Jefferson City residents who have been through devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma are putting together an effort to help their former neighbors after this week’s deadly storms.
As of this week, all 14 outdoor warning sirens that the Cole County Commission approved purchasing have been installed.
Donations for disaster relief being collected
Two emergency response vehicles and four drivers from the Heart of Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross are on standby to head to Oklahoma to help in relief efforts after deadly tornadoes hit the area earlier this week.
By Monday afternoon, crews with Missouri American Water company had fixed a broken pipe which led to thousands of customers losing water pressure for a couple of hours Sunday night.
Official: Better to not plan on growth
Sales tax collections in Cole County can be described in one word — flat. “We budget for zero growth and whatever growth we get, we put into reserves," Commissioner Marc Ellinger said.
But no separate zip code
Wardsville has finally arrived as a destination for your cards, letters and bills, according to the U.S. Postal Service. The 65101 zip code remains the same but letters don't have to be addressed as Jefferson City.
A Russellville man has been sentenced to four years in prison for pleading guilty to two counts of child abuse in connection with an incident with a 2-year-old boy in June 2012.
Ohio case illustrates 'why we never, ever give up'
The three women found in Ohio this week after being reported missing for several years gives newfound hope to one of the founders of a missing persons group in Mid-Missouri.
A Russellville man recently pleaded guilty to a federal indictment in a drug trafficking case.
Nick Kuhn’s mission as forestry coordinator within the Department of Conservation is to help all Missouri residents know the benefits of trees and how they can work for them.