Two-thirds of the Missouri House has voted to change how public union members pay dues, the first step to overriding a veto by Gov. Jay Nixon.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed a proposal to rein in the amount of money lawmakers aim to provide to K-12 schools.
Thank you to the Jefferson City High School Student Council for providing Senior Citizen Prom night.
In his April 27 commentary George Will dismissed global warming concerns with his old argument that climate has always been changing.
I was pleased to read, “SSM Health green effort for environment, climate change,” in the April 29 News Tribune.
A Rule of (Green) Thumb — pun courtesy of the Master Gardeners of Mercer County, New Jersey — is do not plant annuals until after Mother’s Day.
State agricultural officials say 39,000 turkeys at a southwest Missouri farm have been destroyed after avian flu was detected late last week.
John Kasich plans to end his bid for the White House, making Donald Trump the presumptive Republican nominee for president.
A wealth of conflicting reports seems to promote and then refute the use of soy and soy products for health. So what is the true story on soy?
You probably wouldn’t guess that this plant is edible when you first glimpse it in the spring, but some of the earliest tasty greens of the year come from young cup plants.
To the 1980s hit song, “Come On Eileen,” children walked in a mini-parade Tuesday wearing sunglasses and carrying blow-up guitars to help announce the United Way of Central Missouri’s 2016 campaign theme: Rockin’ the ’80s.
A state appeals court ruled Tuesday that Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem correctly dismissed a lawsuit challenging a state requirement for municipal courts to collect a $3 fee for the sheriff’s retirement fund.
Work to repair the roadway slide on Lower Bottom Road in Cole County is nearly complete, and on Tuesday afternoon county public works officials announced the road was reopened for traffic.
Landing Creek Road keeps getting rougher with truck traffic
Extending a pavement project might take place next year if the Cole County Commission and the County Public Works Department are able to find funds to do so.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will conduct a baseline inspection at the Callaway nuclear power plant’s Unit 1 from June 13-July 1, according to a letter from the commission that was forwarded to the Fulton Sun.
Local author to sign books Friday
Jefferson City’s Ed Neeley spent 16 years longing for a reunion with his first love, Chelsey. The pair had an untimely separation in Las Vegas back in 1995, when she was stolen.
Family donation is first chapter in Lawson book drive
Lawson Elementary School is in the process of buying roughly 85 new books for its first book drive after a local family started a fund in honor of their mother.
Three men charged in last month’s shooting where shots hit a Jefferson City school bus containing children have been indicted by the Cole County Grand Jury.
The Holts Summit Board of Aldermen will have a special meeting at 7 p.m. today.
Defensive mistakes nearly cost Blair Oaks a win Tuesday on Senior Night. Battle crossed the plate twice in the third inning thanks to a walk, hit batter and two errors.