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Holts Summit givers grateful to receive

“Your foreclosure is canceled” is the best sentence Sandy Sneller has ever heard. She and her husband, Bob, read it in a recent letter from her mortgage company after dozens of friends, family, veterans organizations, businesses, civic groups and helpful strangers contributed a significant amount of money to fulfill their past-due obligations.

Local author releases WWI-era book

Readers will see the World War I era through the eyes of a newlywed couple separated by military service in Jeremy Amick’s latest book, “Soldierly Devotion.”

Dozens of vendors to help raise funds for trampled girl

More than 50 vendors are expected to fill Jefferson City's Capitol Plaza Hotel 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday to support Miracles for Maelyne.

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Mid-Missouri contingent for D.C. march jumps in size, fervor

Pilgrimage of life

What started as chaotic socializing and collecting luggage and sleeping bags into a large pile, quickly turned into a reflective and spiritual time for more than 250 Mid-Missouri students, parents and others who are headed to the March for Life in Washington D.C.

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Once a travelers’ haven, Warwick Village has been revived

When the automobile was new, traveling opened up to a wider public. Roadside motels, fuel stations and restaurants cropped up to serve them on their treks. Such was the case with the Warwick Village Motel.

Pregnancy Help Center adds peer coaching program

Providing a dedicated, interested listener and encourager is the latest program addition at the Pregnancy Help Center of Jefferson City.

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Mid-Missouri couple reach new home, mission in Southeast Asia

Grounded in Cambodia

Local pastor Pete Livingston and his wife, Debbie, have been working full-time for Agape International Missions since mid-September.

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Papal encounter thrills Immaculate Conception choir

Chilly visit to Rome includes New Year’s performance

On an unseasonably cold day in Italy, a group of 45 Mid-Missourians were huddled close to a railing holding back the crowd from the St. Peter’s Basilica creche.

New historic ordinances proposal mulled

More than 30 people turned out for a discussion of a proposal to change city ordinances governing the Jefferson City Historic Preservation Commission.

Effort underway to protect historic properties from demolition

In an unusual special meeting Tuesday, Jefferson City’s Historic Preservation Commission will review a proposed ordinance that would strengthen efforts to protect historic properties from demolition.

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