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The annual Christmas Home Decorating contest has become a tradition both for families and the community.
Reflecting a Christmas tradition, shopping locally involves both giving and receiving.
An Osage City man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charged in connection with an incident that occurred in that community in April.
A Jefferson City man is facing multiple charges after a drug bust by the MUSTANG Drug Task Force.
Several area football players have been selected to the 2015 All-Central District team in their respective classes by the members of the Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association.
We’re down to the Final 12.
TUSCUMBIA — The Tuscumbia Lions opened the season Tuesday with a 73-17 win against Bunceton.
KANSAS CITY — Lincoln put a scare into Division I foe UMKC on Wednesday night, but the Blue Tigers’ last-second shot attempt at the upset was just off the mark.
AT&T President John Sondag was elected by the Board of Directors of the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry as its new chairman.
Contractors working for MoDOT will make pavement repairs along U.S.50 in Osage County, beginning Monday
Participants in the first Thanksgiving were onto something — gratitude improves physical, mental, social and spiritual health.
A Russellville man was treated for serious injuries after a one vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Cole County.
Harvard Group to seek $800,000 from city, county for shopping center project
A group planning to build a large retail development is asking Cole County and Jefferson City governments for financial help in extending Mission Drive to the project site.
LEBANON, Ill. — The Lincoln Blue Tigers dropped a 102-92 decision Tuesday night to McKendree.
Isiah Sykes (Helias High School) broke out for a 16-point performance Saturday in Central Missouri’s 92-73 win against Missouri S&T.
The Columbia College Cougars are cruising along in the early part of the regular season.
Central Missouri’s Ty Loethen turned in a second-place performance Saturday in the 165 pound division of the Nebraska-Kearney Open.
Tiffany Weaver (Helias High School) scored the lone goal Saturday in the Columbia Cougars’ 4-1 loss to Vanguard (Calif.) in the NAIA Opening Round.
CHAMOIS —Aaron Brandt scored 33 points for Chamois on Tuesday in its 56-46 loss to Vienna.
SULLIVAN — Megan Foster tossed in a game-high 17 points Tuesday night to lead the Jefferson City Lady Jays to a 41-29 win against Sullivan.
NEW BLOOMIELD — New Bloomfield outscored Calvary Lutheran 27-7 in the second half to take a 58-23 decision Tuesday night.
Hermitage outscored Russellville 23-13 in the third quarter to pull away to a 64-35 victory Tuesday night.
Thomas Jefferson competed in a quad Monday against Lewis and Clark, Waynesville and Marshall.
COLUMBIA — The Blair Oaks seventh grade team defeated Columbia Catholic 31-26 on Tuesday night.
COLUMBIA — The Blair Oaks seventh grade team improved to 6-0 with a 30-21 win Tuesday against Columbia Catholic.
The Helias Lady Crusaders raced out to a 15-4 lead after one quarter Tuesday night and went on to beat the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons 55-32 at Rackers Fieldhouse.
The Chamois Lady Pirates beat the Vienna Lady Eagles 41-25 thanks to a big second half.
The Blair Oaks seventh- and eight-grade boys basketball teams beat School of the Osage on Monday. The eighth graders won 33-31, and the seventh graders won 44-8.
The Linn Wildcats raced out to a comfortable lead on Eldon in the first quarter and finished with a 73-43 win Monday. Linn (1-0) led 24-11 after one quarter to set the pace. Ben Klebba led the way for the Wildcats with 24 points and six rebounds.
Faith Duncan scored 29 points to lead the Iberia Lady Rangers over the Eugene Lady Eagles 59-52 Monday.
The California Lady Pintos defeated the Boonville Lady Pirates in a thrilling overtime 54-53 victory.
The Jamestown Eagles defeated St. Elizabeth 53-45 Saturday. Mason Kemna led all scorers with 18 points for St. Elizabeth (0-1).
The success of the local Boys & Girls Club capital campaign is a testament to the club’s widespread support throughout the community.
The Cole County grand jury recently handed down several indictments, finding there was enough evidence to send the cases on to the circuit courts for possible trial.
Courtney Meldrem upscaled the decor of her Jefferson City home when she repainted a hand-me-down dining room furniture set a couple of months ago.
The Blair Oaks eighth grade girls beat Central Middle School in the Harrisburg Tournament Friday.
The Blair Oaks eighth grade boys lost to Central Middle School in the Harrisburg Tournament Friday.
Six Lewis and Clark wrestlers picked up wins in a dual against Thomas Jefferson in the Jay Wrestling Red and Black scrimmage Saturday.
The Lincoln women’s basketball team fell short Saturday against Illinois-Springfield, 80-69. The Lincoln men also dropped thier first game of the season.
News Tribune editorial
If you plan to be among the 47 million Americans who will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, Missouri public safety officials encourage you to be safe.
When it comes to health care, who do you trust?
Lincoln University police are looking for an individual in connection with a lockdown of the campus early Friday morning.
A Jefferson City man is facing multiple charges in connection with a sexual assault.
Eleven members of the Lincoln football team combined to earn 13 awards from the Great Lakes Valley Conference as the league announced its annual postseason awards Thursday.
Two seventh-grade students are facing discipline after two assaults Wednesday at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.
The football teams still alive in the Missouri high-school state playoffs are dwindling, but the podcast coverage provided by Tom Rackers and Tony Hawley of the News Tribune's staff is in full force this week.
COLUMBIA — Zach Rockers had his third double-double of the season Thursday night to lead Columbia College to an 87-54 win against Central Baptist College in its American Midwest Conference opener.
COLUMBIA — The Thomas Jefferson Middle School seventh grade boys split a doubleheader Tuesday with Smithton Middle School.
ASHLAND — The Blair Oaks seventh-grade girls won the championship of the Southern Boone Tournament by beating the host school 26-25 in Thursday night’s title game.
HARRISBURG — The Blair Oaks eighth-grade boys defeated Southern Boone 30-24 on Wednesday in the Harrisburg Tournament.