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Assessed value halved for old St. Mary's Health Center

Published Jul. 27 2016

With this being a non-assessment year, only three hearings took place this week before Cole County's Board of Equalization.

Cole County Commission demotes EMS director

Published Jul. 26 2016

By a unanimous vote in a closed meeting, the Cole County Commission on Tuesday made a change in leadership at...

Fair kicks off royally

Published Jul. 26 2016

Organizers for the 66th annual Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair couldn't have asked for better timing in a change...

Senator calls for MVC director's resignation

Published Jul. 22 2016

A state senator is calling for the resignation of the Missouri Veterans Commission (MVC) director following Thursday's verdict in an...

The fair will be back in town

Published Jul. 20 2016

The 66th edition of the Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair has plenty of music and games for all ages.

Kerr-Kay trial ends seventh day

Published Jul. 20 2016

The former state budget director was called to the stand Tuesday in the case of a former Missouri Veterans Commission...

Kerr's lawyers rest case; defense testimony begins

Published Jul. 19 2016

After a week of testimony, lawyers representing a former worker of the Missouri Veterans Commission who is suing the commission...

River endurance race returning

Published Jul. 18 2016

Don't be surprised to see a steady stream of boaters mid-week on the Missouri River in Jefferson City.

MoDOT to explore safety options for US 54

Published Jul. 17 2016

After the death of two local teenagers on U.S. 54 last week, Missouri Department of Transportation officials are evaluating the...

Project to begin on Boise Brule Road

Published Jul. 17 2016

Work will be begin Monday on a project funded with money from the voter-approved Cole County half-cent capital improvement sales...

Early morning fire damages Jefferson City business

Published Jul. 15 2016

A fire early Friday morning caused primarily smoke damage to a Jefferson City business. According to fire department reports, the fire...

Kerr testifies as trial continues

Published Jul. 13 2016

The former Missouri Veterans Commission ombudsman suing the commission and its director for sexual harassment, and sex and age discrimination...

Kerr's harassment suit spills into court

Published Jul. 12 2016

Trial began Monday in the lawsuit filed in 2011 by former Veterans Commission ombudsman Pat Rowe Kerr against the commission...

Banded through a badge

Published Jul. 9 2016

The loss of five police officers in a shooting Thursday night in Dallas is a tragedy law officers everywhere take...

Foul play not suspected in jail death

Published Jul. 5 2016

The Missouri Highway Patrol doesn't suspect foul play was involved in an inmate's death at the Cole County...

'Inside the Walls' goes on in the rain

Published Jul. 3 2016

Despite the rain, organizers were still pleased with how things went at the Inside the Walls Outlaw Country Concert Saturday...

Western District candidates weigh in on Cole County issues

Published Jul. 3 2016

When it comes to Cole County Western District commissioner, Kris Scheperle and Janet Ousley want the seat.

Scheperle seeks re-election as commissioner

Published Jul. 3 2016

Being a small-business owner and the experience that brings with it is one of the main reasons Republican Kris Scheperle...

Ousley wants more communication on commission

Published Jul. 3 2016

A willingness to help people is a major reason why Janet Ousley decided to run for Cole County Western District...

Using music to combat disease

Published Jul. 2 2016

Call it "bluegrass therapy." Since he was 15, Leroy Haslag played the fiddle and sang.