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Parks commission weighs purchase of Green Berry Acres

Vote taken in closed session; two other offers cited

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission may be pursuing the purchase of Green Berry Acres, but another group also is interested.

Local man charged after chase, fighting officer

A Jefferson City man is facing several charges in connection with a pursuit with authorities Monday night.

Sodomy charge refiled against JC man

A Jefferson City man is still facing a charge of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy after the initial charge had been dismissed.

Man charged with burglary, suspected of more

A Jefferson City man has been charged with burglary and is suspected in a number of burglaries being investigated by local authorities.

MU to get $10M for new learning center

Gov. Jay Nixon said Monday the University of Missouri will receive $10 million in state funds for a new learning center in its business school.

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Flood warning continues along Missouri River

The National Weather Service reports a flood warning continues today along the Missouri River at Jefferson City, Chamois, Gasconade, Hermann, Washington and St. Charles.

Missouri State Board of Education selects new president

Charlie Shields of St. Joseph will serve as president of the Missouri State Board of Education after being elected two a two-year term.

Motorcyclist hurt in 2-vehicle crash

One person was hurt in a two-vehicle accident Monday night in Jefferson City.

Four area residents injured in accidents

An Iberia woman was treated for moderate injuries after a one vehicle accident in Pulaski County, Tuesday afternoon.

Mo. River hits flood stage in JC

Tuesday morning the Missouri River reached the 23 foot flood stage in Jefferson City.

MoDOT seeking public opinions on 'favorite' digital board messages

MoDOT wants to know what travelers think about the safety messages the state Transportation department posts on its 250 digital message boards along Missouri’s interstates and other major highways.

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Archery teams on target for nationals

St. Thomas the Apostle School took a “Grace of God Day” recently when well more than half of its student body would be gone to the National Archery in Schools Program national tournament.

Council OKs final draft of trash RFP

Fire, Police employees honored

After months of discussions with officials, contractors, businesses and residents, the Jefferson City Council approved the final draft seeking proposals on the city’s solid waste contract.

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Sweet sound of progress

Ground broken for new Helias addition

The Helias Catholic High School chorus sang the Doxology to close a ceremonial groundbreaking Monday for a long-anticipated school expansion. Where the vocalists stood, on what has been a practice field, will soon house a dedicated choir room.

Sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Cole County Sheriff Greg White is warning residents of a scam.

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10 years of building Christian leaders

Celebration marks 10th anniversary for Calvary Lutheran High School

Calvary Lutheran High School supporters celebrated the school’s first decade with prayer, song, memories and food Sunday afternoon.

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625 JCHS seniors offered hope, pride, love

Jefferson City High School graduated 625 seniors Sunday evening as leaders in the class honored those who helped them along the way, while acknowledging the bonds they have as classmates.

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Blair Oaks sends 100 seniors out to world

Blair Oaks High School’s 100 graduates heard a lot about “family” during Sunday night’s Commencement Ceremony.

Seat belt inforcement effort begins today

The Jefferson City Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies across the state starting today for “Click It or Ticket” in an effort to crack down on Missouri’s seat belt violations and to reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.

Luther receives school public relations legacy award

David Luther, executive director of the Missouri School Public Relations Association, has been selected to receive the 2015 Barry Gaskins Mentor Legacy Award, given by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).