Missouri junior pitcher Stacy Delaney pitches from the circle during the Tigers' loss, 5-4, to the Bradley Braves on Wednesday at University Field.


Missouri junior Lindsey Ubrun went hitless during the Tigers' game against the Bradley University Braves on Wednesday afternoon at University Field.

Internet transforms gardening

The women behind Garden Rant (from left, Susan Harris, Michele Owens, Elizabeth Licata and Amy Stewart) have gathered only once, but they're constantly in touch.

Man charged with sexually exploiting children

Luis Gerardo Pereida, of 1515 E. Walnut St., turned himself in to the Boone County Circuit Court on Tuesday on charges of sexually exploiting children.

Juggling club forms at MU

Max Fitzgerald juggles inside the lobby of the Fine Arts Building at MU, on Monday.


T.J. Graven, left, Max Fitzgerald and Becca Allgire practice their juggling skills on Monday.

What’s up with that? Months later, section of Forum remains unlit

The landscaped medians along Forum Boulevard just north of Crestwood Drive remain without street lights though the city had originally planned to have the street lit by winter 2007.


Children's tricycles lay in the front yard of a home across the street from Unitee Market on W. Sexton Road on March 12. Billy Coats opened the market in December to provide a convenient grocery store and barber shop for area residents.


Mike Hill, left, trims Lewis Cross's hair at Unitee Action Barber Shop, 301 W. Sexton Road, on March 12. Hill, who used to work at Master Cuts in Columbia Mall, said he hopes for the shop to serve as a symbol of unity within the neighborhood.


Delbert Harris and his son Delbert Harris, Jr., speak with Curtis McClinton, far left, and Dennis Coats, far right, while eating a snack at Unitee Market, March 12. Harris, who grew up in the neighborhood around the market and currently resides outside Columbia city limits, helps at the market by making deli sandwiches for sale.

MU Shooting Club tries to rebuild a competitive team.

Matt Kinamore, president of the MU Shooting Club, aims his gun at skeet practice Saturday.

Small dog, big wins at Columbia Kennel Club dog show

Carly, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, obediently awaits a treat from owner and handler Bill Shelton after showing at the Columbia Kennel Dog Show on March 8. The pair traveled from Los Angeles for the event. "Just like a hobbyist spends their time and money on a boat, we put our resources into Carly," Bill Shelton said.

Explosion investigators still searching for answers

Carl and Merna Sneed.

Carl Sneed was a beloved father, neighbor

Carl Sneed


Four people walk past Ellis Library on the MU campus Monday. Columbia is forecast to receive 1-2 inches of rain.

Flood warning added to flood watch for Boone County

MU student Anne Wohlgemuth walks on the top level of the Hitt Street garage Monday afternoon. She said that she decided to wear rubber boots exclusively because of the weather. "It has nothing to do with fashion," she said.

Guitar Hero allows youths to shred like rock stars

Guitar Hero has made its mark on popular culture, and it recently exceeded $1 billion in sales. The game has been the subject of tournaments around the nation, and it has also appeared in music videos and TV shows.

MU football player arrested

Marquis Booker

Rains continue this morning, but sunny skies ahead

A man walks on Hitt Street under heavy rain Monday.

Longtime Columbia developer dies

Robert "Bob" LeMone was seen by friends as a mentor to many and always willing to help others.