California Democrat Breaking News
After a hard-fought and at times heated campaign, incumbent Sheriff Jeptha "Jay" Gump defeated challengers Tony Wheatley, Dale Embry and Chris Dunham on the Republican ticket in the primary election held Tuesday, Aug. 8. Turnout was 33.77 percent.
At approximately 11:25am today 7/18/2012 a lone gunman entered the Mainstreet Bank in Prairie Home.
"The California Fireworks show has been cancelled and there is a burn ban in force in California until further notice," said California Fire Chief Allen Smith Friday, June 29. "The heat and drought continue. There is no relief in sight."
Joseph Spencer, 39, formerly of California, was been found not guilty of murder by a Laclede County jury after less than two hours of deliberation.
To resign effective Aug. 1
Highway 50 was blocked for several hours in the aftermath of a fatal collision on Memorial Day.
A final committee vote still must be taken.
The Pamida Pharmacy will close Friday, May 18, according to Tara Zeller, speaking for Shopko from Green Bay, Wisc.
Nine senators want to cancel pay raises; got 15 votes
The Missouri National Guard Agribusiness Development Team VI is reporting no fatalities or life-threatening injuries after an attack on the forward operating base where they are stationed in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province.
Due to recent outbreaks of flu and strep throat, the Morgan County R-2 School District will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. today and will be out of school Thursday and Friday. High Point R-3 School will have school today, but will be closed Thursday and Friday to fumigate and disinfect the school from the flu virus.
Lawmakers on Monday fail to pass bill delaying start date.
Attorney General Chris Koster said this morning he will appeal Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green's Monday ruling that the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act, known as "MOSIRA," is unconstitutional.
A Boston psychiatrist told Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce this morning that no scientific study has shown a connection between the anti-depressant drug Prozac and an increased incidents of suicides or violence, including murder.
The Enhanced Enterprize Zone (EEZ) for Moniteau County has been approved, according to information received Friday by Ken Parrett, executive director of Moniteau County Regional Economic Development Council (MRED).