Margot Patterson Lubensky was an instructor, actress and traveler, but she will most likely be remembered for her work with the Boone County Democratic Party.
Lorena Jeanne Tinker's children were part of the landmark Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District after they were suspended for wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War.
An 18-year-old is being sought in connection with the shooting of another teenager in the central city late Friday night.
Sewer bond issues are a definite yes, but the school tax is a harder call.
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Junior Aaron Crow's pitching propelled the Missouri baseball team to a 1-0 victory over Texas Tech on Friday in the first of a three-game series in Lubbock, Texas.
Jason Morris won the Missouri Relays hammer throw title for the third consecutive year. Krishna Lee won the women’s hammer throw.
Filmmaker Richard Martin presented his new documentary “Steve McQueen: An American Rebel” on Thursday night at the Ragtag Cinemacafe as an advance for the Steve McQueen Day in Slater on Saturday to celebrate the actor’s life. This is the second year for the event in Slater and is planned around what would be the actor’s 78th birthday.
Ward Connerly, a black man and former University of California regent raised in the Jim Crow South, spoke to a crowd of white Republicans during a Columbia Pachyderm Club meeting Friday in support of the Missouri Civil Rights Initiative, an anti-affirmative action initiative that will be on the November 2008 ballot if given enough support.
Daniel Boone Regional Library’s actions confirm a study showing libraries in the U.S. provide opportunities for non-English-speaking people in the U.S.
Dishes, candlesticks, ink wells and dozens of other objects made at Tom and Patricia Hooper’s ASL Pewter company in downtown Louisiana are being used in the miniseries “John Adams” on HBO.
One cannot live life to the fullest with anything less than a perfect balance.
Community members as well as the press need to effectively discuss the issue of race in the First Ward, especially as the April 8 election approaches.
Items from Spencer’s Gifts in the Columbia Mall can get laughs without breaking the bank.
Terry “Taxi Terry” Nickerson Sr., 42, has been a taxi driver for A-1 Taxi in Columbia for eight years.
Ronald Smith, the new imam at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri, talks about his role in the Muslim community, how he found faith and the influence his wife has had on his life.
Islam is one of the world’s fastest growing religions.
Members of the Bunraku Bay Puppet Troupe reveal their bruised and swollen hands after a demonstration of traditional Japanese puppetry. The strings and pulleys used to manipulate the puppets’ limbs cause visible wear and tear on their skin.
“They can be kind of hard to manipulate for 40 minutes on end when you’re just holding it up with one arm,” said troupe member and MU senior Brett Windhausen.
The Capital City Horseshoe Club is holding second annual March Madness Mixed Open at 1 p.m. Saturday in Washington Park in Jefferson City.