Missouri News

Police say Charleston man was shot in self-defense

(CHARLESTON, Mo., AP) — Police in the southeast Missouri town of Charleston say a man found dead was killed in self-defense. The Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/2abKnSw) reports that…

Atheists sue Missouri officials over Baptist convention

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — A group of atheists has sued Kansas City, Missouri, officials over the planned use of $65,000 in tourism tax dollars to aid…

Southwest Missouri lawmaker Lant injured in vehicle crash

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) — The Missouri House speaker says state Rep. Bill Lant has been hospitalized after a serious car accident. In a Monday email to…

Obituaries

Marian Lee Roberts

Marian Lee Roberts

Marian Lee Roberts, 96, of Holden, Missouri, died Sunday, July 24, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 28, at…

Trevor David Reese Sr.

Trevor David Reese Sr.

Trevor David Reese Sr., 93, of Warrensburg, died Monday, July 25, at his home. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 28, at 10:30 a.m. at the Peninsula Baptist…

Everett L. Newport

Everett L. Newport, 82, of Chilhowee, Missouri, died Friday, July 22, at Holden Manor Care Center in Holden, Missouri. The family will have a private service for Everett at…

Juanita Fay Hertzog

Juanita Fay Hertzog

Juanita “Nita” Fay Hertzog, 72, of Holden, Missouri, died Tuesday, July 19. Nita fought a courageous battle against uterine cancer since November 2012. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday,…

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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