Tigers secondary shows depth

Tommy Chavis (48) and Pig Brown (13) go for a ball during practice Tuesday. Brown is expected to start at safety for MU.

During scrimmage on Tuesday, quarterback Chase Daniel found receiver Will Franklin between the safety and the cornerback in the flat for a big completion.

Lack of preparation forces soggy play

In long-sleeved maroon jerseys and huddled under a royal blue tent, the Jefferson City Jays came prepared for the cold, rainy weather and the soccer competition on Tuesday night at Rock Bridge Field.

Floral adventures brighten the day

Last week, I was doing a monitoring inspection of one of my favorite places at MU — the greenhouses.

Loans to fix rural homes offered

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development office is offering grants and low-interest loans for residents of Boone and Howard counties for home repair.

A perfect score

Two Columbia eighth-graders are among the world’s best young mathematicians after achieving perfect scores on a test sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America.

In honor of valor

Tears fell at the Capitol on Tuesday as the names of the 77 Missourians who have died in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003 were read at the ninth annual Support Our Troops Rally.

Internet safety event focuses on children

Internet predators became Toure Cone’s biggest concern as a mother of two after her daughter told her of the inappropriate content of an online chat in which she participated.

Report blasts school at MSU

The future of the School of Social Work at Missouri State University is in doubt after an external review of the program found a “dysfunctional and hostile” environment where faculty colleagues are disrespectful to one another and students fear voicing their opinions.