Missouri News

Endangered pallid sturgeon larvae found in Missouri River

(BELLEVUE, Neb., AP) — Three fish larvae captured from the Missouri River last year have been confirmed as those of the endangered pallid sturgeon, the U.S. Geological…

Canoeists set new record in paddling from Kansas to Missouri

(ST. CHARLES, Mo., AP) — Two Texas men have set a new record in a race by canoeing the Missouri River from Kansas City, Kansas, to St.…

Kansas City starts safety campaign for streetcars

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Although streetcars won’t start operating in Kansas City until next year, the city is already considering a campaign to teach the public…

Obituaries

Ray Ernie Knight

Ray Ernie Knight

Ray Ernie Knight, 80, of Oak Grove, Missouri, died Monday, July 27, at his home. He was born Jan. 25, 1935, in Flatwoods, West Virginia, the son of…

Juanita Rose Horner

Juanita Rose Horner

Juanita Rose Horner, 94, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Monday, July 27, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, at Williams…

Donald E. Burton

Donald E. Burton

Donald E. Burton, 74, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Thursday, July 23, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg, Missouri. Memorial services will be held at 11…

Doris Elsie Blackmon

Doris Elsie Blackmon

Doris Elsie Blackmon, 92, of Holden, Missouri, died Friday, July 24, at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Doris was born July 23, 1923, in Jackson,…

Announcements

R-6 Foundation donates to playground project

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently donated $25,000 to help renovate the Ridge View Elementary School playground. Funds for the playground were raised through the Partners…

WMMC Auxiliary announces scholarship winners

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary Board recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to six students. Recipients are selected by the WMMC Auxiliary Scholarship Committee based…

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…

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 St. Joseph News-Press, July 25 Airport fight not over: “Convenience” might be hard to quantify, but it is a nearly tangible asset and matters…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press Springfield News-Leader, July 11 Don’t overlook root of jail issues Committed leaders and active volunteers. New developments to boost the economy. New university partnerships…

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