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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services reports the 70th death in the county due to COVID-19. The death reported today (Monday) is in the 80+ age group and marks the county’s 34th death in that age range.
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 […]
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 The orders are now in effect until 11:59 pm on February 16th unless extended, rescinded, or modified.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.
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]