May 23, 2013
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.
Hofstra beat Missouri 10-0 in the NCAA Columbia Regional Final on Sunday, forcing a second game Sunday afternoon.
May 18, 2013
Kentucky designated hitter Zach Storm hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning during the game against Missouri on Saturday. Kentucky won 5-3 over Missouri.
Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas gave up eight hits and walked two but maintained a shutout, her sixth complete game shutout of the season, during the NCAA Columbia Regional Semifinal on Saturday at University Field. Missouri beat Hofstra, 1-0..
Saturday's events included the Honors Ceremony and commencements for the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, the College of Arts and Science, the College of Education, the Graduate School, the School of Medicine and the School of Natural Resources.
May 17, 2013
MU softball defeated the Stony Brook Seawolves 3-0 on Friday night at University Field.
Students from MU's School of Health Professions graduated Friday at Mizzou Arena.
The breakfast offered coffee, water, fruit and waffles to conclude the 12th Annual Mayor's Challenge Bike, Walk and Wheel Week.
MU students packed up their rooms in the residence halls Friday morning. Students have to be moved out by 5 p.m. Friday.
Missouri swimmer Connor Nolan succeeds in the pool despite struggles with asthma and anxiety. When not in the water, the 19-year-old studies mechanical engineering.