Medical Emergency / Student Search Conducted At Fults Nature Preserve

(12:30 p.m.) All students who were on the field trip to the Fults Nature Preserve have been located and are safely back in the bus. One student passed out from heat exhaustion and another student was injured in a fall. The victim of heat exhaustion was transported by helicopter to Cardinal Glennon Hospital. The … Read More

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7,500 Attend Waterloo Solarbration

Total solar eclipse photo collage by Dawn Woodruff Waterloo officials promoted the Aug. 21 total eclipse gathering, but in their wildest dreams did they ever expect the big crowd who made their way to the fairgrounds. Waterloo officials estimate 7,500 people attended the Solarbration held at the fairgrounds … Read More

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty To Receipt Of Child Porn Images

Steven D. Blosser of Columbia pleaded guilty today, Aug. 9, to Receipt Of Child Pornography. The plea carried a prison term of 5 (minimum) to 20 years, a fine up to $250,000, and five years of supervised release. Blosser, 40, will appear back in court later this year for sentencing. He had appeared in federal … Read More

Truck Jackknifes After Swerving To Miss Car Cutting Through Busy Intersection

(2:05 p.m.) Luckily no one was injured today when a semi truck and trailer jackknifed on Rt 3 on the north end of Columbia.  Just after 2 p.m., a semi-truck was traveling north on Rt 3 when it swerved to avoid hitting a car that cut into its path at the North Main intersection. The semi driver maneuvered to avoid … Read More

Graffiti Sprayed In Metter Park – Pavilion, Scout Hut And Turner Hall Targeted

photo - The rear of Turner Hall is filled with graffiti following an act of vandalism reported Aug. 4. Vandals used spray paint to deface several buildings in and around Columbia's A.C. Metter Park as well as the city's paved walking trail. Just before 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, police officers were notified at … Read More

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Andrew Phegley and Rabecca Woodhurst were married Oct. 1, 2016, at the Las Vegas Mini Castles in Las Vegas, Nev., They were joined in the poolside ceremony by family and friends.  Melyssa Devine was … Read More

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