John Marsh

Facebook page has them up in arms in Callaway


Facebook has taken down the “South Callaway’s Sexiest” page. The page featured pictures of underage girls, with inappropriate comments attached. It got parents upset when it hit the social media site in mid-January. They asked the school district to step in, but the principal said there wasn’t much they could …

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Miller County arsonist?

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Firefighters in Miller County say they have an arsonist on their hands. Brumley fire Protection District Captain Paul Colvin says his department has responded to 30 natural cover fires since January 30th. And the frequency appears to be going up. The fire protection district responded to seven fires on Saturday …

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Man wanted in JCMO rape caught in the Kingdom of Callaway


The Callaway County Sheriff’s department has tracked down a man wanted by Jefferson City police. A Callaway deputy spotted 48-year-old Sylvester Vernell inside a convenience store about 2-30 Sunday morning. Vernell was arrested without incident. He faces charges of domestic assault and rape. Deputies found meth and drug paraphernalia on …

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Just probation for a man who waved a gun around at Lincoln – U

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(A-P) A Jefferson City man has been placed on unsupervised probation after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a 2014 lockdown at central Missouri campus. Aaron Burns was put on two years of unsupervised probation after he pleaded guilty in Cole County to misdemeanor third-degree assault. He had been charged …

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Manning and the Ponies do it again


If this was the final game of Peyton Manning’s 18-year career, he couldn’t have scripted the ending much better. A 2-yard rushing touchdown from running back C.J. Anderson — in addition to a defensive score and three field goals from kicker Brandon McManus — gave the Denver Broncos a 24-10 …

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Mizzou protesters — ‘They’re Back!’

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The Mizzou protest group Concerned Student 1950 is back. Members of the group interrupted a University board of Curators meeting yesterday…shouting out demands…and its support for suspended MU faculty member Melissa Click. Curators allowed the interruption and listened while the group made its demands and chanted. The group dispersed quietly …

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Will the old houses on Capitol Ave. ever come down?

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If you have visitors in Jefferson City, you might not want to show them the sights on East Capitol. That’s where a more than dozen run – down homes stand … Councilman Rick Mihalevich adds, that while they are serious about cleaning up the area east of the State Capitol, …

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Bomb hoax at William Woods

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A bomb threat yesterday at William Woods University was just a hoax. Authorities evacuated Tucker Dining Hall and Jones Residence Hall during lunch when a note about a “bomb” was found. There was no bomb and students were allowed back in.

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Stove fire damages JCMO duplex


Careless cooking catches a Jefferson City apartment on fire. Firefighters found a fire in the kitchen when they arrived at the duplex in the 2100 – block of Louis Circle this morning. An adult and four children got out safely. No one was hurt. The unit had heavy fire damage …

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