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Smelly gas empties out JCMO middle school

What was up with the fire trucks at Jefferson City’s Lewis and Clark Middle School this morning? A school spokesman says a gas valve on a lab table in a science classroom was leaking a small amount of gas, forcing an evacuation. The smell was first noticed about 7-am. Kids …

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Will Missouri bases stay open?

Are there any guarantees you won’t see Whiteman Air Force Base or Fort Leonard Wood go the way of the former Richards-Gebaur base in Kansas City? Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer hopes the bases stay open … The Mid-Missouri Congressman says he isn’t concerned about Whiteman’s or Fort Wood’s future. He thinks …

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Russellville teen remembered

The Russellville teen who died in a car crash is laid to rest. 16 – year old Elizabeth ‘Lizzie’ Eidson was killed in the accident last week when she hit a trash truck. Services were yesterday. Eidson was both a cheerleader and a volleyball player at the Cole County school. …

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Meet the new (Westminster) boss .. same as the old boss!

Westminster College has a new President .. who looks a lot like the old one. Dr. Fletcher Lamkin returns as the Fulton college’s leader. Lamkin was Westminster’s President from 2000 – 2007. He replaces Dr Carolyn Perry .. who took over on a temporary basis after Dr Benjamin Akande stepped …

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Burglar caught inside recycling business

Saturday, October 14, 2017 , at approximately 1609 hrs, Cole County Deputies responded to Goldstar Recycling, located at 605 Empire Drive. The reference of this call was a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, deputies found the back door to the building open and heard noises. Inside the building, deputies located Bryson …

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Didn’t you ever hear ‘Thou Shall Not Steal’?

A Holts Summit church is broken into and they need help to restore items and construction materials taken for the site of their new church. Someone broke into the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church job site and took tools, construction supplies and even the new furnace. The thefts probably happened early …

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Is there a tax break in your future?

Is this the year your lawmakers will actually get you a tax break? Jefferson City Representative Jay Barnes thinks it could happen … Barnes notes that the battle over tax reform goes back years. Jay Barnes is term-limited in the House. He announced on KWOS Open Air he has no …

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Jefferson City Man Found Safe

Authorities say the missing elderly Jefferson City man has been found safe. 81-year-old John Christie went missing from the parking lot of his residential care facility on Jefferson Street Thursday night. While details of where Christie was found are unknown, the Highway patrol has confirmed he was found safe just …

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Senator who hoped Trump would be assassinated is at it again

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Democratic senator from suburban St. Louis who was censured by the Missouri Legislature for a Facebook post that hoped for President Donald Trump’s assassination said Thursday that she stands by her new tweet comparing Trump to Adolf Hitler. State Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal posted a meme on Twitter …

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Shoplifter takes a cart .. and runs

A woman from Cole County is charged with stealing over $1000 worth of items from Wal Mart. Elizabeth Pigford is accused of hiding items in a bag and also pushing a cart full of merchandise through a closed check out and leaving the store. She ran, but was found hiding …

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