Stories by News
Fire crews from various Osage County fire protection districts spent part of Tuesday morning dealing with a fire on a Union Pacific coal train.
Promoting safety for teen drivers is a common theme in this forum, but students who have experienced the consequences of distracted driving are more persuasive communicators.
A Cole County jury has found a repeat DWI offender guilty of DWI and assault on a law enforcement officer.
Iberia used a huge third quarter to capture a 45-36 win against St. Elizabeth on Monday.
The Richland Lady Bears snagged a 66-51 win against Vienna on Monday night.
Prairie Home rallied from a first-quarter deficit to claim a 74-68 win against Calvary Lutheran in boys basketball action Monday.
The Blair Oaks sophomore and freshman teams both captured wins against Southern Boone on Monday night.
The Russellville Lady Indians used a balanced attack to capture a 44-39 win against Linn on Monday night.
Sparked by a big game from Courtney Wolfe, the Fatima Lady Comets captured a 68-63 win against Tuscumbia on Monday night.
Sydney Wilde pumped in 23 points, including a perfect 14-of-14 effort from the free-throw line, to lead Blair Oaks to a 61-50 win against Hallsville on Monday.
A Jefferson City man is charged with first-degree rape and first-degree domestic assault for a Friday incident.
A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a Cole County burglary.
The Columbia College Cougars posted a 79-54 win against the Hannibal-LaGrange Trojans on Saturday.
Missouri Southern’s Melanie Bower placed third in the pole vault in the Missouri Southern Invitational that took place Friday and Saturday.
The Maryville Saints completed a four-game, neutral-site series with the Lincoln Blue Tigers to open the season by capturing a 12-6 win Sunday.
The Lincoln University softball team wrapped up a winless trip to the Southern Arkansas University Invitational with a 9-5 loss to Newman University on Sunday.
Several area players recently earned academic all-state status from the Missouri Football Coaches Association.
The Helias Lady Crusaders had 12 players earn spots on the 2015-16 Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association Academic All-State Team.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics announced Friday that 428 women’s volleyball student-athletes have been named 2015 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes.
The Jays Kids Wrestling Club had 14 wrestlers compete in the Missouri State Rookie Tournament for first-year wrestlers on Jan. 30.
The Tri-Cap Wrestling Club competed in both the Jays Kids Wrestling Club Casey J. Luebbert Memorial and Novice Wrestling tournaments this weekend.
The Lincoln women’s track and field team won eight events in the Mule Relays hosted Friday and Saturday by the University of Central Missouri.
News Tribune editorial
Prescription drug abuse has become a scourge in Missouri, and a statewide monitoring program is needed to address addiction and overdoses.
In Jefferson City
Jefferson City issued 37 building permits during January 2016, as follows.
It took overtime, but Linn defeated Fulton 78-74 on Saturday in the thirdplace game of the Southern Boone Classic.
The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons fell to Hallsville on Saturday in the fifth-place game of the Southern Boone Classic.
The Jefferson City wrestling team finished second in the inaugural Elite 8 dual match tournament on Saturday.
The Helias Crusaders swept a pair of wrestling duals Friday.
The Helias junior varsity team closed out its season with a third-place finish Saturday at the Hickman Junior Varsity Tournament.
Loss to Missouri Western makes Blue Tigers' fourth straight
The Lincoln men’s basketball team has dropped four straight after Saturday’s 76-68 loss at Missouri Western.
News Tribune editorial
Because more than 200 years have elapsed since the New Madrid earthquake, preparedness concerns may be met with complacency by Missouri residents.
A St. Louis woman was placed on five years supervised probation for pleading guilty to charges in connection with stealing from a Jefferson City business and a car chase with authorities in November 2014.
An admitted known heroin dealer is facing multiple drug charges.
The Cole County Fire Protection District recently held its 2015 annual service awards banquet, which shows appreciation to firefighters for their years of service and dedication to the district.
A Jefferson City man was placed on two years unsupervised probation for pleading guilty in Cole County to an amended charge in connection with a November 2014 lockdown of the Lincoln University campus.
The Blair Oaks wrestling team picked up a win and a loss Friday in a tri-dual at Whitfield.
Dylan Lepper’s five 3-pointers led South Callaway to a 70-53 win against Tuscumbia on Thursday.
The Jamestown Lady Eagles celebrated Homecoming on Friday with a 68-41 defeat of Bunceton.
New Bloomfield spoiled Eugene’s Homecoming on Friday with a 72-56 defeat of the Eagles.
Aaron Brandt matched St. Elizabeth point for point Friday as his Chamois Pirates defeated the Hornets 59-32.
Jamestown topped Bunceton 56-29 on Friday in the Eagles’ Homecoming game.
The Lincoln Blue Tigers trailed 6-1 after three innings Friday afternoon and dropped an 9-4 decision to the Maryville Saints in the baseball opener for both teams.
The Lincoln University softball team managed to score just one run while dropping a pair of games Friday to open the season.
The Lincoln women’s basketball team will finish a four-game road trip with perhaps the toughest of the bunch, playing at 3 p.m. today at No. 9 Missouri Western.
We’re open to the idea of easing term limits for members of the Jefferson City Council.
Lexi Dickerson of Eugene surpassed the 1,000 point mark Thursday as the Eugene Lady Eagles beat the Russellville Lady Indians 61-49.
The St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets used a big third quarter to beat the Bourbon Warhawks 54-41 on Thursday in the loser’s bracket semifinals of the Newburg Tournament.
The Blair Oaks freshmen boys basketball team took seventh in the Rock Bridge Tournament with a 63-18 win against Linn on Thursday.
Abbi Kern’s triple double led the Vienna Lady Eagles to a 59-39 win against Laquey on Thursday in the loser’s bracket semifinals of the Newburg Tournament.
The Jamestown Lady Eagles beat New Franklin 58-41 on Thursday.