Missouri News

Lawyer criticizes Missouri child abuse proposal

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri ballot measure that would allow allegations of past actions to be used against people facing child…

Man escapes with Kansas City police cruiser

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A manhunt continued Wednesday morning for a northwest Missouri man suspected of overpowering a Kansas City police officer and…

Recount requested on Missouri right to farm

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Election officials across Missouri will conduct a recount of the narrow passage of a constitutional amendment creating a…

Obituaries

Hayden Michael Gillroy

Hayden Michael Gillroy, 8 days old, passed away Wednesday, August 20 at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.  Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, August…

Marvin M. “Red” Racy

Marvin M. “Red” Racy, 83, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Monday, July 28, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Funeral services were Thursday, July 31, at…

John E. Fleener

John E. Fleener

John E. Fleener, 83, of Stark City, Missouri, died Aug. 19. The family will be receiving guests from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22, at Williams funeral Chapel,…

Deloris Irene Johnson

Deloris Irene Johnson

Deloris Irene Johnson, 76, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, Aug. 16, at North Kansas City Hospital. There will be a vigil service 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21st…

Announcements

Local officer elected president of statewide juvenile justice group

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The chief juvenile officer for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court – Juvenile Division was recently elected president of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association. Beverly…

Western Missouri Medical Center auxiliary awards scholarships

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary Board recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to five students. Each year, the WMMC Auxiliary sponsors the Health Care Career…

Safety Center program manager honored for work to improve highway safety

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Bob Welsh, program manager of the Breath Alcohol Instrument Training Program in the Missouri Safety Center at the University of Central Missouri, recently was…

Letters

Kudos to USPS

Dear Editor, On the Monday before Christmas, my husband and I sent a 4 pound gift box to our niece living in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mailed through…

Praise for WMMC

Dear editor, I want to toot the horn for our local hospital a bit. I have been on the board of directors for over two years now…

Protecting schools and taxpayers from the governor’s fake crisis

Dear Editor, When I was knocking doors during my campaign, voters often asked my view on taxes and education. Over the years my response has remained the…

High School Sports

Hershey track meet set for June 7

The Hershey Track and Field Meet is scheduled for Saturday, June 7, at Warrensburg High School. The track meet is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and is…

WHS golfers return from state tournament

Three Warrensburg Tigers golfers returned from the state tournament this week. They did not place in the top 10, but coach Guy Albert said it was a…

Opinion

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Aug. 18 A ‘generational event’ demands a generational change: One of the police commanders who had been on the ground in…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press The Joplin Globe, Aug. 11 Keep money out: You can say one thing about St. Louis billionaire Rex Sinquefield: He puts his money where…