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Meta man goes on trial for murder

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 schedules public meetings on zoning plan

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.

Plans to tear down old Cole County jail and sheriff's house move forward

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.

County exploring two options for old jail, sheriff's house

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.

Experience wins out for Blair Oaks board

Two incumbents and a former board member won election Tuesday for the three seats available on the Blair Oaks School Board.

Municipal, school races on ballots today

Cole County Clerk Marvin Register is not estimating how many voters will come to the polls for today’s election.

Appeals court sides with commission in sheriff's challenge

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.

Cole County officials continue jail discussion

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.

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Keeping life beautiful

For 25 years, Terry Martin has brought his artistic talents to residents throughout Central Missouri.

Official outlines policies for Cole County storm sirens

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.

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