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Nixon names new student member of UCM board

Nixon names new student member of UCM board

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently appointed Elizabeth Wood of Adrian, Missouri, as the student representative of the University of Central Missouri board of governors. Wood graduated from…

Curtis Wayne DesCombes

Curtis Wayne DesCombes

Curtis Wayne DesCombes, 79, of Avondale, Arizona, formerly of Mexico, Missouri, died July 17. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at Mineral Creek Cemetery in…

Rosalie M. McClary

Rosalie M. McClary

Rosalie M. McClary, 77, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, formerly of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Monday, July 21, at Truman Medical Center Lakewood in Kansas City, Missouri. Cremation is planned and burial…

Obama to visit Kansas City next week

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The White House has announced President Barack Obama will be in Missouri next week to deliver a speech on the economy. The Kansas City Star…

Missouri sheriff resigns after inmate allegations

(LANCASTER, Mo., AP) — A rural northern Missouri sheriff is resigning after being accused of taking inmates to bars and having them work at his home. KTVO-TV reported Tuesday (http://bit.ly/Wz5KU2)…

Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

(LOUISIANA, Mo., AP) — A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under…

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

By IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV (GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip, AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the U.S. secretary of state…

First Amendment fight won’t stop Arizona execution

(FLORENCE, Ariz., AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the last year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment…

Parks and rec hosts back to school bash

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation is hosting a Back to School Middle School Bash on Aug. 10 for students starting grades fifth through eighth. There will be music, pizza, swimming and…

Registration open for fall baseball league

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation is now accepting registrations for youth competitive baseball teams in the age divisions of 10 and under, 12 and under and 14 and under. The fall…

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