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COVID precautions return to Trails Regional
As of Aug. 8, all branches of Trails Regional Library have moved into COVID Level Two.  Branches will continue to be open with full service, full staff and regular hours.  Due to …
Crash Reports -- Aug. 16, 2022
Four injured in Aug. 12 wreck  Four people are reported to have injuries from a two-vehicle wreck Aug. 12 on Highway 50 at Northwest 1501 Road.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol …
Police Reports -- Aug. 16, 2022
Christopher J. Jordan, 34, was arrested on July 16 after an officer conducted a vehicle check in the 700 block of East Hale Lake Road. Jordan was arrested on a charge of receiving stolen property and …
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Walk for Strength to raise awareness about creatine deficiencies

WARRENSBURG — Beth Tiller is raising awareness of a rare condition during a Walk for Strength at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.  Beginning at the Northside Christian Church, the walk will …

Community Calendar for Aug. 16 through Aug. 22.

Editor’s note: Please call event organizers for information on cancellations.  To have an event or meeting listed or changed, send details to news@warrensburgstarjournal.com or call …

Senior Festival to be Aug. 28

The Warrensburg Senior Center will host the annual Senior Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.  This year’s theme is Step Up To The …
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Jennies volleyball No. 8 in AVCA preseason poll

Jennies volleyball enters the season ranked No. 8 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association Division II Preseason Coaches Poll.  Central Missouri received 777 points through voting, …

Mixing old with new, Holden eyes continued growth

HOLDEN — Eagles football’s first season under head coach David Diener featured a tune of progress. Heading into year two, the theme appears to be much of the same. So far, the results …

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BesaMe Wellness approaches one-year anniversary

WARRENSBURG — BesaMe Wellness has been in Warrensburg since September 2021. In its first year, BesaMe has grown tremendously and has been able to reach various people throughout Warrensburg and …

The changing world of beauty

SEDALIA — The beauty world is forever changing, from thin to thick eyebrows, tattooed eyebrows to henna eyebrows and false eyelashes to lash extensions.  In this ever-changing world, …

Socket to expand fiber-optic services to residential customers

WARRENSBURG — The Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Socket, a Missouri-based telephone and internet service provider, on Thursday, Aug. 4, at Arwood's …

Sapp brings new business to hometown

KNOB NOSTER — Knob Noster has a new landscaping business, Xpress Yourself Landscaping.  LaQuisha Sapp, owner and operator of Xpress Yourself Landscaping, was born and raised in Knob …
Police & Crash Reports
Two injured in Aug. 9 wreck  One person is reported to have moderate injuries and one person is reported to have minor injuries from a two-vehicle wreck Aug. 9 on eastbound Highway 50 at West …
One person seriously injured in Aug. 7 wreck One person is reported to have serious injuries following a two-vehicle wreck on Aug. 7 on Eastbound Highway 50. Five others are reported to have minor …
Elexis C. Dorsey, 24, was arrested on July 11 after the Lafayette County Detention Center requested officer assistance in the 100 block of South 11th Street. Dorsey was arrested on a Warrensburg …
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Trying to use time more wisely

The passage of time is a funny thing. For example, this week feels like it has dragged on for two, but it also seems like it hasn’t been a year since I announced I was starting a weekly column …

Moving to meat-free environmentalism

An interesting thing happened between last month’s column and this one. During the extreme heat wave in Great Britain, I heard an interview with British climate activist and writer George …

From Rome to Rosato

Just in time to save wine lovers from the rapidly increasing price of wine, Italian winemakers have sent over to us a whole series of their popular Rosato (rosé) style of wines and all at …
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