Christmas Eve is one of the busiest days of the year for Booche’s, co-owner Richard Robertson said.
Like their brethren elsewhere, the Trappist monks of Assumption Abbey are a quiet bunch. Then fruitcake season hits. The people of the noisy world want a piece of the monks’ handiwork: a rum-soaked, fruit-stocked cake so dense its weight defies its size.
Columbia police say now is the best time for owners of electronic devices to have them engraved to deter thieves.
In Columbia, organizations such as the St. Francis Homeless Shelter cater to the needy. Its mission is no different on Christmas Day.
Rosie Tippin said experience will be her primary asset; Darin Preis says he plans to seek re-election.
Music is an integral part of the Christmas season; it has a way of entrancing listeners and connecting them to Christmases of the past.
This Christmas, five sisters will remember their mother by remembering others. The Williams sisters are spreading good will by making and delivering Christmas baskets to elderly residents of Columbia.
The "critters program," which lets students observe animals and care for them gives science class something extra, and teachers hope it will be long remembered by the students.
In this Christmas season, neighborhood churches should do more to reinforce our values than attract youthful congregations.