MoDOT Provides Road Conditions For Morning Commute For 2/1/8/21

The Missouri Department of Transportation is updating road conditions for the morning commute. Major in roads in Mexico area are partly covered. As you go south towards Columbia and Jefferson City roads are partly covered. MoDOT crews have been working through out the evening and say minor roads will remain partly covered through out the […]

MoDOT Updates Road Conditions For 2/15/21

As winter weather continues in the listening area the Missouri Department of Transportation is updating road conditions. According to MoDOT roads this (Monday) morning are partly covered in the Audrain area. I-70 in Columbia and Jefferson City is covered as well. Wind will be an issue blowing snow back on the roads through out the […]

List Of Cancelations and Closings For 2/15/21

Due to the inclement weather the following will be closed today (Monday): The Mexico Senior Center. Callaway County Public Library. Columbia College offices and classes are all closed for today. Westminster College-Campus closed and classes canceled. William Woods University-closed today. The University of Missouri will have remote classes. The Boone Hospital drive-thru COVID-19 testing closed […]

Audrain County Accident Leaves Columbia Man With Minor Injuries

A Columbia man is recovering from minor injuries following a 2 vehicle accident in Audrain County yesterday (Thursday) afternoon. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Missouri 22, about 100 yards east of Audrain County Road 205 when 34 year old Daniel N. Hinton of Columbia failed to drive on the right half […]

Boone County Extends Health Orders

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 The orders are now in effect until 11:59 pm on February 16th unless extended, rescinded, or modified.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.

Endangered Silver Advisory Issued For Missing Columbia Man

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) […]

Truman VA Hospital Plans Ahead For Additional COVID-19 Deaths

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 […]

Boone County Extends Health Orders

Columbia / Boone County Public Health & Human Services is extending the current health order, including the Columbia and Boone County mask requirement, through December 22nd. According to Director Stephanie Browning, the extension is due to the surge in numbers following Thanksgiving. As of Wednesday, there were 157 hospitalized in Boone County with 46 in […]

Columbia Police Reporting A Missing Adult

Columbia Police are reporting a missing adult that could be in the Mexico, Hatton, Fulton, or Columbia areas. 23-year old Michael Benjamin Crum was last seen September 21st in a black Chevrolet Blazer. Crum is a white male, approximately five feet ten inches tall and weighs roughly 150 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to […]