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Middleton, alums talk LU legacy, future

Alumni Debra Maxie, left, poses a question to Lincoln University's interim president, Michael Middleton, while Karen Davis-Nelson, right, listens Friday during an alumni dialogue in Scruggs University Center at Lincoln University. Photo by Shelby Kardell /Fulton Sun. LU grand marshal talks basebal

FULTON SUN - 2017-09-24 08:17:27

LU grand marshal talks baseball, race relations

On a balmy fall morning with not a cloud in the sky, hundreds of area residents, Lincoln University fans, and alumni lined the streets of downtown Jefferson City for the university's annual homecoming parade. People of all colors and creeds lined the streets, marched in the parade and danced with th


Leo David Ross - Benton County Enterprise: Remembrances

Leo David Ross, age 89 of Warsaw, passed away peacefully, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his home with family by his side following a long illness. He was born on October 23, 1927, the oldest of 5 boys; Leo, Melvin, Charles, Jack & Jimmie, in Maryville, Missouri, the son of Leo Roosevelt Ross and E


LU enrollment down from last year

Lincoln University's total fall 2017 enrollment is 2,622, the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment said Thursday. It's down 116 students from a year ago, continuing a several years' slide in total student enrollment. With one minor increase in 2014, Lincoln's enrollment has been falling s


Protecting the 'school on the hill'

One student told nearly 50 people attending an Alumni-Student Dialogue session Thursday he thinks Lincoln University's next president should be "very welcoming," involved with students and regularly on campus. Albert Harris, a 1969 LU graduate and current interim president of Lincoln's national alum


Public Works committee approves $750K toward stormwater

The Jefferson City Public Works and Planning Committee on Tuesday approved using a $750,000 supplemental appropriation to hire additional staff to focus on improving and maintaining the city's stormwater system. Last month, the Jefferson City Council approved a supplemental appropriation of $750,000


Sedalia man facing felony charges in Springfield complaint

A Sedalia man has been charged in a felony complaint in connection to a death in Springfield last year. Keelan M. Miller, 22, was charged with felony abandonment of a corpse and felony tampering with physical evidence. These charges stem from events that occurred Nov. 13 during which the body of Cam

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 19:28:00

Horticulture club holds mum sale

Sedalia - The State Fair Community College Horticulture Club fall mum sale is under way in the greenhouse behind the Potter-Ewing Agriculture Building on the Sedalia campus. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday while supplies last. Many different varieties are for sale, including Spellbo

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 22:00:00

Area Notebook: Lady Pirates drop pair on diamond

Pleasant Hope softball dropped a pair of games this week. Tuesday night, the Lady Pirates lost 8-4 to visiting Weaubleau. The Lady Tigers won with a late surge to erase a 4-0 deficit. Subscription Required An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online servi

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2017-09-22 08:30:00

Boone County plans to digitize old paper records

Nora Dietzel, Boone County Recorder of Deeds, returns a volume of county land records to a shelf Friday at the Roger B. Wilson Boone County Government Center. Included in the volume was a diagram of the original plat of Columbia, which was owned by the Smithton Land Company. Nora Dietzel analyzes a

COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-23 11:00:00

Free health fair at State Fair

Sedalia - State Fair Community College nursing and allied health students sponsor a free public health fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2 in the Thompson Conference Center in the Heckart Science and Allied Health Center on the Sedalia campus. Students will present information on more than 20 health t

DAILYSTARJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-22 22:16:00

Gerke appointed to Pettis County Ambulance District Board by County Commission

Pettis County Clerk Nick La Strada gives the oath of office to Nick Gerke on Friday afternoon after Gerke was appointed to fill a vacant seat on the Pettis County Ambulance District Board of Directors. The seat was vacated by Dave Clippert, who resigned in May. The Pettis County Commission has fille

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-22 22:39:00

Thomas Jefferson teams take third in Mid-Mo Conference meet

COLUMBIA - The Thomas Jefferson boys and girls teams each finished third Wednesday in a Mid-Missouri Conference meet at Oakland Middle School. The boys posted 81 points, trailing Gentry's 49 and Smithton's 52. Ethan Demarest had Thomas Jefferson's top finish, taking sixth place in 8:27. Other top fi


Sedalia man experiences Hurricane Harvey devastation

Justin Baker remembers the rancid smell of floodwater and sewage. The Sedalia native waded through the stinking water as he helped pry open a door to a house in Vidor, Texas, and saw what was inside. He recalls how the homeowner, a woman who had asked his group of volunteers for help, burst into tea

SEDALIA DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 00:11:00

Aurora boy, 11, drowns in Fox River

An 11-year old Aurora boy drowned in the Fox River Saturday while swimming with friends on a day when people were trying to stay cool from record-breaking hot temperatures. Connor Lasley of the 200 block of Locust Avenue had gone swimming with two friends off of the west bank of the river in the 400

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 17:21:00

Police seeking suspect in Aurora drive-by shooting

Aurora police are seeking the public's help in finding a man who shot at a passing car Friday night in the city's Hometown subdivision. A 21-year-old Aurora man was driving north in the 800 block of Serendipity Drive shortly after 8 p.m. when an unidentified man on the east side of the street fired

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 16:54:58

Goodwin School Has Their Annual McTeacher's Night at the North Aurora McDonald's

On Thursday, September 21st, Goodwin School of District 129 held its annual McTeacher's Night Fundraiser at the North Aurora McDonald's located at 190 Hansen Blvd. A McTeacher's Night is organized to help raise money for local schools by having teachers work at McDonald's and then giving a percentag

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 20:16:32

Aurora cop fired over allegations he hid cameras in his ex-wife's home

An Aurora police officer was fired this year over allegations he hid cameras in his ex-wife's home, the Aurora police department confirmed this week. Former Aurora officer Dan Wagner admitted to installing cameras inside the home in Sugar Grove, according to an affidavit for a warrant to search two

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:46:00

GPS evidence can be used in Aurora KFC shooting case

Prosecutors can use evidence obtained through a GPS tracking device planted on an Aurora man's car in connection with a 2014 armed robbery and shooting at a KFC restaurant on the city's East Side. Kane County Circuit Judge Linda Abrahamson granted the state's motion to dismiss Joshua Scott's move to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 00:18:34

Police Say Man Stabbed by Assailants at Aurora Motel After Checking In With Woman He Met Online

Aurora Police say a 23 year-old man is in serious condition after he was stabbed at an Aurora motel where he checked in with a woman he met on a social media dating application. The stabbing took place around 11:20 p.m. on Thursday night at the motel in the 2300 block of N. Farnsworth Ave. in Aurora

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-22 17:51:00