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Tuesday, Sam Gains Construction Company will close Monroe Street, between Stadium and Woodlawn to conduct work for the Stadium, Monroe and Christy Improvements project.
“Quality of life” is a phrase often used and heard. But what does it mean?
A St. Louis man died in a two vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Cole County.
The Lincoln women’s track and field team won one event and picked up four other top-three results while competing in the prestigious Drake Relays.
Raymond Caspari hit a hole-in-one at Jefferson City Country Club on Saturday. Caspari used a seven-iron to make the shot on hole No. 17 from 151 yards.
The 15th-ranked Missouri softball team clinched a series win against No. 3 LSU by posting victories Saturday and Sunday.
Calvary Lutheran competed in the Hallsville Tomahawk Invitational on Saturday. Samantha Gunn had the top finish for Calvary, finishing second in the 300-meter hurdles. Gunn also finished third in the 200-meter dash, fifth in the 100-meter dash and seventh in the 100-meter hurdles.
The second Ride the Bus day is set for Thursday, hoping to connect residents and elected officials with Jefferson City’s transit system.
The Jefferson City High School track and field team competed in the Waynesville Varsity Invite on Friday. Jessica Rhoads had the top finish for Jefferson City, winning the discus with a throw of 115-1.5. The Lady Jays finished sixth with 59.50 points, and the Jays come in 10th with 6.50 points.
American Legion Roscoe Enloe Post 5 is encouraging veterans to become members to participate and volunteer with various activities.
The Helias track and field team competed in the Ron Whittaker Bulldog Classic on Friday. The Lady Crusaders finished second with 124.50 points, and the Crusaders finished fifth with a point total of 60. Hannibal was the overall champion on the boys end, and Kirksville finished first among girls teams.
Fort Hays State ruined Senior Day for the Lincoln baseball team Sunday, sweeping both halves of a doubleheader with the Blue Tigers at Lincoln Field.
The 14th-ranked Missouri baseball team was swept by No. 8 Vanderbilt this weekend, falling 9-2 on Friday, 12-2 on Saturday and 5-2 on Sunday.
News Tribune editorial
Missouri’s transportation funding dilemma is reminiscent of an old Dennis the Menace cartoon.
The Helias Crusaders won a pair of baseball games Friday in the Kirksville Tournament before Saturday’s action in the event was wiped out by rain.
The Calvary Lutheran baseball team defeated Lutheran: Kansas City 7-1 on Saturday behind a complete game four-hitter from Beau Monson.
Bryce Pritchett went six innings without allowing an earned run Friday as Blair Oaks beat Hallsville 5-2.
The Jefferson City Jays freshman-sophomore team defeated Helias 5-3 on Saturday to win the Blair Oaks C Tournament. Blair Oaks fell 8-5 to Fatima to finish fourth.
Several area competitors captured event wins Friday at the Owensville Relays.
The Lincoln softball team finished the road portion of its schedule by dropping both halves of a doubleheader with Southwest Baptist on Saturday.
News Tribune editorial
Careful consideration must remain at the forefront of any initiative to review Jefferson City’s charter.
The Cole County grand jury handed down indictments in several cases this week after finding there was enough evidence to send them on to the circuit courts for possible trial.
The Jefferson City Jays split a pair of games Friday to open the River City Festival, with their loss coming in most unusual fashion.
The Tuscumbia Lions were done in by six errors while dropping a 12-0 decision Thursday to New Bloomfield in five innings.
The Jefferson City High School freshman-sophomore team defeated Blair Oaks 7-1 in the Blair Oaks C Team Baseball Tournament on Friday. The Falcons also defeated Southern Boone 6-2.
Calvary Lutheran picked up three wins in the Vienna Black and Gold Invitational on Thursday.
The Helias boys tennis team competed in the Smith-Cotton Tournament on Friday and each Crusader player lost two matches and won one.
The Lincoln Blue Tigers dropped both ends of a Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association doubleheader Thursday to the Central Missouri Jennies.
Gov. Jay Nixon continues to set a deplorable example when it comes to state spending by his office.
The Iberia Rangers carved out a 15-4 win against the St. Elizabeth Hornets in baseball action Thursday.
The Blair Oaks Falcons won a golf triangular with Southern Boone and Father Tolton on Thursday at the Eagle Knoll Golf Club.
The Jefferson rolled to a 9-0 win against Hannibal 9-0 in tennis action Wednesday.
The Jefferson City freshman-sophomore team dropped both halves of a doubleheader with Rock Bridge on Thursday at Vivion Field.
KAISER — Several area schools took part in the School of the Osage Invitational held Tuesday.
We join with supporters of Helias Catholic High School in welcoming plans for a major expansion at the school.
LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Lincoln men’s golf team finished eighth among 11 teams at the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Golf Championship, which ended Wednesday at Almavar Golf Course. The women’s team finished last in the 10-team competition.
The Jefferson City Jays blanked Rolla on Wednesday, defeating the Bulldogs 5-0.
Eugene scored five runs in the final two innings to erase a four-run deficit and defeat New Bloomfield 7-6 on Tuesday.
Both the Lincoln men’s and women’s outdoor track and field teams are ranked for the first time this season. The women are No. 9 in the country, and the men debuted at No. 24 in the most recent United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II rankings, released Tuesday.
EUGENE — The Blair Oaks golf team finished atop a field of Tri-County Conference competitors with a combined score of 323 Wednesday at Redfield Golf and Country Club.
At Fatima Blue and Gold Invitational
WESTPHALIA — The Blair Oaks Falcons captured six event titles Tuesday at the Fatima Blue and Gold Invitational.
Are e-cigarettes an example of the “cobra effect?”
A Holts Summit woman was treated for serious injuries after a two vehicle crash Tuesday night in Callaway County.
A 26-year-old Jefferson City resident was arrested Tuesday in connection with a break-in at a Holts Summit business earlier in the day.
Lucas Wayne Branstetter, 39, Kingdom City, will spend the next seven years in federal prison, after pleading guilty last year to robbing a postal employee.
The Helias Lady Crusaders eased to a 9-1 soccer victory Tuesday night against the Moberly Lady Spartans.
The Helias Crusaders allowed seven unearned runs Tuesday and dropped an 11-4 decision to the Marshall Owls.
The Quincy Hawks led from start to finish in the opener, then used a late rally in the nightcap to sweep a baseball doubleheader with the Lincoln Blue Tigers on Tuesday.
The Lincoln men are in a tie for fifth after the second of three days in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Championship, while the Blue Tiger women are in last place.
The University of Missouri in Columbia evacuated its Student Center and Memorial Union Tuesday evening after reports of a bomb threat.