Category: Features

Warrensburg Arts Commission seeking 2-D design for downtown sidewalk

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–The Warrensburg Arts Commission is seeking a two-dimensional design for a 10-foot diameter etched concrete circle that will be permanently installed in the sidewalk on Pine Street. A prize of $500 will be awarded to the artist whose design is chosen. To enter a design, visit the listing at For more information, email… Read more »

Photo Gallery: Hog show, race at Missouri State Fair

Photos by KURT RODEWALD, Digitalburg (SEDALIA, Mo.)—Saturday was day three of the Missouri State Fair and included events such as the Sweeney Family Band Country Comedy Review, a hog show and the Hedrick’s Racing Pig Show. The theme of this year’s fair is “Celebrate Then and Wow.” The fair will continue through Sunday, Aug. 19. For more… Read more »

Kid’s Closet Connection offers pre-sale event for military families

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Kid’s Closet Connection will be having a “Military Thank You” sale Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Warrensburg Community Center, 445 E Gay St. It will be opening its doors to military families for a pre-sale event before the semi-annual public sale, which will run from Aug. 15-18. There will be more than 30,000 items of gently-used kids’ clothing,… Read more »

Photo Gallery: Air Force Tops in Blue

Photos by ANDREW MATHER, Digitalburg Tops in Blue, a musical group that performs around the globe as ambassadors for the United States Air Force, entertained a local audience when it took the stage Thursday, Aug. 9, in the University of Central Missouri Multipurpose Building. An  all active-duty U.S. Air Force special unit that was founded 59 years ago,… Read more »

Photo Gallery: Missouri State Fair

Photos by KURT RODEWALD, Digitalburg The 2012 Missouri State Fair is currently underway in Sedalia and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 19. The theme of this year’s fair is “Celebrate Then and Wow.” For more information, visit or call 1-800-422-FAIR. The following photos are from the opening day, Aug. 9. Click on a photo to… Read more »

12th annual Celebrating Central Missouri Athletics auction scheduled for Friday, Aug. 17; Auction preview set for Thursday, Aug. 16

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The 12th annual Celebrating Central Missouri Athletics Auction will be Friday, Aug. 17, from 5:30-10 p.m. in the UCM Multipurpose Building. In addition, an auction preview and pre-registration is slated for Thursday, Aug. 16 from 6-8 p.m. in the Multi for all who plan to attend the auction. Beverages and hors d’oureves… Read more »

Nace Brothers welcome new bass player

by ANDY LYONS, Digitalburg (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Local country music group the Nace Brothers have welcomed John Greenlease as their new bass player following the retirement of Tim Williams.  Nace Brothers co-founder Jimmy Nace is very welcoming to the new member. “We just got lucky getting him.  He just came off a tour with Samantha Fish.   They… Read more »