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KJAB Christian Radio believes in keeping its listeners up to date on local Missouri news. KJAB does not have its own local Missouri news desk but gathers its news primarily from Missouri newspapers and Central Missouri news stations. We cover Missouri state news as well as news in Columbia, Fulton, Mexico, Moberly, and Jefferson City. To hear the news in Missouri, tune in today!



  • Another historic night for Mizzou women’s basketball
    The Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team vowed a comeback performance after letting one slip away from them at Florida on Sunday.  Holding a conference opponent to the fewest points in program history, Mizzou pulled off a dominating 61-35 win over Georgia on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena. Sophie Cunningham finished the game with 23 points, […]  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 11:16:20 +0000

  • Southern Missouri Congressman apologizes for yelling “Go back to Puerto Rico” at Democrats
    Southern Missouri Republican Congressman Jason Smith has apologized for an exchange on the House floor Thursday. According to widely reported accounts, Smith expressed contrition to California Democratic Representative Tony Cárdenas after yelling  “Go back to Puerto Rico” while Cárdenas was at the House podium. A spokesperson for Representative Smith said the comment was directed at […]  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:04:46 +0000

  • Parson to announce details about two northwest Missouri prisons on Friday (AUDIO)
    Missouri’s governor is scheduled to announce details on Friday about his plan to consolidate two prisons in northwest Missouri’s Cameron. Governor Mike Parson (R) wants to close the maximum-security Crossroads Correctional Center and consolidate it with Western Missouri Correctional Center, which is down the street. Governor Parson met Thursday with Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) […]  Fri, 18 Jan 2019 05:58:49 +0000

  • Governor Parson to vastly reorganize numerous state agencies
    Missouri Governor Mike Parson has signed three executive orders to bring a sweeping reorganization of several state agencies.  The governor held a news conference Thursday in Jefferson City with the heads of four departments to announce his actions. The agency most affected by the changes will be the Department of Economic Development (DED), which will […]  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 23:30:41 +0000

  • Odom adds former Texas Tech defensive coordinator to his Mizzou coaching staff
    David Gibbs has joined the Mizzou Football coaching staff as an assistant coach.  Gibbs is a 25-year veteran of the coaching industry, including 11 seasons as a defensive coordinator in the college ranks, and nine seasons as a defensive backs coach for three different NFL teams. Gibbs comes to Mizzou after spending the last four […]  Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:14:47 +0000