Author: Kaitlin Brothers

News Editor

Burg Fest brings the community together

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The fifth annual BurgFest street festival brought people from all over the community to downtown Warrensburg Friday and Saturday for food, music, bouncy houses and street vendors. Amber Bradbury, Warrensburg Main Street events coordinator, said BurgFest had 76 vendors ranging from commercial, food and makers. Related events included the… Read more »

iCentral: All about DACA

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – In this week’s iCentral, we ask students to give their opinion and insights on Donald Trump’s recent DACA decisions. For more iCentral, watch last week’s episode.

And the award goes to…

KMOS wins Emmy for ‘Missouri Life’ episode (WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – KMOS, the local PBS station, won its first Emmy in the magazine category for an episode of “Missouri Life” featuring the community of Silver Dollar City. Roy Millen, producer at KMOS, said the staff received the Emmy from the Mid-America chapter of the National Academy… Read more »

Allan Ray Thompson

Allan Ray Thompson, age 66, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Kansas City Veterans Hospital.

Grace ‘Orene’ Bass

Grace “Orene” Bass, 85, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Saturday, Sept. 16, at Country Club Care Center in Warrensburg. Funeral Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at Williams Funeral Chapel in Warrensburg with Rev. Joel Kurz of Bethlehem Lutheran Church officiating. Interment will follow at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Orene was born Jan. 5, 1932, on… Read more »

Claude ‘Dean’ Parrott

Claude “Dean” Parrott, 80, of Warrensburg, Missouri, died Thursday, Sept. 14, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at First Baptist Church in Warrensburg with Rev. Pete Beard officiating. Interment will follow at the Knob Noster Cemetery. Dean was born May 19,… Read more »

Louis Patrick Orr

Louis Patrick Orr, 39, Holden, Missouri, died Monday Sept. 11, from a car accident.

Photography shuttering away

The photography department at the University of Central Missouri is no longer accepting new students to be a major or minor as of Fall 2017. Thomas Mitchell, program coordinator of professional photography, said students finishing their photography major or minor will be able to complete their degree. The program is still offering the courses in… Read more »