January 19, 2015
Marchers walked by candlelight from Douglass High School to St. Luke United Methodist Church, which hosted an event to honor Martin Luther King's birthday.
Columbia residents joined Gov. Jay Nixon and Mary Ratliff, the local chapter president of the NAACP, to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday.
Members of the community at breakfast at St. Luke's United Methodist Church as part of Columbia's events and celebrations honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
January 18, 2015
The Craft Beer Cellar offers a diverse selection of beers from around the city, country and world.
An art exhibit at the Sidney Larson Gallery in Brown Hall at Columbia College features students from high schools in Columbia and surrounding regions.
January 17, 2015
The Missouri alumnus spoke to his alma mater's current baseball team about lessons he learned playing alongside the likes of Stan "The Man" Musial and Bob Gibson on Saturday at the First Pitch Celebration.
Columbia College mascot Scooter the Cougar visited the children of the Fun City Youth Academy on Saturday in the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center. Scooter was there to help celebrate the Columbia College volleyball team's first day volunteering with the academy, which offers educational and social programs for children 5-14.
Columbia's Office of Cultural Affairs invited people to submit designs to a contest for a new city flag. The five finalist designs, pictured in this gallery, will be presented to the Columbia City Council for consideration.
January 15, 2015
Missouri lost 60-49 to No. 1 South Carolina on Thursday night.
Elementary school students listen to middle school students from the MS Honor Concert Band perform in the Missouri Theatre on Thursday as part of the Columbia Public Schools District Extravaganza. The performance introduced the elementary students to various instruments, which they will have the option to play in middle school.
Ice forms on the Columbia stretch of the Missouri River many winters and despite colder temperature predictions, so far this year hasn't been extraordinary. The Big Muddy was running white this week with ice, but warmer temperatures are expected to reduce the coverage by the weekend.
Ragtime composer and pianist John William “Blind” Boone was brought back to life in an artistic performance Thursday morning at the 22nd Columbia Values Diversity Celebration.
January 14, 2015
The Friends of the Library Book Sale holds used book sales every Wednesday and Saturday at the Daniel Boone Public Library. The proceeds go to the library, and unsold books are donated to organizations.
January 13, 2015
Skaters could be seen gliding across the frozen lake Tuesday at Stephens Lake Park. The lake opened to skaters the day before.
January 10, 2015
Missouri men's basketball lost to Auburn 85-79 in a road game Saturday night. Keith Shamburger led Missouri (7-8, 1-1) with a season-high 21 points.
Oil prices may have dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time since April 2009, but ethanol plants across the nation continue to operate at a brisk pace.
The Mount Zion Church and cemetery sit on one of the highest points in Boone County, and the church building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
January 9, 2015
Hickman fell to Blue Springs South on Friday 73-51 in a battle of former Missouri basketball recruits. Hickman guard Jimmy Whitt is signed to play at Arkansas. Blue Springs South's Kevin Puryear has already signed with Missouri. Whitt led the Kewpies with 28 points while Puryear had 26 on the night.
January 8, 2015