People gathered around storefronts along High Street on Friday, eager to see this year’s Living Windows displays. Store owners and volunteers handed out cups of warm cider and cookies to cold passersby.
Was price tag too high?
Two Mid-Missouri representatives voted against a bill Friday that includes $1.7 billion in economic incentives meant to attract Boeing Co. to build its 777X commercial jet in the St. Louis area.
Decision comes after Boeing incentives passed
A state housing commission held off Friday on approving millions of dollars in tax credits to build apartments for low-income residents in what appears to be the first ripple effect of a separate incentive package for a Boeing airplane facility.
The American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter collected more than 3,500 Holiday Mail for Heroes cards that will be sent to service members stationed in the United States and overseas.
The Cole County grand jury met this week and found there was enough evidence in several cases to move them on to the circuit courts for possible trial.
Heisinger Auxiliary’s 21st annual Christmas Homes Tour will be held from 1-5 p.m. Sunday. The cost is $10, and the proceeds benefit Heisinger Bluffs and St. Joseph’s Bluffs.
Postponed more than once, the demolition of the first portion of the old Hurricane Deck Bridge has been rescheduled for noon today. Route 5 on the adjacent new bridge will be closed for around 15 minutes at the time of the blast,
From Iberia R-5: First State Bank Frisco League Tournament canceled Friday night and also canceled Saturday.
Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to incentives for Boeing to assemble to a new passenger airplane in the St. Louis area.
Baldrige Performance Excellence Program touted
A statewide education conference aimed at improving Missouri’s schools drew four top Jefferson City Public School administrators to Columbia on Thursday, where they heard Gov. Jay Nixon applaud the state’s teachers, but also call for more accountability.
In his second attempt at an appeal, a Jefferson City man hopes to convert a pair of death sentences into life in prison. Brian J. Dorsey was sentenced for killing his cousin and her husband in their New Bloomfield home.
A mainstay of Downtown Living Windows has been local church participation.
Hairdresser Melinda Peak cut nearly 12 inches from Tina Sellner’s hair Thursday at Wave-Lengths Hairstyling Salon. Sellner plans to donate the locks to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths, which makes real-hair wigs from the donations and distributes them free of charge.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded several area improvement projects, including an $8 million project to resurface U.S. 63 between Columbia and Jefferson City.
One petition approved for circulation
Missourians have until Dec. 19 to comment on 10 proposed initiative petitions submitted this week to Secretary of State Jason Kander’s office.
A Jefferson City man recently won $126,000 playing the Show Me Cash game with Missouri Lottery. Robert Mueller plans to buy a new Christmas tree and some new work shoes.
Emergency personnel responded around 7:42 p.m. Thursday to a report of a tractor-trailer overturned along Route B in southern Cole County.
Dancers’ Alley is presenting its eighth production of “The Nutcracker” Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Jefferson City at the Miller Performing Arts Center.
Megan Sappington is a one-woman force -- a suburban housewife who is writing the annual Christmas letter to friends and family.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- A Texan who led one of the country's largest universities has been hired as the University of Missouri's new chancellor.