November 2, 2012
Junior midfielder Hunter Morawitz will be one of the most experienced players on the Hickman High School boy's soccer team roster next season after spending the last two years on varsity.
Farmers and animal breeders from all over the country attended the Small Farm Trade Show and Conference Friday at the Central Missouri Event Center, Home of the Boone County Fair. This year's show features more than 150 vendors and 55 talks, and the show runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Nearly 3,000 Ozark hellbender eggs laid by eight females mark the second time the endangered amphibian has been bred in captivity at the St. Louis Zoo.
University of Florida students and alumni prepare Friday in Gainesville, Fla., for the Saturday game against Missouri.
Fred Berry is the Republican candidate for the Missouri House of Representatives seat in the 46th District.
The Rock Bridge High School Bruins will play their crosstown rivals, the Hickman Kewpies, on Friday at Hickman High School in Columbia.
Stephen Webber, Democratic candidate for the 46th District, is seeking his third term in the Missouri House of Representatives.
House District 46 encompasses some of Columbia's oldest and newest neighborhoods. Democrat Stephen Webber and Republican Fred Berry are competing to represent the new House district.
November 1, 2012
Twelve Columbia residents were honored by Mayor Bob McDavid as part of the Mayor's Council on Physical Fitness and Health awards on Thursday at the Daniel Boone City Building.
Juniors Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow have taken leadership roles on the Missouri volleyball team as the only upperclassmen.
In Chillicothe, a town of 9,500, residents express their views about voting, governmental policies, this year's presidential race and other political topics.
Halloween night lent an extra touch of chaos to Cougar Madness, Columbia College’s annual athletics department-sponsored event to kick off the school's basketball seasons.
October 31, 2012
Fire crews responded to a fire at Loop 70 Auto Parts around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The fire caused damage to three other businesses, Wireless House, Ennis Appliance Center and Carlito's Cabo.
Trunk or Treat was held this Halloween at New Horizons United Methodist Church. Families dressed in costumes and enjoyed a safe Halloween experience.
Children played games and celebrated Halloween at Tiger Night of Fun on Wednesday at Hearnes Center. The event provided an alternative for trick-or-treating outside.
Chipotle offered a special for anyone who came dressed in costume on Halloween. Proceeds went to the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.
Lee Expressive Arts Elementary School held its 20th annual Fall Festival on Wednesday. The event began with a 9 a.m. parade and included different activities throughout the day.
Missouri's 50th District covers an area that spans the Missouri River and includes parts of Boone, Cole and Moniteau counties.
State Rep. Caleb Jones, R-California, is running unopposed to keep his seat representing the 50th District in the Missouri House of Representatives. Jones grew up in Clarksburg, and his father still lives there on the family farm.
Ken Gruber is a doctor working in the MU Life Science Incubator. He is trying to combat cachexia, a condition found in cancer patients that results in decreased appetites, fatigue and a drastic loss of body mass in muscles, bones and organs.