March 4, 2014
The 20-3 Rock Bridge Bruins were upset by the 13-11 Jefferson City Jays in the Class 5, District 9 championships semifinal game Tuesday night.
J.W. "Blind" Boone matched Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins, a nationally-known pianist, in a playoff at Garth Hall 134 years ago.
Richard Stickann is an alpaca farmer and writer. He recently wrote his second novel, "Hobbledehoy Boy," a tale about an awkward boy trying to navigate his way to manhood on the South Side of Chicago.
March 3, 2014
As Columbia weather dropped to a record-low temperature Monday, individual reports about weather across the country put the city in perspective.
March 2, 2014
Golfer Connor McCarty, a Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School senior, has signed with Culver-Stockton College to become the first athlete in Tolton's three-year history to ink a national letter of intent.
March 1, 2014
Chess players from kindergarten to high school age gathered at Battle High School for the Missouri Scholastic Championship Chess Tournament on Saturday. The high school division of the tournament was played in four rounds, limited to an hour in duration.
The Missouri Tigers won 85-66 against Mississippi State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
The Filmmaker Fete, organized by the True/False Film Fest, was held at the PS Gallery on Saturday.
Campfire Stories, part of the True/False Film Fest, allowed filmmakers to discuss behind-the-scenes moments of their film production.
True/False Film Fest pass holders dance at the @ction! party, the Friday night party held at the Ninth Street dance club Tonic. The party was sponsored by Schlafly and featured MNDR and DJ Gold E Mouf.
February 28, 2014
Colorful characters gathered for the March March parade starting at the Boone County Courthouse Square and ending at the Missouri Theatre. Characters included puppets and the performing Hulagans to kick off the True/False Film Fest on Friday.
February 27, 2014
Missouri forward Bri Kulas and junior Morgan Eye score their 1,000th-career point during Missouri's 75-72 win against Ole Miss on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
A masquerade gala was held to celebrate the start of the True/False Film Fest on Thursday at the Missouri Theatre.
Firefighters and mourners lined the street by The Crossing church Thursday to celebrate and honor Lt. Bruce Britt. Britt was killed responding to an emergency at University Village when part of the walkway collapsed.
Mourners could be seen from the Jefferson City Reserve Squad 120's firetruck during the procession for fallen Columbia firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt.
More than 30 fire trucks and emergency personnel formed a procession from Cosmo Park to The Crossing near Grindstone Parkway on Thursday morning to honor Lt. Bruce Britt, a Columbia firefighter who died Saturday.
February 26, 2014
Students auditioned for Battle High School's talent show on Wednesday. Whether singing or playing guitar, they overcame stage fright for the chance to take the stage.
Chris Willow is the owner of mamaroots, which sells handcrafted wooden toys. Willow's toys are designed to encourage children to use their imagination. The mother of two estimates she's sold between 3,000 and 5,000 toys in the last decade.
Lange Middle School's Minority Achievement Committee Scholars serve dinner to raise money for educational field trips to Kansas City and St. Louis. The scholars' third-annual event to celebrate Black History Month was also a tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died Dec. 5, 2013.
February 25, 2014
Hickman junior Jimmy Whitt has received 12 college basketball scholarship offers. He said he hasn't decided where he will play yet and looks forward to visiting schools.