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NASA astronauts prepare for flight on commercial spacecraft

By ALEX SANZ Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Five years after the last NASA astronauts flew from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station, a new group is preparing for…

Billy Busch offers $1 more than siblings for Grant’s Farm

By JIM SALTER (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Kraftig Brewing Co. founder William K. “Billy” Busch is now offering $1 more than his siblings in his effort to buy Grant’s Farm…

Faces of UCM: Nora Becker

Faces of UCM: Nora Becker

By BETHANY SHERROW Features Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — UCM has a two-year certificate program called THRIVE for students with developmental or intellectual disabilities. The program seeks to teach students independence and…

Suicide prevention group brings awareness program to UCM

Suicide prevention group brings awareness program to UCM

By ANDREA LOPEZ Multimedia Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Nearly every 8.5 hours, the state of Missouri loses a resident due to suicide. A New Jersey based organization called Attitudes in Reverse…

Religious-objections supporters rally in Missouri Capitol

By SUMMER BALLENTINE Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — About 200 people rallied Tuesday in the Missouri Capitol in support of a proposed constitutional amendment to protect some businesses that cite…

Shiloh Baptist reports vandalism

Shiloh Baptist reports vandalism

By STEVEN SPEARS News Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Someone took a rock from the garden in front of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church early Tuesday morning and used it to shatter the church’s…

Faces of UCM: Alan Zabriskie

By FORREST HAGE Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Alan Zabriskie knows what he’s talking about when it comes to choir; in fact, he wrote a book about it. His book, “Foundations of…

‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in the Wild West review

‘The Taming of the Shrew’ in the Wild West review

COMMENTARY By LOUIE SHARP Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — “The Taming of the Shrew” was as riotous and fun as it’s ever been at the Highlander Theatre this weekend. This production of…

Animals meet emotional needs of students

By ANDREA LOPEZ Multimedia Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — “That was kind of the moment I knew he was the one,” said Katie Oparnico, senior ceramic studio art major. When Oparnico saw…

‘Make-A-Wish’ come true

By ALI OVERSTREET Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The Panhellenic Hall Council and Interfraternity Council are partnering to help make wishes come true for children who suffer from life-threatening illnesses. The UCM…