September 8, 2014
Four panelists led a discussion for the Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence during a forum Monday night. The Let's Talk CoMo: Violence gathering was the first of three scheduled for this week to discuss crime and prevention in the community.
Leigha Vandegriffe, 9, gets her hair cut at Green Meadows Hair Co. and Spa during its annual cut-a-thon.
The city of Boonville will begin long-awaited restoration of the Katy Bridge next summer, a project that will convert the former railroad bridge over the Missouri River to a pedestrian and cyclist track.
September 7, 2014
Volunteers from Saint Andrew's Lutheran Church worked at the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri on Sunday as part of a national day of service volunteer event.
The Missouri General Assembly convenes for a veto session on Wednesday. Some of the bills being considered are a 72-hour waiting period for abortions, changes to the regulation of e-cigarettes and, in the House, four bills increasing tax credits or exemptions.
Sherry Payne, executive director of Uzazi Village, stopped in Columbia on Saturday as part of her walk across Missouri to raise awareness of the higher infant mortality rate among black children.
September 6, 2014
The Columbia College women's soccer team takes on Missouri Valley College at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium on Saturday. Columbia College lost 2-1.
Columbia College's men soccer team topped Missouri Valley 2-1 on Saturday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium.
The city of Ashland held its annual Fall Festival Saturday with activities like a bouncy obstacle course, animal shows and face painting. Event organizers estimate that about 3,000 people visited the festival this year.
No. 24 Missouri moved to 2-0 for the season Saturday with a 49-24 victory over Toledo at the Glass Bowl in Toledo, Ohio.
No. 24 Missouri rolled to a 49-24 victory over Toledo on Saturday.
Residents from the Maty Mauk's hometown made the 75-mile trip to Toledo Saturday to support the Missouri quarterback.
Jefferson City High School beat Hickman High School 25-7 on Friday to even the state's second-oldest rivalry at 53-53-4.
Rock Bridge High School defeated Battle High School 25-11 Friday in their first regular season matchup.
Missouri volleyball defeated Illinois State 3-1 on Friday. The Tiger Inviational continues Saturday with games against Oakland at 2 p.m. and Xavier at 6:30 p.m.
September 5, 2014
Shelby Smith, 16, and her sister Emma Self, 8, were born with microcephaly, a neurological disorder in which children's heads are smaller than what is normal for their age and gender. The sisters recently moved to Hallsville to benefit from the school district's special education program.
At 6-foot-2, Luke Campbell is one of the largest high school football players in the state. But the Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School player has another passion: graphic design.
September 4, 2014
The 10th annual Tomato Festival drew in more than 1,000 people to the Bradford Research Center on Thursday. Attendees could sample more than 270 varieties of tomatoes, as well as salsas and peppers.