The Boone County Sheriff’s Department arrested one person for driving while intoxicated at a sobriety checkpoint Friday night in Hallsville, according to a new release.
The sight of a brand-new, bright orange, 125-foot long, double-loop water slide at Oakland Family Aquatic Center is especially impressive to those who hover around 4 feet tall.
The Columbia Public Library and United Way partnered up in May to participate in the nationwide Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program. Since then, the program has been gaining awareness by the community and parents.
The father of a 2-year-old boy who died at University Hospital on Wednesday was still being held in the St. Clair County Jail in Cahokia, Ill., as of 5 p.m. Saturday.
Mosley the bloodhound, the Washington County police dog police say was abused, was euthanized after biting the woman who adopted him.
Each side is in search of influential allies to help sway public opinion — a factor potentially important in a proxy fight — and enlist the aid of lawmakers, or at least blunt the opposition.
Higher MU parking fees also contributed to a 16 percent increase in Columbia Transit ridership.
The man requests $11,250 in restitution for time served in jail after he was found innocent by DNA.
Columbia Independent School said it has made a commitment to internationally focused education and is looking at a new study abroad option for upper school students.
School board members bemoan the fact that there aren't more dollars available for funding the core teacher-pupil mission, but it is not too early to begin scrutinizing budgets for the next year.
The trail was proposed by GetAbout Columbia to encourage people to use non-motorized methods of transportation.
He is scheduled to visit the Truman Memorial Building.
With Acting Chief Tom Dresner serving as emcee for the cake and punch reception, a parade of friends showered Boehm with gifts and plaques.
Speaking at Friday's Muleskinners luncheon, incumbent Tom Schauwecker and challenger Barbara Bishop addressed the most prominent campaign issues, including public disclosure of home sale prices and the use of vehicle identification numbers for vehicle assessment.
The Columbia/Boone County Health Department set up a booth on Garth Avenue on Friday — National HIV Testing Day — as part of its outreach to the African-American community.
The award, presented by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, was given primarily for the city's biogas energy plant.
The lease, which was to expire Monday, will be extended three years. An MU spokesman cited the university's record enrollment for the fall and the temporary closure of the Brady Food Court as reasons for the extension.
The U.S. agriculture secretary says he is concerned that legal hurdles prevented much immediate federal help for Midwest farmers faced with serious setbacks because of flooding.
John Middleton, convicted of killing three people to hide his methamphetamine operation, will be put to death July 30.
Hours after the Pin Oak levee broke, workers had built a 4-foot-tall sandbag levee to protect the 100 homes in harm's way.