Bicentennial Marker Gets a Jump on Statehood Anniversary

Nathan Luebbering, Gary Berendzen and Steve Cearlock with the Cole County Honor Guard flank a statue honoring Boone, Cole and Callaway counties. Photo credit: Margo Wagner/Missourian.

Columbia Missourian–Boone, Callaway and Cole counties stepped out ahead of the state’s bicentennial Monday morning by dedicating a marker on the Katy Trail in north Jefferson City.

The monument that now stands at the trailhead is a three-sided obelisk with each side dedicated to...

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