Hard to deter MU receiver

Sophomore wide receiver Jared Perry has just 13 receptions this season after hauling in 37 balls his freshman year. Despite the drop-off, Perry has refocused after taking advice from his older brother.

Although Tigers sophomore wide receiver Jared Perry ranks seventh in receptions and is without a touchdown this season, his effort continues to impress his coaches.

Tigers win opener<br>in Big 12 soccer tournament

In the 101st minute, Missouri sophomore Kristin Andrighetto split two Texas Tech defenders and chipped a shot over the diving goalie to give the Tigers a 4-3 double-overtime win in the first round of the Big 12 Tournament on Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas.

Defendant’s mother jailed as Kelly murder retrial begins

The mother of a Columbia man charged with murder was held in contempt of court Wednesday after shouting at a witness during her son’s trial at the Boone County Courthouse.

Columbia's dirty jobs: City cleaner

Mark Anderson keeps downtown Columbia and The Blue Note clean and is often on his feet for almost 16 hours a day.

Job hopefuls seek help from business fair

Job Point, an organization that helps people find careers, held a business fair Wednesday at its north Columbia headquarters.

Abortion opponents in Kansas use rare law to have grand jury investigate clinic

An anti-abortion coalition has filed a petition in Kansas calling for a grand jury to investigate allegations of violations by the Overland Park, Kan., Planned Parenthood office.

Chandelier raised at Capitol after restorations

Nearly a year after the chandelier in the Capitol building fell to the floor, it was raised and lit Wednesday. For the first time in 40 years the dome was fully illuminated.

Hunt Avenue project delayed after residents' express concerns

Residents say the scale of the work is too much for their quiet neighborhood.

City unanimously approves Stadium-Forum crosswalk project

An overhaul of the intersection to accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians will get under way next year pending approval by state and federal highway officials.

Salvation Army's Thanksgiving meal finds new home

After the closing of Everett’s Steak House, where the event had traditionally been held, the organization was able to move the meal to Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken restaurant.

Thanksgiving dinner moved to Lee’s restaurant

Since 1990, the dinner has been held at Everett’s Steak House at 1601 Rangeline St. The restaurant closed Sunday, leaving the annual holiday dinner in limbo.

Froman keeps fans coming back to Columbia

Star’s early roots in the city eventually brought her back for a retirement of good works.


Local view: Blunt taking lessons from Bush

Quick attack of Sen. Graham’s arrest is a political mistake

The Republican Party’s reaction to his arrest under suspicion of driving under the influence is unseemly and silly, Karl Miller says.

MU tackle has Tigers' back

In his four years as a starter on the offensive line, Missouri left tackle Tyler Luellen has earned the trust of his teammates as the blind-side protection for quarterback Chase Daniel.

Franchione’s future with Texas A&M still unclear

Dennis Franchione dodged questions about his future as Texas A&M coach Tuesday and said reports about a negotiated contract buyout were untrue.

Junior succeeds on field,<br>in classroom for MU soccer team

Singing helps Lindsay McCoy, a standout defender for the Missouri soccer team, do better on tests.

Kewpies runners grow closer on and off course

By hanging out together after summer workouts Hickman's cross country runners created a strong bond, something the Kewpies attribute to their success in 2007.