Missouri News

Walton makes another major gift, helps to improve Pertle Springs

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The generosity of Audrey J. Walton continues to benefit University of Central Missouri athletics as a recent gift will enable UCM to make major…

City seeks proposals for tree removal project

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – City officials are seeking a contractor to remove 18 hazardous trees. The trees were identified as part of the Warrensburg Tree Board’s citywide public tree…

Lee’s Summit, UCM agree to build shared educational facility

The Lee’s Summit R-7 Board of Education and the University of Central Missouri board of governors recently approved an agreement to build a unique shared facility designed to…

Obituaries

Betsy Ann (Saling) Spiwak

Betsy Ann (Saling) Spiwak died Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the family farm in Kingsville surrounded by the love of family. Funeral Services will be at 11 a.m.…

Justine Flach

Justine Flach

Justine Flach, 72, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Thursday, Dec. 18, at her residence. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg…

Mary Ann Gravely

Mary Ann Gravely, 75, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, at her home. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Lesley; four children, Brenda L. Olmeda,…

Dennis R. Werneke

Dennis R. Werneke, 66, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Monday, Dec. 15, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m.…

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 Columbia Daily Tribune, Nov. 24 Immigration order: Republicans and other assorted haters of President Barack Obama are in a righteous snit today as their…

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…