Missouri News

Public safety director chosen amid Ferguson unrest resigns

By SUMMER BALLENTINE (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — Amid the unrest that followed the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon turned…

Autistic boy goes to hospital after school cafeteria beating

(LIBERTY, Mo., AP) — A Missouri sixth-grader with Asperger’s syndrome has suffered complications from a severe beating he took in the lunchroom from another student, his parents…

Jury selection begins in trial of alleged hit man

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Jury selection has begun in the trial of a man accused of killing a Columbia art dealer in exchange for $10,000, a car…

Obituaries

Cora L. Hansen-Donahoo

Cora L. Hansen-Donahoo, 95, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Cole Camp, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28,…

Kenneth Ray Heller

Kenneth Ray Heller, 61, Kingsville, Missouri, died Monday, Feb. 23, at home. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 at Ben Cast & Son – Wood…

Mary Lou Appleton

Mary Lou Appleton, 78, Holden, Missouri, died Feb. 21, at St. Luke’s East, Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Cremation is under the direction of the Ben Cast & Son-Wood…

Lucille Corinne Bolton

Lucille Corinne Bolton

Lucille Corinne Bolton, 86, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, Feb. 21, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Sacred Heart…

Announcements

Kids Fit program begins Jan. 8

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Fit Kids program is scheduled to begin Jan. 8. Fit Kids will take place on Thursdays in January from Jan. 8-29. Kids in…

Registration opens for WPR bowling program

Registration is open for Warrensburg Parks and Recreation’s youth bowling program. The five-week program will be held at the UCM Elliott Bowling Center, located at 500 S.…

Parks and recreation offers youth basketball programs

Registration is open for two Warrensburg Parks and Recreation youth basketball programs. The Biddy Basketball Clinic is for children ages 3-5 years old. The children will learn basic…

Letters

You are not alone on insurance costs

Dear Editor, Are you considering not signing up for health insurance during this enrollment period?  I can see why this would be an attractive option.  After all,…

Facade grant benefits

Dear Editor, The City of Warrensburg and Warrensburg Main Street offer a terrific facade grant program. I own the Cafe Blackadder building (Julie Kendall owns the cafe)…

Kudos to USPS

Dear Editor, On the Monday before Christmas, my husband and I sent a 4 pound gift box to our niece living in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Mailed through…

High School Sports

Hershey track meet set for June 7

The Hershey Track and Field Meet is scheduled for Saturday, June 7, at Warrensburg High School. The track meet is set for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and is…

WHS golfers return from state tournament

Three Warrensburg Tigers golfers returned from the state tournament this week. They did not place in the top 10, but coach Guy Albert said it was a…

Opinion

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Feb. 22 When it comes to Medicaid expansion, it’s time for the Missouri Republicans who control the Legislature to play a…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jan. 4 Choose common ground over division: It might seem unusual to look to the National Basketball Association’s all-time leading scorer…

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