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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Questions: Joy Mayer, the Missourian’s director of community outreach
Some kids around the world find more than footwear inside gifted showboxes.
American Cancer Society staff member Emily Beydler helps coordinate the University of Missouri's Relay For Life. This year's relay is scheduled for 6 p.m. on April 24 on the Mel Carnahan Quadrangle. Young people really are making a difference with this event, she said.
With a Ferguson grand jury decision on the horizon, community members shared their hopes for how Columbia will respond and move forward.
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.