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.
Want to contribute?
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
Missourian reader Norma Schmitz shares her experience at a new house of worship in town.
A dedication ceremony will be held on Sunday in Callaway County. The event is set to feature honor and color guards of uniformed reenactors, a bagpiper, a fired salute and more.
Are you involved with a community organization or church? The Missourian is interested in sharing stories of service to the community. Tell us what volunteering means to you in however you give back.
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.