Jennies split day one of UAM 7-State Classic

(BENTONVILLE, Ark.) – Jennies softball (4-4) split a pair of games on day one of the UAM 7-State Classic Friday afternoon in Bentonville, falling to Henderson State in game one 4-3 and winning game two against Southern Arkansas, 8-3. In game one against the Reddies of Henderson State the Jennies let a late 3-1 lead… Read more »

Mules and Jennies set provisional marks at UCM Classic

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Central Missouri Mules’ 4×440 yard relay team highlighted a series of strong performances at the UCM Indoor Classic, winning the race while earning the team’s first provisional mark in two years. The relay team’s performance capped off a night where ten Mules and Jennies earned provisional marks in their respective events…. Read more »

Featured artist puts a twist on old techniques

By CLIFF ADAMS (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) – Carolyn A. Hull is set to be the March featured artist at the Old Drum Gallery & Trading Company in downtown Warrensburg. Her show “Impressions: Styrofoam and Monoprints” will consist of new artwork, which are relief prints made using plastic foam and monoprints. The gallery is located at… Read more »

Mo. Democrats propose assault weapon ban

By JORDAN SHAPIRO (JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., AP) – Missouri’s gun-friendly culture isn’t stopping some House Democrats from trying to purge assault weapons from the state. Legislation backed by several St. Louis area lawmakers would require gun owners to surrender or destroy their assault weapons within 90 days of the measure’s passage. The proposed ban would… Read more »

Man arrested in Alaska Coast Guard base deaths

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska, AP) – An Alaska man was arrested Friday in last year’s shooting deaths at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak Island that left two employees dead, the U.S. attorney said. James Michael Wells of Kodiak is accused in a federal murder complaint of killing Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired… Read more »

Mo. man to be freed on bond before murder retrial

By ALAN SCHER ZAGIER (ST. LOUIS, Mo., AP) – A Missouri man whose conviction in the 1990 slaying of a rural neighbor was recently overturned by the state Supreme Court will remain free on bond as the state prepares for a third murder trial in the case. A county judge on Friday ordered the release… Read more »

Jury gets corruption case of former Detroit mayor

By ED WHITE (DETROIT, Mich., AP) – The corruption case of Kwame Kilpatrick was given to jurors Friday after a blistering summary from a prosecutor who said the former Detroit mayor’s bank account swelled with a “tidal wave of green” through extortion and bribery. Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Chutkow tried to pull the jury to… Read more »