COVID-19 Update in Boone and Cole Counties

COVID-19 Update in Boone and Cole Counties The number of recoveries from COVID-19 in Boone County now stands at 19. The Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services gave an update yesterday (Sunday) afternoon. 34 cases remain active in the county, and one person has died due to the virus in Boone County, making it…Continue Reading

Boone County and City of Columbia Issue Stay at Home Order

Boone County and City of Columbia Issue Stay at Home Order The City of Columbia and Boone County is issuing a stay-at-home order following a news conference this morning. The order goes into effect tomorrow and will last through April 24th. The order requires residents to stay at home unless they are engaged in one…Continue Reading

Boone County Covid-19 Positive Cases Reach Ten

Boone County Covid-19 Positive Cases Reach Ten The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Boone County is now at 10. The Columbia/Boone County Health and Human Services made the announcement yesterday (Friday) on Twitter. University of Missouri President Mun Choi confirmed in a message to university employees that 2 employees on the Columbia campus have…Continue Reading

Boone County Fugitive Arrested In Callaway

The Callaway County Sheriff’s Office arrested 43 year old Jason Pattillo, a fugitive in Boone County yesterday. [Wednesday] Pattillo was wanted for felony stealing in excess of 25 thousand dollars, and tampering with motor vehicle offenses. Pattillo was taken into custody for further offenses of resisting arrest and driving while revoked. An investigation near Steedman…Continue Reading

Boone County Police Investigating Park Vandalism

An investigation is ongoing by Boonville Police into some vandalism at the Central Missouri Memorial Park in Boonville. According to the department the vandals damaged several landscaping lights located at the park at 701 Third Street in Boonville sometime in the past 7-10 days. More than three thousand dollars in damages is estimated. Anyone with…Continue Reading

Columbia City Manager “Knowingly” Violated Sunshine Laws

A Boone County Judge ruled Columbia City Manager, Mike Matthes, knowingly violated Missouri’s “Sunshine Law” when he refused to release public documents to the Columbia Police Officers Association. The sunshine laws call for full transparency from public entities. The maximum fine of one thousand dollars will be paid by the city. The court will determine…Continue Reading

Grass Fires Along I-70 Delay Traffic

Traffic along Interstate 70 in Boone County was delayed today [Thursday] due to several natural cover fires near Highway BB. Boone County Joint Communications reports the fires started around 1:00. The delays occurred around 118 mile marker west of Columbia.Continue Reading