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Darius Rucker is celebrating his latest hit single, “Homegrown Honey,” and Tuesday’s (March 31) release of his new album, Southern Style. During a recent interview with CMT Hot 20 Countdown, the singer-songwriter offered details on the direction of his latest project. “You have something in mind, but it always changes once you start writing the... Read more »

The members of Little Big Town have done nothing wrong. But because of a handful of complaints to country radio and a resulting media buzz that has become bigger than the song itself, their “Girl Crush” is the victim here. Just because the song was initially misunderstood by a few vocal country radio listeners, we’re... Read more »

Amber Alert Lifted for Western Missouri 13 year old

A 13 year old Missouri girl was reported missing Monday which then forced an amber alert to be called. Reports say that the 13 year old Hannah Sue Kennish of Montrose had been talking with 55 year Raymond Vallia from Texas via social media and he reportedly drove to Missouri to pick her up. Reports say that she willingly went with the man and they were eventually caught in New Mexico.

Mid-Missouri Assault Charges
A Mid-Missouri man was in court Monday after he was accused of throwing a brick at another persons head at a bar in Columbia along with assault of a correctional officer earlier this month. 28 year old Maxrile Barney allegedly threw a brick at someone's head at Ten Below, a bar in Columbia in January. Barney is also being charged with assault out of Callaway County after he assaulted a corrections officer at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center earlier this month.
Barney is facing charges for committing violence against an employee in Callaway County, along with second degree assault and armed criminal action in Boone County.
Spence Jackson Death

New information has been revealed about the death of Spence Jackson, the Media Spokesmen for the late Tom Schweich. According to Jefferson City Police Captain Doug Shoemaker, it is believed that Jackson killed himself with a self inflicted gunshot wound either late Friday or early Saturday. Police were called to his apartment after they received a well-being call from Jacksons mother who had not been able to reach him. Shoemaker also said a note had been left by Jackson but declined to say what was in it. Police are investigating the death as a suicide.

Hammer Assault
A Mid-Missouri man will likely face jail time after he plead guilty to assaulting another man with a hammer and stealing his phone and car. 33 year old Jason Davis admitted to beating another man with a hammer so he could get his cell phone and car in December of 2013. Davis plead guilty to the assault and tampering with a motor vehicle charges after a plea deal was reached that would dismiss the armed criminal action and robbery charges. Allegedly Davis told the victim that if he went to police, Davis would return and kill him. Prosecutors suggested a 25 year jail sentence along with another 7 years because he is a danger to society. He will be sentenced in May.
New School Administrators in Fulton Middle School
Fulton Middle School will now have two new administrators for the remainder of the school year. Reports say that Principal Christopher Cane is now longer with the school after allowing the "Claim It" activity in gym class. In the activity, teachers asked students a list of questions and had the class step forward or back to answer yes or no, some of those questions being revealing of the child's home and personal life. The school district has gone back and forth the past two weeks with whether this activity was in line with Missouri curriculum saying that the activity was allowed by the principal. Fulton Middle School is saying that they are claiming they may have violated privacy laws with the activity.

The family of the state auditor’s office spokesman, Spence Jackson, wanted a note found in his apartment Sunday to be released in hopes of ending some speculation into why he apparently committed suicide. Jefferson City Police say Jackson died from a single gunshot wound to the head, and they are investigating his death as a […]

The Jefferson City Police Department plans to discuss this afternoon the contents of the note left behind by Spence Jackson, the communications director for the auditor’s office, who investigators believe committed suicide over the weekend. Police say preliminary findings of the medical examiner regarding the cause of Jackson’s death will also be disclosed, and some […]

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