Cole County Newswire

Cole County Newswire

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  1. RC Flying Field issue comes down to oversight commentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... to their homes. (John Tandy was also arrested in May for unlawful use of a weapon after a call came to the Cole County Sheriff's Department about "a person shooting a gun at an airplane with the shot hitting the caller's truck and a building at the ...

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  2. Mighty Machines take over Capital Mall lot commentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... of the kids say they want to be a firefighter when they grow up, which is exactly how he felt at their age. The Cole County Sheriff's Department brought a MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle), something few sheriff's departments have, said ...

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  3. Jackson Street overpass lights cost extra commentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... Bond was able to win Congress' approval of money in the federal budget for the project. The Jefferson City and Cole County governments helped pay for the initial studies that looked into the need, costs and environmental impact of adding the ...

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  4. Ask a Master Gardener: Southern blight remedies and fall seeding tips commentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Tribune

    ... of the fairway. The Central Missouri Master Gardeners are a volunteer group of 191 members, 122 of whom are Cole County residents, who maintain 11 beautification sites in Cole County, which are nonprofits or public entities. Master Gardeners must ...

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  5. Cole County man arrested on weapons charge in Holts Summit commentRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News Tribune

    At 6:30 p.m. Friday, law enforcement officials responded to a report of a disturbance involving a firearm at the 500 block of Redwood Drive. When officers arrived, George W. Knox, 37, of Eugene, displayed a shotgun in a threatening manner to officers, they said.

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  6. Helias boys, girls set to start cross country seasonRead the original story

    Friday | News Tribune

    "We're not too worried about how we place, we're still training right now," Helias head coach Brad Hake said as the Crusaders and Lady Crusaders get set for the Jim Marshall Invitational at Cole County Park. "The results on race days may not be indicative of where we're going to be at the end of the year."

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  7. Judge: Campaign limit measure should stay on Missouri ballotRead the original story

    Friday | DigitalBURG

    A judge ruled Thursday that Missouri voters should be allowed to decide whether to reinstate limits on campaign contributions, rejecting an effort to keep the measure off the November ballot. Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce said the measure's prohibition on contributions to political action committees from state-chartered banks, utilities and foreign corporations does not violate constitutional rights.

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  8. Gov. Nixon won't have to serve as defense attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KMIZ

    A state judge said the head of the public defender's office can't appoint Governor Jay Nixon to work a criminal case. Cole County Judge Patricia Joyce ordered Thursday that the public defender withdraw its request to change lawyers in the case of John Quehl.

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  9. Joyce keeps campaign contributions on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | Fulton Sun

    A proposed constitutional amendment to reimpose campaign finance limits in Missouri will stay on the Nov. 8 election ballot, Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce ruled Thursday. In a six-page ruling issued just a day and a half after she held a hearing, Joyce said the issues raised by the plaintiffs must wait until after the election, because they did not present the kind of evidence needed to take the proposed amendment off the ballot before the election.

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  10. MO Campaign Contribution Ballot Initiative UpheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce ruled Thursday that the measure's prohibition on contributions to political action committees from state-chartered banks, utilities and foreign corporations does not violate constitutional rights. The proposed constitutional amendment would limit contributions to candidates to $2,600 per election and cap donations to political parties at $25,000.

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  11. Gov. Nixon Doesn't Have to Serve as Public Defender, Says No-Fun JudgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | River Front Times

    A killjoy judge in Cole County isn't going to let us see Governor Jay Nixon sweat it out as a public defense attorney.

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  12. Court uphold Missouri initiative limiting campaign donationsRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Gazette

    Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce ruled Thursday that the measure's prohibition on contributions to political action committees from state-chartered banks, utilities and foreign corporations does not violate constitutional rights. The proposed constitutional amendment would limit contributions to candidates to $2,600 per election and cap donations to political parties at $25,000.

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  13. Joyce keeps campaign contributions on ballot commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | News Tribune

    A proposed constitutional amendment to reimpose campaign finance limits in Missouri will stay on the Nov. 8 election ballot, Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce ruled today. In a six-page ruling issued a day and a half after she held a hearing , Joyce said the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives and the other plaintiffs did "not present a facial challenge to the Ballot Initiative, it is not ripe for adjudication until after the Ballot Initiative is enacted by Missouri voters."

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  14. Appeals court upholds Dowdy conviction commentRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | News Tribune

    ... jail property and attempting to escape custody after his arrest. He wanted the state appeals court to rule Cole County Circuit Judge Dan Green abused his discretion in overruling Dowdy's request for a mistrial, after the prosecution closing argument ...

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  15. Missouri tobacco tax hike proposal survives court challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Education Week

    A Missouri proposal to raise cigarette taxes to benefit early childhood programs can stay on the Nov. 8 ballot, a judge ruled Tuesday. Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem dismissed efforts to remove the measure.

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  16. Back pay approved for Cole County officials commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | News Tribune

    The Cole County Commission voted 2-1 to give county officials due back pay triggered by an unnoticed change in state law. At Tuesday's commission meeting, Presiding Commissioner Sam Bushman and Western District Commissioner Kris Scheperle voted for the move.

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  17. Joyce asked to block campaign finance ballot proposal commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | News Tribune

    Although the donors eventually must be identified in reports, people are free to give whatever amounts they want to whichever candidates they choose to support. But opponents told Cole County Presiding Circuit Judge Pat Joyce Tuesday she should block the issue from the November ballot.

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  18. Cole County Commission hears pleas for funds in 2017 budget commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | News Tribune

    Over the next few months, Cole County commissioners will be creating the budget for 2017. On Tuesday, they heard from heads of departments under their direct supervision.

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  19. City, county ponder mass alert system commentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | News Tribune

    ... At the last budget committee meeting, he said the department could try to get a firm commitment from the Cole County Commission to help fund the system. Officials would prefer it be implemented countywide, noting many other Central Missouri counties ...

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  20. Our Opinion: One impaired decision invites dire consequences commentRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | News Tribune

    ... which continues through Sept. 5, the end of the three-day Labor Day weekend. The Jefferson City police and the Cole County sheriff's departments will join with state troopers to prevent impaired driving through awareness programs and to arrest ...

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