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Since 1971, OATS has provided transportation to Mid-Missouri residents asking only for suggested contributions in return. On July 1, OATS is implementing a new fare structure to balance the fiscal year 2014 budget.
Motorists in the Osage Beach area will notice new highway signs going up along U.S. 54 through Osage Beach. The new signs designate the Osage Beach Parkway as Business 54.
A man wanted in a sexual assault case in Boone County may be in the Lake of the Ozarks area.
Reese Thompson made a great first impression on the international level.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors captured the title of the Howard Johnson Invitational on Sunday by taking a pair of games.
Two Jefferson City residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident Saturday morning on U.S. 54 West.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors won their pool in the Howard Johnson Invitational with a victory early Friday.
Here is the weekly fishing report, as provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation:
The fourth of eight youth track meets was held Thursday at Helias High School.
The Capital Soccer Club will be holding player evaluations (tryouts) for the 2013-14 season next week.
Second project starts today
Missouri American Water is completing the replacement of about 500 feet of a four-inch diameter water main in the 300 block of Jefferson Street from High Street to McCarty Street.
A Jefferson City man charged with robbing Bank Star One in New Bloomfield in October 2012 was sentenced this week to 10 years in prison.
The Missouri Roundtable for Life can begin asking Missouri voters to sign its two petitions proposing two changes in the state’s constitution.
Missourians have until Sunday to comment on two proposed amendments to the state Constitution.
All three suspects in a home invasion earlier this month in Cole County have been charged. The home invasion occurred June 3 in the 5200 block of Collier Court.
The Fatima Comets concluded their season with a Class 3 state baseball championship two weeks ago. This week a trio picked up all-state honors.
The Missouri basketball schedule for next season continues to come together, including a game in Kansas City.
Beginning Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. the Jefferson City Department of Public Works-Wastewater Division will close the 100 block of Forest Hill Drive near the intersection of Forest Hill and Forest Drive for a sewer line replacement.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors moved to 7-0 on the season with a rain-shortened, 4-1 win over Mac-N-Seitz on Sunday morning at the American Legion Sports Complex.
News Tribune editorial
An ongoing operating subsidy has become the proverbial “fly in the ointment” for Jefferson City’s plans to attract a conference center.
In Jefferson City
More than 45 building permits were issued by the City of Jefferson in May 2013.
The Jefferson City Post 5 American Legion Seniors routed the Nebraska Sluggers 15-0 in three innings in the Columbia Prospect Tournament on Saturday at the American Legion Sports Complex.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors rallied for a 3-2 win against the St. Louis Griffons in the Columbia Prospect Tournament on Friday at the Legion Complex.
The annual Cole County Relay for Life has become more than a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Three Linn State Technical College students are facing criminal charges in connection with a string of vandalism cases in Osage County.
The public can enjoy two free fishing days Saturday and Sunday.
Jefferson City’s main post office is holding a “Passport Fair” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday to help people planning to travel outside the United States to get a passport.
Other incidents include statutory rape, break-in, stalking
The Cole County grand jury handed down several indictments this week, sending the cases onto the circuit court level where they could face trial.
Stephanie Bell coordinated the START program, which is sponsored by the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce to educate interns on the various social and employment opportunities in Jefferson City.
The 2013 Salute to America will have both a “Beautiful Mess” and a “Heartache Tonight.”
Another Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a home invasion in Cole County on Monday night.
Another Major League Baseball draft, another Missouri Tiger pitcher taken early.
Brent Vogel capped a decorated career with yet another prestigious honor.
Although fanfare often accompanies the launch of an endeavor, the test of time is a measure of its worth.
This week’s flooding on the Missouri River made it a challenge for some Central Missouri residents to get to work.
The 2013 Juneteenth Heritage Celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the Coca Cola Community Room, 605 Washington St., with the Juneteenth Got Talent competition.
The local Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 429 is holding a Young Eagle Rally from noon-3 p.m. Sunday at the Jefferson City Memorial Airport.
JCTV viewers may have noticed an issue with programming when the station broadcasts City Council meetings.
Former Missouri guard Michael Dixon made it official. “It’s Official Once a Tiger always a Tiger,” Dixon said on his Twitter account Wednesday night, announcing he was transferring to Memphis for his senior season.
Bishop John Gaydos of the Diocese of Jefferson City, has appointed Rev. Stephen W. Jones as president of Helias Catholic High School in Jefferson City, effective for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The perpetual roller-coaster that is Jefferson City’s quest for a conference center has experienced another plunge.
The first of eight youth track and field meets hosted by Helias was held Tuesday at the high school.
There will be a youth basketball league held this summer, with games being played at Trinity Lutheran.
Columbia College’s Marli Hayes was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association all-region squad on Tuesday.
Jefferson City Municipal Court is conducting a trial.
Two people are in custody and one is being sought after a home invasion occurred Monday night in Cole County.
Avoiding vehicle-train collisions is all about laws.
The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors won a pair of games Sunday in the Sedalia Tournament.
News Tribune editorial
Knowingly enacting a flawed law is never a good idea. Some Republican lawmakers and business leaders, however, are encouraging Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon to do just that.
Bee Line Snack Shop in Wardsville is no longer a Conoco filling station. Owner Gary Bemboom said the station is now associated with Gulf Oil, the first in the Mid-Missouri area since the 1980s.