Dollar Tree opens for business

Gov. Mark Parson joined  Warrensburg officials Wednesday for a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the opening of the new Dollar Tree distribution center on the north side of town. Parson spoke before the event about his excitement for the grand opening. “Warrensburg is a great community and Dollar Tree is a great addition to the region,”… Read more »

Eight Jennies bowlers make All-Academic Team

The National Tenpin Coaches Association recently named eight Jennies bowlers to the All-Academic team for the 2017-2018 season, according to a press release. Elizabeth Dunnington, Jacqueline Garcia-Ulloa, Noelle Garrison, Paytynn Kuhns, Kennedi Laughlin, Courtney Long, Brianna Zimmerman and Allivia Zoern received the award. The NTCA had a record number of student-athletes and teams honored, with… Read more »

Four Jennies golfers named All-American Scholars

The Women’s Golf Coaches Association recently named Jennies golfers Taelyn Entriken, Elizabeth Leath and Olivia Sobaski as its 2017-2018 All-American Scholars, according to a press release. To be eligible for this award, student-athletes need a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Entriken has earned this award four times. Leath has earned it three times and… Read more »

UCM board names interim president

Some seven months into his new position in the UCM administration, Roger Best has a new job. Best, who has served as executive vice president/COO since Jan. 1, was named the interim university president following a board of governors closed session on Monday, according to a press release. President Chuck Ambrose announced on Friday that… Read more »

USDA grant funds UCM agriculture and local farmers markets

The UCM agriculture department recently received a $745,823 grant from the United Stated Department of Agriculture to improve local farmers markets, provide internships and mini research grants, according to a press release. This was the second year UCM applied for USDA funds under the same program, and the first time it was funded, according to… Read more »

Mules golfer earns All-American award

Mules golfer Sam Parrot earned a Division II PING All-American award from the Golf Coaches Association of America on June 19, according to a press release. This was his first trip to the NCAA National Championships where he tied for 12th place as an individual. He improved each of his three rounds, finishing the final… Read more »