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Ashley Jones-Kaufman runs for Ward 5 seat

Published Jan. 16 2018

Longtime Jefferson City resident Ashley Jones-Kaufman hopes to encourage more economic development and community connectivity if elected to represent Jefferson...

MLK movement continues in Jefferson City 'nook'

Published Jan. 16 2018

During his keynote address at the Jefferson City NAACP's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast, the Rev. Rob...

Helias windows vandalized

Published Jan. 16 2018

Four windows at Helias High School were broken last week.

Service celebrates King's desire to make a difference

Published Jan. 16 2018

"Unity in Diversity" was the theme for the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service hosted by St. Mary's...

MLK Day alleviates some traffic concerns as snow hits Mid-Missouri

Published Jan. 15 2018

Having a winter storm fall on a national holiday probably helped minimize problems on Mid-Missouri roads Monday.

Jefferson City man arrested in shooting case

Published Jan. 15 2018

Marco Conley, a 20-year-old Jefferson City man, was arrested for second-degree assault after police determined he was the suspect in...

New Callaway County dietitian hungry to get started

Published Jan. 15 2018

Dietitian Lucy Crain has come a long way since baking tough "brick brownies" in college.Now, she's the Callaway County Health...

Mid-Missouri historian moved to honor the memory of Civil War casualty

Published Jan. 15 2018

In years past, Cole Camp area historian Jeffrey Lutjen admits, he was not one to express an avid interest in...

Dedication breeds success: the Jordan Poire story

Published Jan. 15 2018

Of all the enviable qualities attributed to Columbia College Presidential Award winner Jordan Poire, from her intelligence to her athleticism,...

Local eyeglass ministry helps in Mexico

Published Jan. 15 2018

After discovering a need for eyeglasses in Mexico, a local ministry is helping people see clearly again.

Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance: It's time

Published Jan. 15 2018

Rabbi Doug Alpert said the theme for this year's Martin Luther King Jr. remembrance, "It's Time," is not an invitation...

Saturday shooting under investigation

Published Jan. 14 2018

The investigation continued Saturday night after a Jefferson City man was shot earlier in the day.Police reports showed the shooting...

Transportation task force recommends changes in public policy, funding methods

Published Jan. 14 2018

Missourians "are not satisfied with the state of our transportation system now," state Rep. Kevin Corlew told a Jan. 2...

Two arrested after multi-county chase

Published Jan. 14 2018

Two suspects were taken into custody after in a string of incidents that extended from Friday into Saturday morning, which...

Missouri State Highway Patrol cuts four planes

Published Jan. 14 2018

The Missouri Highway Patrol has four fewer aircraft in its fleet and took in more than $758,000 from selling the...

JCPS diversity: more data reviews, staff training coming

Published Jan. 14 2018

Developments continue in the formation of Jefferson City Public Schools' plan to address diversity, equity and inclusion issues discussed by...

Goodwill-run adult high schools have aggressive timeline

Published Jan. 14 2018

The announcement last week that MERS Goodwill received the contract to establish four adult high schools in Missouri means thousands...

Lt. Gov.'s communication director goes from teaching to practicing her skill

Published Jan. 14 2018

After teaching communications for years, Kelli Jones now practices the skill herself as the new communications director in Lt.

BizBeat: KFC returns to Jefferson City

Published Jan. 14 2018

KFC will return to Jefferson City at a new Missouri Boulevard location.

BizBeat: Religious shop moves to smaller location

Published Jan. 14 2018

After 19 years in its current location, Divinity Religious Gift Shop at 108 E. High St. will move to a...

BizBeat: New owner remodeling Wardsville's Pizza Haus

Published Jan. 14 2018

The new owners of Pizza Haus at 6324 Route B in Wardsville began renovating the restaurant shortly after purchasing it...

BizBeat: JCMG opens third Express Care location

Published Jan. 14 2018

At the height of flu season, Jefferson City Medical Group opened a third Express Care location across from Jefferson City's...

Lifelong teammates reunite

Published Jan. 14 2018

Cross country takes athleticism, perseverance and commitment to teammates. One team's commitment and camaraderie is still evident 30 years after...