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UCM hires two new coaches

UCM hires two new coaches

By ALEX AGUEROS Muleskinner Sports Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Central Missouri hosted back-to-back press conferences Tuesday morning to introduce new head coaches for its basketball and baseball programs. Monday,…

Grant helps boost local companies

By SARA LAWSON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Three local businesses are getting some help from the United States Department of Agriculture. A grant, through USDA Rural Development, has been awarded…

Missouri lawmakers pass school standards measure

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri lawmakers finalized legislation Thursday that would charge groups of parents and educators with writing new student achievement benchmarks, potentially paving the…

Warhol selfies auctioned for $30.1M in N.Y.

(NEW YORK, AP) — What’s a selfie worth? If they’re from Andy Warhol, made with a silkscreen rather than a smartphone, the answer is millions. A series of six of…

Jazz center in St. Louis to expand

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — St. Louis has a long history of jazz, from Scott Joplin’s Ragtime to Miles Davis’ be-bop. Plans are now underway for an improved performance and jazz…

Trial focuses on ‘Wizard of Oz’ actor’s finances

(CLAYTON, Mo., AP) — Relatives of Mickey Carroll, who played one of the Munchkins in “Wizard of Oz,” are in court arguing that a caretaker in his last years bilked…

Mules baseball skipper announces retirement

Mules baseball skipper announces retirement

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – After four MIAA regular season titles, four MIAA tournament crowns and three NCAA Regional Championships, Tom Myers has announced his retirement as Central Missouri head baseball coach. Myers is retiring…

Acropolis’ Caryatids get ‘cosmetic surgery’

By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS (ATHENS, Greece, AP) — They’re some of Greece’s most celebrated beauties. And after nearly 2,500 years, it’s perhaps only fitting that they’re getting a face-lift. The Caryatid…

Local cafe has best sandwich in the state

Local cafe has best sandwich in the state

By KEVIN LYON (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – A Warrensburg restaurant has been selected as having the Best Sandwich in Missouri by Rural Missouri magazine’s Reader’s Choice Contest. “In all it…

News media challenge ban on journalism drones

By JOAN LOWY (WASHINGTON, AP) — More than a dozen media organizations challenged the government’s ban on the use of drones by journalists Tuesday, saying the Federal Aviation Administration’s position…