Given that he died in 1972, President Harry Truman looks pretty good.
JEFFERSON CITY — A report from a state military commission calls for changes to the education system to help Missouri become a “military friendly state.”
Columbia-area law enforcement officers ran through a shower of rain and hail to take a torch to the opening ceremonies of the 35th annual Missouri Special Olympics Wednesday afternoon, and it would have taken more than bad weather to stop them.
With two days remaining until summer vacation, students at Stephens College Children’s School celebrated a year of working hard by playing hard: Wednesday was their second annual Water Day “where the school comes together to have fun,” teacher Rachel Johnson said.
The doctor who performed surgery on a severely burned 6-year-old last June testified in the 13th Circuit Court on Wednesday that the boy’s injuries were so severe that they seemed to have been caused by an alkaline chemical — like drain or oven cleaner — and not a scalding shower like his mother and father are charged with placing him in as punishment.
WARRENSBURG — A Missourian killed with eight other Americans when their plane crashed in New Guinea during World War II has been laid to rest in his native state more than 60 years later.
It’s a sunny day on the verge of summer and Hickman students have just been dismissed from school. While most are leaving campus with their car windows down and music blasting, a group of young men wearing purple and white uniforms assemble on Hickman’s baseball field.
Action pistol shooters are a unique group. National Rifle Association Press Chief Joe Roberts, 60, who has been involved in the sport since 1954 drew artistic parallels.
Rock Bridge players began wandering onto Bethel Park’s tennis courts well before their last practice before today’s state semifinal match against Rockhurst.
SAN FRANCISCO — Three Cardinals pitchers fell a single short of the cycle.
First came “40 Minutes of Hell.” Then “The Fastest 40 Minutes in Basketball.” Now it’s cease and desist.
KANSAS CITY — Detroit manager Jim Leyland gave his own version of a commencement speech to Jeremy Bonderman on Wednesday night.
City officials think the new MKT Trail tunnel under Stewart and Providence roads will be so convenient that they want to provide more access to it.
In many ways, Larry Stephens has been preparing for this week’s Special Olympics in Columbia his entire life.
Jefferson City will have just as much input as Columbia when it comes to recommending the right airline carrier for Columbia Regional Airport.
The developer who owns the land at Range Line Street and Smiley Lane that once was targeted for a Moser’s grocery store is now talking with two other interested chains interested in bringing a store to the property. A contract with one is near, he said.
Patients who once had to trek to different parts of Boone Hospital Center for minor procedures, such as lab tests and mammograms, can find them in a new wing.
ST. LOUIS — The AFL-CIO and other community leaders launched a campaign Tuesday to persuade voters to raise Missouri’s minimum wage to $6.50 per hour.
KANSAS CITY — Police were searching Tuesday for a suburban couple accused of beating, strangling and raping a woman, all while they let a videotape roll, then leaving her naked body in a shallow grave.
Curious as to why University Avenue is blocked off near the University Ave-