Rain delays air show but doesn’t dampen spirits

Though the rain had grounded their planes, VA-65 veterans at the 20th annual Salute to Veterans Air Show still celebrated the time they served together.

30th Annual Bianchi Cup rounds up

Thunderstorms delayed the final event Saturday by four hours. The competition has taken place in Hallsville for 30 years and attracts competitors from all over the globe.

Man arrested after woman is stabbed in Douglass Park

A Columbia man was arrested on assault charges after a woman was stabbed Friday night in Douglass Park, according to a Columbia police news release.

The good and the bad of legislative inaction

Missouri's 2008 legislative session is mercifully behind us.

Five ideas: What are your thoughts on these items in the news this week?

Missouri softball team drops first Super Regional Game

Douglass High School students celebrate graduation successes

A record number of students took part in the 2008 graduation ceremony at Columbia's only alternative high school.

Pistol championship draws contestants from around the world

Top contenders in four competition categories of the Bianchi International Speed Event will compete Saturday in Hallsville.

Photos add life to any story

No matter the topic — an earthquake in China or the new Missouri Theatre — photos give a story the human element.

World Vegetarian Week protest

PETA protesters wrap themselves in cellophane.

Accused of 'acting white'

“Acting white” is a social offense that minority students are sometimes accused of committing when they try hard to get good grades, read books for fun or join clubs. It is also leveled at students for making the wrong kinds of friends.

Keith Crown, a watercolorist, has focused his work on abstract landscapes and a strong use of color

On May 29, Perlow-Stevens Gallery will celebrate Kevin Crown’s 90th birthday and his art at a gathering from 6 to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 812 E. Broadway. Several of his paintings are on display as part of a larger show through June 28.

“This is a unique opportunity that you don’t often have,” said gallery owner Jennifer Perlow. “This is a retrospective of his life as an artist and what his life has meant as an artist to the community and nationwide.”

Rock Bridge wins its first boys tennis state title

Missouri softball team measures up

Looking at some key stats shows Missouri has a lot in common with No. 3 Alabama.

MU baseball team missses chance at Big 12 title game

Had the Tigers held on to beat Oklahoma on Thursday night in the Big 12 Conference tournament they would have secured a spot in the championship game.

On the path to preservation

Smith Creek is small compared to most other national wilderness area, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in charm. Members of the Missouri Wilderness Coalition say that's something worth preserving.

Moe's Southwest Grill closes

The downtown restaurant closed unexpectedly Wednesday night for financial reasons, said Manager Moses Cortes.

A tour of the roses

Oakland aquatic center to open early

With temperatures expected to reach the mid- to upper 80s by Sunday, the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is planning to help residents keep cool with an early opening at the Oakland pool.

Rep. Hulshof introduces anti-cyberbullying bill

The proposed legislation would impose criminal penalties over harassment via computers, text messages and other electronic devices.