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The Osage County Commission had discussions this week about county deputies working at an out-of-county fair after some residents asked commissioners if this would create a problem for law enforcement coverage in their county.
JC, Cole County jurisdictions opt out
Back-to-school shoppers in Missouri will pay less in sales tax over the weekend, thanks to the state’s annual sales tax holiday.
A Jefferson City man was placed on five years supervised probation after pleading guilty to an amended charge in a rape case.
A Jefferson City man is charged with three counts of selling heroin in or near public housing.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Senior team has been strong at the plate all summer.
Blair Oaks senior-to-be Kory Franks sank a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole to lock up a victory in the Lockton/Samsung Kansas City Junior that wrapped up Thursday at The National Golf Club of Kansas City.
A proposed constitutional amendment regarding digital privacy rights is largely benign.
Jamere “JD” Edwards and Brianna Mae Smith took the top honors in Monday’s Little Mr. And Miss Cole County competition.
A consent judgment has been reached in regard to a home on Landing Creek Road in Cole County that has been leaking raw sewage into ditches.
A Miller County man could face life in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to two counts of forcible sodomy.
A St. Louis man has been charged in connection with an assault in Jefferson City.
A Jefferson City man was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.
Lincoln University’s 1958 Mineral Water Bowl-winning football team and seven individuals will highlight the the 2014 Lincoln Athletic Hall of Fame class.
A central Missouri inmate who has been missing for nearly a week is back in custody after being caught while asleep on a couch in a Sedalia home.
A proposed lottery for military veterans again puts us in the position of opposing a specific approach to a subject we generally support.
Jefferson City police arrested Joseph M. Garcia, 32, for unlawful use of a weapon Tuesday night after officers responded to a disturbance in the 500 block of East Elm Street.
Suspended by NCAA
COLUMBIA — The Missouri Tigers will be without receiver Levi Copelin this fall after the sophomore was suspended Tuesday by the NCAA.
David Clausen, a senior-to-be at Jefferson City High School, won the USTA Heart of America Open held Tuesday at the Overland Park Racquet Club.
Missouri softball announced the signing of former Jefferson College slugger Anna Reed, who earned all-America honors in 2014 after batting .493 with team bests in home runs (16), doubles (23) and slugging percentage (.876).
Hunger in Missouri often is an imperceptible, but very real, problem.
Jefferson City community members will have the opportunity to learn about C-SPAN’s programs and resources on Wednesday by stepping aboard the C-SPAN Bus during a stop on its summer tour.
Three early season classics and two dates with the defending national champions highlight the Lincoln University men’s basketball team’s 2014-15 schedule, released on Monday.
Former Central Missouri standout Erin Alewine was one of three athletes recently named an NCAA Division II Women’s Scholar Athlete of the Year by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
A Jefferson City man was arrested Saturday for assaulting a 15-year-old umpire at the Show Me State Games.
A Kaiser man was killed Saturday night when his personal watercraft slammed into the walkway of a dock not long after he left the scene of another injury boat accident.
Anji Gandhi, who had announced her intentions to run for Cole County prosecutor in March as an independent candidate, turned in petitions with more than 700 names on Monday.
We support farming and the right to bear arms. We do not, however, support two proposed constitutional changes — Amendments 1 and 5 on the Aug. 5 ballot — pertaining to those topics.
Advance to state
ST. CHARLES — Sunday didn’t start out so well for the Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors, but it ended in fine style.
Capital Jazzfest is holding a fundraiser to benefit the jazz festival at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Mission, 915 E. High St. in Jefferson City.
Russellville resident Cynthia L. Hager, 47, was taken to Capital Region Medical Center after wrecking her golf cart early Sunday morning.
A Texas woman was injured in Jefferson City Sunday afternoon in a rollover wreck in the 2100 block of U.S. 50 West.
News Tribune editorial
The dual goal of Cole County zoning is to protect individual property values while promoting orderly growth countywide.
Saturday, a group led by Kathy Forck, head of the Columbia-based chapter of 40 Days for Life, stood along the sidewalk in front of the Hobby Lobby lot on Missouri Boulevard, in a show of support for the store.
The Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce is teaming up with the University of Missouri Extension’s Small Business & Technology Development Centers to offer Cole County a Small Business Academy.
After nearly two years in business, Finishing Touches Fabulous Finds will close its doors for good.
California has a new restaurant this month after restaurateur Chim Duncan purchased a new location in the Mid-Missouri town.
Hermann’s Stone Hill Winery took top honors for the second straight year at the 2014 Missouri Wine Competition.
Target has reached $10 million toward its goal of donating $25 million to students in need for the upcoming school year.
Six people were looking for a place to stay after a structure fire early Saturday morning in Jefferson City.
News Tribune editorial
Instead of candied apples and country music, a single hog show once formed the backbone of the entertainment on tap at the early Cole County Fair.
A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a stabbing on Thursday.
Jefferson City Post 5 defeated Hannibal Post 55 11-2 to advance to the winner’s bracket of the Zone 1 Tournament on Thursday night.
The Jefferson City Post 5 Little League All-Star team won the 10-and-under Little League state tournament on Monday.
A committee formed to review a list of internal candidates for the Jefferson City fire chief’s position unanimously recommended Capt. Matt Schofield on Friday.
The popular evangelist’s quote — recently posted on Facebook by a co-worker — triggered thoughts about the role of respect in connection with public education, a subject of this forum on Wednesday and Thursday.
The Miller County Sheriff’s Office has made no arrests at this time after finding a man Tuesday with multiple gunshot wounds at a residence near Eugene.
The Jefferson City Police Department recently advanced four of its officers after conducting an extensive, competitive evaluation process.
It was a consistent three days for Walker Kesterson.
The Westminster College Lady Jays basketball team’s cumulative 3.642 grade point average was the highest of any NCAA Division III women’s basketball team in the country last school year. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association notified the team Thursday.
Lauren Meier will be the new tennis coach at William Woods University, according to an announcement by the school’s athletics department Thursday.