December 11, 2012
In a crosstown rivalry basketball game on Tuesday, the first game in Hickman High School's new gymnasium, the Hickman High School Kewpies defeated the Rock Bridge Bruins, 55-48.
Five fire trucks were dispatched to Creekwood Estates Senior Living on Tuesday afternoon. Crews performed an "aggressive fire attack" and put out the fire in 12 minutes, according to a Columbia Fire Department news release.
Columbia Public Schools are transitioning to Common Core State Standards, which focuses on teaching students skill-based curriculum.
December 10, 2012
Students ate latkes, listened to Hanukkah music and watched a 9-foot tall menorah be lit at an event organized by the Chabad Jewish Student Organization in the MU Student Center on Monday evening.
Shelly La Fata, owner of Sorella Natural Foods, prepares healthy snacks and meals in her home. La Fata teaches in-home culinary classes and has a catering service.
December 9, 2012
The Enns Entomology Museum, founded in 1874, holds more than 6 million insects, arachnids and fossils.
December 8, 2012
Missouri women's basketball team beat Arkansas-Pine Bluff 92-59 on Saturday night in Mizzou Arena.
Two dogs, Kish and Noah, are training to become rescue dogs. The dogs had to complete a Foundation Skills Assessment, which assesses a dog's obedience, control and agility. Neither of the dogs passed.
Missouri men's basketball team won over Tennessee State, 68-38, after a slow start in the first half.
Michele Keele, a professional calligraphy artist, owns The Artist’s Hand on West Broadway. Keele produces a variety of calligraphy work, including invitations, poetry, scrapbooking material, mailing addresses, wedding programs and reception items, certifications and more.
December 7, 2012
The Tolton Catholic's girls basketball lost to the O'Hare Catholic 45-39 Friday at Tolton Catholic High School despite an outstanding performance by Hope Wright.
Columbia businesses put up decorations as part of the Living Windows Festival. The festival also featured live performances of different holiday scenes.
The Hickman and Rock Bridge girls swimming teams practice together at Hickman High School. The swimmers consider themselves one big team instead of two teams that will eventually compete.
December 6, 2012
The Missouri women's basketball team came out with a victory against Missouri State on Thursday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers won 91-77.
Sen. John Hoeven, right, and Sen. Roy Blunt represent North Dakota and Missouri, two states entrenched in the water wars raging over downstream drought-stricken states competing for the increasingly scarce upstream water of the Missouri River.
December 5, 2012
MU Residential Life is considering renovating its graduate student apartments. The apartments, including some that were built in the 1950s, house 5 percent of MU's 6,481 graduate students.
MU students were caught studying the week before final exams. Finals week officially begins Monday.
Alan Easley's family has owned a 105-acre farm south of Columbia since the Civil War. Easley, however, recently decided to sell a portion of his family's farm because he stopped growing crops and raising cattle on that land.
December 4, 2012
Laurence Bowers' career-high 26 points fueled Missouri's comeback win over Southeastern Missouri State on Tuesday.
Columbia College's women's basketball team lost Tuesday to MidAmerica Nazarene.