Boonville man sells fireworks to help community


BOONVILLE – Hundreds of mid-Missourians stocked up on fireworks this week for the Fourth of July.  73-year-old Jim Edwards is one of many firework vendors across mid-Missouri — but he isn’t in it for the money. Edwards sells fireworks to raise money for cancer survivors. He started a nonprofit 14 […]

After COVID-19 cancelations, parents plan proms


COLUMBIA – Parents across mid-Missouri are taking it upon themselves to host proms for students after COVID-19 cancelled many official events.  Battle High School Prom by Parents organizer Laurie Painter said the event is just a week away. “Now it’s a matter of getting it decorated, that’s the next big […]

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