This week in the Benton County Enterprise
Meet The People Of Benton County

Becca Steenburgen

Word On The Street

Steve Johnson

The Editorial & Opinion Page

Have I Got A Line For You!

Most of us learn something new every day and that’s good. I learned recently…….well, I typed the preceding line yesterday afternoon and didn’t complete the sentence after …

Financial Focus

It won’t be long before we turn the page on 2023. But you still have time to make some financial moves that can pay off in 2024 — and beyond. Here are a few to consider: • Review …
The Sports Page
WARSAW'S Tanna Howe drives against Cole Camp's Kaitlyn Whitworth at Cole Camp on Monday night. A close one throughout the first half, Warsaw blew the game open in the third quarter and sailed to a 50-35 victory.

Ladycats Use Big Second Half To Cruise Past Cole Camp

After losing 76-29 to Lone Jack on Friday, the Warsaw Ladycats rebounded to defeat Benton County foe Cole Camp, 50-35 behind a 20 point performance by sophomore guard Tanna Howe. The home team, the …

Warsaw Swept At Lone Jack In Season Openers For Both Teams

Warsaw got 13 points from sophomore guard Tanna Howe but she was the only Ladycats player to reach double figures in a 76-29 loss at Lone Jack last Friday afternoon. The Ladycats played the first …

JBMS Wrestlers Take On Holden, Pleasant Hill

It was another great night of wrestling for the JBMS Wildcats when they traveled to Holden to lock up with the Eagles and the Pleasant Hill Roosters. The Warsaw squad came home with an overall boy's …
The School Page
EACH MONTH one student is chosen from each North Elementary classroom as the Student of the Month.  These students are ones who exemplify P.R.I.D.E. at our school.  At North Elementary, we look for students who: P.- Practice Kindness- use kind words and actions, help others, and take turns; R.- Show Respect- use materials and equipment correctly, are on time, and follow directions; I.-Inspire Others- make healthy choices, are good problem solvers, and practice safety; D.- Do Your Best- show a positive attitude, listen, and complete their work; E.- Everyone is Included- share, encourage, and include others. October Students of the Month are. front row:  Addalyn Holloway, Lillyian Shope, James Coskey, Brynlee Reser; middle row:   Brock Parker, Willow Kelsey, Josie Parker, Brady Spry, Ciara Fox, Zoreen Pannu; back row:   Diamonya Kerns, Rex Koski, Bentyn Young, Rayden Rhule, Serenity Andregg, Emily Helstern, Bailey Steenburgen, Olivia Daughenbaugh; Not Pictured:  Ulyana West, Rayne Tabone.

Warsaw North Students Of The Month

EACH MONTH one student is chosen from each North Elementary classroom as the Student of the Month. These students are ones who exemplify P.R.I.D.E. at our school. At North Elementary, we look for …

Warsaw South Students Of The Month

WARSAW SOUTH ELEMENTARY is proud to announce our October Students of the Month for demonstrating the character trait of respect. These students go out of their way to show respect to peers and school …

WHS Students Of The Month

WARSAW HIGH SCHOOL is proud to announce their Students of the Month for October! They include: Aleanah Yoder, freshman; Brayden Henderson, sophomore; Carly Price, junior and Lovlie Haidusek, senior.
The Society Page
Fristoe News
The weather has been a wonderful week of autumn life in Missouri. Hopefully it will stay halfway like it has been for Thanksgiving. I remember a few Thanksgiving weekends when it was snowy. Just …
B.P.O.E. Lodge #2783
Mark your calendars for “Dining at the Lodge.” -November 23 Thanksgiving Dinner Potluck, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM, Lodge providing meat -December 1, Steak Night (weather permitting), 6:15 PM-7:30 …
Benton County SWCD Seeks Nominees
SEEKING NOMINEES Benton County SWCD Board of Supervisors Let it be known that the Benton County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold an election for one supervisor in each of two …
Church News
Unity Of The Lakes We trust everyone will have/had a wonderful Thanksgiving. This Sunday 11/26/23 Rev. Don will be at Unity of the Lakes. His service is "Thanks Receiving". Giving and receiving …
The Law Page

Benton County Sheriff's Report

Sheriff’s Report 11/13/2023-11/19/23 Caleb Tryston Cramer of Mora, MO was brought in on 11-13-23 on a Benton County Citation for Domestic Assault-4th. Subject was booked and released with …

Bill D. Boyer
Bill D. Boyer
Bill D. Boyer, age 78, of Warsaw, Missouri passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at the EW Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center in Sedalia, Missouri. He was born on September 6, 1945 in …
Raymond E. Brooks
Raymond E. Brooks
Raymond Edward Brooks, 80 of Pleasant Hill, Missouri passed away on Sunday, November 12, 2023, at his home. He was born Monday, October 18, 1943, to the late Joseph Brooks and the late Ethel (Parris) …
Robert A. Davisson
Robert Andresen Davisson, age 84, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. Proud to be the 10th generation Davisson born in the USA, he was born in Kansas City in …
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