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Will the traffic be a nightmare on Eclipse Monday?

Are you worried about getting to and from work on ‘Eclipse Monday’? Cole County Presiding Commissioner Sam Bushman expects the traffic will be bad .. with all the eclipse – watchers … Bushman says they’ve been told visitors from all over the U-S and the surrounding states could be in …

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Big Brother is watching .. or at least the neighbors

Home security cameras help Moniteau County sheriff’s deputies capture a couple of crooks who broke into a house in the eastern part of the county. The burglary occurred in June on Bird Haven Road. Sheriff’s deputies talked to neighbors and examined home security cameras near the home to identify a …

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Honoring a fallen Mid-Missouri Marine

Dozens of people gathered in Jefferson City Saturday for a fund raising dinner in memory of a Fulton marine. Rhonda Riney, the mother of a marine organized the dinner at the American Legion Hall on Tanner Bridge Road. The proceeds went to a fund to benefit the family of marine …

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One dead — one critical in 2 separate Boone County accidents

Authorities in Boone County have still not released the identity of a woman killed in an ATV crash at Finger Lakes State Park over the weekend. The crash occurred Saturday afternoon off of Peabody Road north of Columbia. The Boone County fire Protection District determined the woman died when her …

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Time to play football at Helias!

You’ll see the crowds at the brand new Helias Athletic Complex Friday night as the Crusaders open their football season against Hannibal. Father Stephen Jones says the new stadium is a win-win for everyone. This is the first time in 60 – years that Helias has had their own football …

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Is there new hope for Fulton’s only hospital?

The Callaway County Chamber of Commerce says it’s going to fight to keep the doors of the Fulton Medical Center open. The hospital is set to shut down September 22nd. Chamber president Bruce Hackman says the current owners of the hospital are trying to sell the facility. He says offers …

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Man accused of hiding Clinton cop killer’s gun

There’s been a second arrest in the murder of the Clinton police officer. The Highway Patrol says Clinton resident William Noble was taken into custody Thursday and charged with tampering with evidence. A patrol spokesman says investigators determined Noble disposed of the rifle used in the shooting death of officer …

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Life for Callaway killer

A Callaway County man will avoid the death penalty, but spend the rest of his life in prison. That’s the plea deal struck in the case of Dale Horton. Horton admitted in court Thursday that he killed his mother Sherry Horton and his brother in law Joshua Griffin on April …

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A baby is hurt in a Callaway crash

A Fulton infant is seriously injured in a car crash Wednesday night. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 25-year-old Lisa Luna lost control of her pick up truck on County Road 311…near Route F about 8 oh clock last night. The truck slid on the gravel road, ran off the right …

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Just who is the accused Clinton cop killer?

We are now learning a little more about the gunmen who killed a Clinton police officer late Sunday night. According to court records, 39- year-old Ian McCarthy moved to Clinton from New Hampshire in 2013. He had spent time in prison in New Hampshire on assault and parole violation charges. …

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