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Laid-off workers find job-search assistance

By ROB CURRY (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Just before the winter holidays, battery manufacturer EnerSys Energy Products laid off approximately 130 employees at the plant in Warrensburg, Mo., according to…

Raiders shut out Chiefs 2nd time ever, 15-0

By JOSH DUBOW (OAKLAND, Calif., AP) — The defense dominated, the running game clicked and the Oakland Raiders finally ended up on the winning end for the first time in…

Mo. electors meet at Capitol for presidential vote

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The drama is long over, but Missouri’s official vote for president is ready to be cast. Ten people chosen by their fellow Republicans are gathering…

Rock blasting set on drought-plagued Miss. River

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Barge traffic along a key stretch of Mississippi River is about to be restricted as crews prepare to blast large rock formations that have threatened shipping…

Holden defeats Knob Noster 27-19

The Holden girls’ basketball team defeated Knob Noster 27-19 Thursday. The leading scorers for Knob Noster were Holly Chabotte, 10 points; Amanda Byers and Kelsey Beasley, four points.…

Strong first half propels Crest Ridge past Holden

The Crest Ridge girls’ basketball team used a strong first-half to defeat Holden 40-36 Friday on the road. “This was a hard-fought win,” said coach Katie Woolsey. “We had a…

Viterisi, Tuaquoi lead Mules to 16th place finish at Midwest Classic

(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) – Mules wrestling placed 16th out of 26 teams in the 34th annual Midwest Classic Wrestling Tournament Saturday and Sunday on the campus of Indianapolis University, finishing with 40…

Homelessness: The person behind the label

Homelessness: The person behind the label

By KRISTIN GALLAGHER (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) Part Five: A sensitive man Editor’s Note: This is the fifth story in a six-part series that offers a glimpse into the lives of…