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Resigned Bishop Finn to preside over ordinations in May

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Bishop Robert Finn, who resigned last week as leader of the Kansas City-St. Joseph Diocese, will preside over the ordinations of seven…

Missouri man survives earthquake while on Nepal mountain

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — A Missouri man has survived the earthquake and avalanche that has killed more than 3,000 people in Nepal. Reports say Dan Nash, owner…

Bills to allow religious student groups to restrict membership

by Leah Wankum Managing Editor State legislation being debated on the Senate and House floors would allow religious organizations at public colleges and universities to withhold membership…

Obituaries

Bettie Jane Green

Bettie Jane Green

Bettie Jane Green, 91, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, April 25, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. She was born April 15, 1924, in Windsor, Missouri, the daughter of Hamilton…

Kathryn Leona Valencourt Erisman

Kathryn Leona Valencourt Erisman

Kathryn Leona Valencourt Erisman, 85, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died at Warrensburg Manor Care Center on Sunday, April 26, surrounded by family. Visitation is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April…

Harold Edward Golightly

Harold Edward Golightly

Harold Edward Golightly, 85, of Centerview, Missouri, died Friday, April 24, at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Harold was born April 11, 1930, in St. James, Missouri,…

Patrick Dwayne Puryear

Patrick Dwayne Puryear Jr., 25, of Chilhowee, Missouri, died April 21. Memorial services will be held at a later date with Pastor Dexter Snyder officiating. He was…

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

Warrensburg golf plays Helias Tournament

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) — The Tigers golf team team traveled to the Helias Tournament in Jefferson City, Missouri and played in the Class 3 and Class 4…

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…

Opinion

Recent Missouri Editorials

The Associated Press The Kansas City Star, April 25 Jobs aren’t fleeing Missouri after Kansas tax cuts: The Kansas City metropolitan area is ground zero for measuring…

Senator Pearce’s efforts honorable

Dear Editor, With Missouri elections being a wild west in terms of campaign donations, reform is desperately needed. Billionare Rex Sinquefield from St. Louis is one example…

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