Posted on: January 11, 2017

2017 Cole County Adopted Budget

The 2017 Cole County Adopted Budget document is now available online.

2017 Adopted Budget

Posted on: November 30, 2016

Winter Weather Safety

Check out National Weather Service Winter Weather Safety website and stay safe this winter.  Be prepared!

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Holts Summit Man Sentenced to Life in Prison in Statutory Sodomy Case

On July 19, 2016, Michael Kreps of Holts Summit, Missouri pled guilty to eight counts of statutory sodomy in the Circuit Court of Cole County.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016


The motoring public is hereby given notice that the Cole County Public Works Department will be closing the 1300 block of Murphy's Ford Road at the North Moreau River, effective Friday, December 16, 2016.  This section will remain closed...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016


The Cole County Department of Public Works would like to advise the motoring public that Liberty Road at Rising Creek will be closed beginning on Monday December 5, 2016 for approximately 3 months.  The location is just east of the Rising Creek ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Friday Jail Visitation canceled due to bad weather. 01/13/17

Due to the bad weather expected on Friday, January 13, 2017 all jail visitations have been canceled.  Please call on Tuesday, January 17th to re-schedule.

Please stay safe during this storm.

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Warrant Scam

The Cole County Sheriff's Department is receiving complaints, again, of a scam involving warrants. This is the same scam we had last year. The suspects are calling people and identifying themselves as DEP Gary or Greg. They are telling the victims th...Read on...