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Local 4th-grader to compete in New York basketball competition

Published Apr. 20 2019

Ten-year-old Maxon Fischer Fischer will receive an all-expense-paid trip to New York to compete in the Jr. NBA Skills Challenge...

Standish House purchased for redevelopment

Published Apr. 20 2019

One of Jefferson City's oldest homes — the Standish House — will soon be redeveloped and brought back to its...

2 Missouri Boulevard businesses cited for selling alcohol to minors

Published Apr. 19 2019

Two Jefferson City businesses were found to have committed violations during alcohol compliance checks Thursday.

Firefighters battle fires early Thursday

Published Apr. 19 2019

Firefighters in Callaway County had a long night as two major structures burned early Thursday.The Callaway County Ambulance District’s new...

Lincoln University Curators talk bond refinancing, building repairs

Published Apr. 19 2019

Lincoln University will "be able to achieve savings" by refinancing its 2007 bond issue, curators were told Thursday afternoon.

Missouri House votes to undo law on attorney general’s home

Published Apr. 19 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri House has voted to strip residency requirements for the state’s attorney general.

Missouri House backs fight against wind energy line

Published Apr. 19 2019

By David LiebAssociated PressJEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri House passed legislation Thursday that could effectively block one of the nation’s...

Writers needed for anniversary book

Published Apr. 19 2019

Just like any group of friends, a few people were sitting around at the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society one...

Finance committee reviews February tax revenue

Published Apr. 19 2019

The Jefferson City Finance Committee reviewed its tax revenue for February during Thursday’s meeting.

Officer loses job over social media post

Published Apr. 19 2019

A Jefferson City man who apparently took part in a social media movement with corrections personnel in other states no...

Social Services director resigns

Published Apr. 19 2019

Director of the Missouri Department of Social Services Steve Corsi resigned Wednesday.

Milk depot on track to provide for mothers

Published Apr. 19 2019

About 40 people gathered at the Cole County Health Department early Thursday morning for the grand opening of the Central...

Lincoln University education dean urges students to keep good perspective

Published Apr. 19 2019

Nearly 400 awards were presented during the Lincoln University's Honors Convocation Thursday, with a number of students winning more than...

Public administrators push for reforms

Published Apr. 19 2019

Over 100 Missouri public administrators lobby lawmakers about revising laws to help the county officials to their jobs better.

Jefferson City man hurt in Cooper County crash

Published Apr. 18 2019

A Jefferson City man was hurt in a one-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Cooper County.

House backs filing fees for initiative petitions

Published Apr. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Sponsors of initiative petitions would have to pay a fee to the state under legislation endorsed...

Lawmakers upset with Missouri-Kansas City chancellor

Published Apr. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — Some Republican Missouri lawmakers are calling for the resignation of University of Missouri-Kansas City Chancellor C.

Bill could force sale of state park in southern Missouri

Published Apr. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri House has endorsed a measure that could force the state to sell a new...

Bid to reduce penalties for pot possession fails in Missouri

Published Apr. 18 2019

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — An attempt to abolish jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana has failed in the...

Charge dismissed for local man

Published Apr. 18 2019

A charge of unlawful use of a weapon was dismissed Wednesday against a Jefferson City man.Armonn Cody had been charged...

Holts Summit woman pleads guilty to forgery

Published Apr. 18 2019

A Holts Summit woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of forgery in Cole County court.Tammy Patton, 42, was charged...

Jefferson City Police Department takes pride in its 911 center operators

Published Apr. 18 2019

The Jefferson City Police Department is celebrating through Saturday the National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week — “dedicated to honor the...

School districts seek career center partnership

Published Apr. 18 2019

ELDON — Russellville students will be eligible to take advantage of Quaker Windows and Doors coming to Eldon.