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Keep the Faith night is big success for Lady Warhawks

    On Saturday, February 9, the Lady Warhawks Basketball Team hosted the “Keep the Faith” night at their game against the Lady Blue Jays from Viburnum. The night was held to raise money for senior Faith Skaggs. Skaggs was involved in a serious car accident in December and is currently going through rehabilitation at Ranken Jordan.

PPQG celebrates member’s accomplishment

    Recently several members of the Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild (PPQG) gathered at a guild workshop; learning the Braided Star quilt block pattern designed by member Dana Moore.  Many of them will continue applying the techniques she demonstrated to create the Stars on Stage quilt, also designed by Moore.  Her designs were published this past Fall in the Missouri Star Quilt Co. Mod Magazine, Vol 4 2018.  

Revenue department criticized for tax miscalculation, lack of transparency

By AVIVA OKESON-HABERMAN, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — State lawmakers grilled the Department of Revenue director Wednesday over lack of communication with taxpayers that will result in some Missourians getting an unpleasant surprise when they file their taxes.

Senate gives initial approval to restore low-income housing tax credit

By Tom Coulter, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — More than a year after the Missouri Housing Development Commission voted to freeze the state’s Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, the Senate signaled initial approval Wednesday to bring it back — with a few changes.

Change to drug laws would turn distribution into murder in some cases

By Sidney Steele, Columbia Missourian
JEFFERSON CITY — Someone who knowingly and unlawfully manufactures, delivers or distributes a controlled substance that results in another person’s death could be convicted of murder in the second degree in legislation being debated by state lawmakers.