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McCarty Street home a total loss after Sunday morning fire

Jefferson City firefighters responded early Sunday morning to a fire in a two-story house at 1207 E. McCarty St.

Muhammad, Strayhorn All-Americans in youth track

NORFOLK, Va. — The Capitol Area Track Club had six members qualify for the AAU Junior Olympics earlier this month, with two capturing All-American status.

College Volleyball: William Woods wins pair

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. — The William Woods Owls wrapped up the Oklahoma Wesleyan University Tournament with a pair of wins Saturday.

Sweep for Lady Crusaders in volleyball

The Helias volleyball teams went 6-0 in matches Saturday with Kickapoo and Republic at Kickapoo.

Helias softball wins Battle Tourney

The Helias Lady Crusaders captured the title in the Battle Tournament with a pair of victories Saturday.

Prep Softball: Blair Oaks JV goes 2-0

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons junior varsity squad defeated Jefferson City and Helias by a combined score of 33-5 on Saturday.

Boys Soccer: Helias at Classic

The Helias Crusaders finished 1-2 in action Friday and Saturday at the Midwest Classic.

College Volleyball: William Woods wins

William Woods opened the season Friday with a three-game win against Bacone.

Calvary runners open season

The Calvary Lutheran Lions and Lady Lions opened the season Saturday at the Metro East Lutheran Invitational.

Golf: Harper sinks ace

Steven Harper hit a hole-in-one Friday at the Jefferson City Country Club.

College Soccer: Columbia 3, Doane 0

The Columbia College women’s soccer team defeated Doane College 3-0 on Friday.

Prep Volleyball: Linn 7, Vienna 4

Linn defeated Vienna on Friday behind three hits from Lyndsi Vaughan.

Prep Softball: St. Elizabeth 4, Calvary 2

The St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets defeated Calvary Friday, 4-2, behind a strong pitching performance from Reagan Wilde.

Prep Softball: Jefferson City 7, Troy 1

The Jefferson City Lady Jays defeated Troy 7-1 on Friday thanks to a big night from Alyssa Schulte.

Girls Tennis: Helias drops two

The Helias girls tennis team fell to Belleville, Ill., East and Belleville, Ill., West on Friday at Rock Bridge.

Girls Tennis: Lady Jays take Kickapoo Invitational

The Jefferson City Lady Jays went 3-1 in tennis action Thursday and Friday in Kickapoo, falling in a dual with the Chiefs but bouncing back to win the Kickapoo Invitational.

State Supreme Court receives 'good' rating

State Auditor Nicole Galloway rated the Supreme Court of Missouri’s performance as “good” in an audit report released Friday.

Eldon woman indicted on federal firearms charge

An Eldon woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for illegally possessing firearms.

Our Opinion: Tax amnesty: time to pay up

Have you received a notice of taxes due?

Suspect in infant abuse case pleads

The girlfriend of a Jefferson City man charged with abusing his infant child last November has pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree endangering the welfare of child in connection with the case.

Washington man charged with child molestation in Cole County

A man from Spokane, Washington, has been charged with statutory sodomy and first-degree child molestation in Cole County.

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Helias tennis tops Battle

The Helias girls tennis team moved to 4-0 on the season Thursday with a 9-0 defeat of Battle.

Lady Jays fall to Hermann in volleyball

The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 25-14, 26-24 decision Thursday to the Hermann Lady Bearcats.

Tolton volleyball tops Eugene

The Eugene Lady Eagles dropped a decision Thursday to Father Tolton.

Missouri awarded almost $600,000 to boost small businesses

Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that Missouri has been awarded $599,000 in funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration to increase the number of Missouri small businesses that export their products, creating jobs and generating additional economic growth as a result, according to a Wednesday news release on the governor’s website.

Part of Bagnall Drive closed

Bagnall Drive has been closed between the 5534 and 5636 blocks of the road.

Softball: Lady Jays 9, St. Elizabeth 1

Mychael Jett tossed a complete-game two-hitter Thursday to lead the Jefferson City Lady Jays to a 9-1 win against the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets.

Softball: Helias 10, Rolla 0

Lindsey Steinbeck and Allie Aschcraft combined on a two-hitter Thursday as the Helias Lady Crusaders blanked the Rolla Lady Bulldogs 10-0 in five innings.

Softball: Fatima 10, Osage 0

Sammey Bunch hit for the cycle Thursday as the Fatima Lady Comets topped School of the Osage 10-0 in five innings.

Softball: Russellville 5, California 4

Madie Bungart hit a seventh-inning grounder to shortstop to drive in the game-winning run Thursday, as Russellville defeated California 5-4.

Softball: Vienna 15, Steelville 4

The Vienna softball team opened up Gasconade Valley Conference play with a 15-4 home win Thursday against Steelville.

Boys Soccer: Fatima 10, Fulton 0

The Fatima Comets began the season on a high note Tuesday, defeating Fulton 10-0 at home.

Girls Golf: Lady Jays in quad

COLUMBIA — The Jefferson City Lady Jays finished third Thursday in a quadrangular at Old Hawthorne.

Blair Oaks volleyball sweeps Osage

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons swept School of the Osage in volleyball action Thursday night.

Prep Softball: Linn 12, Owensville 5

Lyndsi Vaughan tossed five innings of four-hit ball and went 4-for-5 at the plate with a two-run home run to lead Linn to a 12-5 win Thursday against Owensville.

Our Opinion: Fellowship, fun and a boost for cancer patients

Cancer patients deserve a boost.

Man hospitalized after cow trampling

A Cole County man was flown to University Hospital in Columbia after being trampled by a cow Wednesday morning north of Centertown.

Suspect charged in identity theft case

A Jefferson City man charged with eight counts of identity theft this week was caught Tuesday morning after a vehicle pursuit.

Dish, KRCG parent company reach deal

Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcasting Group say they have reached an agreement on retransmission rights, and Dish subscribers’ access to local television station KRCG was restored Wednesday night.

Helias golf takes first at Old Kinderhook

The Helias Lady Crusaders claimed team honors while the Jefferson City Lady Jays were ninth Wednesday at the Camdenton Invitational at Old Kinderhook.

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UPDATE: Dish, KRCG parent company reach deal

Dish Network subscribers lost access to local CBS affiliate KRCG Tuesday, as contract negotiations between Dish Network and the station’s ownership company, Sinclair Broadcasting Group, fell through.

Our Opinion: Evaluating changes in health care priorities

A change in priorities is perhaps the most significant finding of a 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment, when compared to a previous assessment in 2012.

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Lady Jays tennis posts 9-0 win against Rolla

The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped just six games in six singles matches Tuesday afternoon and rolled to a 9-0 win against the Rolla Lady Bulldogs at Washington Park.

Jefferson City woman leads officers on three-county chase

A Jefferson City woman was charged Tuesday afternoon with resisting arrest, a felony, after she led law officers on a chase through three counties.

Lady Crusaders volleyball dump Lady Tigers in opener

The Helias Lady Crusaders swept all three levels in volleyball action Tuesday at Waynesville. In the varsity match, Helias opened the season with a 25-12, 25-20 win against the Lady Tigers.

Calvary volleyball beats Belle

The Calvary Lady Lions opened the season by rolling to a 25-14, 25-12 win against Belle on Tuesday at home.

Fatima volleyball drops Chamois

Fatima earned its second win of the year Tuesday with a 2-0 defeat of Chamois. The Lady Comets won the first set 25-5 and the second 25-11.

Softball: Lady Jays 18, Lebanon 0

The Zac Miller era of Jefferson City High School softball began with a bang Tuesday, as the Lady Jays hit their way to a 18-0 defeat of Lebanon in five innings in their new coach’s first game.

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Recycling event scheduled for Saturday

An electronic waste collection is scheduled 9 a.m.-noon Saturday in Jefferson City at the News Tribune Commercial Print Facility, 2130 Schotthill Woods Drive.

Softball: Fatima 2, Southern Boone 0

Fatima’s Raegan Huhn knocked a bases-loaded single in the sixth inning to drive in the only runs of a 2-0 win against Southern Boone on Tuesday.