Author: Garrett Fuller

Senior Writer

Study Abroad Fair aims to broaden horizons

Students interested in studying abroad were able to learn more during the Study Abroad Fair held Sept. 6 in the Elliott Student Union. Representatives from different departments, programs and universities were available to field questions, give pointers and hand out materials. Vicki Orcutt, director of academic outreach for extended studies, said that studying abroad is… Read more »

Campus Cupboard feeds students

Smoke rose above Crane Stadium Aug. 15. The Warrensburg Fire Department responded. Shortly after arriving, a small fire was found and extinguished. It would seem this was like many other calls received by WFD. One thing, however, made this call unique. The fire was started by a homeless woman who had created an encampment on… Read more »

Crime Reports

Editor’s Note: Click the pins on the map to interact or click the frame icon in the top right corner of map to view full screen. Campus Crime reports compiled by the UCM Department of Public Safety. Warrensburg Crime reports compiled by the Warrensburg Police Department.

Nattinger and Bradshaw Halls evacuated for odor

Nattinger and Bradshaw Halls were evacuated 8:59 p.m. Wednesday after a chemical odor was reported to Public Safety. According to an incident report, Officer Benjamin Brown responded to the call and detected an airborne irritant upon arrival, which made him cough and produce mucus. The building was evacuated and the Warrensburg Fire Department responded to… Read more »

Warrensburg Police Department fundraise for new life-saving tools

The Warrensburg Police Department is looking to replace its automated external defibrillators, which are 15 years old and quickly approaching the end of their lives. However, the department’s budget doesn’t allow for AED replacements. Denise Sawyer, an evidence technician, came up with the idea to start fundraising. “Our budget has been such that we haven’t… Read more »

Barbara Mayfield

Director of accessibility services retires after 23 years

One morning in December 1994, Barbara Mayfield visited the Central Missouri State University campus after learning about an intriguing job opening that spoke to her law background and a soft spot in her heart for helping students. Twenty-three years later, Barbara Mayfield is retiring as director of accessibility services at UCM. Barbara has helped assist… Read more »

Whiteman AFB to receive B-21 bomber

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. – The United States Air Force announced Wednesday which bases will be hosting the new B-21 Raider bombers. Whiteman Air Force Base, near Knob Noster, Missouri, will be one of the hosting bases. In addition to Whiteman, Dyess Air Force Base in Texas and Ellsworth Air Force Base in South… Read more »

Warrensburg sees plethora of counterfeit bills

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Fake money is nearly as old as money itself, with many famous counterfeiters trying to make it rich from all across the world. However, counterfeit bills have been hitting close to home, with over $700 in fraudulent bills being located in Warrensburg. Since January, 34 counterfeit bills in varying denominations have been found… Read more »