May 25, 2013
People turned out to the Columbia Regional Airport to watch the 25th annual Salute to Veterans air show on Saturday to honor veterans. Spectators were allowed to tour some of the planes at the air show and a WWII era BT-13 flew acrobatically.
Seven people were injured when trains collided and derailed near Rockview in southeast Missouri early Saturday. The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the cause of the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe collision.
May 24, 2013
Rock Bridge graduates walked across the stage at Mizzou Arena on Friday evening and became graduates. The 2013 graduating class of Rock Bridge High School had 570 seniors.
Missouri softball took University of Washington on Friday evening at University Field. Missouri lost to Washington 1-0. This win leads Washington to the NCAA Women's College World Series.
Kaitlyn Weigand, 9, from Ms. McCray's third-grade class said “fractions” were the coolest thing she learned this year.
May 23, 2013
University of Washington beats Missouri, 2-1, after eight innings of softball on Thursday at University Field.
Hickman High School awarded diplomas to 547 seniors at graduation ceremonies at Mizzou Arena on Thursday.
The 35th annual Bianchi Cup continued Thursday at Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Hallsville. Doug Koenig won the Bianchi Cup in 2012 was competing again this year. The event, considered to be one of the most prestigious pistol competitions in the world, continues through Saturday.
Neighbors of Battle High School are bracing for the increased traffic that will come with the opening of the school. But many say the new high school and eventually new elementary school will have a positive impact on the area.
May 22, 2013
Fairfield Elementary School hosted its fifth grade field day and graduation pizza party on Wednesday. They played various games and ate food. The fifth graders will be moving on to three different middle schools in the new school year.
Missourian reader Charlotte Dean shared these photos of Muriel Battle during her time at West Junior High School.
Battle High School was named in honor of Muriel Battle, who worked in Columbia Public Schools for more than 30 years.
Gale Fuller became a minister with the American Humanist Association in 1987. He is the only humanist celebrant in Missouri, according to the association's website.
Tracy Ell crafts prosthetics at Mid-Mo Orthotics and Prosthetics. For Ell, who has always loved building and sculpting, the profession is the perfect blend of science and art.
Photos show the construction in progress at Battle High School. Aerial photos show the completed school.
May 20, 2013
A tornado as much as a mile wide with winds up to 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.
May 19, 2013
Missouri softball defeated Hofstra in Game 2 of the Columbia Regional Final on Sunday at University Field. With the victory, the Tigers will advance to the Super Regional.
Graduates of the MU School of Law accepted hoods at their graduation ceremony on Sunday.
Chris Campbell and his wife, Tiffany, are opening Tree Top Innovative Learning Center as a daycare and community center to serve north Columbia.