Latest Boone County, Missouri Stories

2014-07-29 08:33:33

Nation's 9th Largest Children's Hospital Offering Comprehensive Children's Specialty Expertise in the South Bay and Pediatric Hospital Care at Torrance Memorial TORRANCE and LONG BEACH,

2008-10-10 18:00:35

The joint city and county health department changed its name this month to the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services.

2008-10-07 18:00:34

By JODIE JACKSON . Hallsville residents are taking the community's health care into their own hands. Nearly a year has passed since University Physicians loaded a moving truck and left the community without a health clinic.

2008-10-05 15:00:11

By KEN MIDKIF With gasoline prices hovering around $3.50 per gallon, there has been much talk of "staycations" vacationing at home.

2008-08-29 18:00:23

Missouri Task Force 1, a division of the Boone County Fire Protection District, has been activated to deploy to the Republican National Convention next week in St. Paul, Minn.

2008-07-23 18:00:30

By KAT HUGHES For more than 31/2 hours last night, a line of residents snaked from the podium to the back of a packed Columbia City Council chamber as residents waited patiently for their three minutes to weigh in on the GetAbout Columbia project.

2008-07-11 18:00:34

As temperatures continue to climb toward the 90s and beyond, the Columbia/Boone County Health Department is urging people to allow caution and common sense to dictate how much time they spend outside.

2008-07-11 18:00:18

Wildfires in California are so fierce that for the first time, Boone County volunteer firefighters are being called up to help battle the blazes scorching that state.

2008-06-20 18:00:28

By Sara Semelka, Columbia Daily Tribune, Mo. Jun. 20--The Missouri River in parts of Boone County is expected to stay above flood stage at least through the weekend. Boonville and Jefferson City are the closest points along the river for which the National Weather Service collects data.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.