The Ashland Police Department announced yesterday [Friday] they will be visiting the Southern Boone School District at various times throughout the day going forward. The decision comes in the wake of a school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead. The district currently has one school resource officer from the Sheriff’s Office.
Jefferson City Public Schools will be holding the groundbreaking for the second high school today. [Saturday] During the ceremony, the name for the new facility will be announced. The event takes place at 11:00 at 2653 Creek Trail Drive.
In local sports: The North Callaway boys basketball team defeated Bowling Green last night with a score of 53 to 49, while the lady thunderbirds fell 57 to 35. The state wrestling tournament is continuing at the Hearnes Center in Columbia today and 5 are competing for medals. Dylan Patton is guaranteed at least […]
The Polar Plunge is set to take place at Kiwanis Lake in Mexico today. According to the website the current fundraising for the Special Olympics of Missouri is currently $5, 085 and at 22 percent of the goal. The Mexico Knights of Columbus 3760 is leading the team fundraising with a contribution of $2,215. The […]
The Fulton Police Department has sent a case involving a former staff member of the Division of Youth Services Fulton Treatment Center to the Callaway Prosecutor. Investigators received a report on December 21, 2017 alleging the misconduct of a staff member. The investigation focused on allegations the staff member had physically assaulted some juveniles residing […]
In local sports: The State Wrestling Tournament is continuing in Columbia. The season came to an end for 2 more Bulldog wrestlers after the second day of competition. Vinny Vitale and Hale Fuemmler each fell in their second round wrestleback matches. Dylan Patton won his wrestleback and will continue. Dillon Nichols, Kellen Ekern, Wyatt […]
The Columbia Police Department has determined that after an investigation, a pedestrian who was hit and killed by a semi truck around 1AM was not an accident. The incident occurred on Interstate 70 near Rangeline. The person did not have I.D. on them and their phone was broken on impact. Police say that due to […]
A student that reportedly brought a gun to Centralia High School is being detained this afternoon. [Friday] In a press conference that took place at Centralia School District, Superintendent Darin Ford, along with Centralia Police Chief Larry Dudgeon and Sergeant Joe Bellamy, said that responsible students in the school district reported their suspicions and expressed […]
A student of the Centralia High School is in custody after a handgun and ammunition was found in a book bag. According to a press release from Superintendent Darrin Ford the incident happened around 8 this (Friday) morning, and other students reported it to staff prompting the search. The student was taken into custody by […]
The second edition of the new sports talk show the Buzzer Beater is up and running with a full show tomorrow (Saturday) morning. Join Mathew Pilger and Michael Daugherty at 8:30 on AM 1340 KXEO. Tomorrow’s show includes interviews with Cardinals Broadcasters John Rooney, and Mike Shannon. Also a spotlight on Local Coaching Jim Enlow. […]