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Sunrise service sees nearly 100 attendees in governor's gardens

Published Apr. 22 2019

About 100 people celebrated Easter as the sun rose Sunday at a worship service in the governor's gardens.

2 dozen attend monthly Community Call to Prayer for America

Published Apr. 8 2019

Nearly two dozen people came to the Capitol Rotunda Sunday to pray at the monthly Community Call to Prayer for...

Dancers share love of dancing during Contra Dance weekend

Published Apr. 1 2019

Several dozen dancers from around the Midwest came to Jefferson City this weekend to share their love of traditional dancing.

Mid-Missouri princesses gather for pampering

Published Mar. 25 2019

Princesses from across the Mid-Missouri area gathered for two hours of pampering Sunday for a good cause.

HCJ speaker gives insight about those buried in Woodland-Old City Cemetery

Published Mar. 18 2019

Nancy Thompson spoke to Historic City of Jefferson members Sunday about some of the people buried at the Woodland-Old City...

Jefferson City Parks camp to give youth hands-on experience in filmmaking

Published Mar. 11 2019

The Film Academy will be one of four Showdown Performing Arts Program camps this summer offered by the Jefferson City...

Sunday's wintry blast sees canceled services, events

Published Mar. 4 2019

Another — and what many hope is a final — wintry blast hit Jefferson City early Sunday morning, blanketing the...

Brandi Rackers' art gains accolades at Show-Me Art Exhibition

Published Feb. 25 2019

When local artist and art teacher Brandi Rackers heard she won the top award at this year's Show-Me Art Exhibition,...

Capitol City Cinema presents animated short films, the live-action shorts

Published Feb. 18 2019

Several moviegoers at Capitol City Cinema watching Oscar-nominated films Sunday agreed that short films shouldn't get shorted during this year's...

More than 100 gather to view 1904 time capsule contents

Published Feb. 11 2019

More than 100 people eagerly streamed into Avenue HQ on Sunday to be among the first to get a close-up...

Youths compete for chance to move on in basketball competition

Published Jan. 28 2019

Two years ago, Jackson Bailey won his division of the local NBA Skills Challenge, and went on to place second...

Dozens attend annual remembrance of Martin Luther King

Published Jan. 21 2019

Several dozen people attended Sunday's annual Second Baptist Church remembrance of civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King, sharing prayer,...

Training program VIRTUS to fight abuse

Published Jan. 14 2019

Fourteen people attended a two-hour training session Sunday by the Catholic Diocese of Jefferson City designed to protect children and...

One-stop bridal shop

Published Jan. 7 2019

Future brides and grooms from Central Missouri and beyond took advantage of one-stop shopping for their wedding planning at the...

Paw-Tastic training gives back to veterans

Published Jan. 7 2019

When Anna Penn takes Flopsee, her 18-month-old dog, for a walk, it often seems like the other way around.

New Year's resolutions: Looking to improve in 2019

Published Dec. 31 2018

Today is the day when we're reflecting on the past year and preparing to usher in a new one.

Festival of Lights raises $30K in second year

Published Dec. 24 2018

Want to go to a drive-through holiday lights display that features half a million lights, without driving to another city?

'Healing power of presence' to withstand a merger

Published Dec. 17 2018

The Rev. Gregory Meystrik on Sunday said regardless of the result of the proposed merger between MU Health and St....

Christmas Tour of Homes shares treasures

Published Dec. 10 2018

Heisinger Bluffs and St. Joseph's Bluffs hosted its 26th annual Christmas Tour of Homes on Sunday to raise money for...

Coming full circle in leaf relief

Published Dec. 3 2018

Operation Leaf Relief finished its successful fundraising campaign in the same yard that it has in past years: 921 Winston...