Hickman girls rally past Rock Bridge in second half

Hickman Kewpies guard Yvonne Anderson, right, steals the ball from Rock Bridge Bruins guard Andrea Seabaugh on Wednesday evening at Rock Bridge High School.

Hickman replayed last year’s district championship game with win over rival Rock Bridge.

Tigers lose another road game despite Lawrence’s 24 points

Missouri lost another away game to fall to 0-5 on the road for the season. Keon Lawrence scored a season-high 24 points in the loss.

Mulkey gets 200th win in Baylor’s rout of Missouri

The Baylor Bears used suffocating defense to give Coach Kim Mulkey her 200th career win, but she downplayed the accomplishment.

Bode running for Missouri 9th Congressional District

Serving his 14th year as Marion County presiding commissioner, Democrat Lyndon Bode has begun campaigning for the Missouri 9th Congressional District seat.

Eastside Tavern owner drops out of First Ward race

Eastside Tavern owner Paul Nuccio announced on his MySpace page that he will no longer run for the First Ward seat, endorsing fellow downtown businessman Paul Sturtz.

Columbia police investigating local charity worker

The Major Crimes Unit is investigating whether prominent social worker and peace activist Lana Jacobs embezzled funds from a local charity she co-founded.

Petrik leads Bruins against Kewpies

Rock Bridge will rely on senior point guard Mike Petrik’s flashy passing attack in Thursday’s game against rival Hickman.

Nixon emphasizes Democratic party unity

Democratic gubenatorial candidate Jay Nixon focused on Democratic unity. Nixon’s statement comes in the wake of Blunt’s announcement that he will not seek re-election.

Daniel Boone City Building renovations welcomed by employees

City employees and residents like what they see in the newly renovated first floor of the Daniel Boone City Building.

Blunt’s surprise exit not Missouri politics’ first

Gov. Matt Blunt’s decision not to run in this year’s gubernatorial race is similar to past state politicians.

Air Midwest could be compelled to continue flights

Air Midwest intends to end Columbia flights, but it may be forced to continue until a successor is found.

Potential players in the next gubernatorial race

Several noteworthy names are on the meter for Missouri's top government spot.

MU women’s basketball team can’t slow down Baylor

Jessra Johnson’s 18 points weren’t enough to pull off an upset against No. 6 Baylor in a 72-57 loss to the Bears at Mizzou Arena.

Analysis: To win, Nixon now must campaign like Blunt

Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon has been campaigning for years against Republican Gov. Matt Blunt. To win, Nixon now must campaign just like Blunt — as someone calling for change from the failed policies of a governor no longer on the ballot.

Calculating the columns

UM System sets up scholarship fund after lawsuit

Missouri residents who were between the ages of 16 and 21 between 1995 and 2001 when they attended a University of Missouri school may be eligible for a $530 scholarship.

Rollins’ descendant establishes endowment for black studies program

A descendant of James S. Rollins, an important figure in MU history and a former slave owner, has established a $25,000 endowment to support MU’s black studies pro

Event to showcase original work by Columbia's youth

Nearly 400 Columbia students ranging from grades 4 to 12 submitted their poetry, essays, music and songs to the city’s Human Rights Commission, and tonight , they’ll have a chance to perform those works on stage.

Boonslick Archaeological Society set to revive tonight

Since the Missouri Archaeological Society headquarters moved from Columbia to Springfield more than a year ago, the Boonslick Archaeological Society has been nearly dormant — until tonight.

Nixon tells furniture store customers to call with problems

Attorney General Jay Nixon released a statement Wednesday asking customers of Ashley Furniture store to alert his office if outstanding furniture orders are not received. But a store manager said the store will reopen shortly and that deliveries are still being made.