Fugit and Williamson win fire district election

The two winners of the Boone County Fire Protection District board of directors are announced.

Boone County Ballot Roundup

Here’s a look at the results of election races and issues in Boone County’s smaller towns, cities and school districts.

Request for change of venue in O'Neal case halted

Hopes for a potential change of venue in the wrongful death suit of Aaron O’Neal have been halted, at least temporarily, after a Boone County Circuit Court Judge ruled the foundation for the move to be “vague, overbroad and burdensome,” according to Missouri

Parry wins re-election to county hospital board

Incumbent Fred Parry easily won reelection to a second five-year term on the Boone Hospital Center Board of Trustees.

Rose, Tippin, Segert fill school board seats

Incumbent Tom Rose collected the most votes of any other candidate in his victory Tuesday. Rosie Tippin and Ines Segert are the newest additions to the school board.

Scherzer impressive in debut

Voters say no, loudly, to school tax levy

Superintendent Phyllis Chase says the district will listen to the message sent by voters.

City, county sewer bonds pass overwhelmingly

Eighty-four percent of Columbia voters favored the $77 million bond, and almost 80 pecent of county voters favored an additional $21 million in bonds.

Paul Sturtz defeats three-term incumbent Almeta Crayton for First Ward City Council seat

Paul Sturtz, co-founder of Ragtag Cinemacafe and the True/False Film Festival, will become the First Ward’s new City Council representative.

Stryker Sulak sheds his shell with Missouri football team

Once a quiet, reserved redshirt freshman, Sulak has matured into the talkative, outgoing mouthpiece of the Missouri defensive line. The senior end has 25 career starts, the most of any in a unit that includes three seniors (Sulak, Tommy Chavis and Jaysen Corbett). Over his career, Sulak has added 25 pounds to his frame, and last season, he recorded 60 tackles and six quarterback sacks.


Hickman-Rock Bridge baseball moved to today

Jordan Adrian has matured in his role as Rock Bridge starting pitcher.

Slam dunk

Vock sisters bring close relationship to MU softball team

Michaele and Abby Vock are best friends on and off the softball field.

Missouri struggles in final round of Mizzou Intercollegiate

The Missouri golf team’s struggles continued in the final round of the Mizzou Intercollegiate amid wind, rain and cold.

MU student wins bracket challenge

Karen Kraus, a master's student at MU, beat out 5,489 other entrants in an bracket pool.

Insure Missouri bill clears Senate Health Committee

The measure, approved by a unanimous 5-0 vote, would phase in government-financed health care coverage for more than 200,000 Missourians — at an ultimate projected cost of more than $90 million per year in state funds.

Preliminary election results

Voters share: How they made their decisions

Voter vignette: Election judge doesn’t mind long hours

Judy Ganey worked nearly 16 hours at the Columbia Public Library polling place on Tuesday but says democracy is worth the sacrifice.

Man escapes home fire

A disabled man escaped a fire Tuesday afternoon by crawling out of the window of a residence northeast of Columbia.