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Defendants plead not guilty in Whitworth murder case

By ANDY LYONS (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The two defendants in the William Blaine Whitworth murder case entered not guilty pleas during separate arraignment hearings Tuesday in Johnson County Circuit…

Council appoints municipal judge

By MICHAEL FREEMAN (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Judge James Hall accepted his appointment by the City Council Monday to serve as municipal judge. Hall was sworn in and then addressed…

Mules debate team takes second in Hutchinson

Mules debate team takes second in Hutchinson

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The University of Central Missouri Talking Mules debate team finished second in debate sweeps at the Hutchinson, Kan., Community College forensics tournament Friday, Sept. 28. “The Talking…

UCM Athletics set for busy week of homecoming events

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — It’s homecoming week on the campus of the University of Central Missouri and the Mules and Jennies are set for a big week of home events. The…

Ruth E. Grandestaff

Ruth E. Grandestaff

Ruth E. Grandestaff, 96, of Warrensburg, formerly of Knob Noster, died Monday, Oct. 8 at Essex Assisted Care in Sedalia, Mo. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12…

UCM hosts annual marching band competition Oct. 20

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Young musicians representing 32 high schools from Missouri and Kansas will participate in the 2012 Festival of Champions Saturday, Oct. 20. The University of Central Missouri is…

Pearce offers public speaking tips to students

Pearce offers public speaking tips to students

By KATIE DOUGLAS (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Going into a job interview well-dressed with a top-notch resume, your confidence is high, but when it is time to talk, gulp, nothing…