MU's Renth on softball watch list

Police interested in speaking to suspended Tigers

Columbia Police Sgt. Ken Hammond said the police are in the process of contacting guard Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons so that they can be questioned. They are not currently suspects in the incident at Athena Night Club that left Stefhon Hannah with a broken jaw.

Still no word on when suspension will end

Guards Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons were indefinitely suspended before Missouri’s 66-62 loss to Nebraska on Wednesday for breaking team rules. Team spokesman Dave Reiter said on Thursday that there is no word on when the suspensions will be over and he didn’t know when a decision would be made.

Scott perfects the fine art of stealing for Douglass

According to, Cameron Scott leads the state in steals per game and eighth best in the nation. But Scott doesn’t seem to want to keep all the glory for himself. He pushes others to excel as well.

Olympian Vonetta Flowers speaks at Women's Intersport Network Luncheon

Flowers, like WIN, has a goal of promoting recognition and equality in women’s athletics. Flowers stressed to her audience to never give up on their dreams. “At times when you feel like you want to give up, you should always surround yourself with positive people who won’ let you,” Flowers said.

Sen. Koster proposes bill to crack down on meth

The bill that was filed Thursday morning would require mandatory substance abuse treatment for anyone convicted of possession of methamphetamines as well as a potential child endangerment charge if a user shares their home with children.

From one court to another

Senior Nicole Wilson makes a difficult transition from veteran volleyball star to first-year basketball player.

Bill Clinton to visit Columbia on Saturday

Bill Clinton plans to visit MU on Saturday to campaign for his wife ahead of Missouri’s presidential primary. Carly Lindauer, press secretary for Sen. Hillary Clinton’s campaign in Missouri, said Bill Clinton plans to speak at 4:30 p.m. at the Mizzou Rec Center.

Stephens College celebrates 175th birthday

Stephens College began its celebration Thursday with cake, songs and memories of the past

Columbia not alone in struggles with Mesa Air Group

Along with Columbia, Mesa Air is pulling out of 10 other Midwestern airports.

School board candidate Arch Brooks arrested

Brooks is making his fifth bid for a seat on the Columbia School Board. He was arrested Wednesday on a charge of domestic assault.

Curators' meeting: Tuition proposal in line with MOHELA bill

The UM system's proposed 4.1 percent tuition increase for the next academic year was made in order to match the increase in the consumer price index, a university financial representative said at the UM System Board of Curators meeting Thursday morning.

Going green by going brown

The MU Power Plant has whittled its way to wood chips in a quest to find a renewable, biomass fuel to mix with coal.

City Council support needed to revive Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival

The Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival only needs City Council approval for it to return this fall. The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board recommended the City Council approve $100,000 for the festival.

Man arrested on drug charges

Police arrested a 29-year-old Columbia man Wednesday night on drug charges at his home near West Boulevard Elementary School.

Jeopardy features contestant from Columbia

Lisa Fritsche of Columbia will be on an episode of Jeopardy airing Friday.

Goodbye, Matt Blunt. We hardly knew you.

The governor failed to connect with Missourians, young and old, in his only term.

Police seek suspect in attempted robbery

A Columbia man said he was walking along Walnut Street early Thursday morning when a man approached, threatened him with a knife and demanded money.

National Weather Service predicts 3-5 inches of snow

The area can expect snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches from the winter storm taking aim at the region.

MU tennis team beats St. Louis University

The Missouri tennis team is 1-1 after a 6-1 victory over St. Louis University on Wednesday at the Green Tennis Center.