Author: Kaitlin Brothers

News Editor

Courtney Kelley receives honor from Missouri Veterans Commission

Courtney Kelley, timekeeper for the Missouri Veterans Home in Warrensburg, was selected as the October 2017 Missouri Veterans Commission Employee of the Month. She was honored at a ceremony on Oct. 18, at the home with family, staff and veterans, according to a press release from the Missouri Veterans Home. “Since joining the human resources… Read more »

Veterans Day ceremony

A Veterans Day program will be held at 3 p.m. Nov. 11, at the Missouri Veterans Home, 1300 Veterans Road. The event is free and open to the public. American Legion Post 131, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2513, West Central Missouri Veterans Assistance League and Whiteman Air Force Base are teaming up to host… Read more »

Why do college students still need school spirit?

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–It’s National Mule Day and Spotlight hosted an event to celebrate UCM’s official mascot Thursday, Oct. 26 from noon to 4 p.m. with prizes, food, drink with Mules “Mancow” and “Molly.” But the question is, why do college students need school spirit?

Accessible ramp installed in Community Center pool

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Department recently installed a new portable accessible ramp in the indoor pool at the Community Center. Installation of the ADA-approved ramp means better and improved handicap and wheelchair accessibility to the pool, according to a news release. Aquatic instructor Teena Simon worked with the parks department maintenance staff on the… Read more »

L. Dean Farmer

L. Dean Farmer, 82, of Warrensburg, formerly of Windsor, died Saturday, October 14.