PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football beats Kentucky 48-17

The No. 8 Missouri Tigers dominated the Kentucky Wildcats to improve to 9-1 on the season, and 5-1 in the Southeastern Conference. Wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham set a school record with four touchdown passes, and quarterback Maty Mauk tied Chase Daniel's record of five TD passes in a game. The defense recorded seven sacks, and extended their streak of games with at least one turnover to 40, the longest such streak in college football.

PHOTO GALLERY: Model makers and judges unite at TigerCon 2013

The Central Missouri Scale Modelers Club hosted its third annual TigerCon contest and vendor show on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball team beats Southeastern Louisiana 89-53

The Missouri men's basketball team beat Southeastern Louisiana 89-53 in the season opener Friday night at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU provost, vice chancellor honored at retirement reception

MU vice chancellor for administrative services, Jackie Jones, and Provost Brian Foster were honored at a retirement reception Friday at Jesse Hall.

PHOTO GALLERY: In Kentucky, basketball, not football, reigns supreme

"This is a basketball school. Football is an afterthought," Kentucky junior Ashley Ferguson said Friday in the UK student center. Even with the 8-1 Missouri Tigers in Lexington for a Southeastern Conference football matchup on Saturday, on Friday night most Wildcats fans' attention was on Rupp Arena, where the No. 1-ranked Wildcats basketball team faced the University of North Carolina-Asheville in the first game of the season.

PHOTO GALLERY: New Haven Elementary School celebrates Veterans Day

New Haven Elementary School students and Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl sang as part of a Veterans Day celebration Friday at the school. Ringdahl and the students visited afterward with veterans who attended.

PHOTO GALLERY: Victorian Country Inn hosts murder mysteries

The Victorian Country Inn is a bed-and-breakfast in Hallsville that hosts murder mystery parties.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wrestlers focus on health dieting and training for success

Missouri wrestling coach Brian Smith spends eight weeks of the summer training with new team members, where they learn their target weight, body fat index measurement, and their ability in the weight room. Smith also teaches his wrestlers about healthy living and dietary practices.

PHOTO GALLERY: Park Service to release management plan

The National Park Service is releasing proposed new rules for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways to deal with the increase in visitors and use of the many recreational activities on its land and rivers.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman boys soccer takes on Blue Springs South in district matchup

The Hickman soccer team took on Blue Springs South in a district matchup Tuesday. Hickman won the game 1-0.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge soccer advances to district finals

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team beat Smith Cotton 4-2 on Tuesday. Rock Bridge advanced to the district finals.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ryan Ferguson's conviction vacated

Ryan Ferguson's family and lawyer Kathleen Zellner talked with the media Tuesday afternoon after Ferguson's conviction in the murder of Kent Heitholt was vacated by the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District.

PHOTO GALLERY: Key images in the Ryan Ferguson case

Here are some of the key images from the trial and coverage of the Ryan Ferguson case. On Tuesday, the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District vacated Ferguson's conviction. He has been serving a 40-year sentence for the murder of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt in the Columbia Daily Tribune parking lot in 2001.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sign painter continues craft

John Crockett is one of the few remaining hand lettering artists. He started painting in Columbia 20 years ago after learning the craft under Texas sign painter Tom Larkin.

PHOTO GALLERY: Retirement ceremony honors Chancellor Brady Deaton

MU held a retirement ceremony to honor Chancellor Brady Deaton on Monday at the Reynolds Alumni Center. He will be stepping down from his position Nov. 15 and will lead the new Brady and Anne Deaton Institute for University Leadership in International Development.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jean Griffith uses junk to create art

Local Columbia artist Jean Griffith takes discarded trash and turns it into art. Her site on has had 1,200 views since her shop opened in February.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri volleyball defeats Kentucky

The Missouri volleyball team put its perfect record on the line against Kentucky on Sunday and emerged victorious. The Tigers swept Kentucky in three sets, moving their record to 27-0 overall and 10-0 in Southeastern Conference play.

PHOTO GALLERY: Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl meets with children at Columbia Mall

Miss Missouri Shelby Ringdahl met with children from TRYPS Children's Theater at the Columbia Mall on Sunday. Ringdahl signed autograph, had a tea party with the children and paraded around the mall. The money from the tickets to the tea party will go to fund future scholarships at TRYPS.

PHOTO GALLERY: White oak trees dying in Missouri

White oak trees are dying at higher than expected rates in parts of Missouri, and MU, the Missouri Department of Conservation and the USDA Forest Service will be conducting research to further investigate the causes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Tennessee 31-3

The Missouri Tigers beat the Tennessee Volunteers 31-3 Saturday to improve to 8-1 on the season. The Tigers control their destiny in the SEC East division, and need to win their three remaining games for a chance at the SEC championship in Atlanta.