Welcome to the section of the Missourian dedicated to your voices and your stories. Community contributions make our coverage more complete, and we hope you'll consider sharing — in text, picture or video form. We also publish obituaries just as families write them, as submitted by funeral homes.
The Missourian has a long history of and commitment to sharing community voices. Not sure what you have to share? Take a look at these examples of past submissions for inspiration. Or get in touch with Joy Mayer, the section's editor, to talk about some ideas.
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Or send mail to:Columbia Missourian, Attn: Submissions
221 S. Eighth Street, Columbia MO 65211
Questions: Joy Mayer, the Missourian’s director of community outreach
We talked with vendors, entertainers and customers at Saturday's farmers market at the Parkade Center. We also asked vendors about the challenges of a winter farmers market.
MU graduate Erin Heatherman is raising funds for an animated short film about three musicians competing for a crowd's attention.
Burger bloggers, Mark Dahl and Richard Hauschild, evaluate Columbia burger restaurants based on the burger, sides, service, ambiance and location.
Missourian reporters try to write life stories for every person in our community who dies. We also, however, publish all obituaries we receive, just as we receive them. You’ll find those here.