Rock Bridge tennis finishes second

Hickman competes at Parkway South

Bruins' Little accepts getting hit by pitch as part of leadoff role

The Rock Bridge second baseman and lead off batter was hit by four pitches during the Bruins’ final two games in the Sells Development/Red Weir Classic. He’ll tell you it was five, even though the umpire didn’t agree.

Cantwell, Miller win at Drake Relays

Columbia College softball wins AMC championship

The Cougars beat William Woods 9-0 and pitcher Valerie Teter was named the conference's freshman of the year.

Allen's rare power display gives Missouri softball a win

The Tigers' win helps keep them in the running for a solid seed in the NCAA tournament, but the team has been mathematically eliminated in the race for the regular season Big 12 title.

Volunteers clean up Missouri River

More than 160 people volunteered on Saturday to clean up a stretch of the Missouri River west of Hartsburg.

City gives away trees for Arbor Day

Columbia TreeKeeper volunteers handed out pin oak, tulip poplar, pitch loblolly pine, bald cypress, Norway spruce and redbud trees in the parking lot of the Activity and Recreation Center on Saturday.

CERT trains for flood situations

Columbia’s Community Emergency Response Team learned how to use sandbags to divert flood waters as part of a training session on Saturday morning.

Princesses dine at Upper Crust Bakery

Girls dressed as Belle, Cinderella, Pocahontas and other princesses dined at the Upper Crust Bakery on Saturday morning at TRYPS’ Royal Petite Tea Party.

St. Charles man has car, wallet stolen at gunpoint

Police are looking for a man who stole a car at gunpoint from a 24-year-old St. Charles man early Saturday morning.

Sharing a scent of spring

Maxine Porter has been sharing her homegrown lilacs — and a little scent of spring — to the community for about 20 years.

Independent civilian board needed to review complaints against police officers

Citizen complaints against police officers are 10 times more likely to be found valid if filed by a white resident than by a black resident.

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