The murder trial of a Meta man accused of killing his girlfriend in June 2010 in Maries County began Monday in Texas County on a change of venue.
Cole County officials have scheduled a series of meetings to gather public input on plans to ask voters to approve county zoning on the August ballot.
By a 3-0 vote the Cole County Commission has voted to move forward with plans that would tear down the old county sheriff's house and jail and then re-build a new facility.
A new preliminary design shows tearing down the old Cole County Jail and Sheriff’s House could fit the needs identified by county judges last month.
Two incumbents and a former board member won election Tuesday for the three seats available on the Blair Oaks School Board.
Cole County Clerk Marvin Register is not estimating how many voters will come to the polls for today’s election.
For the second time in 13 months, a Missouri court has sided with the Cole County Commission in Sheriff Greg White’s challenge to the commission’s use of the “Law Enforcement Sales Tax” fund to help pay some of the sheriff’s operating expenses.
The Cole County Commission continues to wrestle with the idea of putting a large courtroom in the space available in the old county jail and sheriff’s house.
For 25 years, Terry Martin has brought his artistic talents to residents throughout Central Missouri.
Cole County authorities said they did not activate warning sirens in the county Thursday even though there were reports of funnel clouds in the air near the northern borders of the county.