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Missouri News

Humane Society finances opponents of right-to-farm

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Humane Society of the United States has contributed $375,000 to an effort to defeat a Missouri ballot measure creating a constitutional…

Columbia uniformed officers to wear body cameras

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — The Columbia Police Department plans to outfit all of its uniformed officers with body cameras. Assistant Chief John Gordon announced Thursday that the…

Nixon names new student member of UCM board

Nixon names new student member of UCM board

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Elizabeth Wood of Adrian, Missouri, as the student representative of the University of Central Missouri board of governors.…

Obituaries

Marjorie Anna LaNier

Marjorie Anna LaNier, 89, of Ottawa, Kansas, died Tuesday, July 22, at Olathe Medical Center in Olathe, Kansas. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday,…

Curtis Wayne DesCombes

Curtis Wayne DesCombes

Curtis Wayne DesCombes, 79, of Avondale, Arizona, formerly of Mexico, Missouri, died July 17. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at Mineral…

Rosalie M. McClary

Rosalie M. McClary

Rosalie M. McClary, 77, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, formerly of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Monday, July 21, at Truman Medical Center Lakewood in Kansas City, Missouri. Cremation is…

Thomas Berger, ‘Little Big Man’ author, dead at 89

By HILLEL ITALIE (NEW YORK, AP) — Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn “Little Big Man” and…

Announcements

Parks and rec hosts back to school bash

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation is hosting a Back to School Middle School Bash on Aug. 10 for students starting grades fifth through eighth. There will be music,…

Providers, volunteers needed for Project Community Connect 2014

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Volunteers and service providers are needed for Project Community Connect 2014 in Warrensburg and Johnson County. The event will take place from 9 a.m.…

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 Jefferson City News Tribune, July 10 Veto removes threat to deer posed by inane bills: We would need to dig deep into the pile…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 7 Nixon boldly vetoes particularly cruel abortion restriction: In his 27 years in public office in Missouri, Jay Nixon has…