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A very poorly installed bridge is finally going to be replaced. The city council unanimously approved an intergovernmental bridge replacement agreement between the city and Henry County, during the … more
People seeing the Heritage Traveling Tractor driving along Highway 7 on July 2nd might have thought it was heading for Olde Glory Days. The tractor was in full 4th display with its flag-painted hood … more
In the fall of 1958, more than 100 Clinton High School students started their senior year in a three-story brick school building on the corner of 3rd and Franklin. The seniors were told that after … more
Fifty years is about the life expectancy for many bridges in the Missouri Department of Transportation highway network. That is exactly the age for two southbound State Route 7 bridges over dual … more
Earlier this spring during a thunderstorm, Angie Loughridge was watching Jim Sublette’s live stream on Subby’s West Central Missouri (WCMO) Weather Advisory Page. Angie was also talking … more
The Clinton Animal Shelter’s Facebook page often says it. There is a need for food or other items that help this charitable institution keep its dogs and cats healthy. Heritage Tractor heard … more
Confetti fireworks and a pink, teal and white balloon arch marked the opening of the new Autism and Neurodevelopment Center on June 21. More than 70 people gathered under a large canopy in the … more
The Pediatric Place is excited to announce the opening of our new state-of-the-art Autism and Neurodevelopmental Center next month in Clinton, Missouri. This exciting milestone represents the … more
There are two theories of why a Clinton rancher named Warren C. Bronaugh visited the Younger brothers in prison after they were arrested and sentenced to life sentences for robbing a bank and … more
The Miss Missouri Scholarship Organization crowned a new Miss Missouri and she is Ashley Berry of Clinton, Mo. Ashley was also Miss Missouri’s Teen in 2021. Throughout the evening, Ashley … more
Chinese Checkers is a board game of European origin that can be played by two to six people, competing individually or with partners. A version of the game, called Chinker-Chek, “The Game For … more
OGD is thrilled to announce that the badges for Olde Glory Days have arrived! With the badges in hand, all that’s left to do is print the game tickets and receive the pocket planners, and then … more
In 1924, W. F. Stroup organized a volunteer fire department for Appleton City at the request of the local Chamber of Commerce. Stroup recruited a dozen young men and was named captain. According to … more
If you’ve noticed a lot of heavy equipment, noise and activity on Pawnee Street behind Walgreen’s, there is a reason. Aldi is building something across the street from its current store. … more
The City Council meeting on June 4, 2024, was packed with important updates and decisions for the community, highlighting various improvements and plans. One of the standout announcements was the … more
On April 13, 1989, two dozen people gathered at the former Lutheran Church near the Clinton Square to discuss how they could support families in the communities with members who needed services they … more
A five-year 1/8 percent tax was approved in Clinton in November 2021 to fund upgrades and renovations to the Artesian Outdoor Pool. The interior of the pool was renovated in 2022, the pool house was … more
Having a long beard can sometimes be a problem. According to Jeremy Reed of Calhoun, you have to be careful when you are doing yard work or using power tools. “I usually tuck it in my … more
When Dorothy Sell was in high school in Clinton, bowling was one of the activities she and her classmates did in gym class. The students went to a bowling alley on Green Street, she recalled, which … more
Throughout a career in emergency management, Susan Jones-Hard has dealt people who were going through traumatic events. In 1999, when the Columbine High School shooting occurred, she was the … more
During their recent meeting, the City Council addressed concerns about the outdoor public pool. A motion was filed to replace a 6-foot section of the original steel pipe from 1976, which needs … more
Miss Missouri candidates from across the state, their pageant directors and families will travel to the heart of Missouri June 9 to kick off a week filled with rehearsals, talent performances, … more
Like the winner of the Kentucky Derby, the second annual Mother’s Day Brunch & Bubbly staged by the Clinton Mid-Day Optimist Club started out with long odds. Because of high-school … more
As one of Missouri’s Centers for Independent Living, WILS joins with our sister centers at Missouri Center’s for Independent Living (MOCIL) in expressing deep disappointment over … more
The first job Ben Hendershot ever had was at the Bike Source in Overland Park. The year was around 2000, he said, and he made $4 an hour plus 10 percent commission on sales. Ben, who served in the … more
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