January 6, 2014
Zaxby's opened two restaurants in Columbia on Monday at 1411 Cinnamon Hill Lane and 3922 South Providence Road. The restaurants are the first for the chain in Missouri.
Walmart Express, located on Ninth Street, will open Wednesday. The store will cater to students and offer food items, school supplies and a pharmacy.
Boone Hospital Center's new cancer center opening Monday is the latest testament to Norm Stewart’s legacy at MU. Twenty years ago he founded Coaches vs. Cancer.
January 5, 2014
The Missouri women's basketball team played the University of Arkansas Sunday at Mizzou Arena. The Razorbacks defeated the Tigers 69-66.
A water main break at the intersection of Stadium and Ash streets has closed the road to traffic.
Campus movers took furniture and office supplies from Pickard Hall on MU's main campus up to Mizzou North in December.
Molly and Danny Myers have a son, Will, and 1-year-old fraternal twin daughters, Layla and Suzi. The Myerses used a video conferencing program to see their daughters when they were in the NICU.
January 4, 2014
The Missouri Tigers defeated Long Beach State 69-59 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri guard Jabari Brown lead all scorers with 22 points in 39 minutes.
January 3, 2014
The No. 8 Missouri Tigers beat the No. 13 Oklahoma State Cowboys on Friday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
In the Sugar Bowl on Thursday, Oklahoma vanquished an Alabama squad that had been ranked No. 1 much of the past three seasons.
January 2, 2014
Two to three inches of snow fell across Boone County Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. City crews worked quickly to clear first and second priority roads and moved on to treating residential streets.
Becca Stock’s classroom is in a trailer at Smithton Middle School. The room is covered with posters, some of which tell about the students and where they come from: Mexico, South Korea, Brazil, Iraq, Kazakhstan, China, Thailand, Rwanda and more.
January 1, 2014
Columbia's first 2014 baby, Emma Grace, was born at Women's and Children's Hospital. Noah Martin Reveley was the first New Year's baby at Boone Hospital Center.
About 80 people decided to bundle up Wednesday and explore the trails at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park as part of the nationwide First Day Hikes program.
December 31, 2013
Entertainment is offered for all ages at Columbia Eve Fest on Tuesday night.
Lots of cats are available for adoption at the Central Missouri Humane Society, so it's having an adoption sale. Pet adoption fees were reduced to $20.14 during the event. The usual adoption rate is $75 for older cats and $100 for kittens.
December 30, 2013
Every thread, every yard of fabric, every pattern and everything else needs to be counted and matched against the computer inventory at Appletree Quilting and Viking Center. Millie Kaiser, the owner, had lots of help Monday from employees, family members and friends.
The "Wall of Hope" outside The Broadway Hotel on Short Street in downtown Columbia will remain open until the end of January. It unveiled Friday, and my Monday afternoon was nearly full of messages. Hotel staff said messages will be erased from time to time to make room for new ones.
Students participate in AVID, which is a national college readiness system that targets students in the academic middle who show a strong desire to attend college and are determined to work hard. The class, which consists of 21 sophomores chosen from more than 80 applicants, is graded and credited just like any other course. It teaches academic strategies but also focuses on providing social and emotional help for the students enrolled.
December 28, 2013
Members of Columbia's Baha'i community gather regularly in members homes to discuss scriptures and other world religions.