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Winter weather presents an additional series of challenges for Missouri motorists.
In his second attempt at an appeal, a Jefferson City man hopes to convert a pair of death sentences into life in prison. Brian J. Dorsey was sentenced for killing his cousin and her husband in their New Bloomfield home.
The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission awarded several area improvement projects, including an $8 million project to resurface U.S. 63 between Columbia and Jefferson City.
The Blair Oaks Falcons and the Eugene Eagles will square off tonight for the Eugene Tournament title after semifinal victories Thursday.
The Missouri Tigers will look to extend their undefeated volleyball season tonight when they host an opening round match in the NCAA Tournament.
The Jefferson City Jays started their season off on the right foot Thursday night as they rolled to a 71-46 victory agianst the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tigers.
am Vogel tossed in a game-high 28 points Thursday night as the Linn Wildcats rolled to a 74-30 victory against the Southern Boone Eagles.
The Blair Oaks eighth-grade boys posted a 39-30 win against Thomas Jefferson on Thursday night.
Lewis and Clark swept a girls basketball doubleheader Thursday against Oakland.
Payton Holtmeyer hit a 3-pointer with less than a minute remaining Thursday night to key a St. Elizabeth comeback in a 42-38 victory against School of the Osage.
The Blair Oaks seventh-grade team improved to 10-1 with a 42-22 win Thursday against North Callaway.
The South Callaway Bulldogs used a big second quarter Thursday night to defeat the Tuscumbia Lions 52-44.
For every run the Lincoln women’s basketball team put together, Northeastern State was there with a response.
Emergency personnel responded around 7:42 p.m. Thursday to a report of a tractor-trailer overturned along Route B in southern Cole County.
Lincoln wide receiver Maurice Woodard was recently invited to play in the 2013 American Bowl, an All-Star game for the top players in NCAA Division II, Division III and the NAIA.
A riddle: How many consultants does it take to pick a conference center proposal?
Local educators will be December commencement speakers
When Emily Libbert of Meta graduates Dec. 13, she will be the first student to complete an online degree from William Woods University, based in Fulton.
The Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety reminds those who plan to drink alcohol this holiday season to designate a sober driver or call a cab to avoid driving impaired. Save MO Lives will also be asking followers to post and tweet their safe ride home.
The 2014 Official Missouri Travel Guide has just been released, giving Missouri travelers plenty of options for Show-Me State trips. Order a free copy at VisitMO.com.
Chamois topped Smithton 50-20 in the loser’s bracket semifinals Wednesday in the Tipton Tournament.
California is off to the championship game. The top-seeded Lady Pintos defeated the fourth-seeded Russellville Lady Indians 62-56 in the semifinals Wednesday night. California will play third-seeded Boonville in the title game at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
The Missouri women’s basketball team cruised to a 86-64 victory against Oral Roberts on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.
A feeling of Christmas certainly will be in the air this weekend as downtown sidewalks bustle with revelers enjoying Living Windows, the Christmas Parade and Mansion Candlelight Tours.
Tipton claimed a 54-50 win over Chamois in the opening round of the Tipton Tournament on Tuesday night.
More than 50 area football players have earned Central All-District honors for their play in the recently completed season.
From the hot seat to a national coach of the year candidate — what a difference a year makes.
Westminster senior Jeremy Hampton was recently selected to play in the National Bowl Game, an annual postseason college football All-Star game consisting of top players from non-FBS schools.
Westminster senior Leigh Ann Lutz was one of 84 student-athletes nominated for the 2014 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team, announced Tuesday by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association and Allstate Insurance Company.
The Blair Oaks seventh-grade girls basketball team claimed a 30-25 victory over California on Tuesday night.
The Helias freshman girls basketball team rolled to a 44-26 win over Battle in the opening round of the Jefferson City Freshman Tournament on Tuesday night.
Savannah Stiles and Allie Heckemeyer did it all during St. Elizabeth’s 63-31 victory against Hermitage on Tuesday night.
The Blair Oaks seventh-grade boys basketball team claimed a 40-34 win over California on Tuesday night.
The Blair Oaks eighth-grade team defeated California 45-30 on Tuesday night.
The Blair Oaks JV team dropped a 65-54 decision to Eugene on Tuesday night.
Austin Schubert tossed in 16 points Tuesday night to lead the Fatima Comets to a 60-45 victory against the Owensville Dutchmen. Tom Zeilman added 10 points for the Comets, who outscored the Dutchmen 15-6 in the final period to pull away to the victory. Fatima (2-0) will host Eldon on Friday.
It was an auspicious start for the Blair Oaks Falcons.
Bad weather in the forecast for Thursday has postponed the demolition of the first portion of the old Hurricane Deck Bridge until 9:30 a.m. on Friday. The first bridge blast was originally scheduled to take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday.
Each Cole County Historical Society Christmas ornament is attached to a ribbon, which has both a practical and figurative application.
American Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter volunteers are assisting a two-member Freeburg family whose home was damaged by fire.
The Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation is once again offering Major Saver cards for sale through the school district’s elementary and middle schools. Last year the campaign raised $39,000 for students.
The California Pintos put four players in double figures while beating St. Elizabeth 72-53 on Monday in the only boys game at the Eugene Tournament.
MacKenzie Gourley scored 15 points as the Lewis and Clark eighth-grade girls basketball team claimed a 36-20 win over Troy on Monday night.
The Owensville Dutchgirls outscored the Fatima Lady Comets 19-16 in the fourth quarter to rally for a 61-59 win Monday night.
California, Blair Oaks and Boonville were winners Monday on the first night of the Eugene Girls Basketball Tournament.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays improved to 2-1 on the season by dropping Rolla 42-31 on Monday.
State legislators convene today for a special, or extraordinary, session to consider a package of economic development incentives to encourage Boeing Co. to build it new 777X aircraft in Missouri.
Missouri River Regional Library (MRRL) is hosting Food for Fines now through Dec. 20. Patrons may bring in non-perishable food items, and each item is worth $1 in fines.
The Missouri volleyball team received the No. 4 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament and will host the first two rounds of the event, starting Friday at the Hearnes Center.
News Tribune editorial
The holiday season creates an added dimension to the personal and societal challenges linked to drunken driving.
Jennifer Rosado scored 15 points and Angela Randall added 10 as the Lincoln women’s basketball team held on to a 66-62 win over Harris Stowe State in the final round of the Hilton Holiday Classic on Saturday afternoon.