November 21, 2012
Local stores prepare for Black Friday shoppers with special sales and promotions.
Volunteers gathered at Stephens College's Stamper Commons on Wednesday to help prepare dishes for the annual Everyone Eats Thanksgiving meal.
Richard and Beth Trimmell, the new regional coordinators for the Salvation Army in the Columbia/Jefferson City area, are preparing for the holiday season with Thanksgiving baskets and bell-ringers.
November 20, 2012
A group of protesters gathered outside the Boone County Courthouse on Tuesday to call for an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Only two seats were unfilled on Frontier Airlines' inaugural flight to Orlando Tuesday at Columbia Regional Airport.
Columbia Chess Club president Justin Hull takes on fellow club members at Kaldi's Cafe. Hull has learned how to play chess blindfolded.
November 19, 2012
The Veterans and Shelter Dogs program, run through the Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction at MU, is meant to provide veterans with a stress-reducing experience while helping shelter dogs learn the skills they need to be adopted.
November 17, 2012
The U.S. Army Golden Knights landed parachutes during halftime of the Missouri versus Syracuse game Saturday to thank Chris Nelson, the trauma surgeon who treated a member of their team, and the physicians and staff of University Hospital's Frank L. Mitchell Jr., M.D., Trauma Center.
The Columbia College men's soccer team defeated Cardinal Stritch on Saturday at R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium in the opening round of the NAIA national tournament.
On Saturday morning, Ashland residents passed books hand-to-hand to fill the Southern Boone County Public Library's new building. A white-dove release and a ribbon-cutting ceremony were also part of the festivities.
November 16, 2012
The top recruit last year on Rivals.com is a sturdy 6-foot-6-inch, 220 pounds, runs a 40-yard dash in 4.37 seconds and is only 19 years old. Dorial Green-Beckham destroyed national records in his four years at Hillcrest High School, amassing more than 6,000 receiving yards and 75 touchdowns. However, he's had a relatively quiet season as a freshman on Missouri's football team.
November 15, 2012
The Missouri women's basketball team earned a 70-61 victory over the Western Illinois Leathernecks. The Tigers' record is now 3-0.
Columbia Public Works shows off their equipment to study urban stormwater drainage near Bear Creek on Thursday. The department was awarded a grant for the study by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources in March 2011.
November 14, 2012
The Parks and Recreation Commission voted Wednesday to proceed with the proposed Grindstone Trail project.
The Southern Boone County Public Library moved to a new location Wednesday in Ashland. The new location is needed for more space to meet the needs of the community, said Mitzi St. John, the public relations manager of the Daniel Boone Regional Library system
Students of Hickman High School rehearse for the musical, "Once on This Island." The show opens Thursday.
Road workers continued construction Tuesday on a new interchange on U.S. 63 that leads to Columbia Regional Airport. The interchange will open to traffic this Friday.
November 13, 2012
The Missouri men's basketball team beat Alcorn State 91-54 on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Head Start Columbia invited parents from eight counties to attend a low-literacy health training event Tuesday night at Stoney Creek Inn.
Randy Fletcher strings lights on a tree Tuesday outside Shakespeare's Pizza on South Ninth Street in downtown Columbia.