Kinkead property

Located along the west side of Olivet Church Road; the property is approximately three quarters of a mile north of the intersection of Olivet Church Road and State Route WW.

Richland Road property

Located along the south side of Richland Road approximately 1/2 mile east of the intersection of Richland Road and St. Charles Road

Payne property

The north side of New Haven Road and near the northwest corner of the intersection of New Haven Road and Rolling Hills Road

Republicans to elect possible House speaker

JEFFERSON CITY ­­— House Republicans plan to meet Wednesday to elect who they hope will be voted in as the speaker of the House for the 2009 legislative session.

St. Charles Road Development property

St. Charles Road approximately 3/4 mile east of Lake of the Woods Golf Course and 3/4 mile west of Route Z.

Godas property

On the east side of Route Z approximately 2,000 feet north of Interstate 70.

Pinkel, MU look to halt second-half struggles

Tigers coach Gary Pinkel says he is responsible for lapses on both sides of the ball after halftime that caused big leads against Illinois and Ole Miss to get uncomfortably slim.

MU police look into Missourian’s Web site trouble

MU police are investigating an incident that took down the Missourian’s Web site for more than three days.

Fourth West Nile case confirmed

This was the fourth case confirmed in a month’s time.

Though festival successful, future of Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ uncertain

The Roots ‘N Blues ‘N BBQ festival was a success, but the “bank only turns 150 once,” says Mary Wilkerson of Boone County National Bank.

Weekend festival boosts downtown businesses

Many downtown businesses reported a business increase during the Roots ’N’ Blues ’N’ BBQ festival weekend. Carrie Gartner, Columbia Special Business District director, thinks the festival will result in future business.

Students hope court approves class action lawsuit to block MOHELA sale

A hearing on a lawsuit to stop MOHELA from transferring funds into a building-construction program begins Tuesday morning. The filing students claim the funds should be used for loan forgiveness.

House that Greeks built allows family to establish new roots

The Tunmire family was chased from Galveston, Texas by Hurricane Rita. They now have a new home in Columbia built by MU Greek students and Habitat for Humanity.

Fake Blues Bucks found at festival

Some Blues Bucks used to purchase food and drink at the Roots ’N Blues ’N BBQ Festival were found to be counterfeit.

Police investigating hacking of Missourian's server

Few living the American dream

Low wages, a lack of health benefits and the ever-increasing rate of bankruptcies and foreclosures has pushed the once-middle class into the ranks of the working poor.

Six sites under consideration for third high school location

Columbia Public Schools will have a third high school built on one of six locations being considered by Engineering Surveys and Services of Columbia.

Missouri gets 2 more National Guard battalions

One regional rifle company will be located in Boonville.

Devlin change of venue hearing continued

A change of venue hearing in Washington County for the man accused of kidnapping Shawn Hornbeck has been delayed until Oct. 1.

BOONE LIFE: A junk man's heaven

When Don Jordan looks at a broken washing machine or a twisted ladder, he doesn’t see a piece of junk — he sees potential. His Boone County compound is full of relics he's collected over the years.