January 17, 2013
Martin Luther King III was the keynote speaker at the 20th annual Columbia Values Diversity celebration on Thursday. The event also featured a musical performance and award presentation.
January 16, 2013
January 14, 2013
Proposed changes to school start times were discussed Monday at a Columbia School Board meeting. Under the proposal, the school day would go from 7:20 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for high school students, 8:10 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. for middle school students and 9:10 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. for elementary school students.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon was sworn in for his second term during inauguration festivities in Jefferson City on Monday.
January 13, 2013
Families made their way to Stephens Lake Park to sled on Sunday.
January 12, 2013
Volunteers gathered at Grindstone Nature Area on Saturday to clean up the stream as part of the Crawdads Missouri Stream Team Cleanup.
PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers help prepare meals for Fifth Street Christian Church's Feed the Community event
Volunteers at Fifth Street Christian Church cooked and packaged meals to be delivered to the community Saturday for the Feed the Community event.
The Missouri gymnastics team hosted Alabama in the Mizzou Pink Out meet on Friday. Alabama won the meet 196.450 to 192.025.
January 11, 2013
Lee Elementary wants to formalize its schoolwide incorporation of art into all classroom subjects. Lee Elementary has plans to propose a transition to an autonomous school to the Columbia School Board this spring.
January 10, 2013
The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture began in 2008 when three MU graduates decided to do something involving urban agriculture. The organization now runs a 1.3-acre farm at Smith and Fay streets, sells produce to several high-end restaurants, provides landscaping services, organizes educational visits for middle school students, builds community gardens for low-income residents and organizations and attracts more and more volunteers and community affection.
January 9, 2013