Most people wouldn't like to live on a cemetery. Mark Forney chose to make a cemetery his home. He is the general manager of Memorial Funeral Home and Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia. His responsibilities include keeping the grounds in order, comforting families, and preparing the deceased for burial.
And now for a healthier Halloween quiz.
Don’t miss the fun at this annual event! Tiger Night of Fun will feature games, treats and activities.
At St. Francis Xavier Elementary School in Taos, Mo., fifth-grade teacher Vicki Skahan turns Halloween into something more than just costumes and candy. For her students, Halloween signifies an opportunity to raise money for UNICEF.
Boone County lost an estimated $1.6 million last year housing state prisoners in its county jail.
With a week left until the general election, the sides for and against the proposed tobacco tax increase are still in heated debate about what an amendment to the state constitution to achieve that goal would mean.
JEFFERSON CITY — A state study is under way to determine whether state schools for the severely handicapped provide the best use of state resources — an idea that’s worrying some families and advocates for the disabled.
There’s no mistake on the Missouri depth chart. There, under running backs, in the second spot, Tony Temple’s name is listed. How it arrived there, though, depends on who you ask.
Less than a week before the Missouri men’s basketball team is set to open its season, it lost yet another guard to a foot injury.
JEFFERSON CITY — Negative campaign tactics are typically reserved for the last few weeks of election season. But with a week until Election Day, Sandra Thomas and Susan Montee have cooled the attacks that started early in their campaigns.
JEFFERSON CITY — Terry Bunker is 46 years old and running for state auditor this November. But he’s not a Democrat or Republican. He never has been. He said the fact that he’s been a Progressive Party member his whole life makes him the right choice for
JEFFERSON CITY — Amendment 6 would add four words to Missouri’s Constitution: “or for veterans’ organizations.” The proposed amendment would exempt real and personal property used solely for the activities of veterans groups from property taxes.
Bill Hastings enjoys walking, exercising at the Activity and Recreation Center, working on book projects and meeting at Lakota Coffee Co. on Sunday mornings with his friends.
Steven Hedrick is no politician. A 25-year-old student at the University of Central Missouri, Hedrick said his true passion is music.
A stack of photos sits on the counter in the Hulshofs’ dining room. Among them, only one will become the face of a Christmas card the family will send out to 4,000 people.
Neil Burghard knows his son Duane is passionate, but even he was taken aback by a decision Duane made 15 years ago.
For 18 years, conference opponents have not been able to topple the Columbia College volleyball team.
Sitting in the middle of America’s breadbasket, Missouri’s farmers often look to their politicians for help and representation concerning agricultural issues.
Fifteen residents with diverse backgrounds, including an attorney and an author, will act as co-facilitators for Columbia’s Vision Committee.
MINNEAPOLIS — Tom Brady beat Minnesota’s relentless rushing defense by simply throwing it over, over and over again.