Missouri News

Council approves $110 million financing plan for Dollar Tree

By JACQUE FLANAGAN Managing Editor (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – The Dollar Tree now has the means to pay for its new distribution center north of town in…

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces scholarship winners

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the recipients of two Foundation R-VI Teacher Scholarship recipients and the first R-VI Support Staff Scholarship recipient. Two kindergarten teachers,…

WMMC Auxiliary awards scholarships

The Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary Board recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to six students. The WMMC Auxiliary sponsors the Health Care Career Scholarships each year for students…

Obituaries

Jerry K. Zvacek

Jerry K. Zvacek

Jerry K. Zvacek, 75, of Holden, Missouri, died Saturday, May 20, at Warrensburg Manor Care Center. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at Williams…

Roy Lee McConville

Roy Lee McConville

Roy Lee McConville, 85, of Holden, Missouri, died Tuesday, May 23, at his home. A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday, May 26, at Kingsville Baptist Church…

Marietta Joan Baker

Marietta Joan Baker

Marietta Joan Baker, 83, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Wednesday, May 17, at Warrensburg Manor Care Center. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Williams…

Mattie L. Schnakenberg

Mattie L. Schnakenberg, 69, of Syracuse, Missouri, formerly of Holden and Warrensburg, died Sunday, May 7, at Bothwell Regional Medical Center in Sedalia. A memorial service is scheduled…

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

We learn from each other

Dear Editor, Johnson County Citizens for Environmental Action (CEA) would like to thank all who joined our Earth Day at the Farm Celebration a few weeks back.…

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…

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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