News Tribune staff reporter
Historical society’s annual fashion show features spring styles, former first ladies’ gowns
Local women modeling this season’s fashions were the stars of the Cole County Historical Society’s fashion show Monday — but so were women like Carolyn Bond, Lori Holden and Margaret Stephens, Missouri first ladies whose preserved inaugural gowns were on display at the event.
The Archery Shack, a family-owned archery instruction and outdoor equipment retailer in Cole County, closed Feb. 28, according to a post on the business’ Facebook page.
Social media interest in semi-pro baseball outpaces funding
A push to bring minor-league baseball back to Mid-Missouri is advancing, as the potential team owners now believe they have enough community support to start financing the project.
Longtime Jefferson City business Busch’s Florist will open its third Mid-Missouri location Monday in Linn.
Speech therapist Danielle Schwartz opened Day Solutions Inc. in Jefferson City to serve local individuals with developmental disabilities in a new way.
The former Ameren power plant in Jefferson City’s Millbottom area is nearing total renovation, and kicked off the newest phase of its more than 100-year existence last Thursday with an event hosted by the Discover Jefferson City Foundation.
Ralls County Clock Company, a clock retailer and repair shop, is open for business in the back of Tennyson’s Furniture at 520 E. High St. in central Jefferson City.
Capital City ‘really jumped through hoops’
Katy Industries will offer Jefferson City up to 200 local jobs when it moves its subsidiary operations here from Bridgeton later this year, choosing to locate here over three other Midwest sites.
Construction for the Ross department store at Capital Mall is on schedule, said Rob Kingsbury of Farmer Holding Company.
Downtown Jefferson City antiques shop Finders Keepers will reopen soon in its previous location as Second Chance Cottage.