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SFCC students compete at SkillsUSA Missouri Leadership and Skills Conference
State Fair Community College Precision Machining and Automotive Technology students competed at the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership Conference hosted in May at State Technical College of Missouri in Linn.
Crash Reports - June 9, 2023
Two injured in June 5 crash
Inaugural Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival to launch this weekend
SEDALIA — Sedalia skies will be alive with color on Friday and Saturday with the launching of the inaugural Hot Air Balloon & Kite Festival on the Missouri State Fairgrounds.
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Family fun awaits at annual Knob Noster Fair

KNOB NOSTER – The Knob Noster Fair, themed “The Sound of Freedom,” is set to take place on June 8-10.

Community Calendar for June 6 through June 12

To have your event or meeting listed or changed, send details to news@warrensburgstarjournal.com or call 660-747-8123.

Crash Reports - June 6, 2023

Knob Noster man killed in Johnson County accident
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Mavericks flat against Post 642 Travelers

The Central Missouri Mavericks were outscored by a combined 27 runs in a doubleheader loss to the Sedalia Post 642 Travelers on Wednesday, June 7, at the Warrensburg Activities Complex.

Mule Club Post 131 sweeps Post 626

Warrensburg Mule Club Post 131 Junior Legion extended its win streak to nine with a doubleheader sweep of the Gladstone Post 626 Owls on Tuesday, June 6, at Lathrop High School.


Star-Journal welcomes summer news intern

​​WARRENSBURG — The Star-Journal has welcomed a news intern for the summer.

Khalil named publisher of Star-Journal, Democrat

Jamila Khalil has been named publisher of the Warrensburg Star-Journal and the Sedalia Democrat, as announced this month by Phillips Media Group, the Star-Journal’s parent company.

Olde Town South opens in Knob Noster

KNOB NOSTER — A new restaurant, Olde Town South, has opened in downtown Knob Noster.

Fastwyre broadband network coming to Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — Fastwyre announced it will be providing Warrensburg with a robust fiber-optic broadband network during a ribbon cutting hosted by the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, May 17.
Police & Crash Reports
Four injured in May 30 wreck
Delaney S. Kretsinger, 23, was arrested on May 1 when officers were dispatched to East North Street to check on a female who passed out in her vehicle. Kretsinger was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Minor injuries in May 23 wreck
Angela K. Frye, 34, was arrested on April 26 when officers were dispatched to a business on East Cooper Boulevard. A known female subject stole $153.44 worth of merchandise. Frye was arrested on a charge of stealing-shoplifting.
Minor injuries in May 20 wreck
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Those who can’t do …

I come from a baseball and softball family.

Excited — and impatient — for summer growing season

The growing season is here again, and we see the fields and garden plots beginning to show lines of green as the seeds begin to grow. It is a natural and magical process at the same time, and it renews a sense of awe in me for the wonder that is nature. 

Modern wines from the historic Biltmore Estate

We have all heard stories, read books or seen movies that glorify the late 1800s as the age of American opulence. It was then a period in history where horse and buggy carriages transported elegantly dressed guests to lavishly decorated ballrooms for dinner and dancing at the home of larger-than-life millionaires.
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