Category Archives: Local News

Jefferson City mayor, city settle free-speech case

By Clarion News staff JEFFERSON CITY – When Mayor Carrie Tergin allegedly ordered the removal of two decorative paving stones from Adrian’s Island because she didn’t like the message, a federal lawsuit soon followed. According to an Associated Press article, … Continue reading

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Here we snow again!

The National Weather Service expects snow/sleet for Jefferson City Clarion News JEFFERSON CITY – With a nod to Yogi Berra, it’s like weather déjà vu all over again. Another midweek round of winter precipitation began dropping ice and snow Wednesday … Continue reading

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Laundry incident leads to Sherman Hall exodus

Students begin moving back after water damage is repaired By Keishera Lately/Clarion News  LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A student hanging laundry from a sprinkler system caused significant water damage to Sherman Hall prior to the start of the spring semester. Some … Continue reading

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Snow falls on Blue Tiger Nation

Photos by Jordan Parker/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A winter weather event arrived on campus Saturday as the first week of the spring 2022 semester headed into an extended MLK holiday weekend. According to the National Weather Service, central Missouri … Continue reading

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Temps begin slide towards winter

By Sydnee Bryant/Clarion staff JEFFERSON CITY – Put away the T-shirts and get ready to bundle up. According to the National Weather Service, a strong cold front will dip into the Midwest today, bringing temps to below freezing Thursday night. … Continue reading

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Remembering the life of Robert Lee Mitchell Sr.

By Mar’Che Boggess  JEFFERSON CITY- The man for whom Lincoln University’s Mitchell Auditorium was named passed away on April 14, 2021.   Robert Lee Mitchell Sr. graduated from Lincoln University in 1956 with a Bachelor of Music Education degree. Upon graduating, … Continue reading

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Campus closed Tuesday, more snow expected

National Weather Service says above-freezing temps will arrive this weekend Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The campus closure on Monday was extended into Tuesday as bitter cold and slick road conditions continued across mid-Missouri. Mother Nature will continue her icy … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Campus closed Wednesday due to weather

Local road conditions deteriorate with additional snow, freezing rain By Clarion News staff UPDATE (9:35 a.m.): Campus has been closed for Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021. LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Additional winter weather has created a mess for Mid-Missouri motorists, creating a … Continue reading

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LU student arraigned for LINC shooting

Two of the four students shot were critically injured Clarion News staff reports UPDATE: According to court reports, Hawley was released from the Cole County jail onNov. 24, 2020 after posting bond. A court hearing scheduled for Dec. 10, 2020 … Continue reading

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Group rallies against human trafficking and pedophilia

By Elise Eaker/Clarion News staff JEFFERSON CITY- Members of Missouri C.A.P.T.I.V.E held a rally against human trafficking and pedophilia Friday at the state Capitol. C.A.P.T.I.V.E stands for Citizens Against Pedophilia, Trafficking, and Inhumane Violence Everywhere. The Missouri State Highway Patrol … Continue reading

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