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Shelley Gabert

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Party celebrates volunteerism

Brenda Doyle, director of senior services for Cole Country, organized a party to honor and thank the volunteers of Cole County for their service to dozens of organizations in the community.

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Third annual fashion show raises funds for First Lady collection

The Cole County Historical Society, CCHS, presented its third annual fashion show/fundraiser luncheon Monday at the Jefferson City Country Club.

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WOW Expo aims to offer fun, information for women

The second annual Women’s Official Weekend (WOW) Expo begins on Saturday at the Capital Mall. The two-day event, presented by Central Missouri Promotions, will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. on Sunday.

Capital 8 throwing Oscar watch party

The Goodrich Capital 8 Theater is throwing an Oscar watch party on Sunday. Admission is free, and will feature trivia contests and prize giveaways during the commercial breaks of the live broadcast, starting at 6 p.m.

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Old hands at the game

Poker night has long been a popular male pastime, but for one group of friends it has been a tradition they’ve shared for the past 44 years.

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JC girl working to make it in Hollywood

After four years paying her dues in the entertainment business, Avery Phillips has landed her first big role in an upcoming movie. That’s impressive for any actor toiling away in Hollywood, much less one who’s only 9.

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Downtown independent theater debuts with Churchill documentary

The first official screening event at Capitol City Cinema on Tuesday may have been a bit thrown together, but it served as a preview of the exciting potential for the permanent independent theater on High Street.

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Bigger roles coming his way

Jefferson City native changes focus to bolster acting career

After decades as an actor in Los Angeles, John Michael Herndon’s career seems to be finally taking off.

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JC native making his mark in movie business

Sharing his vision with others

His belongings sit in a storage facility here in his hometown, but Jefferson City native Andrew Droz Palermo has been on the move. A graphic designer, photographer and cinematographer, the 29-year-old’s career has taken off this past year in a big way.

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Supernatural thriller makes its way to Jefferson City (VIDEO)

Capital 8 Theatres to screen 'Apparitional' on Saturday

A bit of Hollywood is coming to Jefferson City this Saturday when “Apparitional,” a supernatural thriller shot at the now closed Missouri State Penitentiary late last year, premieres with a red carpet followed by a midnight screening at the Goodrich Capital 8 Theatres.

Local models showcase fashion for charity event

What’s on the catwalk, JC?

A mix of styles from the past and present marked The Cole County Historical Society’s Finishing Touch Fashion and Vintage Accessory Show on Monday.

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Regular vehicle maintenance will keep you running longer, cheaper

Like with our own health, a preventative approach to car maintenance can ward off some major problems down the road.

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From simple to elaborate, fashion made a bold statement at Inaugural Ball

An evening of elegance, ambiance

There was no official Hollywood-style red carpet Monday evening at the Inaugural Ball, but I had no trouble finding fashion savvy guests roaming freely throughout the Missouri Capitol for this final event in a day full of activities.

Local woman is national spokeswoman for American Heart Association

Christie Thompson always thought she was the picture of health.