Cole County,

Body found in Cole County, believed to be missing fisherman

Miller County — The Miller County Sheriff's office said in a release Friday it believes a body found in Cole County is off a missing fisherman. The release said deputies received a call Wednesday, June 16, from a camper at the Osage-Tavern Conservation area near St. Elizabeth who reported a possible missing fisherman.
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Miller County,

Fisherman Found Dead In Osage River

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — A fisherman was found dead earlier this week, about 30 miles downstream from Bagnell Dam, on the Osage River. According to the Miller County Sheriff's Office, on June 16, 2021, they received a phone call from a camper at the Osage-Tavern State Wildlife Area near St. Elizabeth about a fisherman that was possibly missing. Miller County Deputies arrived on scene and found fishing gear on the bank of the Osage River and a vehicle believed to be that of the missing person.
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Olinda A. Wilmsmeyer, 98, of Hermann,

Olinda A. Wilmsmeyer, 98, of Hermann, MO, formerly of Marthasville, passed away Thursday, June 17, 2021 at StoneBridge Hermann. Olinda was born in Marthasville, Missouri on February 26, 1923, the daughter of the late Gus & Meta (Roewe) Ridder. She was the widow of Walter C. Wilmsmeyer. They were united...
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Montgomery County,

Concerned citizen leads police to wanted man in Montgomery County

A Montgomery County man listed as a “person of interest” in numerous crimes that occurred in the Mineola-Big Spring area is arrested. 46-year-old William Hamby of Mineola was taken into custody Thursday. He’s facing numerous charges including domestic assault, tampering with a motor vehicle, and possession of methamphetamine. The Montgomery...
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Columbia man arrested after multiple chases in Boone and Callaway County

BOONE COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) A Columbia man faces multiple charges after a vehicle chase on June 9 in Boone County and then on Thursday in Callaway County. According to the Boone County Sheriff's Department, a deputy attempted to stop Davy Rasa for failing to display proper registration in a vehicle. Rasa drove off and the The post Columbia man arrested after multiple chases in Boone and Callaway County appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Fulton, MOKMZU

Arson charges filed against store employee

FULTON, MO – Police in Fulton say a grocery store employee attempted to set fire to the building this week. An investigation by State Fire Marshal concluded Pamela Cordrey, who was working at Moser’s Grocery during the incident, intentionally ignited a fire in the basement of the building, Wednesday, causing significant damage.

Missouri responds defiantly to Justice Dept. over gun law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., (AP, KHQA) — Missouri's Republican governor and attorney general have told the U.S. Department of Justice that they stand by the state's new law that would ban police from enforcing federal gun rules. Gov. Mike Parson and Attorney General Eric Schmitt wrote in a letter Thursday that...

Woman charged in Fulton grocery store fire

An employee of the Mosers store in Fulton now faces charges for setting a fire in the building. Firefighters were called out Wednesday afternoon for a fire in the store’s basement. Pamela Cordrey is accused of setting the fire and faces arson charges.


A sentencing hearing for a 29-year-old Boonville man who pleaded guilty to multiple felony charges for shooting at another vehicle on I-70 in Montgomery County more than a year ago was postponed. A probable-cause statement says on April 7, 2020, Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers responded to the report of...

Moser's employee accused of starting fire in store

FULTON — A Moser's employee was arrested on the job for trying to burn down the grocery store. Wednesday afternoon about 2 p.m. the Fulton Police Department, Fulton Fire Department, Central Fire Department, and Callaway EMS were called to Moser's on North Business 54 in Fulton for a suspected fire.

KWOS Person You Should Know

KWOS / Jefferson Bank Person You Should Know with Austin Peterson & John Marsh. This person was born and raised in Tebbetts and still resides there with his wife and daughter. This person learned how to drive big trucks and tractors while working on the family farm when he was growing up.
Jefferson City,

It isn’t over

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri is experiencing a rise in individuals contracting the Delta variant (B.1.617.2, first detected in India) of the virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2. It was announced by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention yesterday that the Delta variant has been reclassified as a “variant of concern” in the United States. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has been closely monitoring these developments and has been on the national leading edge of aggressive wastewater testing for variants of concern.
Jefferson City,

Free fishing classes being offered by MDC in mid-Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites kids and families to attend a free series of fishing workshops in Jefferson City this month. The Discover Nature — Fishing (DNF) workshops will cover the basics of fishing, from tackle to knot-tying, and participants will gain the skills and confidence to go fishing on their own.
Callaway County,

Driver with a history of fleeing arrested after chase through Callaway County

A suspect with a history of fleeing law enforcement officers pops back up in Callaway County and is arrested. The Callaway County Sheriff’s Department says a fugitive that got away last week returned to the area, being pursued by Boone County deputies. The Sheriff’s Department went on to say that after a lengthy pursuit around rural northwest Callaway County, and a brief foot chase, the suspect was taken into custody off County Road 256.
Jefferson City,

JC Parks dedicates sculpture as part of city's Juneteenth celebrations

The first in a series of sculptures honoring Jefferson City’s Black community will be unveiled this weekend during Juneteenth celebrations. The Historic Foot District Area Sculpture Series will be dedicated this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at Community Park. JC Parks Community Relations Manager Amy Schroeder says the park system finalized a master plan for the city’s 1,600 acres of park land in 2018, and Community Park was at the top of the list for a revamping. The park is located in the historic Foot District, which served as the center for Jefferson City’s Black community until urban renewal in the 1960s.
Jefferson City,

JC Community Center sells concessions during Juneteenth celebrations to help restore building

A piece of Jefferson City’s Black history is asking you to step up this weekend and help with restoration efforts by supporting concessions. The Jefferson City Community Center, located just east of Community Park, was built in 1942. During segregation, the center served as a hub for community and cultural events in the Black community. It’s one of the few buildings along Jefferson City’s “Foot District” that survived urban renewal efforts of the 1960s. It’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Two women extricated from Highway 63 crash near Broadway in Ashland

ASHLAND, Mo. (KMIZ) Two women were extricated from a two-vehicle wreck on Highway 63 in Ashland Wednesday afternoon. Boone County Joint Communications reported a crash on Highway 63 northbound near Broadway in Ashland at 5:35 p.m. According to an ABC 17 News crew on scene, the two-vehicle crash has closed Highway 63 northbound due to The post Two women extricated from Highway 63 crash near Broadway in Ashland appeared first on ABC17NEWS.