Potato Chip Recall

Frito-Lay has issued a limited voluntary recall of seven and three quarter ounce bags of Lay’s Lightly Salted Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips due to undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the […]

Mizzou Student Crowned Miss Missouri

A new Miss Missouri was crowned at Missouri Military Academy in Mexico on Saturday night. Simone Esters of Columbia won the four day competition in the 50th year of the pageant being held in Mexico. Esters platform focuses on mentorship of youth: Esters has been awarded a $14 thousand scholarship to continue her journalism education […]

Columbia Regional Airport Receives Federal Grant

The United States Department of Transportation has awarded a grant worth more than $2.8 million to help relocate a highway and extend a runway at Columbia Regional Airport. The FAA included the airport in the first round of awards possible in the Airport Improvement Program funding. In a separate grant, the FAA is giving the […]

Columbia Police Release Report On Crash Involving Cruiser

The Columbia Police Department released their initial investigation report today [Thursday] for a serious injury crash involving a Columbia Police Cruiser on June 4. According to the report, 25 year old Skyler Dingwell of Centralia was traveling south on a motorcycle on Brown Station Road near Leeway drive when he attempted to pass an uninvolved […]

Motorcycle Going Wrong Way Collides With Columbia Police Vehicle

Serious physical injuries are being reported to the driver of a motorcycle after colliding with a Columbia Police vehicle last (Tuesday) night. According to Columbia Police an officer was traveling on Brown Station Road near the intersection of Leeway Drive when a motorcycle was going south in the northbound lane and collided with the marked […]

Silver Alert Issued For Springfield Woman

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued a silver alert for a 62 year old Springfield woman. Sylvia Sue Donnell was last seen May 26 and has not been reached since, which is unusual. She suffers from dementia and is increasingly paranoid and often arms herself with blunt objects. Donnell is five feet eleven inches […]

Severe Storms Possible Saturday

The National Weather Service is reporting a chance for severe thunderstorms today across mid-Missouri. The best timing for the storms will be between 3 and 9 PM, with damaging winds and large hail being the main threats. The storms are predicted to move out of the area quickly and will leave the temperatures cooler heading […]

Missouri Bond Reform Could Limit Courts

A new bond reform will go into effect on July 1 that would change the process of incarceration before trial. According to the bond reform, the plan would restrict courts from charging defendants bail as a condition of release. The new rules would not only limit how long a defendant can be detained before a […]

Auxvasse Man Arrested On Drug Charges After Traffic Stop In Columbia

An Auxvasse man is facing drug charges after an arrest during a traffic stop in Columbia yesterday (Wednesday). An officer pulled over 56 year old Darrel Alan Cartee for a traffic violation on Blue Ridge Road, and after a K-9 unit alerted officers to nartcotics a search was conducted where 51 grams of methamphetamine was […]