Author Archives: John Marsh

  1. carbon monoxide blamed for hermann death

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    A 13-year-old from Hermann is dead after his family turned their furnace on for the first time this season. Hermann police say it appears the boy died from carbon monoxide poisoning. Other members of the family were also treated for exposure about 5 a.m. Thursday morning. Police confirm that a fire department investigation showed the furnace in the house to be defective. Hermann police are not releasing the name of the victim or family at this time.

  2. jcmo council to lincoln – u: ‘its all about inclusion’

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    The Mayor and Jefferson City’s Council are doing more than just talking about getting Lincoln – U a bigger role in the community. Councilman Larry Henry is pleased Mayor Carrie Tergin suggested bringing a student onboard as a non – voting member …

    Jonathon Jackson now serves in that capacity at Council meetings.

  3. missing camdenton woman found

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    Camdenton police have found a missing woman who had not been seen by family and friends since September 27th. The police department says
    residents spotted Susan Wilhite walking along Highway 54 West of Camdenton Wednesday evening. When police caught up to Wilhite, she appeared to be disoriented and said her car had broken down Tuesday and she had been wandering in the woods. Wilhite was taken to Lake
    Regional Hospital for evaluation.

  4. how is hartsburg fixed for pumpkins?

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    What if you planned a pumpkin festival…but you didn’t have any pumpkins? It’s not quite that bad in Hartsburg for this year’s annual festival, but pumpkin growers in the Missouri bottoms are way short on this year’s crop. It’s due to wet conditions during planting season, and dry conditions during finishing season. Festival organizer Jo Hackman says there will be plenty of pumpkins this weekend…but most of them will be coming from somewhere else.

  5. winners in jc chamber small business event

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    A coffee shop owner and a long time school employee are the big winners in the annual Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce Business Showcase. Tasir Yanis of Yanis Coffee Zone was tabbed as the Small Business of the Year.

    Tara Parris of the Jefferson City School District is named the Chamber Outstanding Employee of 20-15.

    The event continues today at the Capital Plaza Hotel.

  6. jcmo shots fired hit cars – no people

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    The Jefferson City Police Department is investigating a drive by overnight. According to the department, someone fired at least one gun shot in the 500 block of East Elm about 10-15 Tuesday night. Police found bullet holes in a couple of vehicles in the area, but nobody was hurt.

  7. mid – mo marine dies at camp pendleton

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    A Marine from Vienna was found dead Monday on a shooting range at Camp Pendleton in California. The Marine is identified as 19-year-old Lance Corporal Dominic E. Schraft. He was found with a gunshot wound to the head. Investigators at Camp Pendleton say the shooting is under investigation. Schraft joined the Marines in August of 2014…and served as a field radio operator.

  8. jc motorcyclist hit by car

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    A Jefferson City motorcyclist is hurt when his bike collides with a car this morning. The accident happened at the intersection of Madison and Atchison around 8-am. The biker was taken to the hospital. The car’s driver wasn’t hurt. No names have been released.

  9. man who repeatedly gave cops the ‘slip’ gets 15 – years

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    A Columbia man…once the target of a manhunt at the Lake…has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a judge in Boone County. Brian Adkison was found guilty of rape during a July trial in Columbia. Adkison faces several other charges including assault and rape in other counties around the state. Adkison led authorities on a massive manhunt in the Lake area in the summer of 2013 before he was captured in Morgan County. He was later caught in Ohio after running again.

  10. a new incident of racial tension at mizzou

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    Campus student government groups are calling for the University of Missouri to take action against racism after another incident on campus. A group of black students was practicing a homecoming skit on campus early Monday morning when a drunk man approached the group and yelled racist comments at the group. The university’s Legion of Black Collegians and the Residents Halls Association released statements Monday saying racism is not being taken seriously on the MU campus.