Michelle Brooks

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Christmas wishes fulfilled courtesy of the police

The toy aisles of Walmart Supercenter in eastern Jefferson City were filled with blue and gray uniforms, shopping carts and excited children Saturday morning.

Russellville early grads begin college prep programs

While most high school seniors are immersed in their final year of activities and classes, a few students each year at Russellville High School choose to graduate in December.

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Dallmeyer Home evolves since first house in 1869

The Burkheads operate their accounting business out of what was once the home of a distinguished Jefferson City business man at 600 E. Capitol Ave. known as the Dallmeyer Home.

IC choir will sing at Vatican on New Year’s Day

A week from now, more than 60 Mid-Missourians will be in the heart of the Roman Catholic Church.

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EER students dig into JC history, landmarks

Faces from the city’s past and familiar facades were featured in more than 60 displays created by students in the local gifted program.

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Stuffed animal donation benefits Russellville student, St. Louis hospital

Many children will spend Christmas at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, not only away from home but with health concerns. One of those children is Maelynne Cartee.

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Local author tackles racial struggles in latest work

Local author and historian Gary Kremer has published his 12th book, “Race and Meaning: The African American Experience in Missouri,” and hopes it will help encourage that understanding.

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Trio of local churches aid new congregation in India

Using their own hands and often excavating without powered machines, the members of Golla Church in India are joyful they soon will have a place of worship.

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Real time college credit

Russellville students get a jump on degrees with Central Methodist ITV program

Choosing to challenge themselves, several Russellville High School upperclassmen are studying college-level classes, thanks to Central Methodist University’s ITV program.

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Living Windows lives on, despite rain

Friday night in downtown Jefferson City

Church volunteers prepared gallons of hot apple cider, dancers fixed their hair and costumes, and Santa made his appearance to listen to little one’s requests. Many Living Windows traditions continued in downtown Jefferson City on Friday night, despite the rain that glistened on the pavement.

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