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2016 Jefferson City sales taxes continue to exceed projections

Jefferson City’s sales taxes have exceeded projections for the second month in a row, making it a good start to 2016.

Jefferson City man gets 10 years after pursuit

A Jefferson City man was sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a pursuit with authorities in Cole County in January.

Boys Basketball: Eugene 76, Tuscumbia 57

The Eugene Eagles beat the Tuscumbia Lions 76-57 on Friday.

Boys Basketball: New Bloomfield 98, Tuscumbia 57

A 38-point first quarter jolted the New Bloomfield Wildcats to a 98-57 win Thursday against the Tuscumbia Lions.

Boys Basketball: Blair Oaks 79, Versailles 49

C.J. Closser and the Blair Oaks Falcons spoiled Versailles’ Courtwarming on Friday, as Closser scored 23 points in a 79-49 Falcon win.

Lincoln women, men to host Emporia State

After playing four straight games on the road, the Lincoln men and women return home today with a doubleheader against Emporia State.

Our Opinion: Fundamental knowledge of civics needed

We support, with reservations, a state law requiring high school students to pass a civics test.

TV documentary crew investigates 2003 Boone County murder

A film crew is turning the 2003 killing of a Columbia man into an episode for a true-crime cable TV series.

Sammey Bunch reaches 1,000-point mark

Sammey Bunch of Fatima reached the 1,000-point mark during Thursday’s 72-44 win for the Fatima Comets against the New Bloomfield Lady Wildcats.

Girls Basketball: Tuscumbia 65, Eugene 55

A big second half for the Tuscumbia Lady Lions led to a 65-55 win Thursday against the Eugene Lady Eagles.

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