Blunt Issues Statement On Cummings Passing

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri has made a statement on the passing of United States Representative Elijah Cummings. Blunt says “Elijah Cummings was a good friend and a powerful advocate for what he believed. The last time I saw him, he thanked me again for working with his friend, Carla Hayden, the Librarian of […]

Columbia Police Ask For Help Locating Missing Woman

The Columbia Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a woman last seen on October 8. Police say 28 year old Mengqi Elledge was last seen at her residence in the 2600 block of Eastwood Drive at 11:30 PM when she went to bed. Her husband reports she was gone when he woke […]

Givens Bonds Out Of Cole County Jail

A woman facing charges in the death of a 4 year old boy in Jefferson City was released from jail this morning. [Wednesday] Quatavia Givens is charged with one count of child abuse or neglect resulting in death in relation to the death of Darnell Gray last October. Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem lowered […]

Week Six Friday Night Lights Scores

Week six of Friday night High school football is in the books. Here are some scores from around the area: Mexico fell to Centralia 13 to 10* Blair Oaks shut out Hallsville 35 to nothing* North Callaway took down Bowling Green 22 to 21* Harrisburg defeated Missouri Military Academy 56 to 26* Hannibal dominated Fulton […]

Farm Bureau Endorses Kehoe

The Missouri Farm Bureau’s State Political Action Committee announced today [Monday] they have voted to endorse Lieutenant Governor Mike Kehoe for re-election. The trustees for the Farm Bureau Federation State Political Action Committee report they selected Kehoe based on voting records and by seeking their positions on issues prior to voting on endorsements.

Special Legislative Session Cost More than 70 Thousand Dollars

A recent special legislative session in Jefferson City cost approximately $70 thousand to hold. Republican Governor Mike Parson called the special session to overlap with lawmakers’ annual meeting to review vetoed bills. Parson called lawmakers to undo a recent Supreme Court ruling that found taxpayers could only trade-in one vehicle for a discounted sales tax […]

AG Schmitt Issues Alert Regarding Scam

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has issued a consumer alert about a potential scam targeting elderly and vulnerable citizens. Scammers have made the phone number appear to be coming from the U.S. Government or the U.S. District Court. The caller sounds like a child, pretending to be their grandchild who is currently being held in […]

Buckle Up Phone Down Reaches 10 Thousand Pledges

More than 10 thousand people have accepted the Buckle Up Phone Down Challenge since the program was created in 2017. The program is aimed at addressing the two most impactful actions a driver can take to prevent crashes, or survive if one occurs. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation and Missouri Coalition for Roadway […]

General Mills Voluntary Recall

General Mills announced a voluntary recall of five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour for the potential presence of E-Coli. The impacted bags have a use-by date of September 6, 2020. General Mills has not received any reports of confirmed illnesses related to this product. Consumers are asked to check their pantries […]