Hearnes Center And MU Arena Being Looked At As Possible Emergency Hospitals

Several sports arenas in Columbia could be transformed into an emergency hospital for COVID-19 patients. Representatives of the Missouri National Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited the Hearnes Center and Mizzou Arena last week and so far the project is just in the planning stages. If the coronavirus pandemic fills the almost twelve […]

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.

More Schools Closings Announced Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

A number of Missouri schools are closing in an effort to halt or slow the spread of COVID-19. The Mexico School District will close this Friday, March 20th and be back in session after April 14th. The Moberly Public Schools will be out tomorrow (Wednesday) March 18th and will be out through April 3rd. Centralia […]

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 & […]

Accident Victim Meets With Caregivers

A Columbia woman seriously injured in an accident in June of last year is celebrating recovery by visiting her caregivers. Patricia Beasley was crossing Ash Street in Columbia with Katie Paul when they were struck by a car. Paul died of her injuries. Beasley spent more than 2 weeks in ICU before being transferred to […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensary List Released

The long-awaited list of medical marijuana dispensaries licensed in Missouri has been released by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. According to the list published on their website, there will be 7 licensed dispensaries in Columbia, 3 in Moberly, 2 in Jefferson City, and one in Mexico. The Mexico location, under the name […]