Missouri News

Court: Birth control mandate violates religious rights

By DAVID A. LIEB Associated Press (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections while…

Man suspected of impersonating a police officer arrested

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Police have arrested a man suspected of impersonating an officer during a Kansas City traffic stop. The Kansas City Star (http://bit.ly/29Srf9T )…

Sexual abuse victim group to defy Missouri court order

(ST. LOUIS, AP) — An advocate for victims of sexual abuse by clergy says his group will likely not hand over personal information about people who made…

Obituaries

Ronald E. Atkins

Ronald E. Atkins

Ronald E. Atkins, 83, of Raymore, Missouri, formerly of Liberty, Missouri, died Tuesday, July 19, at Kansas City Hospice House. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at…

Emerson G. Smith

Emerson G. Smith

Emerson G. Smith, 94, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Monday, July 18, at the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg. Memorial services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23, at…

Patricia Kay Wilson

Patricia Kay Wilson

Patricia Kay Wilson, 67, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Sunday, July 17, at her home, surrounded by her family. A funeral service is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at…

Bonnie Lue Miller

Bonnie Lue Miller

Bonnie Lue Miller, 54, of Oak Grove, Missouri, formerly of Holden, died Sunday, July 17, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. A memorial service is scheduled for 10:30…

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

Letter to your freshman self: Andrea Lopez

By ANDREA LOPEZ Multimedia Editor So you’ve moved 2,000 miles away from home, live in rural Missouri, know not a single soul and you’re 17 years old.…

Letter from the editor: ‘I’m sad to see me go’

Letter from the editor: ‘I’m sad to see me go’

By LEAH WANKUM Managing Editor This is the last issue of the Muleskinner for the semester. But to be completely honest, I still can’t believe it’s my…

Letter to the Editor: Advocating safer sidewalks

Dear Editor, In 2014, the Warrensburg City Council unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the importance of safe pedestrian and walking infrastructures within the community.  The document concluded…

High School Sports

Belton Pirates vs. Smith-Cotton Tigers

UCM Media Network High School Game of the Week between the Belton Pirates vs Smith-Cotton Tigers on Oct. 30.…

Warrensburg Tigers at Grandview Bulldogs

Warrensburg Tigers football broadcasts are produced and distributed in cooperation between the UCM Media Network and D&H Media.…

Opinion

People of all ages lured to Pokemon Go

By TAYLER DONALDSON (KANSAS CITY, Mo., digitalBURG) – The streets of the Crossroads District in Kansas City were crowded with people recent weekday afternoon. A dad looked intently…

TechHire showcases success stories in Kansas City

By TAYLER DONALDSON (KANSAS CITY, Mo., digitalBURG) – I attended a roundtable meeting June 29 to discuss the TechHire initiative in Kansas City hosted by Think Big…

College style evolution

College style evolution

By SHELBY BILBRUCK Columnist I’m graduating next week, making this my last column for the Muleskinner. The only idea I could think of to write about for…

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