Missouri News

Prosecutors: Missouri man raped woman days before he killed

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Missouri prosecutors say a man imprisoned for a 2013 strangling had raped a woman days before the killing but avoided arrest by claiming…

Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probation

(ST. CHARLES, Mo., AP) — A former St. Charles County jail guard accused last year of having sex with an inmate has been given a four-year suspended…

Ex-pastor accused of having sex with girl, 16, sentenced

(STOVER, Mo., AP) — A former Missouri pastor accused of having sex with a 16-year-old girl in 2005 has been sentenced to four years in prison. The…

Obituaries

Donald L. Nace

Donald L. Nace

Donald “Leon” Nace, 76, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Monday, April 25, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. Leon was born April 9, 1940, on the…

Lois Jean Calfee

Lois Jean Calfee

Lois Jean Calfee, 90, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, April 23, at her home. Memorial visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Williams Funeral Chapel in…

Oda ‘Odie’ Meredith

Oda ‘Odie’ Meredith

Oda “Odie” Meredith, 85, of La Monte, Missouri, died Friday, April 22, at the Missouri Veterans Home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, April 29,…

Ruth Frerking

Ruth Frerking

Ruth A. Frerking, 72, of Drexel, Missouri, died Wednesday, April 19, at Olathe Hospice House in Olathe, Kansas. There will be a private memorial service.  Private interment will…

Announcements

R-6 Foundation donates to playground project

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently donated $25,000 to help renovate the Ridge View Elementary School playground. Funds for the playground were raised through the Partners…

WMMC Auxiliary announces scholarship winners

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary Board recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to six students. Recipients are selected by the WMMC Auxiliary Scholarship Committee based…

Class reunion set for UCM laboratory high school

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — A reunion for students who attended the laboratory high school on the University of Central Missouri campus is planned for Friday and Saturday, June…

Letters

Letter to your freshman self: Andrea Lopez

By ANDREA LOPEZ Multimedia Editor So you’ve moved 2,000 miles away from home, live in rural Missouri, know not a single soul and you’re 17 years old.…

Letter from the editor: ‘I’m sad to see me go’

Letter from the editor: ‘I’m sad to see me go’

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor This is the last issue of the Muleskinner for the semester. But to be completely honest, I still can’t believe it’s my…

Letter to the Editor: Advocating safer sidewalks

Dear Editor, In 2014, the Warrensburg City Council unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the importance of safe pedestrian and walking infrastructures within the community.  The document concluded…

High School Sports

Belton Pirates vs. Smith-Cotton Tigers

UCM Media Network High School Game of the Week between the Belton Pirates vs Smith-Cotton Tigers on Oct. 30.…

Warrensburg Tigers at Grandview Bulldogs

Warrensburg Tigers football broadcasts are produced and distributed in cooperation between the UCM Media Network and D&H Media.…

Opinion

College style evolution

College style evolution

By SHELBY BILBRUCK Columnist I’m graduating next week, making this my last column for the Muleskinner. The only idea I could think of to write about for…

Making morning routines shorter

Making morning routines shorter

By SHELBY BILBRUCK Columnist It’s the end of the school year, and you’re probably trying to sleep in as late as you can before you’re forced to…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press The Springfield News-Leader, April 16 Health should come first with medical cannabis Missourians suffering from cancer, seizures, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, debilitating pain and many…

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