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Girl sues ex-coach, whose dad was Harrisonville superintendent  KCTV Kansas City

A lawsuit alleges that a former Harrisonville High School coach had an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student while the coach's father was the ...

"I'm going to be a school shooter." Joke lands Harrisonville student in jail  KCTV Kansas City

HARRISONVILLE, MO. (KCTV) -- A Harrisonville High School student's joke has landed him in jail - charged with a felony - in a case that all school students and ...

Incoming Harrisonville school superintendent puts focus on relationships  Kansas City Star

From the schools to the greater community, Paul Mensching, the incoming superintendent for the Harrisonville School District, believes building relationships is ...

You’ll be tickled by these ivories, courtesy of Harrisonville students  The Kansas City Star

Harrisonville, Missouri, students from McEowen Elementary decorated a piano for the Keys to the Community program. Also: Belton High sophomore goes to ...

Harrisonville School District begins superintendent search  Kansas City Star

The Harrisonville Board of Education approved an agreement with the Missouri School Board Association for a superintendent search Tuesday, April 17, 2018 ...

Harrisonville High faculty selects Students of the Month for April  Kansas City Star

Faculty members at Harrisonville High School have chosen seniors Bethany Cox and Kurt Poisal as the Students of the Month for April. They were selected for ...

Chiefs fan gets special behind-the-scenes tour  KSHB

Friday was a dream come true for a Chiefs fan. But it had nothing to do with the team. NBC Sports gave him a behind-the-scenes tour.

Cass Career Center honors Harrisonville student as outstanding graduate  Kansas City Star

Cass Career Center honors outstanding students and awards scholarships. Sherwood Cass High School principal, counselor honored. Raymore-Peculiar ...

Harrisonville Superintendent Frank Dahman will retire, school district announces  Kansas City Star

Harrisonville School District Superintendent Frank Dahman will retire, according to an email sent to parents on Wednesday morning.

Harrisonville denies family’s petition to have deceased student’s name read at graduation  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- A Harrisonville family's online petition to get their daughter's name read at this week's graduation appears to have failed.

Harrisonville Schools superintendent placed on leave, school board says  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- The superintendent of the Harrisonville School District has been placed on leave, district officials say. Board of Education President RJ ...

Harrisonville board names interim superintendent as Frank Dahman remains on leave  Kansas City Star

Robert Watkins named interim superintendent of Harrisonville schools while Frank Dahman remains on leave, the Board of Education announces.

Pleasant Hill School District chooses high school counselor as Educator of the Year  The Kansas City Star

The Pleasant Hill School District has named its 2018 Educator of the Year: Tammy Vogler, counselor at Pleasant Hill High School. She was commended for her ...

Harrisonville Superintendent Frank Dahman on paid leave  Kansas City Star

Harrisonville Superintendent Frank Dahman is on paid leave until his retirement in June, per a separation agreement between him and the school board.

Winter homecoming week at Harrisonville High wraps up Friday with basketball game  Kansas City Star

The theme for Winter Homecoming activities taking place this week at Harrisonville schools is “Aloha Cats.” The Winter Homecoming king and queen will be ...

Superintendent Frank Dahman of Harrisonville schools is on leave, board member says  Kansas City Star

Harrisonville School District Superintendent Frank Dahman is on leave, according to Chris Bell, a member of the Board of Education.

Harrisonville superintendent's son investigated for inappropriate contact with 3 girls, police say  Kansas City Star

Joe Dahman was investigated by Harrisonville police for inappropriate contact with multiple potential victims, police say. Dahman is the son of Harrisonville's ...

20,000 people want suicide victim's name read at graduation. School officials refuse  Kansas City Star

The family of a suicide victim who would have graduated from Harrisonville High School is calling on officials to say her name at graduation.

Harrisonville Joe Dahman case: He was highest paid aide in school district  Kansas City Star

A Cass County school district is on edge after an educator was tied to an investigation of inappropriate contact with at least one student. Joe Dahman, son of ...

Hundreds want Cass suicide victim’s name read at graduation — but her school says no  Kansas City Star

A Harrisonville High student took her own life. Now, the school is refusing to say her name at graduation. Her family fears the stigma of suicide is the cause.

It’s time to verify residency for 2017-18  Kansas City Star

The Harrisonville School District is providing two ways for families to provide proof that they live in the school district.

Joe Dahman resigns from Harrisonville High School  Kansas City Star

Joe Dahman, the son of Harrisonville School District Superintendent Frank Dahman, has resigned amid an investigation into inappropriate contact with a ...

Scholars honored at start of school year  Kansas City Star

More than 170 Harrisonville High School students were honored Aug. 23 at the Excellence in Academics Assembly.

New principal chosen for McEowen Elementary  Kansas City Star

News, notes, and briefs from around Cass County schools.

Harrisonville Middle School’s Tyler Kimbell repeats as district spelling bee champion  Kansas City Star

By correctly spelling “anarchy,” eighth-grader Tyler Kimbell earned the right to represent the Harrisonville School District at the Cass County Spelling Bee in ...

Harrisonville family fights to have former student who took her own life honored at graduation  KCTV Kansas City

It is all about ending the stigma surrounding suicide says one woman who is fighting to have her sister's name announced during what would have been her ...

Harrisonville teen accused of threatening to shoot up school in Facebook post

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- An 18-year-old man is charged in Cass County with making a terroristic threat to a high school. According to court documents, ...

What’s happening in Cass County  Kansas City Star

The Cass County community calendar shares information on upcoming events.

Body found in a shallow pond in rural Cass County, authorities say  The Kansas City Star

A body of an unidentified person was found in rural Cass County on Wednesday, the sheriff's office said. Deputies were called to an area near East 223rd Street ...

Wondering why Harrisonville High School canceled classes Friday? Fútbol and football  Kansas City Star

Wildcats fans are cheering both the football team and their first-ever boys' soccer state-qualifying team this weekend.

Students, parents react to news Harrisonville teacher being investigated for inappropriate contact is superintendent’s son

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- A Harrisonville High School teacher is under investigation for inappropriate contact with at least one student. FOX 4 has learned that ...

Harrisonville High freshman struck, killed by vehicle after school  Kansas City Star

A Harrisonville High School student walking away from school died after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday. Corey Turner, 14, was a freshman at the high school ...

Harrisonville High School students surprise beloved teacher with a life-changing gift

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- One high school in the metro witnessed an eye-opening experience on Friday. Students surprised a beloved teacher with a sweet ...

Harrisonville community reacts after teacher accused of inappropriate contact with student

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- A Harrisonville teacher is in hot water, accused of having inappropriate contact with a student. The district and police are only ...

Bouchard steps down at Shawnee Mission East  Kansas City Star

Fred Brouchard steps down as Shawnee Mission East's football coach just before the start of the season to take an administration job in Illinois.

Raymore-Peculiar students create a monster mashup  Kansas City Star

Bridle Ridge elementary and Raymore-Peculiar high school students collaborate on an art project. McEowen Elementary School in Harrisonville honors ...

Belton captures Suburban Blue Conference Scholar Bowl championship  Kansas City Star

The Belton High School Scholar Bowl team recently claimed its first-ever Greater Kansas City Suburban Blue Conference title by sweeping four matches against ...

Harrisonville students recall fond memories as they struggle with loss of classmate Saylor Johnson

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- Anger and grief. Emotions are running high for teens Harrisonville High School, suffering after the loss of a friend who was killed in a ...

Cass County teen dies in home fire after rescue attempt by sheriff’s deputy  Kansas City Star

Saylor Johnson, a sophomore at Harrisonville High School, is being mourned by her friends and family following her death.

Friends of Harrisonville teen hit and killed by SUV find comfort in being together

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- A school community says its collective hearts are broken, grieving the death of a student walking home from school, who was struck ...

Saffels, Cesonis chosen as Harrisonville’s students of the month  Kansas City Star

Seniors Anna Saffels and Karsen Cesonis are the October students of the month at Harrisonville High School. They were chosen by the faculty for their character ...

Drugs, more than $11K found during traffic stop in Harrisonville City Park  Kansas City Star

A Peculiar man was arrested after police found marijuana, methamphetamine, and thousands of dollars in cash during a traffic stop at City Park.

North Andrew's Schoonover moving on to Harrisonville | High School  News-Press Now

ROSENDALE, Mo. — For the past five years, Jonathan Schoonover has called plays from the sideline during the biggest 8-man football game of the year in ...

Harrisonville man sentenced to prison for possessing child pornography  Kansas City Star

Alexander G. Crawford, of Harrisonville, was sentenced to eight years in prison earlier this month after pleading guilty to five counts of possessing child ...

Cass County auditor race gets nasty in lead-up to Tuesday’s Republican primary  The Kansas City Star

Conservative firebrand state Rep. Rick Brattin sent out fliers attacking his opponent, Cass County Auditor Ryan Wescoat.

Harrisonville teens give back to community on Senior Service Day

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- The real world has lessons that schools can't teach. Students at Harrisonville High School got a crash course in that philosophy on ...

Pleasant Hill set to ask voters for building upgrades  Kansas City Star

An April 3 ballot issue asks voters in the Pleasant Hill School District to consider a $13 million bond issue for facility improvements. If passed by a four-sevenths ...

Ray-Pec wrestlers take down fourth place at Harrisonville tourney  Kansas City Star

Five medalists lead Panthers to high finish during the 24-team Harrisonville Christmas Tournament.

Harrisonville school board rebuked  Kansas City Star

The message sent to the Harrisonville school board last week was clear: parents and teachers aren't seeing the transparency that they expect from their elected ...

Longtime library clerk ready to ‘check out’ from Harrisonville branch  Kansas City Star

Gayle Archer, a longtime employee with the Cass County Public Library, is retiring this month.

Ray-Pec school board has a vacancy  The Kansas City Star

Gov. Mike Parson's appointment of Kim Bailey to Missouri State Board of Education has created a vacancy on the Raymore-Peculiar Board of Education.

Harrisonville grads remember slain classmate Katie Rios with white roses  Kansas City Star

As Harrisonville High School's Class of 2014 paraded onto the football field at Memorial Stadium to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance,” each graduating ...

Pleasant Hill rides emotional wave to state soccer tournament  The Kansas City Star

Pleasant Hill made its first-ever apperance in the Class 2 girls state soccer tournament by stressing a passionate and creative approach to the game.

Cass and Johnson counties — Meet the newest judge to the 17th judicial circuit  Kansas City Star

Jason Howell was appointed to be the newest associate circuit court judge, joining the bench in the recently established Division 6 of the 17th Judicial Circuit ...

Value of volunteering is immeasurable for the community  Kansas City Star

Harrisonville Volunteers in Police *Service* is among the organization always seeking assistance.

Harrisonville School District warns parents of 2 confirmed cases of scabies

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- There are at least two cases of scabies inside the Harrisonville School District. A letter went home to parents of students at Harrisonville ...

Archie enjoying a shift to success  Kansas City Star

Archie, down on its football luck for several years, stuns Midway as it shows signs of developing a winning culture.

2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...

Sheriff’s crime report: One arrested after shots fired in Archie  Kansas City Star

The Cass County Sheriff's Office crime report reveals incidents occurring from Oct. 9-22 in Cass County. Archie. 10/15/17 08:36 AMARUGIA RD, ARCHIE.

Family of Missouri teen who committed suicide wants her name read at graduation - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

The family of a Mo. teen who committed suicide is fighting to have her name read at what would've been her school's graduation this spring.

Cass County family of Katie Rios prepares for resentencing of cousin who killed her  Kansas City Star

Not a moment passes in Monica Rios' life that she doesn't think about her daughter who was killed by a cousin living in their family's home south of Harrisonville.

Hearts broken over girl killed in Cass County wreck  Kansas City Star

Savannah Nash just wanted to take her sweet-16 birthday present out for a spin. “She was so excited about that new car,” her uncle, Tim Nash, said. She got the ...

Kate Spade's 'heartbroken' father, 89, dies night before his daughter's funeral  Kansas City Star

Kate Spade's father dies the night before his daughter's funeral in Kansas City. Frank Brosnahan, a Kansas City father of six, died at age 89 and was in failing ...

Sheriff’s crime report: Deputies recover stolen vehicles found in Belton, Raymore  Kansas City Star

The Cass County Sheriff's Office crime report reveals incidents occurring from Dec. 4-10 in Cass County.

In cross country, Ray-Pec, LS West girls run strong rivalry  Kansas City Star

Lee's Summit West and Raymore-Peculiar belong to the same conference, so they're already rivals in most sports. In girls cross country, that rivalry has gotten a ...

Teen dies in accident while texting

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- Students at the high school here are mourning the death of a 16-year-old classmate, killed in a texting-while-driving traffic accident on ...

Couple allegedly helped plan Sonic robbery in Pleasant Hill, police say  Kansas City Star

Months after a robbery was reported at a Pleasant Hill fast food drive-in, Cass County prosecutors have filed charges against a couple for allegedly taking part in ...

Suspects in Belton shoplifting case face three felony charges after wild car chase  Kansas City Star

Travon Green, 21, and Erica L. Foster, 28, were arrested Sunday after stealing nearly $2700 in merchandise from Kohl's in Belton and fleeing police in a chase ...

A young football star 'in the prime of life,' and the disease that destroyed his brain  Washington Post

"A young man, in the prime of his life, newly married, had everything to look forward to. Yet, this disease is destroying his brain," a researcher study Michael ...

Sheriff’s crime report: Woman’s death investigated in Pleasant Hill  Kansas City Star

The Cass County Sheriff's Office crime report reveals incidents occurring from Aug. 28-Sept. 3 in Cass County.

Honors keep coming for former Ray-Pec softball star Martin  Kansas City Star

Callie Martin picked up her diploma from Raymore-Peculiar High School two months ago. She played her last softball game for the Panthers last October.

Belton man faces assault charge in connection with 2016 stabbing  Kansas City Star

An arrest has been made more than a year after a man was stabbed inside a Belton home.

New Lee’s Summit superintendent to earn $235,000 — half what predecessor was paid to leave  Kansas City Star

Lee's Summit will pay new superintendent Dennis Carpenter $235,000 a year, about half what the district paid its former superintendent to leave last year.

Strong second half sends Versailles boys basketball to district title

Versailles turned the tide and utilized a 19-5 run to take an 11-point lead by the start of the fourth quarter and never looked back for a 76-59 win to capture the ...

Hyperloop One announces its American top finalists for rapid transit system  Kansas City Star

Hyperloop One, which claims technology to shuttle people from Kansas City to St. Louis in about 20 minutes, doesn't name the Missouri route as a finalist.

This playhouse is an ailing little girl’s quiet place. The HOA wants it gone  Kansas City Star

You can see the bright pink playhouse from Missouri 7, across a soybean field on the edge of a neighborhood called Rockhill, near the border of Blue Springs ...

Ray-Pec runners young, but experienced  Kansas City Star

Raymore-Peculiar's girls cross country team has no seniors but plenty of talented runners with state-meet experience.

Belton places four on Suburban Blue all-conference team  Kansas City Star

Running back Dante Madden heads a list of four Pirates, while Ray-Pec lands an offensive lineman on the Suburban Gold first team.

SDSU Football And Soccer Signings  KDLT News

The recruiting class consists of the following student-athletes: Jake Aanderud, 5-10, 170, wide receiver, Rapid City (St. Thomas More H.S.); Austin Boen, 6-3, ...

Weston: Small town with a big history  Kansas City Star

Much has changed in the nearly 180 years since the town of Weston was founded, but the past and the present are connected through a sense of community ...

19-year-old youth minister to celebrate philanthropy with “Ignite the Fire” program  Kansas City Star

Lorenzo Harrison will present on Friday, June 23, Ignite the Fire, a night of recognition for area volunteers, with Willie Morris III as guest pastor.

Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour arrives in Kansas City

Scroll down to submit your Taylor Swift concert photos** KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Taylor Swift is arguably the most popular singer in the world right now, and she's ...

Pitt State football announces 2017 recruiting class  Pittsburg Morning Sun

PITTSBURG — National Signing Day kicked off with a bang in Crimson and Gold country, as Pittsburg State football announced its 2017 recruiting class in front ...

Enter FOX 4’s Senior Sendoff contest & show a 2017 h.s. graduate how proud you are

So many smiles and pride this time of year! Congratulations high school seniors! FOX 4 wants to congratulate in our newscasts as many area h.s. seniors that we ...

KU’s concussion center aims to find best ways to heal the brain  Kansas City Star

KU's Center for Concussion Management specializes in treating mild traumatic brain injuries. What they've learned is changing the way doctors manage ...

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