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Gerry Tritz is opinion page editor for the News Tribune.

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,...

151 Helias seniors told importance of truth

Published May. 22 2017

The Rev. Joshua Duncan on Sunday told Helias High School's 151 graduates they have been instructed in truth and must...

California seniors get advice from classmates

Published May. 15 2017

California High School senior Ellie Wirts urged her fellow CHS graduates to "live in the moment" during Sunday's graduation ceremonies.

Hidden treasures come to light in tour

Published May. 8 2017

A steady stream of visitors commented on the high ceilings, heavy crown molding, chandeliers and other features at 504-506 E....

JCHS seniors challenged on choices

Published May. 8 2017

Jefferson City High School's baccalaureate speaker challenged graduating seniors with a single question Sunday: Will you live for yourself or...

Rains mean 'ride for life'

Published May. 1 2017

On Sunday, the annual Walk for Life turned into a "ride for life" as rain forced the event indoors for...

A little rain fails to deter worshippers from sunrise service

Published Apr. 17 2017

As the sun started to rise over cloudy skies, several dozen people attending an Easter sunrise service at the Governor's...

Safe Ride Home bowled over by charity

Published Mar. 27 2017

About 100 bowlers were looking to raise around $5,000 on Sunday for a local program that gives ride vouchers to...

HCJ dinner travels back in time

Published Mar. 20 2017

Historic City of Jefferson's (HCJ) 34th annual meeting on Sunday evening featured a World War I-themed program, with re-enactors, a...

Making pizzas and a profit

Published Mar. 13 2017

Like the biblical story of the fish and loaves of bread, fresh pizzas were multiplying before people's eyes at St....