October 6, 2014
What would happen if Thomas Putnam, the man responsible for four executions during the Salem Witch Trials, was put on trial himself? "Witches Be Crazy," a mock trial event, answered that question at the Missouri Theatre on Sunday.
October 5, 2014
Missouri soccer defeated Vanderbilt at home 2-0, keeping its undefeated home record intact. The Tigers are 4-1 in conference play.
October 4, 2014
The Center of Urban Agriculture put on the fifth annual Harvest Hootenanny on Saturday. All the food was locally sourced, including hamburger from Missouri Legacy Beef, bratwurst from Patchwork Family Farms and chicken raised and slaughtered at the center in Columbia.
Thousands of dog lovers attend the 11th annual Paws in the Park in Stephens Lake Park on Saturday. The event, hosted by Second Chance, featured a dog diving competition and a silent auction.
Some customers at Moser's supermarket had the opportunity to try silver carp chili on Saturday. Fifty pounds of the fish was sold by 3 p.m. Saturday.
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola, is listed in serious but stable condition after being kept in isolation at a hospital since Sunday, Sept. 28. The Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 2,400 people in four countries, continues to defy international efforts to control it.
Tolton football defeated the Missouri Military Academy 50-6 on Friday in the school's first Homecoming game.
The Rock Bridge Bruins lost 36-14 to the Helias Catholic High School Crusaders on Friday.
October 3, 2014
The 2014 Tigers on the Prowl charity auction took place at The Crossing church on Friday.
The Missouri swimming and diving teams competed in the ninth annual Show-Me Showdown at the Mizzou Aquatic Center on Friday.
After a more than an 18 hour postponement because of storms, the Missouri soccer team defeated Kentucky 2-1 on Friday.
The total amount of rainfall on Thursday was 4.81 inches, beating the record of 1.55 inches from 1927.
Village Square Park at Ninth and Walnut streets will be shut down by the end of the year. The city and First Christian Church have decided not to renew a lease for the park land.
October 2, 2014
Rock Bridge beat Jefferson City High School 36-31 Friday.
The dynamic duo of Nash Sutherlin and Marshall Willingham helped carry the load for the Spartans as they defeated Hickman High School 14-7 on Friday.
Tolton football head coach Chad Masters and the Trailblazers prepare for their first ever Homecoming game on Friday at Fr. Tolton Catholic High School.
MU student Nathan West uses a prosthetic arm that he hopes will help him eventually join the police force. He has learned to operate the arm so that it helps him operate a handgun left-handed, which is a requirement of the police training tests.
October 1, 2014
Missouri diving team members practice with dives and dry land drills Tuesday at the MU Student Recreation Center. The divers worked out kinks in their form before their first meet at home this Friday.
A new gym in southeast Columbia provides kickboxing training in 30-minute circuit workout.
ScratchJr is a free app designed to teach basic computer programming to children as young as kindergarten. The app is already being used in kindergarten classrooms at the Eliot-Pearson Children's School in Medford, Mass. Research shows children start to form convictions by fourth grade about how good or bad they are in math, science and technology, and developers of the app wanted to introduce programming at a younger age.