Bruins girls tennis rolls over Jeff City

Coach Ben Loeb made a slight adjustment, but it barely showed as the Bruins girls tennis team blanked Jefferson City High School 9-0 on Tuesday.

Vigil organizers call for peace on Sept. 11

More than 130 people gathered on the steps of the Boone County Courthouse to remember the sixth anniversary of Sept. 11.

Briefs: Hannah Named Preseason Award Candidate

Athlon Sports Magazine put Stefhon Hannah in the running for the Bob Cousy Award.

Rock Bridge boys soccer wins home opener in dramatic fashion

Quincy Notre Dame held the Bruins scoreless until Josh Dillon ended the game in overtime.

Vedic Priest shares Sanskrit Mantras for world peace

Thomas-Ashley Farrand led a talk Tuesday night at the Unity Temple. Farrand is an ordained Vedic Priest and is teaching Columbia residents how to contribute to world peace and order.

Columbia's new public high school: Questions and Answers

A cloud of public attention has followed the Columbia School Board since it announced its decision to locate a third public high school south and east of the city. Now a committee of citizens will meet with the board and make its own recommendations on five different potential sites.

Columbia College Sweeps Conference Foe

The Cougars moved to 2-0 in conference play after beating Missouri Baptist University on Tuesday.

New high school committee members discuss infrastructure estimates via e-mail

Read e-mails from members of the committee appointed to review and recommend a site for Columbia’s third comprehensive public high school discussing the need for infrastructure estimates.

Shots fired in central Columbia

Columbia police are investigating a report that gunshots were fired in central Columbia on Tuesday afternoon.

Question and answer with Netflix's Steve Swasey

On Aug. 1 online movie retailer Netflix opened its newest distribution center in north Columbia. The following are excerpts from a telephone conversation with Steve Swasey, Netflix’s director of communications.

Netflix opens Columbia warehouse

Although the warehouse will decrease delivery time for some movies, patrons have mixed reactions to the facility.

MU defense looks to co-captain Williams for answers

Nose-tackle Lorenzo Williams and his defensive unit are trying to correct problems that have turned blow-outs into close games the past two weeks.

Field day teaches students about farm life

High school students from 38 schools around Missouri met at Bradford Research and Extension Center for the 5th annual FFA Field Day on Tuesday.

Klein’s MRI reveals torn ACL

Julianna Klein, the leading scorer on the MU volleyball team, suffered a torn ACL over the weekend against Houston.

MU men’s golf finishes 14th in 16-team tournament

Coming off a fourth-place finish at the Purdue Midwest Shootout, the golf team fell to 14th at the Inverness Intercollegiate.

Small wonder

When Shields was just 24 weeks into her pregnancy, doctors told her she had developed HELLP syndrome, which compromises the liver and blood. It is a complication of preeclampsia, a disorder characterized by high blood pressure during pregnancy, among other symptoms. Doctors told Shields she would die unless they performed a Caesarean section immediately.

Tour of Missouri: Take an interactive tour of the course and the gear

Public gets final chance to weigh in on visioning process

The public will have its last chance on Thursday to weigh in on a visioning process that’s been in the works for nearly a year and a half.

Former legislator likely to run for the 24th District House seat

Longtime public servant Chris Kelly plans to run against two-term incumbent Republican Ed Robb.

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