Murder Charges Filed In Centralia Hit And Run Incident

The driver who was responsible for a hit and run accident in Centralia on Tuesday night that killed a 74 year old victim is now charged with murder. According to court records Amy Rievley has been charged with 2nd degree murder, driving while intoxicated, and causing the death of another and leaving the scene of […]

New Health Order For Boone County Takes Effect Tuesday June 23

Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services is issuing a new health order effective Tuesday, June 23. In the new order, most occupancy limits are removed for most businesses as long as required social distancing is followed. Personal care facilities can operate with 50% capacity or 50 persons, whichever is fewer. No standing bar, counter, […]

Missouri 4-H Foundation Scholarship Winnners Announced

The Missouri 4H Foundation is announcing the winners of their scholarships. In Audrain county, Lauryn Robnett was awarded an Orsheln 4-H Scholarship. In Boone county, winners were Saylor Forsyth, Stephen Coy, William Adkins, Matthew Vaughn, Sophia Cunningham, and Heather Snow. Bryar DeLashmutt from Callaway county, Marlena Long of Monroe county, and Alexander Kleinsorge from Montgomery […]

Area Law Enforcement Respond To Minnesota Police Killing Of George Floyd

Audrain County Sheriff Matt Oller is weighing in on the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota. Floyd, a 46 year old black man, died Monday after an officer with the Minneapolis Police Department used his knee on Floyd’s neck to pin him to the ground. His death sparked outrage and nationwide protests. Sheriff Oller […]

City Of Columbia and Boone County Issue Stay At Home Order

The City of Columbia and Boone County is issuing a stay-at-home order following a news conference this morning. The order goes into effect tomorrow and will last through April 24th. The order requires residents to stay at home unless they are engaged in one of the essential activities including working in an essential business, obtaining […]

New COVID-19 Cases In Boone County

Health officials in Boone County are reporting two new positive coronavirus cases, bringing their total to three. According to a press release from the City of Columbia, the two new patients are in their 60s & 70s and their cases are related to out-of-state contact with a positive case.

Missouri Records First COVID-19 Death

Missouri health officials are announcing the state’s first death as a result of COVID-19. In a press conference with Governor Parson this (Wednesday) afternoon, Columbia Mayor Brian Treece announced that a patient who had tested positive yesterday (Tuesday) died earlier today (Wednesday). The exposure was travel-related. The family of the victim called 9-1-1 this (Wednesday) […]

First Two Cases Of COVID-19 In Mid-Missouri Confirmed Positive

The first 2 positive cases of COVID-19 in mid-Missouri are being confirmed. Yesterday (Tuesday) one case was confirmed positive in Boone County and one in Cole County. This brings the total of confirmed cases to 16 in the state. 4 in Greene County, 4 in St. Louis County, 1 in the City of St. Louis, […]