The revamped Moberly City Council didn’t wait long to begin making changes to their city.
The council recently approved an ordinance to put close to thirty thousand dollars toward repairs to city hall. The damages to the building occurred when mid-Missouri was hit by large amounts of snow back in February.
A third winter storm hit the Columbia area with more than seven inches of snow. Check this space for updates on closing, weather and road safety. Follow us on twitter and the hashtag #CoMosnow to stay in the loop.
The recent snowstorm has left thousands throughout the state needing assistance with their heating bills.
The Missouri Association for Community Action runs a government-funded institution called The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps people pay their utilities.
The program has seen budget cuts in recent years and the recent weather has meant an increased demand for services. Executive Director Elaine West says this combination has put huge pressure on local programs.
Drive down Rock Quarry road in South Columbia and you might catch a glimpse of a camel or even a zebra. The animals belong to Lisa Barnes, widow of the late John Patrick Barnes who worked in Columbia real estate and sat on the city council. We wondered if the Barnes' exotic animals were having a tough time in the bad weather, but this little guy seems to be doing fine.