The Northwest Lady Mustangs played at Malta Bend Monday night and won in two games, 25-8, 25-22. “The scores the first game showed what we can really do with my […]


South Warren Avenue between W. 11th Street and W. 12th Street is closed for sewer repair today, Sept. 23, 2014, city officials said.


The Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers won in two straight games at Versailles Monday night, beating the Versailles Lady Tigers, 25-20, 25-8. Abby Knight led with 11 kills, 3 aces, 5 blocks […]

Missouri selected for $2 million in grants to expand innovative higher education models

September 22, 2014 State

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Jay Nixon announced today that $2 million in grants from a national nonprofit will give more Missouri students the opportunity to earn a college degree […]

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Editorial: Thanks for hosting Harlem Ambassadors

September 22, 2014 Local

Dear Editor-in-Chief of the Weekly Observer, On September 21, State Fair Community College Athletics hosted the Harlem Ambassadors professional comedy basketball team for a night of high-flying slam dunks, hilarious […]

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Gov. Nixon orders flags to half-staff to honor State Rep. Randy Pike

September 22, 2014 State

Jefferson City – Gov. Jay Nixon today issued the following statement on the passing of State Rep. Randy Pike (R-Adrian), who died on Saturday. “Representative Pike was deeply committed to […]

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S-C to host WCC softball tourney Saturday

September 22, 2014 Roundup

The West Central Conference Softball Tournament will be hosted by Smith-Cotton at Centennial Park this Saturday, Sept. 27. The tournament was originally scheduled to take place at Warrensburg, but was […]

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