Missouri News

City Council filing opens Dec. 16

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — One seat on the City Council will be on the ballot in the April 2015 municipal election as Baird Brock meets the term limits for…

Sewer billing services transitions back to city

(Warrensburg, Mo.) — The city is now handling sewer utility billing services. Beginning Thursday, all billing, collections, shut-offs, questions and concerns regarding sewer utility billing transitioned from a contracted company…

Gun sales surge ahead of jury’s Ferguson decision

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Some suburban St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, as fearful residents await…

Obituaries

Dusty Raye Manning

Dusty Raye Manning, 18, of Holden, Missouri, died Sunday, Nov. 16, at his home. The family had a memorial service to celebrate the life of Dusty on…

Jimmie Ruth Melvin

Jimmie Ruth Melvin

Jimmie Ruth Melvin, 75, died Nov. 18. A celebration of Jimmie’s life will be held from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in…

Luther Gann Jr.

Luther Gann Jr.

Luther Gann Jr., 95, of Holden, Missouri, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, in Warrensburg. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Williams Funeral Chapel in Holden…

Marilyn Lee Underwood Lemmon

Marilyn Lee Underwood Lemmon

Marilyn Lee Underwood Lemmon, 68 of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Friday, Nov. 21, at her home surrounded by her children and her sisters. Funeral Services will be 3 p.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 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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