May 4, 2013
Marvin Chapman started bird-watching at Eagle Bluffs to help him stay active and avoid the depression he suffered after his wife's death. Chapman feels a kinship with the bald eagles he watches.
May 3, 2013
Co-hosts from the History Channel's Top Gear were in Columbia on Friday during their cross country trip. The co-hosts were in town doing a shoot for the television show outside of Memorial Stadium.
May 2, 2013
Alex Clayton will be the last man to graduate with a bachelor of fine arts in dance from Stephens College.
May 1, 2013
Rock Bridge girls soccer defeated Hickman 2-1 in double overtime on Wednesday at Rock Bridge High School. The game was played in honor of former Rock Bridge soccer player Anna Alioto, who died last fall in an accident. The Anna Alioto Memorial Classic will be held each year between Rock Bridge High School and Hickman High School in memory of Anna.
Cadets laid wreaths to honor the armed forces on Wednesday at Memorial Union. The ceremony is an annual event at MU.
April 30, 2013
Missouri baseball lost its final nonconference game of the season 9-7 to Southeast Missouri State on Tuesday.
Boone County Fire Protection District firefighters extinguished a building fire off Route E in Columbia on Tuesday afternoon.
Chihuahas Gertie and Maude star as Elle Woods' dog Bruiser Woods in the Stephens College production of "Legally Blonde: The Musical." Both dogs will be up for adoption from Second Chance Animal Shelter following the show's final performance this Friday.
Unpredictable weather has made it hard for municipal governments to plan for snow-clearing, stormwater management and other weather-related expenses. Large snowstorms closed MU twice this winter season, and one heavy, wet snow left thousands of Boone County residents without power.
April 29, 2013
Rock Bridge defeated Smith-Cotton, 3-0, in girls soccer Monday night at Rock Bridge.
Hickman defeated Rolla 11-1 in five innings at Hickman High School on Monday afternoon.
Columbia College Cougars defeated Missouri Baptist University Spartans 3-1 during the American Midwest Conference Tournament Quarterfinals on Monday at Bethel Park.
Dawn Wells visited Stephens College's stables as well as spoke with students and faculty on Monday morning. Wells, best known for her role as Mary Ann Summers on "Gilligan's Island," studied theater at Stephens College for two years. Her visit was filmed as part of an upcoming special on the 50th anniversary of the show.
April 28, 2013
The Missouri baseball team faced off against the Auburn Tigers in a doubleheader on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. After losing to Auburn 3-1 in the first game of the series on Friday, the second game, originally scheduled for Saturday, was postponed to Sunday because of rain. Missouri took the series against Auburn by winning both games on Sunday — 3-1 in the first game and 4-1 in the second game.
April 27, 2013
Architects, engineers, students and designers planned and built "canstructions" in an event held by the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri on Saturday at the Daniel Boone City Building.
The Hickman girls soccer team ended its six-game winning streak Saturday against Helias. The Kewpies fell 1-0.
Douglass High School held its first prom in seven years Friday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center at MU. The prom was sponsored by the NAACP, which also provided the venue for the event.
April 26, 2013
Gunther's Games is having its grand opening at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The grand opening will include raffles and tournaments with prizes that includes a Bonnaroo weekend pass and free subs from Subzone.
April 25, 2013
The New York Jets selected former Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the 13th pick in the NFL draft on Thursday.
Rock Bridge defeated Hickman, Helias, and Jefferson City on Thursday at at Old Hawthorne Golf Course.