Missouri News

Missouri Senate panel adopts tuition restriction 

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri Senate committee adopted a state budget provision Tuesday to prevent public colleges and universities from offering in-state…

Missouri Democrats name new staff leaders 

By DAVID A. LIEB (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Democratic Party announced a pair of new leaders Monday as it heads into a 2014 election…

Man charged in Kansas City-area highway shootings 

By MARIA SUDEKUM (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Authorities announced charges Friday against a Kansas City-area man suspected in connection with about a dozen recent highway shootings…

Obituaries

Dianna L. McBaine

Dianna L. McBaine, 56, of Windsor, Mo., died Monday, April 21, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Mo. The family will receive friends from 1…

Larry Wayne Criss

Larry Wayne Criss, 54 of Warrensburg, Missouri passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Services will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24,…

Richard E. Spratt

Richard E. Spratt, 60, died due to unforeseen health problems on April 6th, at Lees Summit Hospital. Spratt was born in Kansas City, Mo., in 1954, and…

Scott Edward Allen

Scott Edward Allen, 48, of Holden, Mo., died Wednesday, April 16, at his residence.  Scott was born Nov. 15, 1965, in Independence, Mo. He graduated from Holden…

Announcements

Warrensburg Branch library changing hours

By ALYSSA CLIFTON (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)—As of Monday, May 5, the Trails Regional Library, Warrensburg Branch is changing their hours. From Monday through Thursday the Library will be…

Mules Footbal hosts 17th annual golf classic

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Mules Football will host their 17th annual Golf Classic on Friday, June 6, at Keth Memorial Golf Course in Pertle Springs. Registration for the first…

PAS presents UCM Opera Theatre production

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Performing Arts Series and Department of Music at the University of Central Missouri have combined resources to present the UCM Opera Theatre production, “Music…

Letters

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…

Protecting schools and taxpayers from the governor’s fake crisis

Dear Editor, When I was knocking doors during my campaign, voters often asked my view on taxes and education. Over the years my response has remained the…

High School Sports

Warrensburg Varsity wins against St. Pius

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Warrensburg Varsity (2-7, 2-1) refused to relinquish the lead after grabbing it early against St. Pius on Wednesday, recording a 10-4 victory. A…

Warrensburg JV baseball team extends winning streak

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — Three pitchers baffled Center and teamed up to throw a no-hitter for the Warrensburg Tigers Varsity (3-7, 3-1) in a 21-3 victory in…

Movie Reviews

“The World’s End” a solid addition to Pegg, Frost films

“The World’s End” a solid addition to Pegg, Frost films

  By ANDREW LINK (digitalBURG) – There should be a little instinctual revulsion at the idea of a film about adults looking back on their youth with…

‘Kick-Ass 2′ “not fantastic like the first”

By ANDREW LINK (digitalBURG) — Before we dive in, two things. First, stay through the credits. Second, I want to preface the statement I’m about to make…