Rock Bridge had dominated its previous competition, but Jefferson City was not about to let the Bruins crash its Homecoming celebration.
Next to the “DENNIE PENDERGRASS” street sign on the file cabinet in its namesake’s office stands an assortment of models, knickknacks and odd memorabilia that provide a host of clues to the life of the chief of operations in the Columbia Public Works Department.
Lance Cpl. John McClellan, 20, has a tattoo of shamrocks below his belly button. The image symbolizes the nickname his fellow Marines gave him, “Lucky,” after he was shot in his right arm twice in one week last October, while serving with 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Echo Company in Afghanistan.
In front of a sea of Boone County National Bank employees at the Courthouse Square, Grammy-award winning blues artist Chris Thomas King sang “Please Mr. Banker, can you loan me a dime?”
Although problems exist, the face of academic freedom in the years following Sept. 11 is not as grim as it could be, the feature lecturer said during a discussion Thursday evening at MU’s School of Law.
KANSAS CITY — An annual survey of state child care subsidies found that Missouri’s income threshold to qualify for subsidies is the lowest in the nation.
JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri offers a program to help seniors with the gap in coverage under the Medicare prescription drug benefit. But some advocates complain that thousands of seniors have endured months of expenses without receiving that help and other seniors don’t know it exists.
Boone County is witholding about $800,000 from elections equipment vendor Election Systems & Software Inc. until it replaces faulty voting equipment, County Clerk Wendy Noren said Thursday.
Columbia residents will walk together to feed the hungry in the Church World Service’s annual Crop Walk on Sunday.
Works by more than 275 local artists are on display this weekend in the main lobby of Boone County National Bank at Eighth and Broadway as part of the 47th Annual Boone County Art Show. Paint, textiles, clay and wood are among the mediums used. This year’s winners were chosen by judge Aaron Fine, associate professor of art and gallery director at Truman State University in Kirksville. The award ceremony is scheduled for 4:30 this afternoon.
When Missouri left Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo., on Nov. 5, the team’s body language spoke volumes. Heads were bowed. The Tigers’ confidence was reeling. And there was a sense of urgency to dig deep, and dig fast, in order to salvage at least a bowl game invite.
The play of freshman forwards Kristin Andrighetto and Bree Thornton has given the Missouri soccer team much needed depth this season.
For the second straight year, wide receiver Byron Bundy thought about quitting the Hickman football team.
First-year Jefferson City coach Ted LePage has rekindled the Jays’ passion for football.
Saturday was supposed to pit the Hickman soccer team against its most decorated opponent. Instead, the Kewpies will have to settle for barbecue.
Entering Thursday night’s game against undefeated Helias, the Rock Bridge volleyball team didn’t appear to hold many advantages.
Three Tibetan monks on Tuesday began pouring millions of grains of colored sand through metal funnels called chakpur, transforming a flat platform into a sophisticated mandala.
The Twilight Festival has filled the streets of downtown Columbia every Thursday evening in September.
KANSAS CITY — There hasn’t been a specific terrorist threat against the U.S. food supply, but Americans should not take the safety of their food for granted, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said Wednesday.
Check the aerial maps of Boone County online and you’ll find some glaring discrepancies between the photos and what’s really out there.