Jefferson City Area Local News
Lawmakers are hoping the third time will be the charm in their quest to reinstate local taxes on cars, trucks and boats purchased from out-of-state dealers or in private transactions.
The first stop of the inaugural season the Taste of Local Missouri Food Festivals was in Fulton at Veteran’s Park on Saturday.
At Sunday’s Jefferson City High School baccalaureate service, a pastor told members of the graduating class that his faith wasn’t always solid — especially about the time he graduated from high school.
This year has proven to be one of celebration and accomplishment for Sister Evelyn Marie Peterman, a Franciscan Sister of Mary who has lived in Jefferson City for more than 15 years.
Going into the last week of this year’s legislative session, Missouri lawmakers will take a look at financial problems with the state’s Second Injury Fund.
Jake Anderson didn't have to delve deep into the University of Missouri's agricultural economics program before realizing he would return to the Callaway County farm that's been in his family since 1891, when his great-great grandfather came from Sweden.
“Missouri is far behind the rest of the country” when it comes to early voting and campaign finance and ethics laws, new Secretary of State Jason Kander told fellow lawyers last week at the Missouri Bar’s spring meeting.
The waning years of adolescence can be a tumultuous time for a young person as they begin to establish a pathway toward education, employment or both.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Missouri American Water and its contractor Twehous Excavating will close McCarty Street at the intersection of Jefferson Street for installation of a new water main.
Sponsored by the Jefferson City Concert Association, the 399th Army Band from Fort Leonard Wood will perform free of charge at 7 p.m. May 17 at the Miller Performing Arts Center.
“Work is how human beings connect, and all aspects of our life create life work,” said Joseph David Johnson, president and CEO of Telein Group and keynote speaker at Lincoln University’s (LU) commencement ceremony.
Former officials say lack of authority has handcuffed redevelopment panel for old prison site
A commission established for the sole purpose of overseeing the old Missouri State Penitentiary site may be lacking the authority it needs to accomplish its goals.
A specific, comprehensive plan for old prison site
More than a decade ago, a 142-acre boon of prime, downtown Jefferson City land became available in theory when the Department of Corrections received the go-ahead to move out of the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP).
Guests get a chance to ‘build your own Mustang’ at Hot Summer Nights
St. Louis resident Stacy Cole sat perfectly still as Greg Cheevers, owner of Cool Breeze Airbrushed Temporary Tattoos and Facepainting, made finishing touches to one of his first artistic masterpieces of the night.
Frank Burkhead and his wife, Carol, own Burkhead and Associates LLC, a certified public accounting (CPA) firm on Capitol Avenue in Jefferson City.
Larry Kemna’s daughter helped him build his tractor, so he said it seemed fit that he name it after her, Jada’s Toy.
With next year’s budget plan finalized and an income tax cut passed, Missouri lawmakers now will turn their attention to resolving differences over tax credits and liability lawsuits before their mandatory adjournment on Friday.
A team of Helias Catholic High School students captured first place in the St. Louis Area Physics Teachers competition in late April.
When Heath Waters was hired for his first school administrative job, he and his wife, Tabitha, decided to move up their wedding plans so the family could move together to Russellville. Tabitha already was the mother of three, then two more little ones have been added in the past two years.
Seven State Fair Community College graduates picking up their diplomas this week are part of a larger group that earned college credit as they restored the historic Camp Pin Oak dining lodge in Lake of the Ozarks State Park.