League Of Women Voters Getting Residents Registered For Upcoming Elections

Today (Tuesday) is National Voter Registration Day and organizations are preparing to get residents signed up for upcoming elections. The League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County is hosting an event today (Tuesday) that started at 11 am and goes until 5 this (Tuesday) evening at the Columbia Public Library. The Mexico-Audrain League of Women […]

Toalson Reisch May Appeal Judges Ruling Against Her In Lawsuit

Missouri State Representative Cheri Toalson Reisch is deciding whether she wants to appeal a judges ruling against her in a lawsuit about her Twitter account blocking users. Reisch said in a statement yesterday (Friday) her next step will be to weigh the merits of appealing the lawsuit. A Centralia man Mike Campbell filed the lawsuit […]

Third Annual National Night Out In Centralia

Centralia’s 3rd annual National Night Out will be taking place tonight (Tuesday) night. Centralia Police Officer David Davenport says it’s an opportunity for police, first responders, and members of the community to talk about how to improve their town. First responders and police from Boone County, and Audrain County will be at the event. It […]

Boone County Fair In Sturgeon Opening Day

The opening day of the annual Boone County Fair starts today (Tuesday) in Sturgeon. Fair-goers will have to deal with extreme heat as an excessive heat watch is in effect for the area until Saturday. Boone County Fire Protection District will have people on site at the fair to deal with heat-related emergencies, plus two […]

Boone County Fugitive Arrested Near Kingdom City

A Boone County fugitive is back in jail after an arrest by Callaway County Sheriff’s deputies near Kingdom City. 33 year old Aaron Armor was arrested late Wednesday night for several offenses, that included possession of methamphetamine and unlawful use and possession of a fire arm, according to authorities. Armour was found near Stephanie Court, […]

Woman Rescued After Falling From A Cliff At Boone County Park

A woman is recovering from lower leg injuries after falling 15 feet down a rock bluff at the Pinnacles Youth Park in Boone County yesterday (Monday) afternoon. Rescuers from the Boone County Fire Protection District used ropes to lower the woman down the rock bluff that was nearly fifty feet tall. Muddy conditions and the […]

National Drug Take Back Continues

The National Drug Take Back Event is continuing today (Saturday). In Boone County, Ashland, Hallsville and Centralia Police Departments will participate in the drug take back. As well as the Columbia Hickman and Rock Bridge High Schools. It starts from 10-1. In Mexico the Public Safety Department the drug take back will take place from […]

Columbia Man Thought To Have Fled To Iceland In Boone County Jail

A Columbia man who authorities thought fled to Iceland is now in the Boone County Jail. Boone County Sheriff’s Department say they transported Jay Robinson from a Cook County, Illinois jail back to Boone County yesterday (Sunday) morning. Robinson is accused of hiding a camera in a bathroom in the children’s section of the Columbia […]

Boone County Pursuit and Fiery Crash

Two men are now arrested after taking authorities on a chase in Boone County early this (Monday) morning. According to reports from ABC 17, two men were throwing drugs out of the window of a vehicle as Boone County Deputies were in pursuit toward Hallsville. The chase ended around 3 this (Monday) morning near the […]

Woman Injured In Shooting on Demaret Drive in Columbia

The Boone County Sheriff’s Department is looking into a shooting reported at Demaret Drive early this (Wednesday) morning. It happened around 4 this (Wednesday) morning in the 800 block of Demaret Drive where an 18 year old woman was wounded. The woman was taken by private vehicle to a local hospital. The investigation is continuing […]