September 16, 2014
After ending regulation with a score of 2-2 and double overtime, Hickman won Tuesday night's soccer match against Rock Bridge in penalty kicks.
More than 20 people gathered near the intersection of Locust and Eighth streets on Tuesday in protest of Opus Development Co. beginning demolition of the buildings to make way for a new student housing complex.
Mill Creek, Ridgeway and Grant elementary schools followed Midway Heights, Parkade and Two Mile Prairie this week in distributing iPads to fifth-graders. Julie Nichols, manager for instructional technology for Columbia Public Schools, said the devices are intended to prepare them for their transition into middle school.
Tristen Shaw is raising money for the Alzheimer's Association in honor of her Grandma Joy, who has the disease.
September 15, 2014
The tombstone marker that contains Thomas Jefferson's personal epitaph returned to MU after being restored by the Smithsonian Institution. The relic will be displayed in Jesse Hall after renovations are complete in a display designed by MU architecture student Rachael Liberty.
Students donated $5 to write a message on a lantern and release it in remembrance of loved ones lost to suicide. The event raised $550 for the Mid-Missouri Crisis Line.
Crews began demolition on the downtown site of the 259-bed apartment complex being built by Opus Development Co.
Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall has researched chimpanzee behavior in the field for more than 50 years. Goodall will speak on her new book and her life's work Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.
September 14, 2014
Missourian photographer Hannah Sturtecky used the Koloid iPhone app, which mimics the wet plate collodion process used during the Civil War-era.
Civil War re-enactors spent time talking about their experiences by campfire Saturday evening and some attended a church service Sunday morning at the re-enactment to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Centralia.
The authors of a new book called "Six Doors to the Seventh Dimension" read from and signed copies of the book Friday at Columbia Art League.
September 13, 2014
Re-enactors flocked to Centralia on Saturday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Centralia on Saturday.
About 700 people filled The Blue Note on Friday for I'm Shmacked, a party tour visiting various universities across the U.S.
Missouri won its third game of the season on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, beating the University of Central Florida 38-10.
The Tolton Trailblazers defeated the Central Panthers 69-6 on Friday. The Panthers are a home-schooled team from Arnold and are in their first season.
September 12, 2014
Helias Crusaders defeated the Hickman Kewpies 48-7 on Friday. Hickman fell to 0-4 with the loss.
The Missouri women's soccer team defeated Montana 4-3 in double overtime on Friday.
The final public forum held by the Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence was conducted Friday at the Armory Sports Center. The task force invited people aged 15-30 to to give feedback and suggestions about ensuring public safety in Columbia.
To alleviate crowding from parked cars on neighborhood streets, the city of Columbia is hiring a mediator to reach a decision on a solution for the area.
September 11, 2014
The Mayor’s Task Force on Community Violence hosted a public forum at the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church on Thursday. The forum was held to discuss ways to prevent violence in the Columbia community, especially in light of the recent death of Ferguson teen, Michael Brown.