cole county http://kbia.org en Cole County judge hearing ballot measure challenges http://kbia.org/post/cole-county-judge-hearing-ballot-measure-challenges <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">A Missouri judge is considering challenges to a pair of proposed constitutional amendments slated for the August ballot.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:26:47 +0000 Associated Press 55241 at http://kbia.org Cole County judge hearing ballot measure challenges Judge weighs rewrite of Missouri gun rights plan http://kbia.org/post/judge-weighs-rewrite-missouri-gun-rights-plan <p>A Missouri judge has denied a request to stop election officials from distributing absentee ballots for a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.</p><p>Cole County Judge Jon Beetem rejected a temporary restraining order Wednesday but said he will consider a request to rewrite the ballot summary that voters will see in August.</p><p>Beetem heard arguments Wednesday in the lawsuit brought by St. Louis Police Chief Samuel Dotson III and Rebecca Morgan, a member of the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:55:48 +0000 Associated Press 54769 at http://kbia.org Judge strikes down Mo. laws on cellphone towers http://kbia.org/post/judge-strikes-down-mo-laws-cellphone-towers <p>A Missouri judge has struck down a pair of new laws that had limited the ability of cities and counties to regulate cellphone towers.</p><p>Cole County Circuit Judge Patricia Joyce ruled that lawmakers violated procedural requirements of the state constitution when passing the bills earlier this year.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:15:20 +0000 Person: Associated Press 42527 at http://kbia.org Judge strikes down Mo. laws on cellphone towers Three from Meta killed in accident in Cole County http://kbia.org/post/three-meta-killed-accident-cole-county <p>Three people were killed when their car collided with a tractor-trailer truck in central Missouri.</p><p>The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred Thursday evening on Route B near St. Thomas in southern Cole County. Fri, 09 Aug 2013 13:04:55 +0000 Associated Press 38563 at http://kbia.org Boone County voter turnout low http://kbia.org/post/boone-county-voter-turnout-low <p>Cole and Boone County Clerks are hoping to see more voters participating in today’s elections.</p><p></p><p>Cole County Clerk Marvin Register said this morning he is optimistic about voter turnout in today’s municipal elections. Voters across Jefferson City will elect school board members, and vote on whether to raise taxes to build new school facilities. Register says he saw a steady flow of people going into the polls.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 20:52:06 +0000 HyungJin Gill 31393 at http://kbia.org Boone County voter turnout low Budgeters in Cole County face budget gap http://kbia.org/post/budgeters-cole-county-face-budget-gap <p></p><p>An underestimate of salaries from Cole County’s Emergency Medical Services department has a left a 72-thousand dollar gap in the budget, forcing the county to dig into its reserves. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:29:21 +0000 William Joy 23828 at http://kbia.org Budgeters in Cole County face budget gap Newscast for June 12, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-june-12-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Lincoln University sued over access to records</li><li>Cole County to install 15 new tornado sirens</li><li>Columbia 'Downtown District Board' to vote on 'Tiger Town' street closures</li><li>Report: Callaway County leads state in teen alcohol, drug abuse Tue, 12 Jun 2012 23:09:05 +0000 Kaveh Kaghazi 15769 at http://kbia.org Newscast for June 12, 2012 Cole County to install 15 new tornado sirens http://kbia.org/post/cole-county-install-15-new-tornado-sirens <p>Officials in Cole County have approved a proposal to add 15 new tornado sirens. Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:17:56 +0000 Veneta Rizvic 15761 at http://kbia.org Cole Co. circuit court clerk resigns http://kbia.org/post/cole-co-circuit-court-clerk-resigns <p>Mrs. Brenda Umstattd has resigned as Circuit Clerk of Cole County after a state audit report was released on Wednesday. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 14:09:41 +0000 Tatiana Darie 12660 at http://kbia.org Cole Co. circuit court clerk resigns Newscast for April 18, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-18-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Charles Erickson recants his previous testimony in the Ryan Ferguson trial.</li><li>Legislation that would tweak Missouri&#39;s K-12 funding formula stalls in the state Senate.</li><li>Cole County&#39;s court circuit clerk resigns after today&#39;s state audit release.</li></ul> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 22:36:55 +0000 Nick Gass 12639 at http://kbia.org New judge sought in Missouri Medicaid contract lawsuit http://kbia.org/post/new-judge-sought-missouri-medicaid-contract-lawsuit <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Missouri Supreme Court has been asked to appoint a new judge to hear a lawsuit challenging a state Medicaid contract.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 22:27:46 +0000 Associated Press 12319 at http://kbia.org New judge sought in Missouri Medicaid contract lawsuit Congressional redistricting map upheld by Cole County judge http://kbia.org/post/congressional-redistricting-map-upheld-cole-county-judge <p>A Cole County Judge has upheld the new congressional redistricting map passed by Missouri lawmakers last year.&nbsp; Sat, 04 Feb 2012 00:01:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8181 at http://kbia.org Lawsuit on state House map pushed back http://kbia.org/post/lawsuit-state-house-map-pushed-back <p>A Missouri&nbsp;judge could rule in mid-February on a lawsuit challenging new boundaries for state House&nbsp;districts. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 22:21:24 +0000 Associated Press 8172 at http://kbia.org Lawsuit on state House map pushed back Cole County sees increase in heroin use http://kbia.org/post/cole-county-sees-increase-heroin-use <p>The Cole County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department and Jefferson City Police are working on a heroin awareness campaign. Thu, 08 Dec 2011 22:32:31 +0000 5009 at http://kbia.org Cole County sees increase in heroin use