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The Jefferson City Public Schools Board of Education’s Policy Review Committee faces a communications dilemma largely condensed in these questions: Does greater openness invite chaos? Does continued control imply detachment and aloofness?
Do you feel the city provides the services it should? Are there places where the city should improve or expand service? Or are there places where the city could cut back on services offered?
On first day of Class 1-2 state track and field championships
There were a lot of familiar faces atop the awards stand Friday at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.
NCAA Super Regional
The Missouri softball team begins a best-of-three super regional against UCLA today in Los Angeles.
Butler University in Indianapolis has named Learfield Sports to represent Bulldog Athletics’ multimedia rights through the 2024-25 collegiate athletic season, according to a Learfield news release.
The United Way of Central Missouri is most visible in the community during the fall months when it conducts its annual fundraising campaign.
The News Tribune found eight parts of Patricia Russell-McCloud’s Lincoln University commencement speech that appear to originate elsewhere.
The pastor of a Ukrainian church burned by Russian separatists is spending a week in Jefferson City and the summer in the United States.
WESTPHALIA — A big first inning helped the Fatima Comets capture a 5-0 win against the Dixon Bulldogs in Thursday night’s championship game of the Class 3 District 9 Tournament.
Motorists and boaters are urged to exercise care during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, because the Missouri Highway Patrol will be emphasizing Operation C.A.R.E.
East Elementary School celebrated its successes as well as promoting its fifth-grade students Wednesday at the Etta and Joseph Miller Performing Arts Center.
The Missouri football team’s trip to a second straight Southeastern Conference championship game last season was fueled in no small part by the defensive end duo of Shane Ray and Markus Golden.
When powerful forces collide, the repercussions can be perilous.
A Jefferson City man is facing several charges in connection with a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday night in Maries County.
ST. ELIZABETH — It wasn’t a walkoff win, it was a run-off one.
The 1-2 punch of the Blair Oaks Falcons finished 1-2 in the state.
David Clausen of Jefferson City High School is going back to the Class 2 state tennis tournament.
Alex Dickneite threw a no-hitter Tuesday to lead Fatima to a 10-0 district semifinal win against Eugene in six innings.
SEDALIA — Three Jefferson City Jays wrapped up play Tuesday in the Class 4 state golf championships at Sedalia Country Club.
The Linn Wildcats advanced to the Class 2 District 8 championship Tuesday with a 7-0 defeat of Iberia.
Mid-May is an uplifting time of year. No, we’re not talking about the end of the legislative session, we’re referencing graduation season.
It was a repeat championship performance for David Clausen.
MoDOT wants to know what travelers think about the safety messages the state Transportation department posts on its 250 digital message boards along Missouri’s interstates and other major highways.
Pembroke Hill leads the Class 3 state golf championships after the opening day at Silo Ridge Golf and Country Club in Bolivar.
Gannon Withers of New Bloomfield shot an 84 on Monday in the opening round of the Class 1 state golf championships at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.
Kory Franks of Blair Oaks was on his game Monday on the opening day of the Class 2 state golf championships.
CAMDENTON — The Helias Lady Crusaders blanked the Warrensburg Lady Tigers 10-0 in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 13 Tournament.
WESTPHALIA — The Blair Oaks Falcons rolled to an 11-0 win in five innings Monday night against the Cuba Wildcats in the Class 3 District 9 Tournament.
KAISER — The Helias Crusaders dropped a 2-0 decision Monday to the Bolivar Liberators in the semifinals of the Class 4 District 10 Tournament.
When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn’t let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.
Gabe Trowbridge of Jefferson City shot a 76 on the first day of the Class 4 state golf championships Monday at the Sedalia Country Club.
The Helias tennis team’s season came to a close Monday, as the Crusaders competed in the Class 1 District 8 individual tournament at Washington Park.
The Jefferson City Jays scored three runs in each of the first two innings Monday on their way to a 9-4 victory against the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tigers in the semifinals of the Class 5 District 9 Tournament at Hickman.
Cole County Sheriff Greg White is warning residents of a scam.
Every legislative session has its casualties — proposals that never made it to the finish line.
The Jefferson City Jays will have three golfers competing in the Class 4 state championships that starts today at the Sedalia Country Club.
COLUMBIA — The Missouri Tigers lost in last year’s regional round for the first time in seven seasons.
Is stereotyping an inevitable consequence of partisan politics and government bureaucracy?
The Jefferson City Jays advanced to the second round of the Class 5 District 9 championship Saturday with an 11-1 defeat of Camdenton in five innings.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays claimed team honors while the Jays finished second Saturday in the Class 5 District 6 Track and Field Championships on Licklider Track at Adkins Stadium.
The Russellville junior won three individual events and was a member of a second-place relay team in Class 2 sectional action on Licklider Track at Adkins Stadium.
Chamois and Calvary Lutheran competed Saturday in the Class 1 sectional at MICDS High School.
Fatima, Blair Oaks and School of the Osage also compete
The Eldon Lady Mustangs were the overall winners Saturday in the Class 3 District 5 Track and Field Championships, while Fatima, Blair Oaks and School of the Osage finished second, third and sixth, respectively, in the girls competition.
The Missouri Tigers advanced to the finals of the NCAA Tournament softball regional Saturday with a 5-3 victory against the Kansas Jayhawks.
Strong storms moved through parts of Jefferson City on Friday afternoon.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays soccer team and Jays baseball team are among area squads scheduled to begin district tournament action today.
The Missouri Tigers snapped a six-game losing streak Friday with a 6-3 victory against the Kentucky Wildcats in Southeastern Conference baseball action at Taylor Stadium.
The Missouri softball team broke the game open with a big fifth inning Friday and beat Indiana State 7-0 in the Tigers’ opening game of the NCAA Tournament Columbia Regional.
BALTIMORE — It was a calm Friday morning for all eight Preakness contenders at Pimlico Race Course.
COLUMBIA — The Helias Lady Crusaders dropped a 2-1 decision in soccer Thursday night to the Hickman Kewpies.