Missouri News

Racial identity of activist questioned but does it matter?

By SCOTT STROUD and PHILLIP LUCAS (ASSOCIATED PRESS) — Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the “Black Lives Matter” movement have stirred controversy and…

New Muslim center expected to open in Columbia next summer

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — A new Muslim school and community center is expected to open by June 2016 in Columbia. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1V0D1jW) the…

Trial underway for man accused of killing 3 at Jewish sites

(OLATHE, Kan., AP) — A trial is underway for a Missouri white supremacist accused of killing three people last year at two Jewish sites in suburban Kansas…

Obituaries

Gloria Gaye ‘Hill’ Morrison

Gloria Gaye “Hill” Morrison, 71, died Tuesday, Aug. 25 at Village Hospice in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 31 at Ben Cast & Son-Wood…

Natalie Yvonne Kane

Natalie Yvonne Kane, 57, of Kingsville Missouri, died Monday, Aug. 24, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri. Visitation is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28, at…

Nancy Ann ‘Dabbs’ Stoddard

Nancy Ann “Dabbs” Stoddard, 55, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, at home. Graveside services are at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, at Appleton City Cemetery, Appleton City, Missouri,…

Myrna L. (Hillburn) Clifford

Myrna L. (Hillburn) Clifford

Myrna L. (Hillburn) Clifford, 67, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, after a battle with liver cancer. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Sweeney-Phillips…

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

Fashion: Jump into jeans

Fashion: Jump into jeans

By SHELBY BILBRUCK Columnist (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The time has come! Let your jeans creep out of your closet as cooler temperatures set in for the beautiful fall…

Muleskinner merges publications

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor When I became managing editor of the Muleskinner, I effectively took on one newspaper and two websites – the Muleskinner, muleskinner.net and…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press Jefferson City News Tribune, Aug. 9 No offense, but equipment trumps motto “What will we be offended by today?” has become a popular slogan…

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