While some of Jefferson City’s bigger entertainment events on Halloween have moved to different dates or been canceled, one continues to grow and grow.
For Tuscumbia residents Ken and Norma Runge, Sunday’s St. Joseph Catholic Church Fall Picnic in Westphalia was an intimate gathering, despite attendance that more than tripled the size of the small town.
Battling cancer and a new album, Shaman’s Harvest’s lead singer tells all
Local band Shaman’s Harvest has gone through years of struggling — balancing the band with families and part-time jobs. At times, they’ve questioned whether they should continue.
Speaking at a “Dialogue on Racial Justice” on Sunday, the Revs. John Bennett and W.T. Edmonson talked about their experiences with racism and thoughts on equality, while Edmonson urged the community to “be engaged in the conversation.”
A “bleak” forecast has lead to the cancellation of today’s Thursday Night Live in downtown Jefferson City, event planner Jill Snodgrass said.
The Jefferson City Housing Authority has bought and razed the building that was the last piece in the city’s land-acquisition puzzle to clear the way for a planned conference center just east of Capitol Plaza Hotel.
Hundreds of people streamed through Jefferson City’s newest fire station on Sunday afternoon, describing it as “spacious” and “impressive” as they snacked on hot dogs, chips, cake and punch.
Company expects to open by end of year
Primrose Retirement Communities, which operates 30 retirement communities in 15 states, hopes to open an 84-unit retirement complex on Old Lohman Road in western Cole County by the end of the year.
Software developer DST Systems Inc. will close its Jefferson City offices on Dec. 31, leaving its 70 employees to transfer or find other jobs.
For Vicki Clark and her 13 siblings, along with members of their families, Sunday’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s was a bittersweet gathering.