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Boys Soccer: Fatima 10, Fulton 0

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

Helias girls golf wins in Bolivar

The Helias girls golf team defeated Bolivar and Marshfield on Tuesday at Silo Ridge.

Softball: Russellville 17, Harrisburg 14

Brooke Kremer totaled six RBI, including two to win the game in the ninth inning, as Russellville defeated Harrisburg 17-14 on Tuesday.

Softball: Vienna 4, St. James 1

Vienna defeated St. James on Tuesday, 4-1, behind a big day at the plate for Maddie Stricklan. Stricklan was 3-for-3 with a home run, a double and two RBI.

Softball: Blair Oaks 9, St. Elizabeth 0

The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons rode the pitching and hitting of Payton Staggs to a season-opening, 9-0 win against St. Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Softball: Linn 2, Jamestown 1

Hayley Dorton drove in the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to propel the Linn Lady Wildcats to a 2-1 win against Jamestown on Tuesday.

Our Opinion: ‘Flakka’: A new addictive, lethal drug

Add ‘flakka’ to the list of highly addictive, potentially lethal synthetic drugs.

JC woman hurt in vehicle/pedestrian accident

A Jefferson City woman was treated for moderate injuries after being hit by a vehicle, Tuesday morning.

JC woman in custody after early morning car chase

On Tuesday at just before 1:30 a.m., Jefferson City police attempted to stop the driver of a vehicle who was known to have a municipal warrant for her arrest.

Softball: Fatima 9, Rock Bridge 3

The Fatima Lady Comets picked up their first win of the season Monday, defeating Rock Bridge 9-3.

Softball: Vienna 10, Tuscumbia 0

Jordyn Steffen and Jessica Lineback combined on the shutout Monday as Vienna topped Tuscumbia 10-0 in five innings.

Volleyball: Fatima downs Hickman

The Fatima Lady Comets opened the season with a 25-15, 25-22 win against Hickman.

Jays now No. 5 in football rankings

The Jefferson City Jays moved up one spot in the state football rankings released this morning.

Girls Golf: Helias wins quad

The Helias Lady Crusaders topped three teams in a quad Monday at the Oak Hills Golf Center.

Girls Golf: Lady Jays win

The Jefferson City Lady Jays defeated Eldon in a dual Monday at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.

Jays JV football beats McCluer North

The Jefferson City High School junior varsity football team began the season with a win Monday. The Jays defeated McCluer North at Adkins Stadium, 38-12.

Football: Helias frosh, sophs win

The Helias freshman and sophomore team posted a 48-7 victory Monday against Hermann to open its season at Helias Field.

Football: Jays frosh rolls to win

The Jefferson City Jays opened the freshman season Monday with a 50-0 victory against McCluer North at Adkins Stadium.

Three injured in area accidents

A New Bloomfield teenager was treated for serious injuries after an accident involving three all-terrain vehicles Monday morning in Callaway County.

Structure fire on Eggan Lane

The Cole County Fire Protection district responded to a structure fire at Eggan Lane Saturday morning.

Helias girls capture tennis crown

Defeat Jefferson City for title

The Helias Lady Crusaders tennis team captured the title Saturday in the Southwest Missouri Invitational at the Cooper Tennis Complex. Helias defeated Jefferson City 5-4 in the title match.

Boys Soccer: C.B.C. 2, Jays 0

The Jefferson City Jays opened the season Saturday afternoon with a 2-0 loss to the C.B.C. Cadets.

6 injured in area accidents

Two Mid-Missourians remained in the hospital Saturday evening after they were injured in area traffic accidents.

Our Opinion: LU students volunteer to serve community

News Tribune editorial

Wearing shirts sporting the word “Service,” about 700 Lincoln University student volunteers performed a half-day of community services at various venues throughout the community.

Fatima softball falls to Battle in first game of season

The Fatima Lady Comets came up short of a win in their first game of the season Friday, losing 6-5 to Battle.

Helias soccer wins season opener

The Helias boys soccer team kicked off the year with a bang Friday, defeating Camdenton 5-1 at 179 soccer park. The win was the first for new coach Michael Metzger.

Lady Crusaders take two to open tennis season

The Helias girls tennis team was victorious in the first two rounds of the Southwest Missouri Invitational on Friday.

Prep Softball: Iberia 14, Vienna 4

The Vienna Lady Eagles fell to Iberia in five innings in both teams’ season openers, 14-4.

Our Opinion: ‘Drive sober,’ reduce risks, save lives

Drunk driving is no accident. It results from an impaired decision, and it causes accidents.

One in custody in connection with several vehicle theft cases in JC

Since the beginning of August, Jefferson City police have been investigating a number of vehicle break-in’s throughout the Jefferson City area.

1 dead in Callaway Co. accident

A Mokane man died in an ATV accident Thursday afternoon in Callaway County.

Southern Boone has veteran squad

Eagles return 18 starters

The Southern Boone Eagles are looking to build off the momentum of last football season.

Our Opinion: Let sensible, professional standards prevail

Having a common-sense dress code must remain separate from allegations of “victim-blaming” and “a culture that excuses sexual violence.”

Small fire causes evacuation at Trinity Lutheran School

A small kitchen fire caused a short evacuation at Trinity Lutheran School on Thursday morning.

Freeburg man pleads guilty in fatal boating accident

A Freeburg man has pleaded guilty to a fatal boating accident in July 2014. Daniel Berhorst, 30, charged with misdemeanor boating while intoxicated, must pay a $300 fine along with court costs.

Woman gets probation for theft, chase

A St. Louis woman was placed on five years supervised probation after pleading guilty in Cole County to charges in connection with a theft from a Jefferson City business and a car chase with authorities in November 2014.

Eldon woman arrested after DWI accident

An Eldon woman was arrested following a one-vehicle accident in Miller County on Tuesday.

Deadline extended for leadership awards

The deadline to submit applications for the Made in Missouri Leadership awards has been extended to Friday.

Our Opinion: Educators share messages as school begins

Excitement, expansion, excellence — those were among themes emphasized by educators as area schools begin their fall terms.

Area teams land in state football rankings

Seven area teams received votes in the preseason state high school football poll released this morning. Five of the teams are in the top 10 of their respective classes.

Fennewald shoots hole-in-one

Larry Fennewald shot a hole-in-one Tuesday at the Oak Hills Golf Center.

Our Opinion: Heart Walk: meaningful and ‘family friendly’

Heart disease is America’s leading killer, so it is no surprise it touches many lives both in Central Missouri and nationwide.

Ukrainian national pleads guilty to marriage fraud conspiracy in Cole Co.

A Ukrainian national pleaded guilty in federal court in Jefferson City to her role in a marriage fraud conspiracy aimed at enabling her to remain in the United States and seek citizenship.

Two area residents killed in separate accidents

Two area residents were killed Sunday in two separate accidents.

Our Opinion: Uphold veto of increased court costs

News Tribune editorial

We support Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill to raise court fees in specific Missouri counties, including Cole County, to finance capital projects.

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Abandoned power company building transformed

From Abandoned Buildings Registry to the Golden Hammer Award, the former Missouri Power and Light power plant at 400 W. Main St. in Jefferson City's Millbottom area has transformed.

Gooden hurt in exhibition game

Titans linebacker Zaviar Gooden was driven off the field in the second quarter with a hamstring injury in Friday night’s NFL exhibition game against the Falcons in Atlanta.

Our Opinion: Emphasis on agriculture stewardship

News Tribune editorial

The Missouri State Fair is underway, again shining a spotlight on the continuing importance of agriculture in our state.

DISH Network likely to drop KRCG tonight

DISH Network subscribers may not be able to watch local CBS affiliate KRCG on the satellite TV service after today.

Missouri adds associate athletics director

Brian White has joined the Missouri athletic department as senior associate athletics director for development, the school announced Friday. White comes to Missouri as the department’s chief development officer, having most recently served as associate athletic director for development at the United States Military Academy.