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, […]

Centralia City Hall Closing Lobby To General Public

The Centralia City Hall is closing the lobby to the general public through March 31st. According to a an email from the City of Centralia sent out today, the vestibule will remain open, and envelopes will be made available for customers to utilize the night depository box to the right of the outside door of […]

Red Flag Warning Issued For Multiple Counties In KXEO Listening Area

The National Weather Service is issuing a Red Flag Warning from 2 this afternoon until 6 tonight for several counties in the listening area. The warning is for Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Cole, Gasconade, Moniteau, Monroe and Osage Counties. Residents are being asked not to burn items outdoors during the warning due to weather conditions could […]

Sturgeon FFA Receives Donation

The Sturgeon FFA chapter is investing in technology thanks to a generous donation. Local farmer Rush Farms received a $2,500 America’s Farmers Grow Communities grant from Bayer Fund and directed it to go to Sturgeon FFA. The funds will be used to purchase chromebooks to assist students with SAE Business Plans among other things. Sturgeon […]

Mexico Man Killed in Columbia Accident

A 23-year old Mexico man is dead after being struck by a vehicle early this (Friday) morning. According to Columbia Police, the accident happened at 3:25 this (Friday) morning at Paris and Waco Roads as Hunter Sadler was crossing Paris Road from west to east and was struck by a vehicle driven by 33-year old […]

2nd Arrest In United Credit Union Robbery In Columbia

Columbia Police arrest a second suspect in the January 7th robbery of the United Credit Union branch on Falling Leaf Lane. In a release from the department, 37-year old Jamaar Curtis of Jefferson City was identified as a 2nd suspect and arrested on February 11th for a no-bond warrant from the Division of Probation & […]