Missouri News

Hospital board member resigns

Western Missouri Medical Center Board of Trustees member Kit Lindsay resigned his position Thursday, according to a news release. Lindsay reported he is ineligible to serve on…

2 reporters arrested during Ferguson protests settle suits

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Two journalists who were arrested while reporting on protests after the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown have settled…

Crocodile removed from St. Louis County pond

(CHESTERFIELD, Mo., AP) — After four days of trying, a 3-foot-long Nile crocodile is finally captured from a pond in west St. Louis County. The St. Louis…

Obituaries

Loy L. Richards

Loy L. Richards

Loy L. Richards, 91, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, Aug. 1, at his home. A celebration of life will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug.…

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…

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. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 31 Needed: A serious ethics reform movement in Missouri: Following the welcome resignation 10 days ago of state Sen. Paul…

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…

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