Author: Shawn Kober

Benton County Missouri Museum and Historical Society

The museum opening date is Friday April 3rd, 2015.  Hours will be Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Admission if free to members of the Benton County Historical Society.  Adults fee is $3.00, children $2.00 and Senior adults $2.00. Beginning May 22nd, the special display on loan from the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, MO will be in our museum main exhibit...

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Rotary releases $34.8 million for polio immunization activities worldwide

Rotary International released an additional $34.8 million in grants to support polio immunization activities in 10 countries, including Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan, the three countries where the disease has never been stopped. The funds will be used by the World Health Organization and UNICEF for polio immunization and surveillance activities in the 10 countries, as well as to provide technical assistance in several other countries in...

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Missouri Regional Training Institute welcomed a new commander

FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. – The 5th Ordnance Training Battalion, 140th Regiment Missouri Regional Training Institute welcomed a new commander in a change-of command ceremony recently at the post U.S. Army Engineer Museum, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Col. David Shaul, regimental commander, presided over the ceremony in which he thanked Lt. Col. William Kleffner for his excellent service as the departing commander and welcomed Maj. Craig Schnaufer as the incoming commander. Shaul credited Kleffner with doing an outstanding job of not only delivering the training and skills necessary for Soldiers, but also confidence, which is the lifeblood of the...

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Temporary closure of Windsor Crossing (all of park) and Talley Bend (boat ramp).

Harry S. Truman Parks to Close Temporarily for Road Work WARSAW, Mo.,—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Harry S. Truman Lake announces the temporary closure of Windsor Crossing (all of park) and Talley Bend (boat ramp). Contractors will be performing road resurfacing at Talley Bend boat ramp beginning on March 31, 2015. Work at Talley Bend is expected to last through April 2. Milling and asphalt work at Windsor Crossing campground and boat ramp will begin on April 2 and is scheduled to run through April 3. Please be aware that all scheduled road work is weather dependent....

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Warsaw Community Easter Egg Hunt

Save the Date: Sonic has partnered with The Warsaw Chamber for the Warsaw Community Easter Egg Hunt! The hunt will be Saturday April 4th at 3pm at the Truman Dam Visitor Center. The hunt is for kids from age 0 to 11. We will have over 1500 eggs filled with candy, toys, coupons, and money. Please help us get the word out about the new location. Also, if you know someone that would like to donate anything to stuff in eggs or a larger grand prize they can drop it off at Sonic or the Warsaw Chamber...

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