Missouri News

Flash flooding suspected in death of Missouri camper

(PRAIRIE HOME, Mo., AP) — A Missouri woman’s body has been found downstream from where she had been camping. KMIZ-TV (http://bit.ly/1KodsXo) reports that the body of 31-year-old…

Pilot dies from injuries sustained in Missouri airshow crash

(CAMERON, Mo., AP) — A pilot has died from injuries sustained when his biplane crashed as he was performing at a northwest Missouri airshow, authorities said Sunday.…

Rising river forces evacuation of trailer park near Hannibal

(TAYLOR, Mo., AP) — Up to 100 residents were evacuated from a mobile home park in northeast Missouri because of rising flood waters. The Fabius River spilled…

Obituaries

Barbara Lucille Ostermeyer-McNeel

Barbara Lucille Ostermeyer-McNeel

Barbara Lucille Ostermeyer-McNeel, 66, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died June 25, at home. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Sweeney-Phillips and Holdren…

Judy K. DesCombes

Judy K. DesCombes, 66, of Lake Lotawana, Missouri, died Friday, June 26, at her home. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, at Sunset…

Marie Katherine Cox

Marie Katherine Cox

Marie Katherine Cox, 92, of Independence, Missouri, formerly of Pittsville, Missouri, died Sunday, June 21, at her home. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 27, at…

Phil Yancey

Phil Yancey, 61, of Centerview, Missouri, died Saturday, June 20, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at the Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren…

Announcements

Class reunion set for UCM laboratory high school

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — A reunion for students who attended the laboratory high school on the University of Central Missouri campus is planned for Friday and Saturday, June…

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces four scholarship recipients

The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the winners of six student scholarships that were awarded Friday. Cooper Collier received the Russell and Louise Elsberry Education Scholarship for…

Kids Fit program begins Jan. 8

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Fit Kids program is scheduled to begin Jan. 8. Fit Kids will take place on Thursdays in January from Jan. 8-29. Kids in…

Letters

Common sense by the yard

Dear editor, Incidental chemical exposures, contamination of our waterways, decimation of honeybee populations, declining water tables and a general winnowing of bio-diversity. These might seem like amorphous…

What happened to living wage jobs?

Dear Editor, I recently had a chance to see some of the great work being done at Manna Harvest by a group of dedicated volunteers. They put…

Disfunction an embarrassment to the city

Dear Editor, The past few meetings at Warrensburg City Council have not exactly gone smooth with arguments and shouting matches breaking out between elected officials. This is…

High School Sports

Warrensburg golf plays Helias Tournament

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The Tigers golf team team traveled to the Helias Tournament in Jefferson City, Missouri and played in the Class 3 and Class 4…

Tigers golf wins four-team match in Sedalia

The Warrensburg High School golf team edged Jefferson City by two strokes Monday to claim first place in a four-team competition at the Sedalia Country Club. Warrensburg came…

Opinion

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press Columbia Daily Tribune, June 14 The land of Oz. Dorothy can stay home Dorothy need not leave Kansas in search for the land of…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 8 Republicans continue to peddle the Common Core lie A conservative Republican might understandably have been confused in reading Post-Dispatch…

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