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Sheriff White won't run for re-election March 30, 2015

Spokesman for late state auditor found dead March 30, 2015

News for Monday, March 30, 2015



Sheriff White won't run for re-election

For many months, Greg White has been telling people he didn’t plan on running for another term as Cole County Sheriff.

Sewer main work Tuesday in Jefferson City

Beginning Tuesday at 8:30 a.m., the Jefferson City Department of Public Works, in conjunction with their contractor, Visu-Sewer, Inc., will conduct sewer main rehabilitation in the 600 block of East Dunklin Street.

Spokesman for late state auditor found dead

Veteran Missouri state official Spence Jackson, who was media director for the late state auditor Tom Schweich, was found dead Sunday.

Lincoln women open outdoor track season strong

The Lincoln women’s track and field team opened its outdoor season in fine fashion Saturday, posting eight victories at the Lindenwood Invitational.

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Not all about the bass

Artie Langston's musical roots spread from Jefferson City across the nation before returning to LU

When Artie Langston was a young man, he devoted himself to his music.

Lawmakers begin home stretch

Mid-Missouri legislators still pushing to get state pay raises into budget

Gov. Jay Nixon didn’t propose any raises this next year for Missouri government employees.

Tigers drop rubber game to Aggies

The Texas A&M baseball team took the rubber match of its three-game series with Missouri, as the Aggies dropped the Tigers 14-6 on Sunday.

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Judge, prosecutor look to continue efforts with municipal court

It’s been four years since Cotton Walker and Brian Stumpe took office in the Jefferson City Municipal Court and both are looking forward to potential improvements to municipal court in their next term.

Missouri softball falls 10-8 to Auburn

The Auburn softball team used a six-run top of the seventh inning to rally for a 10-8 win against Missouri in the finale of the three-game set between the teams.

Three No. 1 seeds in the Final Four

If you liked the look of last year’s Final Four, you will love the 2015 edition.

Duke tops Gonzaga to reach Final Four

Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four.

Area athletes compete in CMU open

Several area athletes posted top-eight results in the Central Methodist Open on Saturday.

Galleries highlight special exhibits for 'Art Around Town'

For several years Capital Arts has sponsored an evening gallery crawl. This year the name has been changed to Art Around Town to represent the galleries around Jefferson City.

Exhibit to display art works of local couple

Runge Nature Center invites the public to celebrate the art and photography by an area couple on April 2.

Lincoln baseball endures tough weekend

Wrapping up a four-game series where it got outscored 79-10, the Lincoln baseball team suffered a pair of blowout losses to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers on Sunday.

Archives program awarded $2,500 grant

The Missouri Humanities Council (MHC) has awarded the Friends of the Missouri State Archives a $2,500 grant to support the 2015 season of Archives Alive!

Easter egg hunt on tap Saturday

Jefferson City Jaycees and Parks and Recreation are co-sponsoring the annual Easter egg hunt Saturday at Memorial Park.

Schnieders gets win for Evansville

With Patrick Schnieders leading the way, the Evansville Purple Aces notched a 7-3 win against Indiana State on Saturday.

Michigan State edges Louisville to reach Final Four

Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four.