

After months of no action, the state’s case against Pleasant Hill resident Lisa Anderson moved forward last week.

City council listens to downtown proposals, honors wrestlers

PLEASANT HILL — On Monday night, the city council heard two major proposals for development of the downtown area, but no decision was taken on either one of them.

Father, son excited for Railroad Days

PLEASANT HILL — Brice Randolph, a student at Pleasant Hill Intermediate School, is looking forward to this year’s Railroad Days, which begins Friday and ends Sunday.

Cities focusing on finding, replacing lead pipes

In December 2021, the Biden administration through the EPA released a broad initiative calling for the nationwide replacement of all water service lines made of lead or including a significant amount of lead.

Pleasant Hill residents upset about planned development

PLEASANT HILL — Last week, two residents adamantly spoke out about a planned development south of the Cass County Library building that was passed last month.

Oakland Cemetery theft case remains in court

There has been no movement in the case against Lisa Anderson, 64, Pleasant Hill, who has been charged with stealing at least $25,000 from the Oakland Cemetery Association in Harrisonville between June of 2020 and August 27, 2021.

Pleasant Hill bond issue to improve parks, police, pipes

PLEASANT HILL — Improvements to city parks, the police station, animal shelter and water and sewer infrastructure, along with the chance to bring in tax dollars on out-of-state purchases will all be on the ballot April 2.

Pleasant Hill man charged for dog abuse

PLEASANT HILL — A video taken by a neighbor that’s gone viral and caused an uproar was sent to the police department, resulting in a local resident facing municipal charges. In the …
Nancy Miller was presented Pleasant Hill’s Lifetime Achievement Award by Mayor John King during the mayor’s annual appreciation dinner Dec. 8.

Pleasant Hill mayor awards citizens at appreciation dinner

Nancy Miller was presented a Lifetime Achievement Award by Mayor John King during the annual mayor’s appreciation dinner Dec. 8.
Skylar Martin, second from right, was one of hundreds of applicants chosen to decorate the White House in Washington D.C. Martin and her husband, Kyle Martin are both Pleasant Hill natives. Martin is standing with her three sons, Cohen, 5, Aiden,  7, and Liam, 9, at the Gold Star tree, which is dedicated to the families of soldiers killed in action, during an event Sunday.

Pleasant Hill native helps decorate the White House

Skylar Martin was one of hundreds who helped decorate the White House on the weekend after Thanksgiving, and one of a few who decorated the Gold Star tree.

Pleasant Hill High School joins trend of adding an Esports team

PLEASANT HILL — Video games have oft been derided as an unproductive use of time and are thus relegated to free time. Nevertheless, competitive video gaming persisted, and in recent years many high …

Council amends burn ban to allow use of fire pits

PLEASANT HILL — City Administrator Shelby Teufel addressed the council about a change the staff is making regarding the burn ban the city has been under since late July. The initial ban prohibited …