Category: News

Jaylan Zackery: Breaking records one play at a time

VIDEO BY KAITLIN BROTHERS / MULTIMEDIA EDITOR (WARRENSBURG, Mo.)–Jaylan Zackery, wide receiver of the UCM mules, has had some great success this year in his football career, and at the homecoming game. Zackery broke a UCM record at homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 14, where they beat Missouri Southern 71-22, and became the all-time leader for… Read more »


In this issue, Oct. 19 – Oct. 25: Page 3 > News A University of Central Missouri club is getting into the holiday spirit early this year with Toys for Tots Page 4 > News Some 350 endowed scholarships created at UCM Page 5 > News Entertainer teaches audience life lesson through performance Page 6… Read more »

Some 350 endowed scholarships created at UCM

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Gina Galetti’s college career at UCM was cut short in 1987 when she suffered a brain aneurism and died during her senior year as a public relations major. Her death left her family heartbroken yet motivated to start their own endowed scholarship in Gina’s name to help UCM students like her. So… Read more »

Entertainer teaches audience life lesson through performance

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Spotlight hosted comedian and magician Brian Miller at Hendricks Hall last week Thursday Oct. 12. Brian Miller, a well-known college comedian and magician of 13 years, has been recognized twice by the National Association of College Activities as one of their best performers. While currently touring the nation, he came to the… Read more »

Off-campus safety advisory clarification on gunshots

A mass email was sent to all University of Central Missouri students, faculty and staff by the UCM News Bureau Tuesday morning at 11:22 a.m., alerting them to be cautious in the 300 block area of South Street due to two gun discharging incidents. The email aroused some confusion by noting UCM “has been made… Read more »

Cops meet community for coffee

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Johnson County law enforcement agencies recently hosted their second annual Coffee with a Cop event, offering citizens an opportunity to meet local officers and discuss community issues. People began to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the event Wednesday, Oct. 4, waiting inside the local McDonald’s. More than… Read more »

WHS Homecoming 2017

Warrensburg High School celebrated Homecoming 2017 the week of Sept. 18. Members of the Rookie Reporter program were on hand to capture some of the memories from the pep rally, royalty coronation, halftime performances and football game.

UCM Debate Team wins season opener

The UCM Talking Mules Speech and Debate Team won first place in the Overall Sweepstakes Division at their season opener, the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Tournament hosted by Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri on Oct. 6 and 7. The tournament attracted top regional teams representing Texas, Iowa, Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri, according to a… Read more »

Community emergency response team to have classes

Classes for the Community Emergency Response Team begin November 7th. The training is provided at no cost to the participants. The classes teach how to safely respond to manmade and natural hazards, help organize basic disaster response and promote preparedness by hosting and participating in community events, according to a news release sent by Johnson Co Emergency… Read more »