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Jennies softball team returns for a six game homestand

The Jennies softball team (15-11) returns home for a six-game homestand after a 5-3 performance last week. UCM swept Missouri S&T last Wednesday and split six games in the Missouri…

Superintendent of Warrensburg R-IV receives honorable award

Superintendent Dr. Scott Patrick of the Warrensburg R-VI school district was honored by School Administrators Association. Patrick was among six Missouri superintendents recognized by the Missouri Association of School Administrators…

Robert L. Lichtenhan

Robert L. Lichtenhan

Robert L. Lichtenhan, 74, of Warrensburg, Mo., died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. “A Celebration of Life” will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at the Sacred Heart Catholic…

St. Louis looks to host future Final Four

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — Basketball fan who flocked to downtown St. Louis over the weekend for early-round NCAA Tournament games could see the city as a future Final Four host.…

Missouri candidate filing ends Tuesday

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Time is running short for people contemplating a run for elected office in Missouri. Candidates must file paperwork by 5 p.m. Tuesday to appear on…

Mo. Senate endorses changes to voting machines

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri Senate has endorsed legislation that would require local elections authorities to phase out the use of some electronic voting machines. Under the bill,…

Recent Missouri editorials

The Associated Press St. Joseph News-Press, March 24 Freight in our future: Missouri has a freight problem, and it’s too much for the system to carry. In this case, however,…

WTC parachute jump condemned as ‘selfish act’

(NEW YORK, AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the New York police commissioner denounced the parachute jump off 1 World Trade Center last fall…

FCC: Thousands of hotels don’t offer direct 911

By NOMAAN MERCHANT (DALLAS, AP) — Tens of thousands of hotels don’t allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after…

Navy: Sailor, civilian suspect killed at Va. base

By BROCK VERGAKIS (NORFOLK, Va., AP) — Aboard a guided-missile destroyer docked at the world’s largest naval base, a sailor was fatally shot and security forces killed the lone suspect…