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Fair’s lady in the ‘happy cart’

Sharon Kirchoff isn’t just a familiar face at the State Fair, she brings joy to a wide number of Jefferson Citians

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JC, French families exchange houses for summer vacations

Two families — one from Jefferson City and another from Plachy-Buyon, France — swapped houses for part of this summer, to the delight of all.

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160 years and still worshipping strong

A nearly packed house came to celebrate Quinn Chapel AME’s 164th anniversary Sunday afternoon, reflecting on the church’s journey from humble beginnings in a log cabin two decades before the Civil War to its latest move a year ago.

Post 5 Seniors win Zone Tournament

Advance to state

ST. CHARLES — Sunday didn’t start out so well for the Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors, but it ended in fine style.

Youth served with Rams

Only three players age 30 or older on roster

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Rams players are assigned parking spots outside the training facility based on seniority, and the roster is so heavy on youth, quarterback Sam Bradford is close to the front of the line. At age 26, the first overall pick in 2010 is a grizzled veteran on this team.

Emotional day at Hall of Fame

For five inducted Sunday

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats

Jazz festival fundraiser set for this week

Capital Jazzfest is holding a fundraiser to benefit the jazz festival at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Mission, 915 E. High St. in Jefferson City.

Club to offer activities for children

All children ages pre-K through high school are invited Aug. 4-8 to the Third Annual Kids’ Club, an evening filled with games and activities for children.

Ricciardo takes Hungarian G.P.

Fresh tires lead to victory

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull overtook Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso near the end of the race Sunday to win a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix for his second Formula One victory of the season and his career.

RTA expects to add NASCAR teams

To its organization

INDIANAPOLIS — Race Team Alliance chairman Rob Kauffman said Sunday the rest of NASCAR’s full-time teams should soon be added to the group working on issues facing the sport.

'Jeff Gordon Day' at Indy

Wins Brickyard 400 for fifth time

INDIANAPOLIS — With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon celebrated as if he was 23 years old again.

Edwards on the move

Leaving Roush team after season

INDIANAPOLIS — Carl Edwards’ 11-year run with Roush-Fenway Racing will end after this NASCAR season.

Russellville church hosting blood drive

St. Michael’s Catholic Church is hosting a blood drive from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at 5214 N. Hatler St., Russellville.

Tentative deal on VA reform

The chairmen of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs committees have reached a tentative agreement on a plan to fix a veterans’ health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.

Nothing official from Lakers

Scott says he's the new head coach

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they’re apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days. Scott said this weekend he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday no deal has been reached.

Sunday's MLB Capsules

Games played on July 27, 2014

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Ryan Howard homered in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Sunday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on July 27, 2014

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.

Friendly rivals

Lost ring connects Red Sox, Yankees

NEW YORK — A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.

Sunday's MLS Capsules

Games played on July 27, 2014

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Diego Valeri broke a tie in the 82nd minute and the Portland Timbers held off Montreal 3-2 on Sunday night to extend the Impact's losing streak to five games.

Sunday's WNBA Capsules

Games played on July 27, 2014

WNBA ROUNDUP: Ivory Latta scored 21 points and Kara Lawson added 14 as the surging Washington Mystics moved into second place in the Eastern Conference with a 77-67 win over the Atlanta Dream on Sunday.


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