February 16, 2015
Columbia residents navigated snow-covered roads on Monday and shoveled driveways and sidewalks after about 4 inches of snow fell overnight. Others found time to have a bit more fun in the snow. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Monday.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning on Sunday that remains in effect until 6 p.m. on Monday. Columbia received more than four inches of snow, prompting multiple closures and accidents.
February 15, 2015
Beginning at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday, snow started falling in Columbia and, by 9:30 p.m., had accumulated more than 2 inches. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warming on Sunday, which remains in effect through 6 p.m. Monday.
The Missouri women's basketball team defeated the Ole Miss Rebels 72-68 Sunday at Mizzou Arena. Guard Morgan Eye led the Tigers in scoring with 16, and Sierra Michaelis added 15 more.
In a series of bouts Sunday at Hearnes Center, the undefeated Tigers trounced American University 34-3. Missouri will compete in the National Duals Finals on Feb. 21 and 22 in Iowa City, Iowa.
New York photographer Francis Smith will soon embark on an eight-month journey through 33 states to capture the essence of 50 towns, cities, counties, ships and universities that all share Columbia as part of their names.
February 14, 2015
Missouri lost to Mississippi State 77-74 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. The game featured a career-high 27 points from sophomore Johnathan Williams III.
High school wrestlers from across Missouri took place in the Class 1-District 2 Tournament on Saturday at Versailles High School.
Whether it was to treat a significant other or oneself, people flocked to Columbia businesses to find creative ways to celebrate the holiday on a blistery cold February afternoon.
Another winter storm that could bring an additional foot or more of snow to some areas is forecast for Boston beginning Saturday evening. The city is already coping with high mounds of snow from previous storms this winter.
February 13, 2015
Rock Bridge High School defeated ACE Prep, a Kansas City school, 76-33 on Friday in Columbia, with Tre Williams contributing 16 points.
After 15 years in Columbia and just over two at its downtown location at 119 S. Seventh St., the SoCo Club will close Feb. 22.
February 12, 2015
The Rock Bridge Bruins beat the Jefferson City Jays in a girls basketball game Thursday night.
Douglass High School hosted a talent show Thursday to celebrate Black History Month. The event, which showcased local community talent, was part of a month-long project by the city of Columbia.
Students and residents gathered Thursday for the half-hour vigil to mourn the deaths of three Muslim students who were slain on Tuesday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Diana Kander works from her home office. Kander quit being a lawyer to become an entrepreneur, educator and author.
February 11, 2015
Ashland residents enjoy fellowship and competition while playing Wii Bowling Monday at Southern Boone County Public Library. Library associate Pam Verduin organizes and hosts the event, which takes place the second Monday of every month. The event provides an opportunity for Ashland adults to get together and socialize at their local library.
Members of the MU Anniversary Committee collected signatures on the 175th anniversary flag and displayed it Wednesday on Francis Quadrangle. The flag will not be brought out again until MU's 200th anniversary.
Selected MU students taste-tested Asian carp dishes and shared their reactions on Tuesday at the Sabai Culinary Development Kitchen. Results are helping MU Campus Dining services decide whether to serve carp in campus dining halls.