Missouri News

6-year-old’s shooting death at store investigated

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Kansas City police are vowing to find those responsible for the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl who had stopped at a…

Mountain lion spotted in eastern Missouri

(GERALD, Mo., AP) — Police in an eastern Missouri town say they spotted a mountain lion earlier this week. The Washington Missourian reports (http://bit.ly/1tyva2Y) Gerald Police Chief…

Group files fair housing complaint in Kansas City

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A company that manages several low-income apartment buildings in Kansas City is accusing city officials of trying to force black residents to…

Obituaries

Gerald ‘Chip’ Eugene Byrd

Gerald “Chip” Eugene Byrd, 57, of Lone Jack, Missouri, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, at his home. The family will have a private memorial service at a later…

Marilyn Louisa Beard

Marilyn Louisa Beard, 77, died Oct. 21 at the Holden Manor Care Center in Holden, Mo. Cremation is under the direction of Ben Cast & Son-Wood Funeral Home…

Ruth Edna Bond

Ruth Edna Bond, 105, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 15 at Country Club Care Center. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21,…

Ellen Bowers

Ellen Bowers

Ellen F. Bowers, 68, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Monday, Oct. 13, at Country Club Care Center. Cremation is planned and the family will hold an informal memorial service…

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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