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MU names Anderson men’s basketball coach 

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Missouri chose a familiar face as its new men’s basketball coach Monday. Kim Anderson is a former star player and longtime aide to former Missouri coach…

Twister struck Kansas town minute after warning 

(BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan., AP) — A National Weather Service meteorologist says the tornado that destroyed more than 100 homes and businesses and hurt 25 people in Baxter Springs, Kan., dropped…

Arkansans rush for cover against twister; 14 die 

By ANDREW DeMILLO and JIM SALTER (VILONIA, Ark., AP) — The sky turned black as the funnel cloud closed in, and Maggie Caro rushed with her husband and two children to…

Ohio to increase lethal injection drug dosage 

(COLUMBUS, Ohio, AP) — Ohio is increasing the dosage of the lethal injection drugs used to put condemned inmates to death. The state said Monday it is boosting the amount…

Warrensburg Schools Foundation held third annual golf tournament

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)– The Warrensburg Schools Foundation held its third annual Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament on Saturday, April 19 on the Keth Memorial Golf Course in Pertle Springs.  Thirty-two teams…

Mules baseball take lead to MIAA Championship

(EDMOND, Okla.) – The 17th-ranked Central Missouri Mules closed out the regular season on a three-game winning streak after beating Central Oklahoma 10-7 on Sunday at Wendall Simmons Field. The Mules…

Tigers baseball lose 6-2 to Olathe East

(LAWRENCE, Kan.)–Warrensburg baseball (3-8, 3-1) traveled to Lawrence for the prestigious 16th Annual River City Festival on Thursday. Jordan Carr battled for seven innings against one of Kansas’ best high…

More street maintenance to occur in 2014

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–The Warrensburg Public Works Street Department has received bids for the 2014 Street Maintenance Program. This year’s program includes application of a 2” asphalt overlay on 7 streets in…

Tornadoes kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma

By ANDREW DeMILLO and CHRISTINA HUYNH (VILONIA, Ark., AP) — Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents found themselves huddling in the dark early…