Deadpool is the latest superhero franchise, based on the anti-hero mercenary from Marvel Comics (who was actually a rip-off of the anti-hero mercenary Deathstroke from DC Comics). Released in 2016, “Deadpool” was a huge success despite its R rating. With practically a cult following, a sequel was bound to happen. Ryan Reynolds not only stars… Read more »
UCM women’s golfer Elizabeth Leath was recently named College Sports Information Director’s of America Academic All-American, according to a press release. This season, she averaged 78.33 per round in 11 tournaments, had three second-place finishes, including a 2-under-par finish at the MIAA Fall Preview. She finished tied for 10th place at the MIAA Championships and… Read more »
The Western Missouri Medical Center Foundation Board purchased a new radio frequency ablation machine for $100,000 to treat patients in the Pain Center, according to a press release. “Thanks to the generous donation of the WMMC Foundation and our donors, we are able to continue offering advanced services here, such as a radio frequency ablation… Read more »
The Office of Student Activities is hosting an outdoor concert Friday to thank UCM staff and faculty who have helped serve the student community. The Office of Student Activities and the Student Recreation and Wellness Center is sponsoring a concert at 7 p.m. to thank UCM employees and community members who have helped serve UCM students… Read more »
Old Drum & Friends Animal Shelter was the scene Saturday morning for a reunion of half a dozen dogs for the first time since their adoption. The pet owners brought the dogs they adopted as part of an event the shelter hosted in celebration of a $15,000 grant awarded to the shelter to purchase flea… Read more »
The MIAA announced the winners of their Academic Excellence and Scholar Athlete Awards for student-athletes in spring sport programs, according to a press release. Four student-athletes earned the Academic Excellence Award and 14 were named MIAA Scholar-Athletes. UCM’s Academic Excellence Award recipients were Ian Barnes, men’s golf; Mason Janvrin, baseball; Elizabeth Leath, women’s golf; and Kymmalett… Read more »
A furry family reunion is happening this weekend at Old Drum & Friends Animal Shelter in Warrensburg. At 9 a.m. on Saturday, a litter of puppies will be reunited for the first time since their adoption to help celebrate a second chance grant provided by Adopt-A-Pet.com and Bayer Pharmaceuticals. The $15,000 grant was awarded to… Read more »
Academic advising at the University of Central Missouri will have a new home next fall, and most of UCM’s printing will be outsourced. The UCM Board of Governors approved these actions in a teleconference May 30. The contract to renovate the space in the Elliott Student Union, previously occupied by the University Book Store, into… Read more »
Ronald E. Dillingham, 80, of Warrensburg, died Wednesday, June 13, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.Read More...
Phillip C. Weinberger, of Montserrat, Missouri, died Sunday, June 10, at the Warrensburg Manor Care Center.Read More...
Carol Elaine (Kendrick) Patterson, 71, of Warrensburg, died Tuesday, June 12, in Kansas City, Missouri.Read More...