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
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Questions: Joy Mayer, the Missourian’s director of community outreach
Eric Praschan, author of The James Women Trilogy, explains how you can't be too concerned with perfection when you write drafts. The more restrictions in place, the harder it is to develop ideas.
The High Street Victorian Bed & Breakfast and Tea Room plans to donate 20 percent of the profits from its Christmas Home Tours to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
Take a break from radio tunes to hear the Columbia Community Band perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Hickman High School auditorium.
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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