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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


Ice, Snow Expected Tonight, Tomorrow Morning for Northeast Missouri

HANNIBAL - Another round of winter weather has the possibility of affecting most of northeast Missouri again tonight, including a glazing of ice then up to an inch of snow. This can be especially treacherous for driving, because the snow will be on top of the ice, creating slick conditions. Please p


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


Governor: Western Missouri's Crossroads Correctional Facility Slated For Closure

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is planning to close Crossroads Correctional Facility in Cameron and transfer prisoners to the nearby Western Missouri Correctional Facility. Officials said the move, announced during the Republican’s State of the State address Wednesday, would save the state millions. That



The Camden County Sheriff’s Office reported that a five-month search for 6-year-old Braedence Jones has ended. On Jan. 8, acting on information received by the United States Marshals Service Midwest Violent Fugitive Task Force, the Laclede County Detective Division was able to obtain a search warran


Mom, boyfriend arrested after 6-year-old missing for months found in attic crawl space

BOURBON, Mo. -- A 6-year-old boy missing from Bourbon, Missouri since August 2018 has been found safe. Braedence Jones had been missing since August 3, prompting an Endangered Person Advisory to be issued for him, KMOV reports.


Internet's Best Weatherman Returns With a Dire Weather Warning for Missouri

The internet's finest amateur weatherman, Nova Scotia's Frankie MacDonald, has once again turned his attention to the Show-Me-state, warning in his trademark bellow that we're in for a major winter storm this Saturday.


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.


Editorial: The Missouri House just overturned an election. The courts should turn it back.

Barely two months after Missouri voters said, loudly and clearly, that state legislators’ official records must be open to the public, the Missouri House on Tuesday effectively overturned that vote and declared that members can keep their records closed. Lawmakers have done this before, on other iss


Convoy of Hope Offering Overseas Winter Weather Help

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--The midwest and the east coast arent't the only places battling the brutal winter weather. People overseas in Lebanon are trying to survive the harsh conditions as well. That's why Convoy of Hope is makiing sure residents and refugees stay warm.


Keeping snow on your car isn't illegal in Missouri, but it could cost you money

ST. LOUIS — We've all been there. You spend lots of time and energy digging your car out of the snow, and the last thing you want to do is brush off the rest of the snow on your car.


UPDATE: Cause of fatal Stoutland fire undetermined

UPDATE: The cause of a fatal fire Friday morning near Stoutland will go down as undetermined. According to information provided by Mike O’Connell with the Missouri Division of Fire Safety, the Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office preliminary investigation found too much damage to determine a cause.


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).


Stoutland Woman Killed in House Fire

STOUTLAND, Mo. - A fire that was raging for hours left on dead in Stoutland, Missouri the morning of Jan. 11. Crews responded at around 6:30 am, and the woman was found inside, Fire Chief James Vaughn said.


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.


Bulldogs sweep tri with Westminster and Pacific

Rolla's match with Westminster started with 12 points on opens, before Xander Sederburg tech falled Nolan Jones 15-0. That was followed by a string of Rolla pins. Orion Parker started with a pin of Ryan Benes with 48 seconds to spare in the third period. Nate Pulliam, Dathan Mickem and Justin McEnan


Woman struck, killed near Missouri Bottom Road

HAZELWOOD, Mo. - A woman died after being struck by a vehicle in Hazelwood Wednesday morning. Police responded to the intersection of Missouri Bottom Road and Phantom Drive just after 6:00 a.m.


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.


Winter storm Gia hits Missouri

The National Weather Service issued Winter Storm Warnings or Winter Weather Advisories for most of Missouri beginning as early as 6 a.m. Friday and continuing throughout the weekend. Winter Storm Gia was responsible for traffic snarls, power outages, school closings, airport delays, and communicatio


‘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.