Missouri News

Port of Kansas City to reopen for barge traffic

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The port of Kansas City’s barge-shipping terminal will reopen after being closed since 2007. The Port Authority of Kansas City said Tuesday…

Missouri lawmakers target $61M in veto overrides

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Republicans and Democrats are joining together as the House is voting to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes of millions of dollars of…

Missouri Republicans push for gun bill victory

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on guns, as lawmakers approach a Wednesday vote that…

Obituaries

James ‘Gus’ Roy Tyroler

James ‘Gus’ Roy Tyroler

James “Gus” Roy Tyroler, 79, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 12, at Western Missouri Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17…

Emma Grace Fuller

Emma Grace Fuller

Emma Grace Fuller, 95, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Sunday, Sept. 14, at Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17,…

Gregory Lyle Horner

Gregory Lyle Horner

Gregory Lyle Horner, 48 of Warrensburg, Mo., died Tuesday, Sept. 9, at VITAS Hospice in Kansas City. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Williams Funeral…

Rick Carnes

Rick Carnes

Rick Carnes, 56, of Knob Noster, Mo., died Wednesday, Sept. 10, at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City, Mo. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday,…

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, Sept. 5 Justice Department investigation will have to expand beyond Ferguson: A few numbers indicate a civil rights investigation of the…

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…