• 300 bicyclists ride across Missouri this week on Katy Trail Posted on 18 June 2018 at 8:33am

    BOONE COUNTY – The Katy Trail will see more bike traffic than usual this week with the 2018 Katy Trail Ride.

    The 232-mile journey begins Monday in St. Charles. The five-day trip will end Friday in Clinton. People from all over the country and Canada are expected to participate.

  • Columbia health officials offer safety tips in hot weather Posted on 17 June 2018 at 10:29pm

    COLUMBIA- Columbia is under a heat advisory until Monday evening.

    The National Weather Service issued the advisory on Friday. The heat index is expected to reach 105. City health officials are advising people take extra precaution when going outside.

  • iCan Bike camp teaches those with disabilities how to ride Posted on 17 June 2018 at 10:18pm

    FULTON - Forty people with disabilities will learn how to ride a two-wheel bicycle at the iCan Bike camp this week. 

    iCan Bike is a program under iCan Shine, a non-profit organization that provides learning opportunities for people with disabilities to maximize their strengths while participate in recreational activities.

  • Survey: 3/4 of Columbia residents satisfied with city and services Posted on 17 June 2018 at 5:06pm

    COLUMBIA - The city will discuss 1the results of the 2017 Community Survey at Monday's city council meeting.

    Used to track resident satisfaction and city performance, the survey got 850 responses. 

  • Horses and riders showing off to raise funds Posted on 17 June 2018 at 4:36pm

    ROCHEPORT - The Sunny Oaks Charity Horse Show brought about 20 riders out Sunday afternoon to compete for ribbons and raise money for Sunny Oak Farm.

    The money raised at the show will go toward Sunny Oaks’ therapeautic riding program and the summer horse riding camps that are hosted on the farm.

  • Fulton police arrest two for separate charges Posted on 17 June 2018 at 1:17pm

    FULTON - Fulton Police arrived at Westwood Motel at approximately 8:18 PM CT Saturday night to arrest Michael Hook Jr. for a plethora of violations.

    Hook had multiple warrants for his arrest, including Probation and Parole for two counts of Burglary. Hook also had a warrant for Failure to Appear for Larceny.

  • 20 injured, suspect dead in New Jersey shooting Posted on 17 June 2018 at 10:59am

    (CNN) - Twenty people, including a teenager, were injured early Sunday in a shooting at a 24-hour art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office said.

    One suspect, a 33-year-old man, was killed, and another one was taken into custody, officials said. Police recovered multiple weapons, prosecutor Angelo Onofri said.

  • Boone County kicks off Relay for Life events Posted on 16 June 2018 at 11:11pm

    COLUMBIA - Hundreds of people impacted by cancer gathered together on a track Saturday in support of cancer fighters and survivors. 

    The Boone County chapter hosted a Relay for Life event at Hickman High School. The team fundraiser helps raise money for the American Cancer Society. The seven-hour event started with a speech given from a girl impacted by cancer. 

  • Doctor helps Missourians get back on their feet with new bunion procedure Posted on 16 June 2018 at 7:42pm

    JEFFERSON CITY - A podiatrist with the Jefferson City Medical Group is the first doctor in Missouri to use a "game-changing" procedure to correct bunions. 

    Dr. J.P. McAleer has been using the Lapiplastly correction procedure for about a year and is working to bring the procedure to other podiatrists throughout the state and country.

  • Skaters get free helmets at "Shred Fest" Posted on 16 June 2018 at 7:18pm

    COLUMBIA - At "Shred Fest," a local skateboarding competition, keeping participants safe was a top concern. An organization provided free helmets to help.

    Parks and Recreation held the 15th annual Shred Fest Saturday afternoon at Cosmo Park, and it was mandatory for all participants to wear helmets.