Jefferson City Area Local News
State education officials are investigating allegations of cheating on annual state testing given to students at Camdenton Middle School.
Since 1971, OATS has provided transportation to Mid-Missouri residents asking only for suggested contributions in return. On July 1, OATS is implementing a new fare structure to balance the fiscal year 2014 budget.
Fourteen weeks after a Cole County jury deadlocked on a verdict, Brandon Chase was back in court Tuesday, facing charges of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action.
One casualty of the severe storms earlier this month was a 21⁄2-century-old tree that was designated as a “Liberty Tree” during the 1976 bicentennial celebration.
A Mokane woman is being held on $50,000 bond in the Cole County Jail after being charged with trying to steal more than 150 items from a Walmart in Jefferson City.
Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is raising money for next year’s re-election campaign and, once again, got fund-raising help from a former colleague — John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Motorists in the Osage Beach area will notice new highway signs going up along U.S. 54 through Osage Beach. The new signs designate the Osage Beach Parkway as Business 54.
Missouri American Water and contractor Twehous Excavating will be closing part of the northbound lane of Jaycee Drive between Industrial Drive and West Main Street as they make water main repairs.
The Jefferson City Area YMCA’s Child Development Center received a $2,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Organization to support its literacy programs.
Residents of a southern Missouri town are mourning a local pharmacy owner whose body was found in the Lake of the Ozarks.
A man wanted in a sexual assault case in Boone County may be in the Lake of the Ozarks area.
California's Caleb Jones says legislators 'hungry for change'
A leadership competition is brewing in the state House after a Republican lawmaker from central Missouri said Monday he is running for speaker — a post that also is being sought by the chamber’s current majority leader.
Pioneer Trail debt targeted by increase
After four years of voluntarily rolling back the Jefferson City Public School’s debt service levy — saving taxpayers about $2.2 million — the Board of Education is considering raising it again.
Council approves beer concession on city lot for Salute
The Jefferson City Council approved a resolution Monday to allow beer concession on a city parking lot in association with Salute to America.
Linn State Technical College will host the 2013 Computer Professions on Demand from June 23-26 on the main campus.
'Weed Dating' hopes to unite singles with earthy interests on June 30
An organic farm near Auxvasse will soon play host to what might be Callaway County’s most unique group date.
A Jefferson City man is in the Cole County Jail on $15,000 bond after being caught following a burglary at an apartment in Cole County.
Mark Blythe, Debbie Luebbering, Dianne Passmore and Doris Schulte were honored recently at a retirement celebration at the Cole R-5 School in Eugene.
A Henley man has been sentenced to 30 days shock detention in the Cole County Jail in connection with a May 2011 stealing case at Hy-Vee on West Truman Boulevard in which two store employees were injured.
A Jefferson City man was rescued by Jefferson City Fire Department personnel after running out of fuel while boating on the Missouri River Sunday morning.