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Four-star general honored at Capitol

Published Aug. 26 2016

After 46 years of service, a four-star general from Missouri ended his military career Thursday afternoon in the Capitol Rotunda.

Back pay approved for Cole County officials

Published Aug. 24 2016

The Cole County Commission voted 2-1 to give county officials due back pay triggered by an unnoticed change in state...

Cole County Commission hears pleas for funds in 2017 budget

Published Aug. 24 2016

Over the next few months, Cole County commissioners will be creating the budget for 2017. On Tuesday, they heard from...

City, county ponder mass alert system

Published Aug. 24 2016

Jefferson City and Cole County officials are looking at a potential new mass emergency notification system.

Weekend shootings keep police busy

Published Aug. 23 2016

Jefferson City police continue to look for suspects in two fatal shootings that occurred over the weekend.

Horror flick filming in Capital City

Published Aug. 21 2016

A Hollywood director came to Jefferson City in 2013 to use the old Missouri State Penitentiary as the backdrop for...

New technology tracks impaired drivers

Published Aug. 20 2016

New technology to track down drunk drivers is being used by authorities in Missouri.

State workers union wants Kay to resign

Published Aug. 18 2016

The union for state and public workers is calling for the resignation of the recently reinstated head of the Missouri...

Cole County Commission to vote on tax levy

Published Aug. 17 2016

The Cole County Commission will vote to set the county's tax levy Aug. 30.

I-70 bridge completed ahead of schedule

Published Aug. 17 2016

The project to rehabilitate the bridges that carry I-70 over the Lamine River, west of Boonville, is nearing completion two...

Flint effort's leftover water may be bound for Louisiana

Published Aug. 16 2016

They did it before and now they're trying to do it again.

Heavy rains could dampen pumpkin crop

Published Aug. 13 2016

Despite heavy rain during the first days of August, pumpkin growers are still hoping for a good crop.

Rotarians treat new teachers to banquet

Published Aug. 11 2016

More than 100 new teachers were welcomed to the Jefferson City community Wednesday at a special appreciation banquet.

Veterans Commission restores Kay to full-time job

Published Aug. 11 2016

Larry Kay's back on the job as the head of the Missouri Veterans Commission, after the commission voted 7-1 Tuesday...

Few marriage licenses issued to gays in area

Published Aug. 10 2016

Only a handful of marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in and around Cole County since the U.S....

Council continues budget discussions

Published Aug. 9 2016

The formal bill to approve next year's budget was introduced at last Monday night's City Council meeting. It's possible the...

Habitat for Humanity building 100th home in 25 years

Published Aug. 7 2016

Jefferson City's River City Habitat for Humanity Chapter organized in 1992 and began its building work in 1993. Ten homes...

Interim Osage County sheriff resigns

Published Aug. 6 2016

The man chosen to replace Michael Dixon as Osage County sheriff has resigned.

Wheeler looks ahead to sheriff position

Published Aug. 4 2016

While improvements will always be considered, much of the day-to-day operations of the Cole County Sheriff's Department will stay the...

Scheperle wins GOP bid for Cole County commissioner

Published Aug. 3 2016

Incumbent Kris Scheperle won the Republican primary for Cole County Western District commissioner by defeating challenger Janet Ousley, 64.9 percent...