First Night got off to a slow start, but many expressed appreciation for the events and the performers. The chance to visit with family and friends as well as to help out were oft repeated themes.
The Cotton Bowl kicks off at 10:40 Tuesday in Dallas.
Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Dallas to enjoy the Comerica Bank New Year’s Parade, Monday afternoon, Dec. 31, 2007. The parade is one of many events preceding Tuesday's Cotton Bowl.
Chattanooga, Tenn., and Springfield are among a host of cities that have adopted the visioning process and are two that have made major changes in their communities.
Williams and Rucker have been instrumental in the Missouri attitude change.
The selection of Gary Forsee as president shows that the UM System is committed to becoming a private university, which will hurt the public interest in the long run.
The billboard industry wants the state to move instead of demolish thousands of old billboards when the eventual reconstruction of interstates 70 and 40 begins.
All the attention has been on the high-powered offenses of Missouri and Arkansas.
Some of the Missouri laws that take effect Tuesday include a raise in minimum wage and an extension of disabled parking permits.
A law taking effect Tuesday makes Missouri just the third state — behind Minnesota and Hawaii — to implement a wide-ranging ethanol mandate. Because ethanol is cheaper than traditional gasoline, most of Missouri’s gas stations quietly made the switch months in advance.
An explosion woke the owners, and 20 firefighters were required to extinguish the flames.
Firefighters were called just after 2 a.m. Saturday to a report of smoke coming from a house at 410 N. Fifth St.
The driver was punched in the face multiple times before the assailant made off with an unknown amount of cash.
The Columbia Fire Department will decide at 8 p.m. whether or not conditions are too windy for fireworks
Also, parking at city meters will not be enforced Tuesday.
To be popular requires changes this writer is not willing to make.