If Jamie Custer has her way, the interior portion of Stankowski Field will shine bright with luminaries in honor of Andy Fluhart on Saturday during Relay for Life.
‘Having cancer makes you aware of the things you have like your hair and a voice,” said Melissa Horn, an MU senior and Survivor Chair on the Relay for Life steering committee. Horn was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease, a form of lymphatic cancer, in her senior year of high school.
City Manager Bill Watkins has ruled that prior work done in the capacity as a consultant by the city’s current chief engineer, David Nichols, does not pose a conflict of interest.
LaToya Bond’s computer picked a heck of a time to crash.
Dejection apparent on his face and wholly unsure of his future, Melvin Watkins steadily vowed to continue working for the Missouri basketball team immediately following an end-of-the-season defeat in the Big 12 Conference tournament.
PHILADELPHIA — While Jimmy Rollins stretched his hitting streak to 38 games, the Philadelphia Phillies remained winless.
The Rock Bridge girls’ soccer team is running out of chances to finish a full home game this season.
There’s home court advantage and then there’s home court advantage.
Jay Spoonhour, a former MU hoops assistant, was busy preparing for a job interview even as his replacements were being named Wednesday. Spoonhour is one of three finalists for the Southeast Missouri State head coaching job and will interview at SEMO Friday.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri House members found their chamber surrounded by demonstrators Tuesday protesting a bill they called a voucher system for Missouri’s inner-city school students.
Officials are linking a Columbia man’s guilty plea of second-degree assault of his son to injuries that are consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome. This momentarily loss of control by a caregiver can be tragic for infants.
Boone County Fire Protection District Board
Second and Sixth Ward voters chose two experienced community volunteers in Tuesday’s municipal election, rejecting the Columbia development community’s bid to place two Realtors on the City Council.
Newcomers Michelle Gadbois and Steve Calloway knocked out Elton Fay in the race for two seats on the Columbia School Board on Tuesday. The four-term incumbent said Tuesday evening that he thinks his support of artificial turf was a bigger factor in his defeat than his public remarks about religion in the schools.
A new countywide sales tax will pay for an expansion of the Boone County Courthouse, but the public shouldn’t expect the work to begin soon.
JEFFERSON CITY — Legislative wrangling over how to spend the $450 million expected from the sale of college loans continues to raise questions over whether the money will even be available.
Ah, the caterwauling on a chilly night that keeps you up till dawn, the trash scattered from torn garbage bags spewed on your lawn. The joys of the unfriendly Columbia feral cats are here once again, particularly with warmer weather approaching. But the nuisance extends beyond their presence and is starting to raise questions of safety and hygiene.
Police released a photo Tuesday of a woman they say might have information regarding the slaying of Carlos Kelly.
English professor William Kerwin was the fourth of five MU instructors presented this week with a $10,000 check from MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and Jim Schatz of Commerce Bank. The two awarded Kerwin the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence on Tuesday.
A Columbia man was sentenced to seven years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault in connection with injuries his infant son sustained in April 2005.