Category: Announcements

Western Missouri Medical Center adds new general surgeon

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Western Missouri Medical Center recently announced that M. Byron Charles, MD, will join Robert Kenney, DO, and Diane Switzner, MD, at Surgical Services of Warrensburg on Jan. 1, 2013. “General Surgery is an area of high demand and with the addition of Dr. Charles to Surgical Services of Warrensburg, we can continue… Read more »

Talking Panthers place at speech tournament

The Talking Panthers speech team traveled to Sacred Heart High School in Sedalia Saturday to compete in the annual speech tournament, advancing five events to the final round, more than either of the two previous competitions this season. Freshmen Britany Minckler and Shannon O’Neil took sixth in Improvisational Duet Acting. Also placing in IDA were… Read more »

Punt Pass Kick awards

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation had two participants win awards in the sectional NFL Punt Pass Kick on Nov. 3 in Belton, Mo. Samuel Slobaszewski, Warrensburg, competed in the boys 6-7-year-old division and placed third in his division. Samuel is the son of John and Marcelle Slobaszewski. Gillian Godfrey, Warrensburg, competed in the girls 12-13-year-old division and… Read more »

Team Air captures multiple awards

Team Air, Warrensburg’s gymnastics team, brought home multiple awards from a recent competition. This Warrensburg Park and Recreation Department team competed for the first time in the National Acrobat Competition on Oct. 27 in Lenexa, Kan. Gymnasts competed in both compulsory and synchronized routines. The team earned 13 medals in compulsory and six medals in… Read more »

Meet the Cougars event

The Crest Ridge High School Meet the Cougars night is scheduled for 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16. Participants can make a donation to have the basketball players serve a chili supper from 5-6:45 p.m. The girls team will then take the court from 6:30-7, and the boys team will play from 7-7:30 p.m. Proceeds from… Read more »

Women’s Volleyball Tournament

The deadline is approaching for a Women’s Volleyball Tournament hosted by Warrensburg Parks and Recreation on Nov. 17. Registration deadline is Nov. 13. Teams are guaranteed three matches with rally scoring to 25. The registration fee is $75 per team. Register at the Warrensburg Community Center, 445 East Gay St. or by phone at 660-747-7178.  For… Read more »

Veterans home is accepting Tree of Stars donations

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Donations to the Tree of Stars program at the Missouri Veterans Home help purchase Christmas presents that are hand-delivered to the residents. As donations are received, glass stars representing different levels of support are placed on a Christmas tree in the veterans home lobby. Some 200 veterans live at the facility. The… Read more »

Christmas Store needs contributions

The Christmas Store is in need of contributions. The program is in its 39th year and has provided local needy families with a special holiday meal. Last year it served 411 families (1,112 individuals) and expects more this year. For information on what you, your business or group can donate to the program, contact Mary… Read more »

First Church of the Nazarene welcomes new pastor

The Rev. Robert Denham will be installed as pastor Sunday at the First Church of the Nazarene. He will be installed as pastor during worship service at 10:45 a.m. Denham has served as pastor at churches in California and Nevada. He graduated from Northwest Nazarene University. His wife, Susan, is a graduate of MidAmerica Nazarene… Read more »