The Mid-County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a residential structure fire Tuesday on Castleview Road, off Tunnel Dam Road, near the Camden/Laclede County line
A Senate panel is considering four bills that would change Missouri's laws on texting while driving, seatbelts and motorcycle helmets.
The Missouri House voted Wednesday to block a state agency rule that would increase wages for home care attendants, sending the measure to Gov. Jay Nixon.
A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass a civics exam similar to the U.S. naturalization test in order to graduate
Matt and Eleanor Tiefenbrun’s self-described “full-time and more” farm is in its seventh season producing poultry. The 160-acre Buttonwood Farm near California, Missouri, began a new project — producing farm-fresh eggs — just last year.
Fifty weeks after Cole County Circuit Judge Pat Joyce ordered the Columbia Police department to reinstate Officer Rob Sanders “as if he had never been terminated,” a state appeals court panel told Sanders he has to fight for his job in another court proceeding.
Not going to pot
The Missouri Sheriff’s Association took a unanimous vote to oppose legislation or ballot initiatives that would make medical or recreational marijuana legal statewide.
Parent, student push for school to start archery program
A Blair Oaks parent, Bridget Eisterhold, is urging the Blair Oaks School Board to start an archery program.
Grants will seed new gardens
Two grants will give local schools the opportunity to build gardens to promote healthy living as well as project-based learning.
Russellville Middle School class celebrates “Thank a Farmer Week”
Handwritten letters were mailed out to about two dozen Cole County farmers living in Russellville or Lohman this week from students in Gayla Spencer’s sixth-grade class.
Callaway County needs another marshal for its circuit court, Sen. Jeanie Riddle told the Senate’s Judiciary committee members Tuesday.
The Lenten season, beginning today with Ash Wednesday services, is the perfect time for various Christian denominations to join in worship, said the Rev. Rob Erickson, pastor at First Presbyterian Church.
Approximately 200 people attended the Missouri Right to Life’s “Show Me Life” rally in the Missouri Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday in support of pro-life causes and legislation.
The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is ready to talk programming.
Two people were hurt in a four-vehicle accident Monday afternoon in Jefferson City.
A recent amendment to the state constitution doesn't mean some felons now can carry guns, The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, affirming the status of current law.
A drug that treats heroin overdoses could become easier to acquire in Missouri under legislation in the House.
Legislation requiring a private company to scrutinize Missouri's welfare rolls has won initial approval in the House.
Fire crews from various Osage County fire protection districts spent part of Tuesday morning dealing with a fire on a Union Pacific coal train.
A Cole County jury has found a repeat DWI offender guilty of DWI and assault on a law enforcement officer.