Missouri ban on felons carrying guns ruled constitutional

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A recent amendment to the state constitution doesn’t mean some felons now can carry guns, The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, affirming the status of current law. The 5-2 ruling brings clarity to a constitutional change that’s led to confusion…

Missouri Senate debates repealing death penalty

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Republican-led Missouri Senate for the first time in years debated a bill to repeal the state’s death penalty, though the measure is unlikely to advance. A bipartisan group of lawmakers to implored their colleagues Monday to end capital punishment. Missouri has executed 18 killers…

With only 29 students, Catholic school in Missouri hangs on

By DONALD BRADLEY The Kansas City Star (MONTROSE, Mo., AP) — The bell tower of the old Catholic church rises above all else in this tabletop-flat town. Children head that way these cold mornings, just as they have for generations to the red brick St. Mary School next…

Faces of UCM: Robert Breshears

By BETHANY SHERROW Features Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — As a teenager in 1975, Robert Breshears went to the Grand…

THRIVE recognized for inclusion on campus

THRIVE recognized for inclusion on campus

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — For the first time since the program’s inception, the university’s THRIVE…

Public invited to view design options for U.S. 50 bridge project

By MARQUIS JONES (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday to discuss designs to improve…

UCM is first stop for World Series trophy tour

By ALI OVERSTREET Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Kansas City Royals World Series Trophy Tour, presented by the Missouri…

Kansas City museum learns it has a real Hieronymus Bosch

By BETH J. HARPAZ Associated Press The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, has learned that…

With Rams gone, St. Louis fights to keep federal spy agency

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — The departure of the Rams to Southern California killed a…

Faces of UCM: Alex Wallace

Faces of UCM: Alex Wallace

By BETHANY SHERROW Features Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Alex Wallace’s life changed forever on Dec. 29, 2015, when she…

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