September 9, 2013
Parents and teachers met at Parkade Elementary School on Sept. 5 as part of the HOME WORKS! program. The program, which was implemented at two Columbia elementary schools this year, facilitates home visits for teachers to meet their students' parents.
September 8, 2013
MU alumnus John Anderson, who hosts ESPN's SportsCenter and ABC's Wipeout, appears in Columbia on Sunday at the inaugural John Anderson College Avenue Mile. Proceeds from the event went to the Anderson Family Charitable Foundation, which provides assistance to underserved elementary school-aged children in the public school system, according to the event's Web site.
A storm Sunday morning delayed the 2013 Bike MS ride by two hours, but many riders waited out the storm to complete the ride at the Central Missouri Events Center.
September 7, 2013
The Missouri Tigers defeated the Toledo Rockets 38-23 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Rock Bridge gets its second football victory of the season on Friday by defeating Fort Zumwalt West 48-14.
Tolton High School falls to Southern Boone 32-28 in Friday's football game in Columbia.
September 6, 2013
The Battle Spartans lost their home football game Friday night to the Hannibal Pirates, 42-27.
The ninth annual Tomato Festival, hosted by MU's Bradford Research and Extension Center, offered a variety of peppers and tomatoes for participants to sample and rate.
September 5, 2013
The Columbia Rugby Football Club gears up for its first match on Saturday. Captain Shan Schauffler says expectations and intensity for the team are much higher this season.
Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association attracts residents from across the state to the 50th annual Back to the Farm reunion.
Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British meteorological office concluded in a report issued Thursday that man-made global warming increased the likelihood of some of 2012's extreme weather.
Jacob Best, barn manager at the Columbia Equestrian Center, enjoys having residents of all ages ride and work with the horses.
September 4, 2013
Columbia College defeats Culver-Stockton College in a three-match victory at the Columbia College Arena on Wednesday.
When it comes to Syria, the Obama administration is sure about one thing: President Bashar Assad's government must be punished for a deadly chemical weapons attack it says killed more than 1,400 civilians, including at least 400 children.
September 3, 2013
The Bulldogs play their inaugural football game against Tipton's Cardinals on Tuesday at Harrisburg High School. The Bulldogs won 14-12.
The case against James Crocker is the latest to spotlight "castle doctrine" laws, which allow the use of deadly force to protect property.
September 2, 2013
Trent Morrow of Sydney is trying to break the world record for the number of marathons completed in one year, which is 114. The Heart of America Marathon was his 99th of 2013.
The Abbott family went fishing on Labor Day at Cooper's Landing.
September 1, 2013
Participants in Sunday's Epic Mud Run in Columbia ran five kilometers through the mud and won mugs to commemorate the experience.
The Battle High School Spartans defeated the Bears of Kansas City's East High School with a score of 56-6. It was the first football game in Battle High's history.