June 1, 2014
Athletes competed in the walking, running, long jump and softball throw events of the 2014 Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games Sunday at the Hickman High School track. Sunday was the final day of competition.
May 31, 2014
Athletes from around the state compete in the powerlifting competition at the 2014 Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games. With constant motivation from coaches and one another, the athletes were able to see their training pay off.
Gathered at Cosmopolitan Park for a candlelight vigil Friday, about 100 people honored the memory of 17-year-old Jose "Eric" Alvarado, who drowned Thursday night.
May 30, 2014
Special Olympics athletes celebrated the start of the 2014 Summer Games with an opening ceremony at Hickman High School on Saturday.
The Special Olympics held its Opening Day ceremony at the MU Recreation Complex on Friday.
Robert White's family has owned the land near Columbia Regional Airport since the 1930s, but Columbia recently filed an eminent-domain petition to acquire the land for a runway expansion project. He is uninterested in selling the land, however.
May 28, 2014
Janice Sevre-Duszynska, a female priest, led a mass at St. Francis House on Wednesday. Sevre-Duszynska is the subject of a documentary, "Pink Smoke Over The Vatican," about the movement promoting the ordination of women in the Catholic church.
Maya Angelou, writer and poet, dies at 86.
College-age students make up about half of the Boone County Fire Protection District's 250 volunteers. Although that means high turnover for the fire district, the agency says it's worth it.
May 26, 2014
The 26th annual Salute to Veterans Parade on Monday honored veterans and commemorated the 100th anniversary of WWI.
A supermarket in upstate New York has installed a gym within its property. Collaborating with the YMCA and a health care company, the supermarket provides the gym to customers free of charge.
More than a hundred people attended a Memorial Day ceremony Monday afternoon at the Boone County Courthouse to pay tribute to fallen service members. The event included a wreath laying ceremony and speeches by several veterans.
May 25, 2014
People came together this weekend to watch aerial feats and remember America's fallen veterans at the seventh annual Salute to Veterans Airshow at Columbia Regional Airport.
Members of many native american tribes came together to celebrate and display their heritage at the seventh annual For the People Pow Wow. The pow wow was held on Saturday at the Central Missouri Events Complex.
Across the country and around the world, civilians and military personnel paused to honor the millions of American soldiers, airmen, sailors, Marines and Coast Guard service members who died serving their country in various conflicts dating back to the Civil War.
May 24, 2014
Some events during the Salute to Veterans Airshow on Saturday at Columbia Regional Airport were were delayed due to the rain that fell throughout the day.
The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team performed in Columbia as part of the Salute to Veterans Airshow Saturday at Columbia Regional Airport. It was the team's first Columbia performance in 15 years.
May 23, 2014
Seniors at Douglass High School, Fr. Tolton High School and Hickman High School all celebrated their graduations with commencement ceremonies Friday.
Fr. Tolton High School celebrated its first graduation Friday with a commencement ceremony.