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Boonville mayor reacts to new Rocheport bridge grant

Boonville mayor reacts to new Rocheport bridge grant

Posted 2:49 PM 7/23/2019 by Noel Walton, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONVILLE - City leaders in Boonville are weighing in on the impact of a new federal grant that will fund the replacement of the Rocheport Bridge on Interstate 70.

The project will use $81.2 million in federal grant funds along with $301 million in state-authorized bonds to replace the (More)

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Audrain County inmate charged after allegedly assaulting correctional officer

Audrain County inmate charged after allegedly assaulting correctional officer

Posted 7:25 PM 7/22/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — Prosecutors charged Ryan Wade Blair, 27, with two counts of assault and endangering a correctional officer. 

Blair was charged with first-degree murder June 13 for allegedly killing fellow inmate Michael Eisenhauer, 42. Court documents said Blair hit Eisenhauer (More)

7/21/2019

Mountain lion sighted near Strafford in Greene County

Mountain lion sighted near Strafford in Greene County

Posted 7:47 PM 7/21/2019 by Emily Wolf, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

STRAFFORD —  A KY3 viewer, JD Matney, shared this video of a mountain lion walking along just north of Strafford.

Mountain lions are shy, and the chances of a mountain lion attack are low, according to information on the Missouri Department of Conservation's website.  

Despite hundreds of mountain lion reports in Missouri through the years, MDC has only been able to confirm around 70 since 1994. 

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