School interrupted

The bell rings, and Josh Harvey walks into Room 139. He sits in the second desk in the third row during his seventh class of the day at Hickman High School, the fourth Columbia school he has attended.

The last laugh

Iowa State guard Mike Taylor got the best of his old roommate and teammate on the first offensive possession of the game when he cut to the basket for a layup past Missouri guard Stefhon Hannah.

Typesetting's romance

While visiting the Gutenberg Museum in Mainz, Germany, Clarence Wolfshohl didn’t mind that he couldn’t try the printing presses set out for the public because so many children were occupying them. Wolfshohl already knew the joy of creating a page of typed words by hand.

Saving face

The injection occurred at 4:54 p.m. CST inside a conference room at University Hospital. There were 10 witnesses.

Hard to stay energy efficient

A lack of hussle is not something you expect to see from J.T. Tiller.

Bruins get last-match win against Kirksville

When it comes to wrestling, fans usually want a pin. Thursday, Rock Bridge wanted anything but a pin.

Tigers look to ground streaking Cyclones

Even though Iowa State’s Anna Florzak, a freshman, decided not to attend MU to play basketball, she’s still familiar with a couple of the players on the Tigers’ women’s team.

MU swimming flinging wide net

Texas. Virginia. Michigan. Florida. How about Saskatchewan?

Painful realizations

Ed Bryant’s hand traced the beige wall of his Columbia home as he moved down the stairs, his fingertips having become a steady means of navigation since he lost his eyes to diabetes 20 years ago.

Conference touts computers as useful agribusiness tools

Computers are everywhere — and, more and more, they can be found down on the farm.

Breaking new ground

Through a mix of barren trees outside Dana Battison’s central city office, she can see an empty plot at the corner of Garth Avenue and Sexton Road in the First Ward. This spring when the leaves return, a grocery store, retail shops and apartments should begin to sprout from the vacant lot.

2006 set state record for tornadoes

Missouri had a record-breaking 102 documented tornadoes in 2006, according to the National Weather Service.

MU ramps up high school recruitment

College recruiters in Missouri have about three years before the number of high school graduates starts to decrease, increasing the competition for first-time freshman students.

Mayor to seek fifth term

PedNet projects, charter review on proposed agenda

Trial focuses on Mo. school funds

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri government isn’t spending enough to ensure public schoolchildren get a proper education, about half of the state’s school districts argued in a trial that began Wednesday.

MU Greeks unprepared for fire code

MU fraternities and sororities will be required to install sprinkler systems in their houses now that the Columbia City Council has voted to adopt the 2006 International Fire Code.

Hearing on gas rate increase draws opposition

About 30 people crowded into the Higher Education Center on Walnut Street on Wednesday to weigh in on a proposed statewide rate increase for natural gas service for Ameren UE customers.

Ignoring the odds

When Charles Anderson felt the walls of the forklift closing in on him, he knew something was wrong. The job site in Jefferson City in front of him blurred, and as he stumbled out of the unloading machine, his line of sight narrowed until he saw nothing but darkness swallowing him from every side.

Practicing with males fine with MU women

The Missouri women’s basketball players spend a good deal of time playing against one another during practices. But sometimes, there is no good substitute for playing a true opponent.

MU offensive coordinator stays put

Dave Christensen is staying at Missouri, for now.