May 25, 2012
May 24, 2012
Col. George Boyd was the honored guest Thursday at Columbia College’s fifth annual Military Recognition Day. The college, which has 18 locations on military bases, prides itself on its connection to service members. Boyd was there to present the Col. Charles E. McGee Scholarship, named for an alumnus of the school.
Shooters from multiple continents gathered in Hallsville this week participate in a variety of pistol shooting events at the 33rd annual Bianchi Cup. The competition began Wednesday and will end Saturday.
Wanda Brown, who has been a teacher, assistant principal, principal and assistant superintendent in the district, will retire at the end of this school year after 34 years with Columbia Public Schools.
May 23, 2012
Six people spoke to community members about how they know Shakir Hamoodi at a gathering Wednesday morning at Rock Bridge Christian Church. Hamoodi, a Middle Eastern grocer and former MU nuclear scientist, was sentenced to three years in jail after pleading guilty to violating federal sanctions against Iraq by sending money overseas from 1991 to 2003.
May 22, 2012
Joplin residents broke ground Tuesday for new schools, including a new elementary school that will replace and combine two elementary schools destroyed in the May 22, 2011, tornado.
May 21, 2012
Filmmaker and Joplin native Chip Gubera returned to his hometown to document the stories of survivors of the May 22, 2011, tornado in Joplin. These images are from the documentary, "Joplin, Missouri," which will be shown at Ragtag Cinema on Tuesday evening.
May 20, 2012
May 19, 2012
Three Columbia high schools held their graduation ceremonies Saturday — Hickman, Rock Bridge and Douglass.
Missouri defeated DePaul 1-0 Saturday to reach Sunday's regional final. The game went into extra innings, ending with a walk-off home run by Ashley Fleming in the ninth.
May 18, 2012