Moberly Man Killed In Boone County Accident Near Sturgeon

A Moberly man is dead following a crash involving a snowplow near Sturgeon yesterday (Monday) afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on U.S. 63 southbound at Breedlove Road when a vehicle traveled into the path another vehicle and a collision happened. One of the vehicles went off the road, down an embankment […]

Boone County Health Order Modified

Stephanie Browning, director of the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is modifying the county’s health order. The modification goes into effect at Noon Friday, February 12th and allows restaurants and bars serving alcohol and entertainment venues to stay open until midnight. Masks and social distancing are still required under the order which will […]

Sturgeon Neighborhood Vandalized

Damage is being reported in a Sturgeon neighborhood this week after vandals apparently ran over mailboxes, and ran a truck into a resident’s machine shed. A Boone County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to investigate the vandalism on Johannsen Road and Sydow Road on Monday morning. A road sign was also damaged. Authorities believe the vandalism […]

Mexico Woman With Moderate Injuries In Boone County Accident

A Mexico woman is recovering from moderate injuries after a 2 car accident in Boone County yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened just before 3pm on Route HH at North Brown Station Road when the driver of a vehicle failed to yield to a vehicle and hit it causing it […]

Wet Road Conditions Being Reported For 1/15/21

Motorists are being warned that roads are becoming wet this morning due to winter weather in the area. According to Brian Untiedt, area engineer with MoDOT, Highway 63 in Columbia is starting to cover up with snow. Bridges and overpasses could be slick on your commute into work this morning and heavy winds and snow […]

Boone County Extends Health Orders

Stephanie Browning, Director of the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services, is extending the current health orders. The orders are now in effect until 11:59 pm on February 16th unless extended, rescinded, or modified. The extension also extends the mask requirement for both Columbia and Boone County.

Low Speed Chase Starts In Centralia Ends With An Arrest

A person is in the Boone County jail after taking police on a chase yesterday (Thursday) that started in Centralia. According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Centralia police requested help in a chase for a larceny investigation. Hallsville Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol also responded and pursued the suspect for a while in […]

Endangered Silver Advisory Issued For Missing Columbia Man

Columbia Police are issuing an Endangered Silver Advisory for a resident suffering from dementia. 77-year old William J. Heggarty is a 5 feet 10 inch tall white male weighing 230 pounds with gray hair and green eyes, last seen wearing a blue shirt and dark pants. He went missing between 3:30 and 7:30 this (Tuesday) […]

Truman VA Hospital Plans Ahead For Additional COVID-19 Deaths

A new temporary disaster morgue is now in place at Truman VA Hospital in Columbia. The new unit has not yet been used and while the capacity of their in-house morgue hasn’t been exceeded, Public Affairs Officer Jeff Hoelscher says they are planning ahead as the numbers of COVID-19 deaths rise. Truman VA also provides […]