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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
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
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.
BRAEDENCE JONES FOUND, AUBREY FERGUSON AND WOODROW ZIEGLER ARRESTED
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
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.
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).
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Missouri medical marijuana: Should minorities and women get preferential treatment?
To Kansas City businessman Dre Taylor, the case is clear for some form of affirmative action in Missouri’s new medical marijuana industry. Marijuana-related arrests fell disproportionately on black and Latino users for decades, even though studies show white people use marijuana at about the same ra
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.
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.”
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.
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
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.
‘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.
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.