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Passport event drawing visitors to JC destinations

Published Jun. 29 2016

After a scavenger hunt through the Runge Nature Center, Passport Jefferson City holders earn their stamp.

Faithful service

Published Jun. 28 2016

Painting porch railings or taking care of landscaping needs is more than just a service, it's an act of faith...

Clay family marks 200 years in farming business

Published Jun. 26 2016

The tradition of eldest sons inheriting the bulk of their family's assets has sent the Clay family west — from...

Growing from gifts

Published Jun. 26 2016

Across the Maples' garden on Iven Road are plants handed down to them from friends and family from a variety...

Lincoln University board of trustees marks 150 years

Published Jun. 25 2016

Between January — when the soldiers of the 62nd U.S. Colored Infantry decided around a campfire in southern Texas to...

Board wants to stem cemetery decline, improve safety

Published Jun. 24 2016

Bringing in donations of nearly $1,000 to maintain and replace headstones at the Woodland/Old City Cemetery, Jefferson City's Cemetery Resources...

Mid-Missouri woman touts benefits of lavender

Published Jun. 23 2016

Sitting poolside in the Dominican Republic earlier this year, Lola Booth didn't see a single mosquito despite the many warnings...

St. Michael's reverend serves as father of children, congregation

Published Jun. 19 2016

He's a Father and a father.

Garden club tour slated for June 26

Published Jun. 19 2016

Six gardens west of Dix Road will be featured on the annual Bittersweet Garden Club Tour from 12:30-5 p.m. June...

Wealth of history has passed the corner of Madison and East High

Published Jun. 19 2016

The fledgling Capital City's namesake was not completed before entrepreneurs were opening necessary services uptown.

Preserving The Foot

Published Jun. 18 2016

A marker placed Friday with collaboration between city, neighborhood and historic preservation supporters stands alone in the 600 block of...

Historic Preservation Commission puts off review of demolition ordinance

Published Jun. 16 2016

Jefferson City's Historic Preservation Commission will wait until after its July meeting to begin review of the proposed demolition ordinance,...

Guard HQ gets newest Blue Star Memorial

Published Jun. 15 2016

The Capital Garden Club has a fondness for military service members and veterans.

Vanquished by urban renewal, Jefferson Citians revive history of a community set apart

Published Jun. 12 2016

A once-thriving commercial and residential area will be commemorated at 3 p.m. Friday with a plaque dedication in the 600...

Making a difference to a neighborhood

Published Jun. 12 2016

"They did it again, and we are so thankful they did," Laura Ward said of Shannon and Jami Wade's restoration...

Historical society to celebrate Stringtown, Millbrook communities

Published Jun. 12 2016

Learn about the once-thriving Cole County communities of Stringtown and Millbrook at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. John's Lutheran Church...

Russellville event pays tribute to the American farmer

Published Jun. 9 2016

"Tribute to the American Farmer" is the theme of the Russellville Engine Show and Festival Friday through Sunday.

Proposed demolition ordinance hits snag

Published Jun. 9 2016

Jefferson City's Historic Preservation Commission reopened its demolition ordinance proposal, following a meeting with city staff to review concerns.

Putnam Chevrolet first dealership in Missouri to earn General Motors' Green Dealer title

Published Jun. 8 2016

Energy-efficiency and eco-friendly materials were priorities for Owner Bill Campbell when he built the new Putnam Chevrolet facility at the...

Summer spells fun in learning

Published Jun. 7 2016

Boxes, bottles and tape fed the creativity of incoming first-graders during the three weeks of Russellville Summer School.