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Water resuce on MO River

The Regional West Fire Protection District and the Jefferson City Fire Department responded to the Marion Bottoms Conservation Area along the Missouri River for the report of a hunter trapped by floodwaters.

Our Opinion: Unique golf venue linked to our community

Add a handicap-accessible golf course to list of recreational amenities in Mid-Missouri.

Prep Baseball: Linn 4, Russellville 2

The Linn Wildcats handed Russellville a 4-2 loss Thursday.

Blair Oaks golf hosts Quad

The Blair Oaks Falcons finished second Thursday in its Quad at the Oak Hills Golf Center.

Prep Baseball: Jamestown 7, Calvary Lutheran 5

The Jamestown Eagles beat Calvary Lutheran 7-5 on Thursday.

Girls Soccer: Waukee 4, Helias 1

The Helias girls soccer team fell 4-1 to Waukee (Iowa) on Thursday in the Tournament of Champions in Burlington, Iowa.

Boys Tennis: Helias 8, Rolla 1

The Helias tennis team defeated Rolla 8-1 on Thursday.

Jays shut out Hickman in tennis

The Jefferson City tennis team defeated district foe Hickman 9-0 on Thursday at Washington Park.

College Softball: Four Lincoln players honored by MIAA

Four Lincoln Blue Tigers were honorable mention selections on the All-MIAA softball team released Thursday.

College Track: Oberdiek wins event

KIRKSVILLE — Hannah Oberdiek of Truman State captured the women’s long jump title Thursday in the school’s first home meet since 2008 at Stokes Stadium.

Residential Services van hits utility pole

A Cole County Residential Services transport vehicle was involved in accident Thursday afternoon in Jefferson City.

Holts Summit woman gets 10 years in prison

A Holts Summit woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for pleading guilty to charges in connection with a drug bust that occurred in October 2013.

Police, sheriff set takebacks for drugs

There will be two drug takeback events Saturday.

Our Opinion: Uniform starting line for job applicants

The best employer-employee relationships are based on mutual fairness.

Lady Jays fall 2-1 to Hickman in soccer

The Hickman Kewpies edged the Jefferson City Lady Jays 2-1 in soccer Wednesday.

South Callaway golf wins in Centralia

The South Callaway Bulldogs shot a 172 to win Wednesday’s triangular with Hallsville and New Bloomfield at the Centralia Country Club.

Boys Golf: Jays at Columbia Quad

The Jefferson City Jays finished third Wednesday in the Columbia Golf Quad.

Auto Racing: Double-X Speedway set to begin season

Double-X Speedway is scheduled to begin the 2016 season Sunday.

Columbia couple charged in Callaway Co. double murder

A man and woman from Columbia have been charged in connection with two murders in Callaway County.

Our Opinion: What’s ahead for city’s environmental quality panel?

Jefferson City’s Environmental Quality Commission (EQC) may be characterized as a victim of its own success.

8 Mo. residents indicted in $6.6 million K2 conspiracy in Callaway Co.

5 California residents charged with shipping K2 to local retail shops

The United States Attorney's office announced Wednesday that six Fulton individuals, along with a Columbia man, a Jefferson City man and five individuals in the Sacramento, California, area, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $6.6 million mail fraud conspiracy that distributed synthetic marijuana, also known as K2, at various retail locations in Callaway County.

County collects $500K more in taxes this year

The Cole County Collector’s Office took in more than $69 million in taxes for the year ending Feb. 29.

Judo: Jefferson City Club results

Several members of the Jefferson City Judo Club earned honors in the Freestyle Tournament on April 16.

Men’s Golf: Franks takes 24th

Missouri State freshman Kory Franks finished 24th Tuesday at the Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championship.

Women’s Golf: Knaebel takes 24th

Columbia College golfer Mikayla Knaebel (Blair Oaks High School) shot an 86 on Tuesday and finished tied for 24th at the American Midwest Conference Championship. Her two-day total was 181, good for 37 over par.

Lindenwood pounds Lincoln in baseball, 21-0

The Lincoln baseball team committed five errors and was outhit 19-2 in a 21-0 loss shortened to seven innings Tuesday against Lindenwood.

Missouri baseball beats Missouri State

The Missouri baseball team scored multiple runs in six different innings Tuesday in a 17-9 win against No. 23 Missouri State at Taylor Stadium, snapping a seven-game losing streak.

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Rain assists in extinguishing Cole County house fire

Tuesday’s storm actually helped put out a fire that destroyed a Cole County home.

Our Opinion: Helias fund drive deserves wide support

The shield logo for Helias Catholic High School illustrates that the institution is under God’s protection.

Missouri Senate passes tax incentives for small businesses

The Missouri Senate has passed a five-year extension to a package of tax incentives for small businesses.

Charges filed in Saturday shooting incident

Charges were filed Monday in connection with the shooting of three people Saturday afternoon in Jefferson City.

Amtrak now allows pets on board

Amtrak is expanding its program, allowing customers to travel with their pets.

Truman Building getting new roof

Those fences and scaffolding are visible signs on the ground the Truman State Office Building is getting a new roof.

SSM Health launches mobile-friendly careers site

SSM Health has developed a new mobile-friendly careers website that allows the applicant to apply with ease from a mobile device.

Blair Oaks JV track competes

The Blair Oaks junior varsity participated Monday in the Tri-County Conference JV meet.

Track and Field: Case wins event

Elizabeth Case of Helias High School finished first in the 100-meter hurdles Saturday at the Ron Whittaker Bulldog Classic.

Prep Baseball: Bunceton 11, Calvary 7

The Calvary Lutheran Lions fell to Bunceton 11-7 on Monday.

Jays lead area golf squads at C.C. Invitational

The Jefferson City Jays were fifth to lead local teams Monday in the Capital City Invitational at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.

State Tech receives $100,000 donation

The Foundation for State Technical College of Missouri received a $100,000 cash donation from Legends Bank toward the Investing in Tomorrow’s Eagles major gifts campaign.

Two caught, arrested in Friday robbery

Two Jefferson City men were taken into custody for a robbery that occurred Friday evening.

2 arrested for Friday robbery in JC

Two Jefferson City men were taken into custody for a robbery that occurred Friday evening.

Missouri softball rallies for win

The Missouri softball team pushed across a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat Texas A&M 2-1 on Sunday night.

CCHC holds horseshoe tournament

The Capital City Horseshoe Club held its first tournament of 2016 season Saturday, drawing players from Missouri and Illinois.

College Baseball: Mules go 1-2

Cole Distler helped the Central Missouri Mules win the opener of a three-game series with Northeastern State, but the RiverHawks took the final two.

College Softball: Campbell wins award

Hannah Campbell was recently named the 2016 winner of the Helen Stephens Award by William Woods University.

College Softball: Cougars romp to wins

The Columbia College Cougars racked up 51 runs while sweeping a doubleheader with Harris-Stowe on Saturday.

Track and Field: Jefferson City JV competes at Waynesville

Jefferson City’s JV track teams were both seventh in the Waynesville Varsity Invitational on Friday.

Track and Field: Jays, Lady Jays both finish second

The Jefferson City Jays and Lady Jays both finished second Saturday in the Ladue Invitational.

LU wins seven events at Kansas Relays

Facing fields full of NCAA Division I athletes, Lincoln’s women’s and men’s track and field teams combined to win seven events at the Kansas Relays hosted by the University of Kansas from Thursday through Saturday.

South Carolina sweeps Missouri

South Carolina leadoff batter Gene Cone went 5-for-5 with three RBI to lead the Gamecocks to a 9-2 win against Missouri in baseball action Sunday.