Category: Community

People walk Out of the Darkness to raise suicide awareness

A haze enveloped Warrensburg Saturday. The air was unseasonably cool, the sky was overcast and the clouds released an inconsistent but somehow constant drizzle. Despite the elements, many people came to the UCM campus for the Out of the Darkness Community Walk. The walks, organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, are aimed at… Read more »

Holden Street fills for Get the Red Out

Thousands of community members and college students filled Holden Street Thursday for Warrensburg’s annual Get The Red Out street fair. Around 1,500 visitors attended the event in Warrensburg, according to a law enforcement official. More than 40 vendors set up tables and tents along Holden Street this year from Clark to South streets. An array… Read more »

UCM Remembers 9/11 and Spencer Duncan

Students, staff, faculty and members of the community gathered at the University of Central Missouri Quadrangle, Wednesday, in observance of Patriot Day on the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11. The Fighting Mules Battalion, the Office of Military and Veteran Services and first responders from Warrensburg, Johnson County and Whiteman Air Force… Read more »

Crime Reports

Editor’s Note: Click the pins on the map to interact or click the frame icon in the top right corner of map to view full screen. Campus Crime reports compiled by the UCM Department of Public Safety. Warrensburg Crime reports compiled by the Warrensburg Police Department.

Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl

By Peter Spexarth, for the Muleskinner The Hair of the Dog Pub Crawl kicked off the night of Aug. 24 with a live concert, food trucks and tents. The event was held on Pine street and people from the community came and went throughout the night. Some lined the street with lawn chairs to watch… Read more »

Crime Reports

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Two-car wreck results in rollover, no injuries

A two-car accident at the intersection of Maguire Street and U.S. Highway 50 Monday resulted in a vehicle rollover. No injuries were reported. The accident occurred at 2:16 p.m. near the U.S. 50 overpass. A 2007 Honda Civic driven by Antonio Bautista was making a left turn onto westbound U.S. 50 when it was struck… Read more »

Collision claims two lives south of town

Two men from St. Louis died in a two-car accident Sunday afternoon near the Route 13 bypass roundabout south of Warrensburg. The accident occurred at about 4 p.m. when a car driven by Kent Reynolds, 24, of St. Louis, was heading southbound on Route 13, crossed the centerline and collided with a northbound car driven… Read more »

Gone but not forgotten

This summer, UCM lost five faculty members: Alfred Twomey, Joyce Jabolenski, Joseph Dolecki, Linda Mederis and John Horine. Their work was appreciated by the staff and faculty who knew them when they worked on campus. Alfred E. Twomey Alfred E. Twomey, professor of history for 41 years, died June 15 at 89 years old. Twomey… Read more »

Warrensburg Police Department fundraise for new life-saving tools

The Warrensburg Police Department is looking to replace its automated external defibrillators, which are 15 years old and quickly approaching the end of their lives. However, the department’s budget doesn’t allow for AED replacements. Denise Sawyer, an evidence technician, came up with the idea to start fundraising. “Our budget has been such that we haven’t… Read more »