Mexico Wrestler Dillon Nichols Back To Back State Champion

It is another state wrestling championship for Mexico Senior wrestler Dillon Nichols. He will go onto Northern Illinois University to wrestle as a back to back state champion for the Mexico Bulldogs. Keith Ransom finished State Runner-Up in over the weekend. Ransom is only a freshman on the Mexico wrestling team.

Centralia House Fire

Officials in Centralia do not have an estimate on damages caused by a fire to a house on Friday night. Firefighters went to the home at the intersection of Bryson and Allen Street around 11 on Friday night. The fire was out by 1:30 am. The cause of the fire has not yet been released.

Suspect In Multi-State Chase Took His Own Life

The suspect involved in a police chase across state lines took his own life when confronted by police. The Illinois State Police reports 39 year old Leslie Austin, kidnapped his girlfriend and her child in Jefferson City on Tuesday. The woman, identified as Danielle Smith, suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the incident. The child was […]

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Saturday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory that will go into effect at 6PM, and will expire at 6AM tomorrow. [Sunday] Snow and freezing drizzle is expected this evening with a light glaze of ice and up to one inch of snow. The National Weather Service says it is often difficult to […]

Highway Patrol Releases Updated Response Numbers

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has updated the numbers of calls for service they responded to during yesterday’s winter weather. Preliminary troop F totals between 10AM and 5PM were 272 calls for service, 110 stranded motorists, 81 crashes, 18 injuries and no fatalities. State wide, General Headquarters reports 1797 calls for service, 598 stranded motorists, […]

Jefferson City Man Arrested After Car Chase, Manhunt

A pursuit  in Callaway County early yesterday [Friday] morning resulted in the arrest of a Jefferson City man. The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office says they were notified just after midnight of a pursuit on Highway 54. Callaway deputies deployed spike strips on 54 near State Road BB, south of Fulton. A second one was deployed […]

MSHP Make Drug Arrest On Interstate 70

The Missouri State Highway Patrol arrested a North Carolina man in Callaway County after allegedly finding him to be in possession of a large amount of drugs early this morning. [Friday] Thirty three year old Robbie Roberts was taken into custody at around 12:11AM on Interstate 70. Troopers made a traffic stop for following to […]

Crews Work To Clear 50 Car Pileup

A multiple car pileup closed Highway 54 in Miller County around 1:30 this afternoon. Sergeant Scott White with the Missouri State Highway Patrol says around 50 cars were involved in crashes or slide offs in the same general area near Opie Road. Crews are working to clear the road, and emergency crews are treating injuries. […]

City Of Columbia Hires New Treasurer

The City of Columbia announced today [Friday] they have filled the position of treasurer in the Finance Department. Chelsea Miller comes to Columbia after recently working as the corporate controller/finance director for Onshore Outsourcing, a large private IT corporation. It is headquartered in Macon. The treasurer is responsible for managing the revenue and cash flow […]

Highway Patrol Responds To More Than 500 Calls For Service

The Missouri State Highway Patrol Highway Patrol General Headquarters reports more than 125 traffic crashes in the state since 9:00 this morning, and that number is still climbing. [Friday] The Highway Patrol says troopers have received 569 calls for service, 166 stranded motorists, 19 injuries and one fatality. The Highway Patrol is advising to avoid […]