Dressing up their sounds

MU professor Leo Saguiguit, left, takes a break at the Cherry Street Artisan with Neil Ostercamp, a graduate teaching assistant and saxophone student.

Treasurer's resignation: Oct. 9 e-mail thread

This is the text of an e-mail thread from Oct. 9 regarding the resignation of Alison Martin, former secretary-treasurer for the Boone County Family Resources board of directors.

Treasurer's resignation: Oct. 26 e-mail from Jane Kruse

Text of an Oct. 26 e-mail from Jane Kruse, an assistant to Les Wagner, executive director of Boone County Family Resources.

Angst over bonding prompts treasurer’s resignation

The former secretary-treasurer for Boone County Family Resources resigned after she discovered she had been breaking the law for almost a year by working without a surety bond.

Pushing his limits to be a champion

Dustin Denes is a professional mixed martial arts fighter. He helped with the creation of American Top Team, which has a Columbia branch.

Trick-or-treating is optional

Although there was no shortage of those decked out in Halloween costumes, some people opted out of the traditional holiday festivities.

Authors to speak on Fulton asylum Thursday

Three local authors of a book about Fulton State Hospital will discuss the 150-year history of the first mental institution west of the Mississippi.

The write stuff

November is National Novel Writing Month. Columbia writers and Missourian reporters alike are taking on the challenge to pen 50,000 words in 30 days.

Cardinals take off interim label for Mozeliak

John Mozeliak was named the Cardinals new general manager on Wednesday

Kewpies ranked fourth in Class 6 football

The Hickman football team jumped up one spot to No. 4 in the Class 6 state football rankings after a 45-7 win over Fort Zumwalt South.

Women’s golf in the middle in Las Vegas

Two juniors helped the Tigers’ women’s golf team take ninth in Sin City.

Illinois men arrested in Columbia

Two Illinois men were arrested Wednesday in Columbia on suspicion of three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of aggravated kidnapping.

East Columbia road plans put landowners in limbo

Four alternatives for reconstruction of east Columbia’s road network call for a major extension of Stadium Boulevard and widening of Route WW. The Transportation Department is accepting written comments on the plans through Wednesday.

Blunt’s new task force is a travesty

The new task force is a waste of time and taxpayer money.

Theater group targets adults

A new theater group has been created in Columbia with the intention to direct their art at an adult audience.

City offers energy efficiency kits to keep utility bills down

Central Missouri Community Action is joining with Columbia Water and Light for an energy and weatherization fair, where the kits will be distributed.

Police looking for suspects in armed robbery at Domino’s

The robbery happened at about 9 p.m. Tuesday at Domino’s Pizza, 1612 Towne Drive.

Two murder suspects arrested in Columbia

Two men wanted on suspicion of murder in Illinois were caught in central Columbia this morning.

Americans suffer when major oil companies put taxpayer money to unintended uses

The diversion of taxpayer money to import biodiesel from South America has resulted in idle production capacity for American farms. Organized groups should take legal action against major oil companies and let them know their actions are not for the good of the country.

MU forwards looking to step up

The assumption that the Missouri basketball team is lacking depth in the front court might have been proved false at the black and gold game on Tuesday night.