The former Commissioner of Higher Education will serve as the president of Columbia College.  The college’s Board of Trustees named Dr. David Russell as Columbia College’s 18th president on Friday.  Russell has been serving as interim president since January and will officially move into the…

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One down, one to go.  About a month ago, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department asked for the public’s health finding a couple wanted on several felony warrants and who were suspects in a police pursuit.  They were Chris Cristoffer and his girlfriend, Shayla Glasscock.  The Sheriff says Cri…

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A Moniteau County man is arrested for firing off gunshots while intoxicated.  The Moniteau County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to a home on Hughes Road, near Centertown, Saturday night, after reports of multiple gun shots came in.  Deputies found Jose Orozco, 22, of California,…

A Franklin County man is seriously injured in a car versus motorcycle crash near St. Clair.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Larry Hood, 67, of Robertsville, was riding his motorcycle on Highway 30, west of Thunderbird Court, last night, when he crossed the center line.  Troopers say …

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A Pulaski County woman is killed after being hit by a car as she’s walking in her hometown.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Deanna Groves, 68, of Dixon, was walking on S. Ellen St. in Dixon Friday morning.  Troopers say a car, driven by Ronald Rollins, 41, of Dixon, crossed the cente…

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There is no longer a mask requirement at Southern Boone County schools.  The school board voted 4-3 last night to suspect the district’s temporary mask mandate for the elementary and middle schools.