Festival brings folk music to Boonville for 17th year

The 17th annual Big Muddy Folk Festival will be in remembrance of well-known regional folk musician Bob Dyer.

Harrisburg High School to add extra cameras after sign damaged by shotgun blast

At about 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, the school’s large LED sign was shot with a shotgun, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Department.

Workshop for parents looks at anxiety in children

The workshop will discuss what causes anxiety in children, what makes it better and when parents should seek professional help.

MU senior is new director for Boone County Democrats

Mark Buhrmester, a senior at MU, will start next week as the Boone County Democrats' first ever Executive Director. He will also be their first ever paid employee.

YouZeum sculpture shows the doctor-patient bond

With the YouZeum’s scheduled opening a few weeks away, the museum designed to teach patrons about health and the human body unveiled a sculpture on Thursday near its entrance on Cherry Street near Sixth Street.

School board cuts $5.23 million from next year’s budget

All Priority I recommendations were cut with one change: The number of literacy coach positions eliminated was reduced from four to two.

Baby falls asleep but doesn’t stay asleep

Audrianna is just one month old, and she has been keeping her parents awake at night.

Man robbed at gunpoint outside his home

The victim told police he was robbed by three men wearing ski masks and dark-hooded sweatshirts.

Discriminatory language still unbelievably prevalent

Hateful language flows too often and too easily, and sometimes comes from unlikely sources ... and it needs to be stopped.