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Iberia boys beat Fatima to advance to face Dixon for championship
IBERIA — The top-seeded Iberia Rangers used a strong third-quarter effort Wednesday to pull past the Fatima Comets for a 61-46 win in the semifinals of the Iberia Tournament.
Parson signs executive orders initiating major restructuring of four state agencies
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Multiple state agencies are geared up to undergo significant changes as Missouri’s chief executive looks for ways to improve economic and workforce development.
Osage County traffic stop leads to drug bust
A traffic stop for speeding last week on U.S. 50 in Osage County ended in the arrest of Linn man. Joseph Nolte was found to be in possession of a bag of methamphetamine and a handgun, according to Osage County Sheriff’s Department reports.
Finances weak for Miller County
While Miller County’s financial record-keeping was found to be “fair” in a new state audit, a finding of struggles to fund portions of the justice and emergency systems is more troubling.
Parson in State of the State address: Department redesigns to boost workforce development
Gov. Mike Parson plans to sign several executive orders this morning, as part of what his office called a “major restructuring of four state agencies in an effort to improve economic and workforce development in Missouri.”
State Rep-elect Don Mayhew for Phelps and Pulaski resigns as Pulaski County Surveyor
The Representative-elect will resign as Pulaski County Surveyor effective Jan. 7, 2019, a position that he was re-elected to in 2014. Mayhew will be following Representative Keith Frederick, who represented the residents of the 121st District for eight years. Mayhew defeated Democratic challenger Ma
WHS Roundup: Lady Tigers beat Kewpies
The Waynesville High School Lady Tigers varsity girls’ basketball team rallied in the third quarter to beat the Hickman High School Kewpies 51-48 Jan. 10 in Columbia, Missouri.
Deer season ends with total harvest over 290,000 statewide
Missouri's 2018-19 deer-hunting season ended Tuesday with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total of 290,339 deer killed by hunters. Top harvesting counties for the overall season were Franklin with 5,826, Callaway with 5,545 and Howell with 5,350, according to an MDC n
Lady Bulldogs Edge North County
The Lady Bulldogs started 2019 with a win. Playing for the first time since the Rolla Holiday Tournament, St. Clair (7-5) won at home last Tuesday, Jan. 8, 35-33 against North County (8-3).
State Auditor gives Miller County "fair" rating in annual audit
MILLER COUNTY, Mo. - Miller County received an overall rating of "fair" after the State Auditor's Office released its annual report on Tuesday morning. According to Auditor Nicole Galloway, the county struggled to avoid a deficit in its jail and 911 funds.
U.S. Marshals capture 7 fugitives during southwest Missouri drug enforcement sweep
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- U.S. Marshal Mark S. James, Western District of Missouri announced the arrest of seven southwest Missouri fugitives on Wednesday. Jason Wages was charged in Greene County with 2nd Degree Burglary on October 26th, 2017, in a case investigated by the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.
BASKETBALL: Tigers' upset bid falls short in first-round loss to Rolla
Overcoming a miserable shooting night, the second-seeded defending champion Rolla High School boys’ basketball team held off the upset bid of seventh-seeded Salem to rally for a 58-50 victory Tuesday, Jan. 15 in the first round of the 74th annual St. James Tournament.
Women's Basketball preps for third straight ranked opponent
UIndy Greyhounds (6-8, 0-4 GLVC) vs. #18 Lewis Flyers (13-2, 4-1 GLVC) UIndy Greyhounds (6-8, 0-4 GLVC)* vs. Missouri S&T Miners (5-6, 1-3 GLVC)*. Jan. 21, 3 p.m., Rolla, Mo. After only playing one of their two games last week in Missouri due to poor weather conditions, the UIndy women's basketball
Rolla city council approves final plat in Ameren negotiation
The Rolla Planning and Zoning Commission had unanimously recommended the approval of the RCDC’s request for the city to approve the Final Plat of Hy Point West No. 2, a minor subdivision plat that subdivides Lot 5 and Lot 6 of the Hy Point West No. 1 Lot into four lots.
Witness in Missouri homicide case goes missing, prompting alert
RAYTOWN, MO (KCTV) -- The Missouri State Highway Patrol has issued an endangered person advisory for a man who is a witness in a pending homicide case. Kenneth E. Cornwell Jr. is 42 years old and was last seen on Tuesday at 8:15 p.m. in the 8900 block of E. 67th Street in Raytown, near Kansas City.
Cause of fatal fire near Stoutland under investigation
The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of a fatal fire in the Stoutland area Friday morning. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.
Jan. 24 opening of Hispanic Film Festival broadens S&T’s cultural offerings
For the fifth consecutive year, Missouri S&T is pleased to present its Hispanic Film Festival of five movies that begin on Jan. 24 and end on April 25. The screenings are free of charge and open to the S&T campus and the general public of Rolla and surrounding communities.
Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-off set for Saturday
Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce, submitted content The Waynesville-St. Robert Area Chamber of Commerce will kick off 2019 with the 12th annual Polar Meltdown Chili Cook-Off to be held on January 19th at The ARK Community and Sports Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission for this event is
Rolla resident experiences $2.9 million win with family
Ragland said her husband had checked the ticket several times at MOLottery.com before telling her they had won the $2.9 million jackpot. She then called her daughter, who also wanted to check the ticket to be sure it was a winner.
‘A Day ON, Not a Day Off’ for many S&T students Jan. 21
A group of civic-minded students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will participate in the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service by taking “A Day ON, Not a Day Off” on Monday, Jan. 21. This year, more than 250 students and staff will volunteer throughout Phelps County.