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Missouri River may be cresting today

The Missouri River appears to be cresting at Jefferson City today at just over 25 – feet. Flood stage at the Capitol is 23 – feet. The North Jefferson City levee near the airport holds back 30 – feet of floodwater. There can be some flooding along Turkey Creek and …

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*** BREAKING NEWS *** Missouri Revenue Director steps down

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s Revenue Department Director Joel Walters is resigning following criticism over his agency’s handling of tax changes. Gov. Mike Parson on Friday announced current department Chief Operating Officer Ken Zellers will take over as acting director when Walters steps down March 22. Walters’ resignation comes …

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Is Missouri’s Revenue Director calling it quits today?

Missouri revenue department director is on the way out. Politicians from both parties have already put out statements about Joel Walters leaving. Walters has spent the past couple months getting yelled at by lawmakers, over a tax withholding issue that is affecting some people’s returns. He said for a while …

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Water is rising on the Missouri River

Welcome to spring. Flood warnings are up for the Missouri River at Jefferson City, Boonville, Hermann and other towns. Recent heavy rains and melting snow up north are causing the river to rise here in Mid-Missouri. The river at Jefferson City stands at 22.6 feet (Fri) .. flood stage is …

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Social media threats for one Lake area school

School of the Osage administrators say a student made threatening remarks on social media this week. Without elaborating on what was exactly said, officials in the Miller County district said they got a tip on their Be Safe system and notified police. They claim students and staff were never in …

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Senator’s aide arrested after JCMO bar fight

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A top aide to a Missouri state senator was arrested after a loaded gun fell to the floor during a fight at a Jefferson City bar, according to Cole County authorities. Jared Brown, of Malden, was booked into jail after police were called to the …

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Fire evacuates a Lincoln – U dorm

Fire chases Lincoln University students out of a dorm. Investigators say it started on the second floor of the building on Locust Street last (wed) night. It looks like unattended cooking is behind the fire. No one was hurt.  

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Another lawsuit against the Jefferson City schools

Another lawsuit is filed against Jefferson City’s schools. A former principal at Lewis and Clark Middle School is suing the district. Sherri Thomas alleges the superintendent and an assistant superintendent made racially insensitive comments to her and others. The court documents claim administrators created a ‘racially hostile, ageist, retaliatory environment’.

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Sedalia jail escapee gets out of Oklahoma cop car and runs off

(AP) – Authorities are searching for a Missouri fugitive who is accused of stealing a police car in Oklahoma when authorities attempted to recapture him. KHBS reports that Heavener, Oklahoma, Police Chief Ty Armstrong, says police found 30-year old Travis Lee Davis at a convenience store Wednesday after a woman …

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