April 27, 2009
Click here to download a PDF of the court decision in which Judge Richard G. Callahan ruled Josh Kezer should be a free man.
A box of action figures awaits a potential customer next to Jeanie Musc in her front yard off of West Way in southwestern Columbia. Jeanie and her husband, Victor, had a garage sale on Saturday in effort to jump-start some spring cleaning.
On Monday, the Central Missouri Humane Society announced the organization's first-place win in the Zootoo.com makeover contest. The winners are given up to $1 million in goods, services and cash. The campaign began after two 13-year-old students from Columbia Catholic School, Amanda Huhman and Libby Burkes, expressed interest in entering the shelter in the contest. The Humane Society came away from the national contest with first place, despite the fact that it was entered four months into the contest.
Patty Forister, the executive director of the Central Missouri Humane Society, right, congratulates Columbia Catholic School students Libby Burkes, left, and Amanda Huhman, center, for their dedication and enthusiasm in the humane society's campaign for a million-dollar makeover from Zootoo.com. Specific plans for the makeover have not yet begun, but a wish list has been compiled, which includes more space in the shelter for cats and kittens to roam and play.
Firefighters with the Boone County Fire District responded to the accident just before 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Four people were injured in a T-bone accident at the intersection of U.S. 63 and state Highway CC on Saturday afternoon, according to a Boone County Fire Protection District news release.
A red 1993 Chevy pickup truck was struck on its passenger side by a black 2005 Jaguar while crossing U.S. 63 on Highway CC westbound on Saturday afternoon.