Lydia Meyer


News Tribune reporter

Recent Stories

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Memorial Pool hosts doggone lot of fun

At the Park and Recreation’s lively summertime conclusion, a collection of canines transformed the once still Memorial Pool into a frenzy of smiles and splashed chlorine.

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Japanese beetles make return appearance

The iridescent pestilence has returned for the summer — in droves.

YMCA coordinating back to school drive

An independent initiative to bring school supplies to students may provide students with the confidence booster they need to thrive in the classroom, according to Shelly Poire, local YMCA development director.

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Market hog show gives teens valuable lessons ... and cash

Intending to pursue a degree in agribusiness or agricultural education, recent graduate Alicia Twehus lacks no familiarity with the benefits of agriculture.

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Fair’s lady in the ‘happy cart’

Sharon Kirchoff isn’t just a familiar face at the State Fair, she brings joy to a wide number of Jefferson Citians

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Country stars to shine in Mid-Missouri

Pam Tillis coming to Eldon with Lorrie Morgan

Despite her acquisition of the coveted 1994 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year award and an elite membership in the Grand Ole Opry, country singer/songwriter Pam Tillis casually bucks the stereotype of stardom.

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Local residents share moonwalk memories

The monumental events of July 20, 1969, appear to be permanently orbiting amongst the memories of several local residents.

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TLC brings actress Cynthia Nixon to MSP

Instead of the supernatural, a nationally broadcasted television show will showcase the more sinister realities of events that have occurred inside the old Missouri State Penitentiary.

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Salute to America boasts 3 fun days

In an event that covers 17 city blocks, a host of entertainers — from Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to live eagles — will share their talents for Jefferson City’s Salute to America celebration.

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Greenway's reach continues to branch out

The constant whir of bicycle tires and pounding of feet around Jefferson City demonstrate local enthusiasm for an ongoing public works project designed to get the public off the couch, proponents of the trail say.

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