Diwali, Hinduism’s most important celebration, begins Oct. 19. The five-day “Festival of Lights” draws its name from the climax of the week, the third day of Diwali, which is Oct. 21.
A camera may be watching the next time you run a red light in Columbia.
A heavy brass bowl, as smooth to touch as it is to look at, sits on the middle of the floor in a Columbia recording studio. Peer inside and you’ll find it empty.
Round, spherical, rotund and curved defines some of the artwork on display at the Boone County Art Show on Sept. 23 and 24.
Friends and family members remember Forrest Rose at a book and CD release party for "Forrest Rose: A Life in Words and Music"at Mojo's on Thursday, Sept. 28.
Ana Lopez stores items for the Huntsdale Rendezvous & River Festival in her office at work. She stores stuff in her basement at home. She even carries boxes and signs around in her van.
For author Pam Houston, writing begins with a “glimmer” in the physical world. It could be the way the light falls through the trees, or a snippet of conversation from a couple passing by.
Dear Reader: Stay in my line of work for any length of time and you’ll pick up several sayings – some of them true. Newspaper people can meet deadlines but are always late to a party. A job perk is getting a pretty good obit when you die.
Are there too many new home in Columbia? Real estate professional aren't sure. In the meantime, builders are re-examinging their straegies.
On Saturday afternoon, the Unity Center of Columbia was filled with talk about how to make Columbia’s energy future a little bit brighter.
Columbia will soon join the trend of more than 100 communities that use cameras to catch people who run red lights.
Cecil Moore, chairman of MU’s veterinary medicine and surgery department, will become the interim dean of the MU College of Veterinary Medicine beginning Oct. 13.
Thursday marked the final Twilight Festival of the year, and based on organizers’ early estimates, it was one of the most successful.
Columbia police made seven arrests after serving two narcotics search warrants in two hours Friday afternoon.
NEW YORK — Hand-carved 3-D fruit, intricate snakeskin and tiny faces all painted on a fingernail.
When members of Columbia United Church of Christ learned their pastor of nearly 30 years, Fred Brandbenburg, was moving on in 2004, they wondered how they would fill the void.
After days of feeling dizzy, ill and having difficulty breathing, 23-year-old Lisa Britt was rushed to the emergency room. Her heart went into failure.
WASHINGTON — Most adults can determine at what age their children should get vaccinated or discern from a label when to take medicines, but they still need help understanding many basic health instructions.
Hungry from your shopping trip at Columbia Mall but don’t want to compromise your health by eating a burger at the food court? There’s some news for health conscious Columbians who want fast food. Wendy’s recently introduced healthier oils in its menu items, including french fries and breaded chicken items.
Beginning at sundown tonight, Jews around the world will begin reflecting on the nature of their sins and seeking redemption. Yom Kippur, the “day of atonement,” will last 25 hours, during which time Jews are expected to refrain from eating, drinking, working, wearing makeup or engaging in sexual activities.