MSHP Honors Two For Heroic Actions

The Missouri State Highway Patrol honored Julie Nordman and her husband Randy Nordman posthumously the Honorary Trooper Certificate today [Friday] in New Florence. According to the nomination, Randy and Julie Nordman saved lives on March 7, 2016. Randy Nordman was fatally shot by Pablo Serrano-Vitorino during an altercation that caused Serrano-Vitorino to lose the bullets […]

Columbia Police Ask For Help Locating Missing Woman

The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a woman last seen on October 8. Police say 28 year old Mengqi Elledge was last seen at her residence in the 2600 block of Eastwood Drive at 11:30 PM when she went to bed. Her husband reports she was gone when he woke […]

Auxvasse Residents Charged With Burglary and Assault

Formal charges are now being brought against 2 Auxvasse residents in connection with a burglary and an assault. The Callaway County Prosecuting Attorney charged 32 year old John Metheny, and 26 year old Ciera Conatser yesterday (Thursday) with First Degree Burglary and Misdemeanor Assault, Conatser also charged with First Degree Property Damage. Callway County deputies […]

Missouri Military Academy Alum Injured In Afghanistan

An alumnus from Missouri Military Academy in Mexico  is recovering from serious injuries he sustained in Afghanistan on Saturday. According to a spokesperson for MMA, Sergeant Ian Ives stepped on an IED. While he was being transported to Walter Reed Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, Ives was detained in Germany for emergency surgery. Ives is from […]

MU Searches For New Vice Chancellor

The University of Missouri is looking for the next vice chancellor for inclusion, diversity and equity. MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright announced yesterday [Tuesday] the university has started a nationwide search for the position. NaTusha Davis has been serving as interim vice chancellor since July. It is currently unknown how much the search will cost and […]

Two Arrested In Callaway Traffic Stop

Two Holts Summit men were arrested during a traffic stop in the area of State Road AA yesterday. [Tuesday] The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office reports 18 year old Isaac Snider and 19 year old Trenton Miller were found to be wanted in Cole County for felony charges. A warrant had been issued for Snider’s arrest […]

Givens Bonds Out Of Cole County Jail

A woman facing charges in the death of a 4 year old boy in Jefferson City was released from jail this morning. [Wednesday] Quatavia Givens is charged with one count of child abuse or neglect resulting in death in relation to the death of Darnell Gray last October. Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem lowered […]