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Obama in Washington for meetings on Iraq, Missouri

By JULIE PACE (WASHINGTON, AP) — Taking a two-day break from summer vacation, President Barack Obama returned to work at the White House Monday, replacing images of him bicycling and…

US rethinks giving excess military gear to police

By TAMI ABDOLLAH and ERIC TUCKER (WASHINGTON, AP) — After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light…

Chiefs QB Murray throws TD, INT in first action

By STEVE REED (CHARLOTTE, N.C., AP) — Aaron Murray had mixed results in his first extended NFL action. The Kansas City rookie quarterback’s first career NFL completion went for a…

Governor Nixon orders National Guard to Ferguson

By NIGEL DUARA and JIM SUHR (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of…

Credibility concerns in Missouri shooting probe

By DAVID A. LIEB (FERGUSON, Mo., AP) — After a week of violent clashes between police and protesters, Missouri authorities leading the investigation into the police shooting death of an…

Donnie D. Cox

Donnie D. Cox

Donnie D. Cox, 74, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Thursday, Aug. 14, at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral…

UCM’s interior design program earns accreditation

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The department of art and design at the University of Central Missouri has received notification that its interior design program, leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree…

Former South East Elementary School rededication ceremony set for Aug. 29

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – A committee of Warrensburg residents along with University of Central Missouri employees and alumni are planning a rededication ceremony for the former South East Elementary School at 415…

Results from the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – Crowds gathered on the Missouri State Fairgrounds Saturday to Celebrate Kids in Agriculture – Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation. The annual Sale…