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Council for Drug Free Youth goes 'Over the Edge'

Published Mar. 22 2019

For several years, Special Olympics Missouri has hosted Over the Edge — an event allowing those who raise $1,000 to...

Morgan County woman run over by vehicle

Published Mar. 21 2019

A Stover woman was hurt after being run over by a vehicle Wednesday night in Morgan County.

Miller County agriculture groups combine grant money for fair project

Published Mar. 21 2019

Three Miller County agriculture groups plan to make improvements to the Miller County Fairgrounds.Eldon FFA, T-Town 4-H of Tuscumbia and...

Local artists prepare for Salvation Army's Empty Bowls fundraiser

Published Mar. 21 2019

Volunteer artists have worked hard this week on painted bowls for The Salvation Army's fourth annual Empty Bowls fundraiser.

Mother charged with daughter's murder after Maries County fire

Published Mar. 20 2019

Tracy M. Ellis, the mother of a teenage girl who died in a weekend house fire in Maries County, has...

Holts Summit man gets probation for stealing batteries

Published Mar. 20 2019

Timothy O'Connell, 19, of Holts Summit, has been placed on two years of unsupervised probation for stealing batteries from a...

Russellville man gets probation for House of Bargains theft

Published Mar. 20 2019

Lee Spencer, 39, of Russellville, has been placed on five years of supervised probation for stealing from a business in...

2 arrested in Chamois drug bust

Published Mar. 20 2019

Two men were arrested after a drug bust in Osage County.

Tuesday fire destroys Cole County home

Published Mar. 20 2019

A mobile home was destroyed in a fire Tuesday night in Cole County.

Jamestown mayoral election features 2 candidates

Published Mar. 20 2019

JAMESTOWN — The incumbent Jamestown mayor will face a challenger in the April 2 election.

Eldon R-1 seeks funds for social-emotional program

Published Mar. 20 2019

The Eldon R-1 School District plans to implement a social-emotional curriculum.For months, elementary teachers reviewed programs and found Second Step,...

3 candidates seeking 2 seats on Russellville school board

Published Mar. 20 2019

Two incumbents and a challenger are seeking two three-year terms on the Russellville Board of Education in the April 2...

Katy Trail tram tour offered for seniors

Published Mar. 20 2019

Missouri State Parks is offering an opportunity for senior citizens to take in Katy Trail State Park from an open...

Incumbent California alderman faces challenger

Published Mar. 20 2019

An incumbent California alderman will face a challenger in the April 2 election, while two incumbents and the mayor are...

3 candidates seek Russellville East Ward seat

Published Mar. 20 2019

Three candidates are running for the East Ward seat on the Russellville Board of Aldermen in the April 2 election.

3 seeking 2 seats on Prairie Home school board

Published Mar. 20 2019

By Kevin Labotkasports@californiademocrat.comThree candidates are seeking two three-year terms on the Prairie Home Board of Education in the April 2...

East end Capitol repairs getting finished

Published Mar. 20 2019

The plastic wrap is coming down from the scaffolding on the east end of the Missouri Capitol — and it's...

Police investigating fire at Jefferson City parole office

Published Mar. 19 2019

Jefferson City police are asking for the public's help into their investigation into a fire that occurred at the Jefferson...

University of Missouri fires campus cop over blackface photo

Published Mar. 19 2019

University of Missouri officials say they have fired a campus police officer after verifying he was in a photo depicting...

Callaway County man gets 90 years for sex crimes

Published Mar. 19 2019

A Callaway County man has been sentenced to 90 years in prison for 14 felony offenses related to sex crimes...

Man who escaped Missouri jail, Oklahoma patrol car captured

Published Mar. 19 2019

Authorities say a kidnapping suspect who escaped from a Missouri jail and an Oklahoma patrol car has been arrested after...

Teen dies in Maries County fire

Published Mar. 19 2019

VICHY (AP) — A 13-year-old girl is dead after fire broke out at a home in south-central Missouri.The fire broke...

Missouri Department of Transportation plans to fill potholes

Published Mar. 19 2019

With the start of spring this week, the Missouri Department of Transportation plans to have crews out in force to...