Group collecting cans to build second house
The founders of the local Cans for Habitat recycling program discovered that millions of aluminum cans can help build a home.
But note of caution added
Missouri River Regional Library (MRRL) received a clean 2012 audit, but auditor recommendations included MRRL board oversight of the library’s finances. The MRRL board approved the audit at its monthly meeting Tuesday.
The Redeem Project is hosting an open house from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church, 1436 Hough St.
Biggest gap exists between blacks, whites when it comes to pregnant women, infants, children
The Missouri Foundation for Health released a report last week that outlines health disparities that exist between the state’s black and white populations. According to the report, data analyzed from 2006-10, the rate of black mothers with inadequate prenatal care in Cole County is more than triple the rate for white mothers.
Residents of Cole County made a giant step toward a cure for cancer June 7-8, walking through the night during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.
Today's event offers variety of activities
For Tim Tinnin, Angiepalooza is much more than a music festival. The family-friendly event today at the Jefferson City Jaycees fairgrounds honors his late wife. Bands include Shaman’s Harvest, Squigglefish, Neon Knight, The Dam Band, Soul Root, Double Down, Five Turn Knot, Complete Strangers and The Kay Brothers.
The United Way of Central Missouri announced its 2013 Community Campaign leadership, $1.7 million campaign goal and one-time grant recipients Wednesday at the Special Learning Center.
Rotary, Guard generate tons of goodwill and hope
Area Rotarians and the Missouri National Guard are shouldering a heavy load — tons and tons of vital goods for Panamanians in need.
Local hospital and economic development officials say expanding health care facilities in Jefferson City strengthens the local economy and improves the overall image of the community. Three of the largest health care entities in Jefferson City have either recently expanded, are currently in the process of building an entirely new facility or are in the beginning stages of planning expansion.
Dee Ann McKinney said she is blessed to have worked in her field for her entire career. As research manager for the Missouri Division of Tourism, McKinney not only manages the research program, but also manages the customer service aspect of the department.