Mules win big over Washburn

(ST. LOUIS, Mo.) – The third-ranked Central Missouri Mules scored runs in four straight innings to break open a scoreless game and earn an 11-1 run-rule win over Washburn on Saturday afternoon at St. Mary’s High School. The Mules took two out of three games from the Ichabods during their weekend series. The game was… Read more »

Phase I Emergency Snow Ordinance in effect

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The City of Warrensburg has declared that Phase I of the Emergency Snow Ordinance is in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday. March 24. Residents should avoid parking on streets to assist snow removal equipment in clearing roadways. Travel on roadways needs to be kept to a minimum. For more information contact Director… Read more »

Police arrest 2 teens in Ga. baby killing

By RUSS BYNUM (BRUNSWICK, Ga., AP) – In five years, Sherry West has lost two sons to unspeakable violence. The Georgia mother was grieving from Thursday’s shooting death of her 13-month-old son in his stroller during an attempted robbery while they took a morning stroll. In 2008, her 18-year-old son was stabbed in an altercation… Read more »

Mules split doubleheader with Washburn

(KIRKWOOD, Mo.) – The third-ranked Central Missouri Mules split a pair of close games with the Washburn Icabods, playing at a neutral site near St. Louis. The Icabods earned an extra-innings, 8-6 victory in game one before the Mules used a three-run sixth inning to come from behind in game two, winning 5-4. Both offenses… Read more »

Saturday mail cutback still being debated

By PAULINE JELINEK (WASHINGTON, AP) – The new spending bill passed by Congress on Thursday appears to continue the requirement for six-day mail delivery, but some lawmakers and postal officials say plans to cut Saturday service should proceed. The financially troubled Postal Service announced last month that it would switch in August to five-day service… Read more »

UCM residency plan concerns property owners

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story inaccurately reported the date when the Board of Governors approved the Learning to a Greater Degree Contract. During the meeting Feb. 22, the board approved the concept of the contract. The board voted March 21 to formally adopt the contract, which will become effective with the freshman… Read more »