December 1, 2012
Shelter Insurance headquarters was the site of the 47th annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony Friday evening. The West Junior High School Delphian Choir performed at the lighting and a Shelter Insurance employee dressed up as Santa Claus.
November 30, 2012
Hickman girls basketball team defeated Moberly, winning the first game of the 2012 Norm Stewart Classic Friday.
Missouri women's gymnastics team performs in front of their families and friends at an intrasquad competition Friday at the Tiger Performance Complex.
This year, MU Forestry Club is selling Christmas tress at Reactor Field instead of Memorial Stadium because of construction. The club will be selling trees from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
November 29, 2012
Ben's Guitar Repair, owned by Ben Wade, has been repairing guitars for 12 years.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team beat Rolla 65-24 on Thursday evening.
Missouri's women's basketball team played the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks on Thursday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri finished the evening with a 80-51 victory.
Missouri hosted the 2012 Mizzou Invite swim meet Thursday evening at the MU Student Recreation Complex.
An early morning fire in Bevier damaged The Pear Tree Restaurant and Black Diamond Museum.
Families with members involved in the military got to spend Saturday at Trowbridge Arena riding horses and learning how to rope steer at the Horses4Heroes open house.
November 28, 2012
The Lutheran Family and Children's Services of Missouri hosted a Holiday Tea on Wednesday as part of its 16th Annual Festival of Trees at the Holiday Inn Executive Center.
After 10 years of painstakingly unearthing scattered dinosaur fossils at a site along the base of the Pryor Mountains, curator Glenn Storrs believes he has figured out how the bones arrived at their final resting place 145 million to 150 million years ago.
The owners of The Bamboo Terrace restaurant, which opened in June, display some of the dishes from their menu. The restaurant is operated by husband and wife Celeste Chen and John Jiang and their friends, Ming and Helen Lu.
Columbia has been working to improve safety for bicyclists, but some problem areas still remain.
November 26, 2012
When the next Congress cranks up in January, there will be more women, many new faces and 11 fewer of the tea party-backed 2010 House GOP freshmen who sought re-election. Overriding those changes, though, is a thinning of pragmatic, centrist veterans in both parties.
Caleb McMurry is preparing for a 5-month, 2,180-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail.
November 25, 2012
The U.S. Postal Service plans to reduce daily post office hours at Hartsburg to four hours daily, plus the regular window hours on Saturdays.
November 24, 2012
Parents with disabilities often have to fight to keep their own children.
Sixteen- and 20-year-old Dustin and Austin Stanton, respectively, started with six baby chicks and were able to start a successful egg supply business.
November 23, 2012
Shoppers lined up Thursday night at stores in Columbia for Black Friday deals.