Sparkling caps symbolic of individuality
The graduating class of 2013 from Russellville High School shone brightly Saturday — at least caps worn by most senior ladies did. “The fact that we’re all in robes shows we’re all one group; our class is a family,” Sue Engelage said. “At the same time, we all have unique abilities.”
A flu virus has been going around the Cole County R-1 Elementary School, said Superintendent Jerry Hobbs. The middle and high school students have not experienced a similar spread of the illness.
Play is unique addition to anniversary
The “Apostle of Central Missouri” celebrated Mass in what would become Taos with 20 families May 28, 1838.
No matter who owns the land at the Missouri State Penitentiary, the Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission is more concerned about the condition of the three most historic buildings.
A specific, comprehensive plan for old prison site
More than a decade ago, a 142-acre boon of prime, downtown Jefferson City land became available in theory when the Department of Corrections received the go-ahead to move out of the Missouri State Penitentiary (MSP).
When Heath Waters was hired for his first school administrative job, he and his wife, Tabitha, decided to move up their wedding plans so the family could move together to Russellville. Tabitha already was the mother of three, then two more little ones have been added in the past two years.
In what's become a growing tradition
An hour before shoppers were invited into the Central Missouri Master Gardeners’ annual plant sale — which opened ten minutes earlier than advertised — Courtney Koenigsfeld and Teri Nugent nabbed first place in line.
A year ago, the O’Day family was invited to watch the first CO2 car race held by Hickory Hill Baptist Church. On Saturday, all four of them — John and Tina, 18-year-old Taylor and 13-year-old Jeffery — raced and showed cars.
With heads bowed under shared umbrellas, caps and hoods, nearly 100 Missourians prayed and sang on the south side of the Capitol during the National Day of Prayer.
Proceeds to help several area charities
As a Central Missouri Master Gardener, Mary Williams' contribution to the group’s sole fundraiser — the 15th Annual Plant Sale 7 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Jefferson City Jaycees Fairgrounds — will be preplanted herb pots.