News Tribune reporter
An anticipated 25,000-50,000 will travel to the small Missouri town of Hartsburg with a population of 105 for its annual pumpkin festival this weekend.
Hounded by disease
A Centertown woman is on a mission to purchase her key to a healthier life — a service dog.
Hands around the Capitol
Hands of those with disabilities, ranging from the deaf and blind to those with cerebral palsy and rare genetic disorders, joined together Tuesday, along with able-bodied advocates around the Capitol, forming a circle to show their solidarity as a community.
Local obesity statistics in line with statewide average
Missouri ranks 20th in the nation in obesity prevalence with 30.2 percent of the population considered obese, according to a report recently released by two national nonprofit organizations.
Physicians will begin seeing patients Monday inside Capital Region Medical Center’s (CRMC) 115,000-square-foot expansion.
As Reuben Shelton, president of the Missouri Bar Association, celebrated the work of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Saturday night, he remembered how the organization played an integral role in his father’s life.
Mid-Missouri pediatric dentist says prevention is key to oral health
A young boy and girl stood in front of their Fatima Elementary classmates earlier this week inside the school gymnasium dressed in white cloth to represent teeth. They volunteered to help illustrate proper dental care during a two-man sketch put on by Delta Dental.
Thousands in Mexico receive eyeglasses thanks to JC man’s efforts
A Jefferson City man and volunteers from the Concord Baptist Church recently helped 1,127 people living in some of the poorest regions of Mexico receive recycled eyeglasses during a recent trip.
Actors — men, women and of various ages — read lines from paper setting on music stands inside the Missouri River Regional Library Wednesday night in preparation for its upcoming Readers Theatre.
A local pastor said Pope Francis’ speeches during his visit to the U.S. could open doors for faith-based advocacy.