Category: Community

UCM Remembers 9/11 and Spencer Duncan

Students, staff, faculty and members of the community gathered at the University of Central Missouri Quadrangle, Wednesday, in observance of Patriot Day on the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. The Fighting Mules Battalion, the Office of Military and Veteran Services and first responders from Warrensburg, Johnson County and Whiteman Air Force… 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.

Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl

By Peter Spexarth, for the Muleskinner The Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl kicked off the night of Aug. 24 with a live concert, food trucks and tents. The event was held on Pine street and people from the community came and went throughout the night. Some lined the street with lawn chairs to watch… Read more »

Crime Reports

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Two-car wreck results in rollover, no injuries

A two-car accident at the intersection of Maguire Street and U.S. Highway 50 Monday resulted in a vehicle rollover. No injuries were reported. The accident occurred at 2:16 p.m. near the U.S. 50 overpass. A 2007 Honda Civic driven by Antonio Bautista was making a left turn onto westbound U.S. 50 when it was struck… Read more »

Collision claims two lives south of town

Two men from St. Louis died in a two-car accident Sunday afternoon near the Route 13 bypass roundabout south of Warrensburg. The accident occurred at about 4 p.m. when a car driven by Kent Reynolds, 24, of St. Louis, was heading southbound on Route 13, crossed the centerline and collided with a northbound car driven… Read more »

Gone but not forgotten

This summer, UCM lost five faculty members: Alfred Twomey, Joyce Jabolenski, Joseph Dolecki, Linda Mederis and John Horine. Their work was appreciated by the staff and faculty who knew them when they worked on campus. Alfred E. Twomey Alfred E. Twomey, professor of history for 41 years, died June 15 at 89 years old. Twomey… 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 »

Nassif set to host annual Doggie Dive

The annual Doggie Dive at the Nassif Aquatic Center is set for Aug. 16. The event, sponsored by Re/Max United and the Warrensburg Parks and Recreation Department, runs from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Nassif Aquatic Center, located next to the Warrensburg Community Center along Gay Street. Those who bring their dogs must provide proof of… Read more »

Construction beginning in downtown Warrensburg

Construction is underway for the Downtown Revitalization Project Phase IV and is scheduled to be completed by Oct. 1, according to a press release. Traffic will be detoured around the project and Holden Street will be closed from Grover Street to South Street during portions of the construction. The project costs $772,220, which includes construction,… Read more »