Osage County

Osage County Sheriff Arrested for Unlawful Use of Weapon

Apr 7, 2016
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The Osage County Sheriff was arrested on Wednesday for the unlawful use of a weapon. According to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Dixon, Jr. negligently handled a loaded handgun while he was intoxicated at the Hitching Post bar in Hartsburg.

MoChip to offer free services at Osage Beach

Mar 15, 2012

The Missouri Child Identification Program, better known as MoChip, will be taking free digital photographs, dental impressions, and scents for scent dogs to follow in the event a child goes missing. The information would then be put onto a small disk which can be loaded into the Amber Alert System in a matter of minutes. State Coordinator of MoChip, Nicholas Cichielo says the program has been successful in finding missing children.


The rural community of Belle in Osage County may soon have a new quarry—whether residents like it or not. KBIA’s Sydney Miller was at a meeting in Jefferson City regarding the quarry, and files this report.