As parents and their children lined up outside Benton Elementary School on Wednesday morning, Charles Neville stood out.
Eliot Battle remembers the original dedication of the city’s memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. as exhilarating.
Watch out. They’re small. They’re moving fast. They’re carrying backpacks. And they might not be watching for us.
Thirty years ago, Bob Dyer of Boonville began casting coins to find direction in the “I Ching,” an ancient Chinese book. As a response to his experiences and the images he drew from them, he began writing poems.
A Sturgeon resident is the first probable case of West Nile virus in Boone County this year, Health officials said Wednesday.
A female student was robbed Tuesday night on the sidewalk east of the Hitt Street parking garage, MU police said.
JEFFERSON CITY — Researchers presented contrasting predictions Wednesday over whether a ballot proposal to raise Missouri’s minimum wage would result in economic prosperity or ruin for businesses and low-income workers.
MU officials had hoped that when returning students crossed Lowry Mall this week they would not have to encounter the cracked, faded eyesore that is Tiger Spot.
The state rested its case against a man charged with the murder of a 77-year-old Columbia woman Wednesday after just over a day of presenting evidence in court.
The teenage dirt bike driver who was struck and killed on Highway 63 last weekend was driving a stolen bike, Columbia police said Wednesday.
When the week began, the competition for the final starting spot at defensive end was turning into one of the Missouri football team’s most intriguing sidenotes.
Stink bait, consisting mostly of rotten cheese and chicken blood, is not intended for human consumption. That is precisely why eating it becomes a great bet on a boring day at Tombstone Tackle. When the temperature gets extreme, the regulars at the bait and tackle shop on Business Loop 70 West retreat indoors. The shop becomes more of a frat house than a fishing store.
Though she refused to comment on her expectations for her team, Rock Bridge volleyball coach Beth Newton said that the squad will be worth watching.
Missouri senior John Kelly completed a stirring comeback with a par on the 17th hole to close out Daryl Fathauer, 3 and 1, in his first match of the U.S. Amateur Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Carl Edwards has gone from one of NASCAR’s golden boys to one of the sport’s “bad boys,” struggling on the track and tangling with fellow drivers such as Dale Earnhardt Jr. off it.
NEW YORK — Steve Trachsel wasn’t happy. And he was the winning pitcher.
KANSAS CITY — The Cleveland Indians allowed 10 runs in the first then rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 15-13 Wednesday night when Ryan Garko and Hector Luna hit run-scoring singles in the 10th inning.
Despite bus problems, the students, teachers and staff of Oakland Junior High were able to start the school year with a positive outlook.