Category: Announcements

UCM to participate in statewide tornado drill

The University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit will participate in a statewide tornado drill at 10 a.m. March 5. The drill will last about 15 minutes, according to a press release. The UCM Department of Public Safety/environmental health and safety encourages faculty and staff to share information about the drill with students… Read more »

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 in Progress campaign, according to a news release. Lead donors to the campaign were JE Dunn Construction Company, the family of former Ridge View Principal Dorothy Stockton Sims… Read more »

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 on financial need, scholastic ability, work plans and a demonstrated interest in health care. This year’s recipients are: Sydney Barker, Bachelor of Science in nursing at the University… Read more »

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 12-13. Approximately 300 people are already registered for the event, which is being coordinated by UCM’s Office of Alumni Relations in cooperation with a 14-member committee of school… Read more »

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces four scholarship recipients

The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the winners of six student scholarships that were awarded Friday. Cooper Collier received the Russell and Louise Elsberry Education Scholarship for $2,000. The Elsberry family created this scholarship to benefit a student going into the field of education. Mr. Elsberry was the Warrensburg High School principal from 1958-1976 and… Read more »

Kids Fit program begins Jan. 8

The Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Fit Kids program is scheduled to begin Jan. 8. Fit Kids will take place on Thursdays in January from Jan. 8-29. Kids in grades first through fifth can take part in the program. The fee is $10 for the whole session or $3 to drop in. For more information, contact Jayme Gee, recreation supervisor at jayme.gee@warrensburg-mo.com,… Read more »

Registration opens for WPR bowling program

Registration is open for Warrensburg Parks and Recreation’s youth bowling program. The five-week program will be held at the UCM Elliott Bowling Center, located at 500 S. Holden St., and will be held on Mondays from 6-7:15 p.m. Feb. 9 through March 9. The Youth Bowling Clinic provides children ages 4 to 17 the opportunity… Read more »

Parks and recreation offers youth basketball programs

Registration is open for two Warrensburg Parks and Recreation youth basketball programs. The Biddy Basketball Clinic is for children ages 3-5 years old. The children will learn basic basketball and social interaction skills. Participants will work in small teams led by WPR coaching staff members each week, focusing on individual skill training. The fee is $35… Read more »

Local officer elected president of statewide juvenile justice group

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The chief juvenile officer for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court – Juvenile Division was recently elected president of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association. Beverly A. Newman earned the statewide office and has worked in the Juvenile Division since 1988. She has served as the chief juvenile officer for the circuit court since… Read more »