Leo Lyons scores career-high in points and rebounds.
Eight people were arrested after a fight broke out in Hickman High School’s main office Tuesday morning. Those arrested included students from Douglass and Hickman high schools and adults who do not attend either, said Columbia police Sgt. Eric White.
Former MU swim star Bennett Clark decided to skip his senior season, but now, training with a club in North Carolina, he has a shot to go to the Olympics.
A second person who has represented Columbia in Missouri’s legislature has joined the campaign for the 9th Congressional District. Ken Jacob, a former member of the Missouri House and Senate, said he has opened an exploratory committee with every intention of entering the race.
The Columbia College women’s basketball team uses a scout team composed of coaches.
The Missouri women finish up the home portion of the schedule with a date against Iowa State, just three days after their first win since early January.
The Bruins are comfortable with playing away from home.
The MU softball team’s home opener has been delayed and moved for the second time. The team will now face Saint Louis University 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday in the Dan Devine Pavilion.
MU police are looking for a man who assaulted a female MU student near the west side of Stafford Residence Hall on Saturday.
Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder signed a bill on Tuesday that allots nearly $31.2 million to assist in needed construction at the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Medical Education Center at MU. Kinder also designated about $15 million for the University of Missouri-Kansas City for a new state-of-the-art pharmacy and nursing building.
Columbia Public Schools teachers were asked to respond to a survey about what cuts they think could be made by the district.
Columbia law officials say meth’s addictive strength and adverse health effects make it “a weapon of mass destruction.”
Although Missouri has a high number of meth lab busts, comparatively small amounts of the drug are confiscated in most busts.
Tuesday was the first day for candidates to officially file for the Aug. 5 primary.
For several years, the show choirs at Rock Bridge High School have raised money to give to people and charities. They’re back at it this year, with the proceeds of a performance Friday going to Rainbow House, an emergency crisis center for abused or neglected children.
The MU art department and Bingham Gallery have teamed up to offer weekly artist lectures.
Customers and employees are enjoying the new location of the bakery and the sunlight it provides.
Don and Carla Helmreich are set to receive a Preserve Missouri Award Wednesday in Jefferson City for their restoration work on the Central Dairy building downtown.