Category: Announcements

Local officer elected president of statewide juvenile justice group

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The chief juvenile officer for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court – Juvenile Division was recently elected president of the Missouri Juvenile Justice Association. Beverly A. Newman earned the statewide office and has worked in the Juvenile Division since 1988. She has served as the chief juvenile officer for the circuit court since… Read more »

Western Missouri Medical Center auxiliary awards scholarships

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary Board recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to five students. Each year, the WMMC Auxiliary sponsors the Health Care Career Scholarships for students who are pursuing or furthering their education in any health care field, according to a news release. Recipients are selected by the WMMC Auxiliary Scholarship… Read more »

Parks and rec hosts back to school bash

Warrensburg Parks and Recreation is hosting a Back to School Middle School Bash on Aug. 10 for students starting grades fifth through eighth. There will be music, pizza, swimming and soda. There must be a minimum of 20 students pre-registered by Aug. 7 to have the program. The program will be held at Nassif Aquatic… Read more »

Providers, volunteers needed for Project Community Connect 2014

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Volunteers and service providers are needed for Project Community Connect 2014 in Warrensburg and Johnson County. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in the University of Central Missouri Student Recreation and Wellness Center. This is the third year for the event. The one-day, one-stop… Read more »

WHS students honored for academic excellence

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — A total of 150 Warrensburg High School students were recently recognized during the Warrensburg Schools Foundation’s 26th annual Academic Excellence Awards Banquet for reaching the top 15 percent of their graduating class. Twenty seniors were recognized for reaching and maintaining this level all four years of high school. All students received a medallion, designed especially for this… Read more »

Warrensburg Schools Foundation announces five scholarship recipients

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Warrensburg Schools Foundation recently announced the recipients of five student scholarships. The scholarships were awarded May 16 and were made possible by donations from the community, according to a news release. The Warrensburg Schools Foundation Scholarship for $1000 was awarded to Brooke Gladish. This scholarship was created by the board of… Read more »

Care Connection seeks Silver Haired Legislature representative

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Care Connection for Aging Services is seeking a candidate for the Silver Haired Legislature to represent Johnson County and to set priorities for senior issues in Missouri. The 15-member Silver Haired Legislature delegation will join 150 seniors from throughout the state in Jefferson City in October to determine priorities that the group… Read more »

Jennies softball announces camp dates

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — The UCM Jennies softball team has scheduled its annual summer softball camps for June. The camps will focus on individual defensive and offensive skills, including but not limited to, throwing, fielding, hitting, bunting and base running. The Jennies will host their Junior Jennies Camp for children in grades 3-5 on June 16 and 17… Read more »