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The Blair Oaks eighth-grade team claimed a 38-25 win while the seventh-grade team earned a 26-26 victory against Fulton on Tuesday.
The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons split a doubleheader Monday with School of the Osage.
A plan to deal with what could be a “once in a million year disaster event” has been developed by Ameren Missouri officials should this occur at the Callaway Nuclear Plant.
The Cole County prosecutor has apparently dropped a second murder charge against a Jefferson City resident who has already been convicted and sentenced to death for one murder in a double-murder case.
Nearly $50,000 spent on nuisance properties
Jefferson City officials have filed a civil suit against a Jefferson City woman who owns at least 16 properties that have violated the city’s nuisance code.
The Vienna Lady Eagles suffered a 69-27 loss against the Crocker Lady Lions on Monday.
Blake Snyder scored a game-high 15 points and the Linn Wildcats used a strong fourth quarter to earn a 63-47 win against the Jefferson City Jays’ JV team Monday in the first round of the Linn Tournament.
The Tuscumbia Lady Lions jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 79-43 win against the Russellville Lady Indians on Monday.
Kory Franks scored 16 points to lead four Blair Oaks players in double figures as the Falcons rolled to an 82-40 win against Cuba on Monday in the first round of the Linn Tournament.
Morgan Brandt scored 19 points as the Fatima Lady Comets claimed a 61-48 win against the School of the Osage Lady Indians on Monday.
Collin Caywood hit a 3-pointer with 19 seconds to play and the Helias Crusaders held off the Battle Spartans 52-50 Monday night.
The postseason awards keep rolling in for Morris Henderson.
The Helias Lady Crusaders rallied late Monday, but fell 40-33 to the Battle Lady Spartans.
Several area football players have been named to the all-state teams selected by media members from around the state released this morning.
Jefferson, the programming guy, rushes into the producer’s office with an idea for a new show.
Jefferson City residents interested in serving on the City Council can begin filing to run for office this week.
Will stay at Missouri through bowl game
SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its new football head coach.
Larry G. Bish, Jefferson City, was treated at a local hospital after a two-vehicle wreck Saturday evening in the 5000 block of U.S. 50/63.
News Tribune editorial
In an effort to stabilize one problematic variable, state Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, has drafted legislation to create an earlier deadline for finalizing ballot language.
The first- and second-place ward winners in the 28th annual Jefferson City Christmas Home Decorating Contest have been announced.
The Blair Oaks wrestling team finished sixth at the Union Tournament on Saturday.
The Jefferson City Jays had five members place first in the Rolla JV Tournament on Saturday.
The Helias Crusaders defeated the Hannibal Pirates 39-27 in the consolation final Saturday in the Mexico Freshman Tournament.
Lincoln will sponsor women’s bowling as an NCAA team sport beginning in 2015, athletic director Betty Kemna announced earlier this month.
News Tribune editorial
If you’re driving while saturated with alcohol, or anything above the legal .08 blood alcohol content, prepare for the consequences.
A Jefferson City man and woman have been charged in connection with the theft of multiple pieces of mail belonging to several individuals in Cole County.
The 2014 Cole County Historical Society Christmas ornament is now available at locations throughout Jefferson City.
Here are the match results, schedule and individual results for the Helias Crusaders and Jefferson City Jays from the Missouri Duals being held at Rackers Fieldhouse and the Helias Gym.
The California Pintos had three players in double figures, and the Pintos defeated Russellville on Friday, 62-43.
Bryce Sanders produced a double-double, but the Tipton Cardinals began conference play with a 58-50 loss to Cole Camp on Friday.
Braydon Holtmeyer scored 19 points for the Hornets, but it was not enough, as St. Elizabeth fell to Crocker on Friday, 56-38.
OWENSVILLE — The Linn Wildcats defeated Owensville 59-25 on Friday to get their first win of the season.
Here are boys basketball results from the Ray-Pec Shootout in Peculiar, Mo.
Here are boys basketball results and remaining schedules at the Centralia Tournament in Centralia, Mo.
Here are girls basketball results from the Centralia Tournament in Centralia, Mo.
Here are girls basketball results and remaining schedules at the Stephanie Phillips Classic, held at Kickapoo High School in Springfield, Mo.
Vienna fell short against Iberia on Friday, losing 68-46 to Iberia.
Cole Duenckel scored 13 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Calvary Lions, as they fell to Tuscumbia on Thursday, 65-39.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays suffered a 54-48 loss to Rogers (Ark.) on Friday in the second round of the Stephanie Phillips Classic,hosted by Kickapoo.
The Lewis and Clark seventh-grade team finished its season on a high note after claiming a 35-25 win against Oakland on Friday in the third-place game of the West Middle School Tournament.
Withdrawal of a proposal to change the name of Lafayette Street is wise.
A Jefferson City man has been charged with abuse of a child for an incident that occurred earlier this month.
The HOPE for Christmas campaign is in need of volunteers and financial donations to help ensure needy families receive gifts for their holiday festivities.
Lindsay Medlen scored 37 points Thursday night to lead the Crocker Lady Lions to a 67-38 victory against the St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets.
A big third quarter proved to be the difference Thursday night.
The Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 28-14 lead Thursday and defeated the Russellville Lady Indians 56-37.
The Jefferson City Lady Jays dropped a 63-59 decision to Crane in the opening round of the Stephanie Phillips Classic at Kickapoo High School.
The Blair Oaks Falcons swept a seventh- and eighth-grade doubleheader Thursday from Eldon.
The Blair Oaks Lady Falcons swept a seventh- and eighth-grade doubleheader Thursday against the Eldon Lady Mustangs.
PECULIAR — The Jefferson City Jays dropped a 60-47 decision Thursday to the Blue Springs Wildcats in the semifinals of the Raymore-Peculiar Shootout.