This season of holiday spirit and generosity, unfortunately, also is a time of increased thefts and scams.
Jamestown defeated Chamois 44-42 on Monday in the Tipton Tournament.
Top-seeded Cuba defeated fifth-seed Vienna in the first round of the Gasconade Valley Conference on Monday, 65-29.
Chamois defeated Macks Creek 42-30 on Monday in the first round of the Tipton Tournament.
Kenzie Guese dropped in a game-high 26 points to lead top-seeded St. James to a 70-30 win against eighth-seeded Russellville in the opening round of the Eugene Tournament on Monday.
The Eugene Lady Eagles outscored the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets 18-7 in the third quarter Monday on their way to a 56-49 win in the opening round of the Eugene Tournament.
Calvary fell to Osage 59-21 on Monday in the Eugene Tournament.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays overwhelmed the Rolla Lady Bulldogs on Monday, posting a 62-13 victory.
The jury trial for Cassandra Franklin on embezzling charges has been continued at the request of Prosecutor Jon Morris.
This year, more shoppers reported visiting their local independent businesses on Small Business Saturday than ever before, according to results from the Small Business Saturday Consumer Insights Survey, released Monday by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) and American Express.