Missouri News

Johnson County Heart Walk set for Oct. 7

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Johnson County Heart Walk is coming to the Western Missouri Medical Center campus Saturday, Oct. 7. The annual event is expected to bring more than 500…

28th annual ‘Dream Factory Truck and Tractor Pull’

(Warrensburg, Mo.) – The Sedalia Area Dream Factory will hold their 28 Annual Sanctioned Truck and Tractor Pull at 7 p.m., June 2 at the Missouri State…

UCM Gallery of Art and Design Hosts Mid-Missouri Artists Summer Exhibition Art

(Warrensburg, Mo.) – Art and photography works by members of Mid-Missouri Artists are on display during the annual Summer Exhibition hosted by the University of Central Missouri…

Obituaries

Inez Zink

Inez Zink

Inez Zink, 82, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Saturday, June 17, at John Knox Village Hospice House in Lee’s Summit. Funeral services will be held graveside at…

Owen Basinger

Owen Basinger

Owen Ross Basinger was born Wednesday, June 14, and died three hours later. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 22, at Sunset…

Carol Gene DesCombes

Carol Gene DesCombes

Carol Gene DesCombes, 75, of Leeton, Missouri, died Friday, June 16, at Ridge Crest Nursing Center in Warrensburg, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.…

Patricia Martin

Patricia Martin

Patricia Hamilton Martin, 49, of Kingsville, Missouri, died Sunday, June 11, at her home. Funeral arrangements will be held at a later date. Please contact the family…

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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