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Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse

By NICOLE WINFIELD (VATICAN CITY, AP) — Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected…

Police: Man fatally shot inside college’s parking garage

(COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Authorities say an armed man was fatally shot inside a University of Missouri parking garage. Officials say a college officer found the man…

Council selects interim city management team

The Warrensburg City Council recently named the city’s community development director and fire chief as an interim city management team following the resignation of the city manager.…

Obituaries

John David Johnson

John David Johnson, 68, of Arnold, Missouri, died Thursday, April 16, at South County Nursing Home in Arnold. No services are scheduled at this time. Following cremation…

Willa Dean “Deanie” Ellis

Willa Dean “Deanie” Ellis

Willa Dean “Deanie” Ellis, 91, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Monday, April 13, at Harmony Gardens Assisted Living in Warrensburg. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, April 18,…

Morris Olin Hamlin

Morris Olin Hamlin, 70, of Holden, Missouri, died April 10 at home. Morris was born March 14, 1945, to Joe Pete Hamlin and Lula (Lynn) Hamlin. He married…

Roland H. Hodges

Roland H. Hodges

Roland H. Hodges, 82, of Holden, Missouri, died Friday, April 10, at his home. Roland was born Aug. 13, 1932, in Inark, Arkansas, the son of Robert Roland…

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

What happened to living wage jobs?

Dear Editor, I recently had a chance to see some of the great work being done at Manna Harvest by a group of dedicated volunteers. They put…

Disfunction an embarrassment to the city

Dear Editor, The past few meetings at Warrensburg City Council have not exactly gone smooth with arguments and shouting matches breaking out between elected officials. This is…

Losing Selmo Park, local heritage

Dear Editor, Selmo Park is on its last legs, with the bulldozers due to move in in less than a month. Instead of an historic house, we’ll…

High School Sports

Tigers golf wins four-team match in Sedalia

The Warrensburg High School golf team edged Jefferson City by two strokes Monday to claim first place in a four-team competition at the Sedalia Country Club. Warrensburg came…

Tigers Golf win team portion at Marshall

(MARSHALL, Mo.) — The Warrensburg Tigers Varsity and Junior Varsity boy’s golf traveled to Marshall, Missouri March 26 to play at Indian Foothills Golf Course (Par 36, Back…

Opinion

Body cameras just make sense

Dear editor, What the Ferguson report has shown us, as a nation, is that greater oversight and transparency is needed within our police departments. I believe this…

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 13 If big-name football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer stars can be wooed with multiyear, many-multimillion-dollar contracts, then why not…

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