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Lawmakers fail to ramp up ethics laws for Missouri officials

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Like most years, Missouri state lawmakers in the 2015 legislative session introduced a number of bills aimed at clamping…

Police: Woman held in box for months found dead, man sought

By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH and MARIA SUDEKUM (SEDALIA, Mo., AP) — The hunt for a registered sex offender suspected of killing his ex-girlfriend and her son intensified Thursday after…

10 seniors arrested for prank, damaging 35-year-old trees

(WENTZVILLE, Mo., AP) — Ten Missouri high school seniors have been arrested for a suspected prank that damaged decades-old trees near the high school’s cafeteria. St. Louis…

Obituaries

Norma June Egbert

Norma June Egbert

Norma June Egbert, 78, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Friday, May 22, at her residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Life…

Joseph Edward Nesbit

Joseph Edward Nesbit

Joseph Edward Nesbit, 88, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Tuesday, May 19, at Ridge Crest Nursing Center in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at…

Jerry D. Laughlin

Jerry D. Laughlin

Jerry D. Laughlin, 70, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, May 16, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 23, at the Warrensburg…

Dr. Allen Deryl “Doc” Sapp

Dr. Allen Deryl “Doc” Sapp

Dr. Allen Deryl “Doc” Sapp, 82, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Thursday, May 14, at the Missouri Veteran’s Home in Warrensburg. Dr. Sapp was born in Conroe, Texas, on…

Announcements

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces four scholarship recipients

The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the winners of six student scholarships that were awarded Friday. Cooper Collier received the Russell and Louise Elsberry Education Scholarship for…

Kids Fit program begins Jan. 8

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Fit Kids program is scheduled to begin Jan. 8. Fit Kids will take place on Thursdays in January from Jan. 8-29. Kids in…

Registration opens for WPR bowling program

Registration is open for Warrensburg Parks and Recreation’s youth bowling program. The five-week program will be held at the UCM Elliott Bowling Center, located at 500 S.…

Letters

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…

Losing Selmo Park, local heritage

Dear Editor, Selmo Park is on its last legs, with the bulldozers due to move in in less than a month. Instead of an historic house, we’ll…

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, May 15 John Diehl and the curse of Gen. Sterling Price: It’s often said that the speaker of the Missouri House…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press Jefferson City News-Tribune, May 11 Bring fairness to municipal court fines: Municipal court reform is more than a Ferguson issue; it is a fairness…

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