Missouri News

AT&T power outages disrupt new phone system service

by CASSIE SLANA Senior Writer (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Warrensburg and the University of Central Missouri campus are included with hundreds of cities across the United States…

UCM professor promotes West African culture at Mizzou

by JOSHUA COBB Reporter A professor from the University of Central Missouri provided more than 10 instruments for a performance by Ghanaian musician and dancer Nani Agbeli…

Board approves merger of professional and staff councils

by CASSIE SLANA Senior Writer (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — The University of Central Missouri Board of Governors unanimously approved the dissolution of the professional and support staff…

Obituaries

James Brockman

James Brockman

James L. Brockman, 81, of Warrensburg, died Saturday, April 22, at Ridge Crest Nursing Home. Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 27, at…

Janet Fox

Janet Fox

Janet Lynn Fox, 67, of Warrensburg, Missouri, formerly of Knob Noster, died Wednesday, April 19, at University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia. Memorial service will be 4 p.m.…

Jean Arthaud

Jean Arthaud

Marjorie Jean Arthaud, 96, died March 27 at the Meyer Care Center in Higginsville, Missouri. A memorial service will be held on Thursday evening April 20 at…

Virginia McCarty

Virginia McCarty

Virginia Loretta “Genie” McCarty, 83, of Holden, Missouri, died Monday, April 10, at Holden Manor Care Center. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 13, at Williams…

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

Women’s studies reacts to immigration ban

Dear Editor, The recent executive order issued by President Donald Trump suspending entry to the U.S. by those from seven countries has left many confused and unsure,…

Ask Adalyn: graduate school

I’ve been considering going to Grad school at UCM but am worried I’m settling because I don’t think if I go somewhere more appropriate for my degree…

Study for finals

By SARA FOOS Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Before you can leave for winter break you have to study for your finals. You have to just study…

High School Sports

CTV Game of the Week: Odessa at Clinton

The University of Central Missouri’s CTV Game of the Week features district playoff action between the Odessa High School Bulldogs at the Clinton High School Cardinals Friday,…

CTV Game of the Week: Holden H.S. vs. Knob Noster H.S.

The UCM Media Network presents the CTV “Game of the Week” for Oct. 14, 2016 features Holden High School at Knob Noster High School in a Missouri…

Opinion

Easter Origins: Oschter Haws is coming to town

By JESSE PARHAM Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Ever wonder about the origins of certain holiday related characters such as Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny? Santa is pretty…

Standing ovation doesn’t do ‘X’ performances justice

Standing ovation doesn’t do ‘X’ performances justice

By RYAN EVENS Guest Columnist (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — When I walked into the Highlander Theatre, the first thing that struck me was the size of the…

Universities deserve right to make housing decisions that benefit students

By CHUCK AMBROSE In late February, the Missouri House of Representatives’ Higher Education Committee heard testimony related to House Bill 733, which would prevent public colleges and…

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