SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospitals are changing visitor guidelines as COVID-19 cases rise. Effective Monday, November 23 the hospitals in Mexico and Jefferson City will no longer allow visitors with a few exceptions. Limited visitors may be allowed for end-of-life situations, and pediatric and surgery patients may have one guardian or support person with them. […]
Several Mid-Missouri counties remains in the red zone for new COVID-19 infections, according to a newly released White House report. The document looks at cases reported last week, and shows Missouri as a whole remains in the red zone, with 159 cases per one hundred thousand people. Missouri’s case rate of 9,768 is the 15th […]
Senior farmers’ market vouchers are still available in Audrain, Boone, Callaway and Cole County. The program, funded by the USDA and coordinated by Aging Best allows qualifying seniors to receive up to fifty dollars in vouchers to be used at local farmers’ markets. Applications must be completed by October 1st and the program will end […]
The SSM Health COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites in Jefferson City and Mexico will be closed on Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. Both sites will reopen on Tuesday, September 8th.
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, […]
Analysis and identification of a nearly complete human skeleton found in Cole County last week is ongoing at the University of Missouri Medical Examiner’s Office. The Cole County Sheriff’s Office found the human remains on Thursday after a Cole County Jail inmate told authorities where a body was buried. Authorities searched a home in the […]
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley will be visiting tornado damage in Mid-Missouri today (Saturday). Hawley will first stop at the City of Eldon Fire Department at 11 and then visit the Cole County Sheriff’s Department in Jefferson City this (Saturday) afternoon at 1. Hawley will be briefed by local officials and emergency responders.
A man is facing several felony charges of manufacturing and use of a dangerous weapon after an arrest by Cole County Deputies yesterday (Monday). Deputies say they were called to a house in the 800 block of the AC Exit yesterday (Monday) morning just after 8 for a report of someone making bombs and exploding […]
A bond of one hundred thousand dollars is set by a Cole County Judge for the caregiver in the death of a four year old Jefferson City boy. Judge Jon Beetum set the bond for Quatavia Givens who has been charged with First Degree Child Abuse or Neglect resulting in the disappearance and death of […]
Cole County Deputies are to thank for saving a woman’s life last (Tuesday) night. According to the department they went to the 5400 block of Business 50 in Cole County for a possible overdose. Deputies report finding a 22 year old woman, not breathing and exhibiting signs of an opiate overdose. A deputy gave the […]