Suit challenges policy on overdraft charges
A class-action lawsuit against Hawthorn Bank alleges the bank has illegally charged customers for overdrafting their accounts.
An effort to impeach Gov. Jay Nixon over his decision to allow same-sex couples to file joint tax returns received its first public hearing Wednesday in a Missouri House committee.
Public events on tap today, Friday
Many Earth Day celebrations this year marked the seventh anniversary of when the bald eagle was removed from the endangered species list.
A longtime advocate for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Judi Jecmen is one of 13 artists in the country whose artwork was selected to appear in the organization’s nationally distributed 2014 Creativity and Parkinson’s Calender.
A Potosi teacher recently told students “they were not allowed to have their Bibles out in the school,” state Rep. Elijah Haahr told Missouri senators Wednesday.
The debate over a law that allows Missouri students in unaccredited school districts to transfer to neighboring schools will soon hit the House floor, and it will likely bring a fight over sending public dollars to private schools with it.
Bill focused on children in post-secondary school
State Children’s Division hearing officers tell Missouri lawmakers that about half their divorce case hearings involve child support payments for college students.
A Jefferson City man, charged with attempting to break into a business in February 2013, has been placed on five years supervised probation after being found guilty by a Cole County jury in January.
Any school-aged child through the age of 18 may eat breakfast and lunch free during summer school June 2-13 at Russellville Elementary School.
Families are invited to attend the Community Kite Festival from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds.
The Jefferson City Medical Group Heart Walk team will host a chicken dinner and trivia event Saturday to benefit the American Heart Association at the American Legion Hall, 1423 Tanner Bridge Road.
Beginning Thursday at 8:30 a.m., Andy Wilbers Plumbing will close West Main Street at 1931.
Missouri senators have endorsed legislation that could lead to the development of a preschool rating system by private or nonprofit groups.
A Russellville man was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for being an illegal alien in possession of firearms and for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.
The Missouri House has endorsed a bill that would allow motorcyclists over the age of 21 to forgo wearing helmets while traveling on the road.
The Missouri House gave initial approval to legislation that would move the state's primary elections to June.
Eugene senior making his mark with champion goats
Trent Kempker spends more than an hour each day at his Eugene farm with Will and his other goats, which he shows at about 10 contests each year.
Assessor loses bid for control of funds
The Cole County Commission, not the assessor, controls how money in the Assessment Fund can be spent, a three-judge appeals court panel ruled Tuesday.
The Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association is raising awareness for Missouri’s foster children with the “Shoe In For Foster Care” campaign by collecting donated shoes and lining the Capitol lawn with the shoes from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 13.
Volunteers are invited to take part in Serve Jeff City, Jefferson City’s community-wide day of service on Saturday.