Politics

Saturday Absentee Voting in Pettis County
The municipal elections are coming up on Tuesday, April 7 in Pettis County. The Pettis County Clerk, Nick LaStrada would like for you to know that you can still vote absentee on Monday and today (Saturday). There is a special absentee day for those that would like to vote and may have a reason that …
UCM Update
The Strategic Deterrent Coalition (SDC), a national organization dedicated to supporting and maintaining the United States’ strategic nuclear deterrent, has selected the University of Central Missouri as the site for its first symposium, May 4-6...
Sedalia’s 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade [PHOTOS]
The annual Sedalia St. Patrick's Day Parade took place Saturday morning (March 14) under the direction of parade organizer Terry Cockrell.
This was the first St. Patrick's Day Parade he organized and allowed anybody to enter the parade. The entries were on the small side this year, but ther…
UCM Update
Reza Aslan, internationally acclaimed author and scholar of religions, will be the keynote speaker for the 2015 Politics and Social Justice Week, planned for March 30-April 8 at the University of Central Missouri.  Aslan will speak at 7 p...
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich Dead
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, a Republican candidate for governor, died Thursday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a staff member told The Associated Press.
The auditor's office staff member spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to sp…
Warrensburg City Manager Submits Resignation
At the City Council meeting February 9, 2015 City Manager Paula Hertwig Hopkins submitted a letter of resignation to the City Council.  She has accepted a mission call to serve in an administrative mission capacity in Africa, specifically Uganda...
Super Bowl in Kansas City?
Did you know that Kansas City was originally chosen to host Super Bowl XLIX?  
NFL owners initially voted in November 2005 to award a Super Bowl to Kansas City, Missouri, in honor of Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt, the founder of the American Football League (AFL) in the 1…

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