Missouri News

4 face federal charges accusing them of selling steroids

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A former Missouri couple and two other people face federal charges accusing them of making and selling more than $2 million worth of anabolic…

Missouri lawmakers eye universities’ living requirements

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri lawmakers have turned their scrutiny of public universities toward mandatory student fees and services. A House panel heard testimony Tuesday on proposals to…

Missouri official signs $750M export agreement with Colombia

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Missouri’s economic development director has signed a $750 million export agreement with the country of Colombia. Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced the agreement,…

Obituaries

Elizabeth Davidson

Elizabeth Davidson

Elizabeth Ann Davidson, 63 of Holden, Missouri, died Friday, Jan. 29, at St. Luke’s Hospice in Kansas City.   The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday,…

Eleanor Gregg

Eleanor Gregg

Eleanor Louise Gregg, 90, of Warrensburg, died early Sunday morning, Jan. 31, at her home. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 1 p.m. until service time Wednesday, Feb.…

Joseph “Skip” O’Hara

Joseph “Skip” O’Hara

Joseph “Skip” O’Hara III, 73, of Warrensburg, died Wednesday, Jan. 27, at his home. Memorial services are scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the First United Methodist Church of…

Gene D. Thompson

Gene D. Thompson

Gene D. Thompson, 87 of La Monte, Missouri, died Monday, Jan. 25, at the Warrensburg Veterans Home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30, at First…

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 the editor: A response to part 1 of the gender-neutral restroom series

Dear Editor, I’d first off like to thank you for bringing up the issue of trans-inclusion on our campus. Many people don’t realize how privileged they are…

Letter to the editor: Green Dot coverage

Dear Editor, I am writing today to express my disappointment at the lack of coverage on Green Dot, UCM’s new violence prevention initiative, in this week’s issue…

Letter to the editor: Swap shop harassment

Dear Editor, The event in discussion started simply enough. Someone on the Warrensburg Swaps and Sales! Facebook page inquired as to where one could donate unwanted clothes.…

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

The best of unisex

The best of unisex

By SHELBY BILBRUCK Columnist Unisex clothing is nothing new, but it is something college students often overlook when shopping. This type of clothing is designed to look…

Does UCM hate women?

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor At the beginning of the semester, I found myself thumbing through the 2015 edition of UCM’s Teaching Excellence Handbook published by the…

Mockingjay: Part II review

By ADAM KNAEBEL Reporter The latest installment in the trend of making a movie a “two parter” is the last film in the Hunger Games series, “Mockingjay…

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