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.
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).
Robert Robuck received the first Distinguished Citizen Award from Great Rivers Council Boy Scouts of America. This award recognizes noteworthy and extraordinary leadership of citizens in communities across the United States.
‘The tassel is worth the hassle’
Lincoln University’s 419 graduates were sent off on a soggy Saturday morning with a rousing speech from motivational speaker Patricia Russell-McCloud, who finished by emphasizing “never” 13 times in telling them to “never give up.”
Long-time Missouri Capitol observers kept saying they never had seen the type of filibuster the Senate’s Democrats launched during the session’s final three days. And both parties accused the other of stopping action on bills that still needed to be debated.
City administrator looks at compensation study, new funding source for positions
In the last two years, nearly 20 positions have been eliminated at Jefferson City Hall, and the City Council likely will have to decide in the next budget cycle what the appropriate level of staffing is for the services provided.
It’s the experience and not the age that matters, new Missouri Auditor Nicole R. Galloway said last week in an interview just two weeks after she took the job.
Although Chris Kampeter only attended New Bloomfield High School for one year before graduating Friday, his teachers, family and fellow students agree he has been an inspiration for many.
A new hotel is coming soon along I-70. A Holiday Inn Express will be located near McDonald’s in Kingdom City, between the Phillips 66 station and Carpet Values.
Missouri’s new director of Tourism knows how to draw a crowd. As a member of a musical family, Dan Lennon entertained for more than a decade at the Lawrence Welk Resort Theater in Branson.
Jefferson City’s Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months. The inspections note critical and non-critical violations.
Jefferson City is back in the bridal business, as its only bridal shop, Ana Marie’s Bridal, officially opened May 2.
Look Whooo’s Vapin’, a new e-cigarette store on the southeastern side of Jefferson City, is set to open by the end of May.
NuWay Concrete Forms is celebrating its 60th year in business during 2015, and will host an open house event in Jefferson City Monday to commemorate the anniversary.
Marshall Street home receives first Golden Hammer recognition of 2015
A century home has been restored to last at least another century.
From a residential space to government offices, Dix Apartment building remains a landmark
Neighbors of the Dix Apartments at 623 Capitol Ave. are the Walls at the Missouri State Penitentiary, the Col. Darwin Marmaduke House at 700 E. Capitol Ave. and the Lester Shepard Parker House at 624 E. Capitol Ave.
I planted Detroit Dark Red beet seeds on March 10.
Short on space? Want more flexibility? Try container gardening
Using simple and sometimes unexpected materials for container gardening can provide practical solutions for growing plants, according to local Master Gardener Jeanne Schwaller.
Colorful flower beds, antique accessories earn Callahan garden May Yard of the Month
A wooded wonderland awaits visitors who trek out to 362 Cannondale to see the May Yard of the Month.
Two local residents were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment after a three-vehicle wreck Friday afternoon in Jefferson City.