Archive - Feb 17, 2012

Big government in action - House bill seeks to restrict tanning bed usage for teenagers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Several members of the Missouri House of Representatives are looking to place age limits on the use of tanning beds, with the limits aimed squarely at teenage girls.

Setting the record straight - Girl Scouts will not be breaking the law

New Haven, Mo. - At Monday night’s City Hall meeting there was a city ordinance presented to the Board of Aldermen regarding peddlers, solicitors, and canvassers.

This has been a controversial topic of discussion after the newspaper published an article entitled “Girl Scouts snared in peddler’s plan”.

Committee considers changes to sex offender registry

By DICK ALDRICH
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - A Missouri House committee is considering legislation that would greatly reduce the number of persons on the state’s sex offender registry and restrict public information about those that remain.

Live music at the Riverfront Cultural Society - Red-Headed Strangers

Come on down to the Riverfront Cultural Society next Sat., Feb. 25, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. for "a night of hot, danceable, country music"!

Homeowner shoots at subjects after being attacked - Subjects flee to woods

Photo by Kyle Quick

Pictured above, deputies and members of Franklin County's Emergency Response Team.

New Haven, Mo. - Last night at approximately 7:17 p.m., deputies responded to the 3000 block of Kaiser Hill Road for a possible burglary in progress.  The reporting party stated that he observed two white males, one wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and the second white male wearing a T-shirt.

Breaking Sports News: Jackson Suffers Torn ACL; Will Miss Remainder of the 2011-12 Campaign

Photo by Kyle Quick
Pictured above #15 Richa Jackson in the game vs North Carolina.

DURHAM, N.C. -  Duke University women’s basketball head coach JoanneP. McCallie announced this morning that sophomore Richa Jackson will miss the remainder of the 2011-12 campaign, after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament of her left knee on Wednesday night against Virginia Tech.

Senate gives initial approval to workers’ comp reform

By Tim Sampson
Missouri News Horizon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate has given first round approval and is expected to pass later this week a bill changing the rules for the state’s worker’s compensation program.