October 11, 2013
Tailgating is serious business in Athens. Spots for RVs at one luxury park sell for nearly $34,000, and many fans bring their English bulldogs to to the party, too.
October 10, 2013
Michael Wuest, owner of Crossfit CoMo, has had to defend his workout since a Huffington Post article drew mass attention to the exercise regimen's ability to cause rhabdomyolysis. "How long has rhabdomyolysis been around? Forever," he said. "But when you hear rhabdomyolysis, what do people think of? CrossFit."
October 9, 2013
The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 of the National League division series. The Cardinals advanced to the NL championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Midwest Woodworkers' Association attended the Heritage Festival to help children make wooden cars. The association makes as many as 6,000 cars each year for children as close as Columbia and as far away as Costa Rica, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Almeta Crayton, a community activist and former councilwoman, died Monday, Oct. 21. She was 53.
October 8, 2013
The Missouri men's and women's cross-country teams practiced at A.L. Gustin Golf Course Tuesday. At the teams' last meet, Friday's Notre Dame Invitational in South Bend, Ind., the men finished 11th and the women finished 18th.
Battle High School's marching band has placed second at both of its competitions so far, which director Robert Thalhuber said he thinks is an accomplishment considering the band's size and newness.
October 7, 2013
Harrisburg football defeated Westran 26-0 Monday night at Harrisburg High School.
October 6, 2013
Cars from a variety of time periods made an appearance Sunday at the 39th Annual Old Wheels Car Show in Nifong Park. The event attracted car enthusiasts of all ages eager to learn about the historic vehicles.
More than 150 people ran and walked in the 2013 Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty 5K on Sunday to spread awareness of hunger issues both in Columbia and on a global scale. By the end of the afternoon, participants had raised more than $4,000.
October 5, 2013
Libby Cowgill's feat of strength was one of many at Saturday's Show-Me Strength Strongman and CrossFit Challenge held at CrossFit Fringe in Columbia.
The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture held the fourth annual Harvest Hootenanny Fundraiser on Saturday. Events included a square dance, music and a silent auction.
The Missouri football team and its fans traveled to Nashville, Tenn., for the team's first conference game of the season. The Tigers remained undefeated with the 51-28 against Vanderbilt.
October 4, 2013
Hickman plays its homecoming football game against Jefferson City on Friday at LeMone Field.
Shutting down the federal government has affected those in mid-Missouri. The Current and Jacks Fork rivers have been closed to the public, hurting the economy of the town of Eminence.
Cheri Reisch was born and raised in Hallsville. Now she's in her first term as mayor just months after she was ousted as city clerk by the town's Board of Aldermen.
October 3, 2013
The U.S. Capitol was on lockdown Thursday after a woman rammed into a security barrier at the White House. The woman led Secret Service and Police on a car chase to the Capitol, where she was shot and killed by Capitol Police.
A rare Pennyroyal Caxton Bible has been donated to MU's Special Collections and Rare Books department.
October 2, 2013
The Heart of America Athletic Training Center will have special mixed martial arts fighting trainers, a cage for fighting and other equipment. Its grand opening is set for 4:30 p.m. Friday.