As Mid-Missourians gather around their tinsel-covered trees with loved ones to unwrap gifts, thousands of families will be apart this season due to incarceration.
Local vet discusses Cold War experience in the Air Force
The price of a gallon of auto fuel in the United States has dropped to a level not seen in some time. Judging from various charts, studies and figures, the last time fuel was about $2 a gallon appears to have been in the first quarter of 2009.
The Tipton R-VI School Board discussed a bond issue to be placed on the April ballot at its regular monthly meeting Wednesday, Dec. 17.
An appeals court has blocked the early release of an area man who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for two deaths and two injuries in a 2007 alcohol-related crash.
Public input is key to developing and maintaining MDC shooting ranges.
Co-Mo Connect is giving an early Christmas present to its subscribers — the ability to watch TV shows anywhere they can receive an Internet signal.
High Point R-III students presented “Christmas Carol Request Live” Thursday, Dec. 18, at 6:30 p.m. for friends and family gathered in the gym.
Liz Schlup, Amanda and Addison Reichel attended the afternoon performance of the St Martin Christmas concert on Tuesday, Attending the evening performance were Jeff, Julie and Cole Schlup, Gary, Amanda and Addison Reichel, Linda Reichel and the Jerry Lage family. Chase Schlup performed with the third grade class; Bailey Lage with the fifth grade class; and Camryn Recichel with the sixth grade class; Pre K through eighth grade performed.
The annual Missouri Governor’s Prayer Breakfast is Jan. 7 at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City. Featured speaker is Les Steckel, president and CEO of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and a veteran NFL coach.
While most high school seniors are immersed in their final year of activities and classes, a few students each year at Russellville High School choose to graduate in December.
First Team offense All-Purpose: Jaden Barr, California, sr., 6-0, 180.
Superb athlete. Dedicated student. Loving daughter and sibling. Humble personality. Caring friend. Heart of gold. Meet Sydney Deeken.
With the holiday season approaching, California boys basketball coach Blair Scanlon made one request to his players heading into last week’s Linn Invitational.
You can preach a message until the cows come home, but sometimes it takes more than words to get your point across.
The California boys basketball team got a win - and a little revenge - at Saturday’s National Guard Shootout in Jefferson City.
Approval was given for construction of a baseball / softball field at the high school campus by the California R-I School Board. The decision was made after discussion at the regular board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Healea is facing five felony charges related to an incident in Columbia
A Change of Venue is being sought by Moniteau County Prosecuting Attorney Shayne Healea, who is facing five felony charges related to an incident in Columbia at Addison’s restaurant. On Saturday, Oct. 25, he is alleged to have backed a Ford F-150 crew cab pickup truck, with tailgate lowered, into a glass wall of Addison’s Grill about 7:30 p.m., driving a short distance away, parking in front of the Tiger Hotel, then leaving the vehicle.
2013-14 audit approved
At the regular board meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17, the board approved the 2013-14 audit report as presented by Evers & Company, CPAs. The audit results were “exceptional.” The usual recommendation of greater segregated duties in the Central Office was included, however the auditors recognize the extra personnel required would be a problem for smaller districts.
The students of California Elementary School joined in the effort to “Fill A Ford for the holidays” collected a total of 2,392 pounds of canned food.