Missouri News

County Commission will discuss health care plans Tuesday

By SABRA HOEPPNER (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Johnson County Commission is scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss the county’s health care premiums for 2015. The meeting…

Ferguson officer enlists police union attorney

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (CLAYTON, Mo., AP) — The suburban St. Louis County police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old has enlisted a police union attorney…

Oral arguments to begin in same-sex ban lawsuit

By BILL DRAPER (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A Kansas City judge is scheduled to hear oral arguments Thursday in a case challenging Missouri’s refusal to recognize…

Obituaries

Eugene F. Neer

Eugene F. Neer, 84 of Warrensburg, Mo., formerly of Knob Noster, died Thursday, Sept. 25, at St. Luke’’s Hospital in Kansas City. Funeral services will be 3 p.m.…

Donald R. Manley

Donald R. Manley

Donald R. Manley, 74 of Leeton, Mo., died Monday, Sept. 22,  at the Windsor Rehabilitation Center in Windsor, Mo. Don was born April 7, 1940, in St.…

Gay Lynn Campbell

Gay Lynn Campbell

Gay Lynn Campbell, 57 of Warrensburg, Mo., died Friday, Sept. 19, at St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’’s Summit. Gay was born Feb. 7, 1957, in Sewickley,…

Daniel J. Hatt

Daniel J. Hatt

Daniel J. Hatt, 54 of Kingsville, Mo., died Friday, Sept, 19, at his residence. Memorial services will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at Wesley Chapel Methodist…

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

Facade grant benefits

Dear Editor, The City of Warrensburg and Warrensburg Main Street offer a terrific facade grant program. I own the Cafe Blackadder building (Julie Kendall owns the cafe)…

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…

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…

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