FULTON — Westminster College will mark the 60th anniversary of Winston Churchill’s famous “Iron Curtain” speech in the school’s gymnasium by replicating President Harry Truman and Churchill’s experience in Fulton.
Missouri wide receiver Sean Coffey knows what a deep passing threat can do for an offense. He understands that beyond gaining large chunks of yardage, connecting on a deep pass forces opposing defenses to make adjustments.
One is outgoing, has dreadlocks and a 270-pound frame, says he’s from Miami’s “hood” and sports a mouth full of gold teeth. The other is a smaller, soft-spoken freshman who hails from a town in the Austin, Texas, area, talks about his grandmother in a drawl and has a mop-top haircut.
WARRENTON — Quinton Canton Jr., one of two men charged in the shooting death of Mexico, Mo., restaurateur Komninos “Gus” Karellas, was convicted of second-degree murder Wednesday. The verdict came on the one-year anniversary of Karellas’ death.
An MU student facing charges in connection with what Columbia police said was a plan to break into a house and assault a man Saturday afternoon brags on his Facebook profile about resisting arrest and the incompetence of police officers.
The Missouri men’s basketball team added another recruit to its 2006 class Wednesday with the signing of Vaidatos Volkus, a forward from Redlands College, Okla.
KANSAS CITY — NFL owners voted Wednesday to tentatively award Kansas City a Super Bowl, largely as a tribute to owner Lamar Hunt, who gave the game its name.
Flurries of light fluttered in through the windows of the Westminster College gymnasium. Near the entrance, dignitaries such as Missouri Gov. Phil Donnelly stood in anticipation. Helen Danuser, 32, had been seated in bleachers adjacent the speaking platform for nearly one hour.
A proposed city ordinance that would force landlords to curb nuisance behavior on their properties received mixed reactions from the Nuisance Party and Property Task Force and realty groups on Wednesday night.
A remote control police car whizzed across the table. John Warner, school resource officer for West Junior High School, played with the seemingly innocent toy, then held it up to the audience of concerned parents and teachers.
The position of city manager is nothing new to Larry Stevens, who has been the top administrator in three Midwest cities since he began his career 27 years ago. Now, Stevens, who is one of five finalists for the Columbia city manager position, says he is ready to return to his home state of Missouri.
If it hadn’t been for a tough German course, Assistant City Manager Bill Watkins could have found himself in a different role — one that might include his name in a newspaper byline.
As she was sitting in her pajamas and baby-sitting her baby brother, the last thing Rachelle McCoy expected to see out her window Wednesday afternoon was a police chase.
Tonight, the University Philharmonic and the Choral Union mark the 250th anniversary of Mozart’s birthday with a performance of his “Requiem.”