Jefferson City Area Local News
Several times during the Missouri Legislature’s last two weeks of the 2013 session, Gov. Jay Nixon accused lawmakers of adding “$38 million to build a state office building for bureaucrats that I didn’t ask for.”
Four Jefferson City Public Schools Reading Recovery teachers were recognized for completing their year-long training.
Missouri Credit Union and KPLA are partnering for the second year to sponsor an Everyday Heroes contest.
Compared to other parts of Missouri and the Midwest, Mid-Missouri seemed to have been spared much of the brunt of Monday’s storms.
A second-degree murder charge against a California man believed to have killed a man in an Apache Flats mobile home park in December 2011 was dismissed, Tuesday.
The Cole County Health Department (CCHD) has identified the earlier reported illness at the Cole Cole R-1 Elementary & Middle School as Norovirus.
The Jefferson City Council approved a contract Monday with a facilitator for a conference center.
By Monday afternoon, crews with Missouri American Water company had fixed a broken pipe which led to thousands of customers losing water pressure for a couple of hours Sunday night.
The Jefferson City Police Department participated in the statewide Youth Alcohol Enforcement Campaign from May 2-13.
High winds caused a semi-trailer truck to crash at 6 a.m. Monday on Interstate 70 west of Kingdom City, scattering potatoes and onions onto the median.
Thunderstorms could continue across Mid-Missouri until after midnight. A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Crews with the Jefferson City Public Works Department will close all but one lane of Dix Road between Missouri Boulevard and U.S. 50 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. today to repair water and sewer lines.
The director of the Missouri Department of Social Services has resigned after five months on the job.
Someone in Jefferson City bought a $10,000 Powerball winning ticket.
Five people were taken into custody after getting into a disturbance with police in Jefferson City, Sunday afternoon.
Everything from power boats to pontoon boats will be competing next month in races at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Linda Heckman heads the Jefferson City High School math department, several miles north on Route B.
Helias Catholic High School’s chaplain urged the school’s 186 graduates to continue to be open to the gift of the Holy Spirit and to ask themselves how they can better use the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Jefferson City High School’s 2013 class valedictorian, Hughes Lee, urged his fellow classmates at Sunday’s graduation to “dream big, but think small.”
Behind the Staples and across the Steak ‘n Shake on Missouri Boulevard, a lone sentry from a war few remember, but which played a critical role in establishing the modern National Guard, stands watch over the city.