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Stories of abuse, brutality shared at Capitol

Published Oct. 23 2017

About two dozen people listened to personal stories of abuse and brutality Sunday evening at a domestic abuse awareness event...

Quilts of Honor celebrates 11 veterans

Published Oct. 23 2017

In World War II, Charles Palmer's mission in the Air Corps was to fly planes in low visibility, drop supplies...

Walk-a-thon sheds light on blind issues

Published Oct. 9 2017

More than a dozen people walked around McKay Park on Sunday to raise money and draw attention to issues faced...

Bringing history to life in Loose Creek

Published Oct. 2 2017

Agnes Boessen died tragically in 1921 at her Loose Creek farm, holding her 2-week-old son in her arms.

Pet pairings form profit

Published Sep. 25 2017

Animal lovers joined together Sunday at the American Legion for a fried chicken dinner, shopping, a silent auction and a...

Former JC resident rides out storm on opposite side of state

Published Sep. 11 2017

On Friday, former Jefferson City resident Mark Pulliam had expected to ride out Hurricane Irma at his Daytona Beach home.

Scores climb stairs to remember firefighters who died on 9/11

Published Sep. 11 2017

Gov. Eric Greitens, dressed in a firefighter outfit Sunday with the word "governor' on his back, carried an ax in...

Appreciation in the Park pays overdue tribute to those who served

Published Aug. 28 2017

A free event honoring military veterans at Memorial Park on Sunday by offering them food, beer, live music and games.

'Death of civil rights'

Published Aug. 28 2017

More than 70 people representing several local organizations rallied Sunday afternoon outside the Governor's Mansion to mourn what the...

Weekend events prelude to 'icing on the cake'

Published Aug. 21 2017

With an estimated 2-hour line to enter NASA's Journey to Tomorrow exhibit in front of the Capitol, grade-schooler Maks Protzman...

Central Baptist marks anniversary with sermon by founding pastor

Published Aug. 14 2017

Pastor Ted Huston looked like he felt at home on Sunday morning, delivering a rousing sermon at Central Baptist Church.

Criterium Championships brings best bicycle racers to JC

Published Aug. 7 2017

Cyclists replaced — and outpaced — cars in downtown Jefferson City on Sunday for the Missouri State Criterium Championships.

Patriotic quilt could fetch premium price at picnic

Published Jul. 31 2017

Many area churches auction handmade quilts at their annual picnics. The key to fetching a premium price is making one...

Former foster child uses Eagle project to help other foster children

Published Jul. 24 2017

When Malachi Saint entered the foster care system at the age of 2, he had nothing more than a girl's...

Exhibition, reception a chance to learn about photography

Published Jul. 17 2017

George Albright, a member of the Jefferson City Photo Club since 2005, has won numerous awards for his photography. But...

Auction gives Mid-Missouri a taste of 'Storage Wars' mania

Published Jul. 10 2017

It was a scene similar to an episode of the TV show "Storage Wars" on Sunday morning just outside of...

Bittersweet Garden Tour shows fruits of hard work while raising funds

Published Jun. 26 2017

Bernie and Bev Brondel were one of five area homeowners who opened their gardens for the 18th annual Bittersweet Garden...

Counter-protesters urge love amid Westboro negativity

Published Jun. 19 2017

Westboro Baptist Church picketers verbally clashed with counter-protesters Sunday over very different interpretations of the Bible outside five local churches,...

Juneteenth celebrates heritage and those who make a difference

Published Jun. 12 2017

Sydney Johnson, the new curator of exhibits at the Missouri State Museum, spoke Sunday about the history of Juneteenth and...

Honor, dignity, integrity on display at Pow Wow

Published May. 30 2017

Sunday's Pow Wow for the People event drew Native Americans from across the state who came to enjoy socializing, dancing,...