Columbia Chamber Endorses Prop 1
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce has endorsed Proposition 1, a bond proposal that would fund nearly $39 million worth of projects to modernize the city’s water treatment systems.
The upgrades will include additional reliability and safety elements.
To finance the revenue bonds, there will be four rate increases to total eleven percent to cover the payments.
The last time the city upgraded the water system was in 2008.
The issue will appear in the August 7th ballot.
Madison Man Convicted of Rape
Madison Man Convicted of Rape A Ralls County jury convicts a Madison man on statutory rape charges. According to Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey, his office assisted the Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney’s office in prosecuting 56-year old Robert Lee Sims, Jr. Sims was convicted of two counts of first degree statutory sodomy, second degree statutory…… Continue Reading
Mexico High School Student Council Wins Award
Mexico High School Student Council Wins Award The Mexico High School Student Council is now an award winner. They picked up the Missouri Association of Student Council Gold Award at the organization’s annual convention recently in Jefferson City. The criteria for the award includes having a comprehensive program in promoting student activities and student leadership,…… Continue Reading
Montgomery County Methamphetamine Seizure
Montgomery County Methamphetamine Seizure A traffic stop early Wednesday morning outside of Jonesburg ends with a large quantity of methamphetamine being seized. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, the traffic stop at forty minutes past midnight on Route Y was for an equipment violation. The driver appeared overly nervous and it was discovered that…… Continue Reading
KWWR Sports Report 3/24/23
KWWR Sports Report 3/24/23 In spring training yesterday, the Cards & Yankees ended in a 1 – 1 tie and the Royals lost to the Padres 6 – 3. Today, Kansas City hosts San Francisco at 3:05 while the Cards are at the Nationals at 5:05. The Blues were on the road last night in…… Continue Reading