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
Muriel Battle's colleagues from over the years talk about what her legacy meant to them and the Columbia Public Schools.
Sarah Dresser of the Office of Cultural Affairs tells us about a craft beer tasting and gallery crawl that will take place this week.
Parents can only do so much, and it's up to their children to grow and make those difficult, life-changing decisions on their own.
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.
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