Rock Bridge boys roll to victory on Coach Scanlon's birthday

The Rock Bridge boys basketball coach celebrated his birthday Tuesday night with an easy victory against Duchesne.

Thornsberry comes off bench to lift Columbia College

Sophomore guard Nacy Thornsberry came off the bench and had a team-high 15 points in only 15 minutes of playing time to lead Columbia College.

City Council approves next phases of Daniel Boone Building renovations

City Council approved phase 2 and phase 3 of the renovations to the Daniel Boone Building Tuesday night with little conflict, although some expressed regret over how the planning and fund allocation of the renovations and future construction have been handled.

Columbia Wants to Give US Airways Express a "No Fly"

The city of Columbia will try to block plans by US Airways Express to terminate flights to Kansas City this spring.

Tigers look to stun Baylor again

The last time Baylor came to Columbia, the Bears were the defending national champions and had a 30-game winning streak. The Tigers upset Baylor and ended the streak with a 64-61 win. Now they will be looking to pull off another upset Wednesday as they face No. 6 Baylor at Mizzou Arena.

Crosstown rivals prepare to face off

The Hickman and Rock Bridge girls basketball teams are both state ranked, but neither team is giving the other any special treatment.

MU men’s basketball team will try to limit fouls, correct road woes against Texas Tech

The Tigers have struggled on the road all year, and lately have been giving up lots of free throw attempts. The game against the Red Raiders provides an opportunity to correct both.

Start of semester brings increase in people downtown

Local businesses and residents are noticing the increase of customers and traffic.

Seven candidates to vie for three school board seats

Three new school board candidates submitted their candidacy on the district’s last day for filing.

Pens helping stores detect counterfeits

To combat the continuing use of counterfeit currency, Columbia police are urging area businesses to take an inexpensive step: buy $3 counterfeit money detector pens.

Bloggers react to Governor’s announcement

People voice their opinions on Governor Blunt’s decision to not run for re-election.

Woman dies from injuries sustained in Providence road accident

A 21-year-old woman who was involved in an accident on Providence Road near Turner Avenue last week has died from her injuries.

Columbia Pachyderm Club to host Rep. Steven Tilley

Missouri Republican Rep. Steven Tilley will be in Columbia on Friday to speak on the behalf of Rudy Guiliani to the Columbia Pachyderm Club.

Student at Douglass High found in possession of knife

Police responded to a call this morning that a 16-year-old student had a knife at Douglass High School.

Airline seeks to drop Columbia flights

Air Midwest intends to discontinue airline service between Kansas City and Columbia Regional Airport as of April 20, City Manager Bill Watkins said in a Tuesday evening news release.

City manager's statement on local air service

Statement from City Manager Bill Watkins regarding a notice filed by Air Midwest indicating intent to end Essential Air Service to Columbia Regional Airport, effective April 20, 2008.

Film series on politics, religion resumes

Film series on politics, religion resumes

Text of Blunt's Address to Missourians

Gov. Matt Blunt announced Tuesday that he will not seek a second term.

Inmates will receive transportation to abortion clinics

The state of Missouri must provide transportation to abortion clinics for inmates who want to undergo the procedure, a federal appeals panel ruled Tuesday.

What do you think about the governor's decision to not run for a second term?

Tell us what you think about the governor's decision to not run for re-election