Old tradition sparks interest at Show-Me Games

This weekend, 44 men and women competed in the Show-Me State Games’ muzzle loading shooting competition.

Father and son spend a day on the greens

Tim and Austin Kuchta competed in the Show-Me State Games in the parent/child golf division.

4-H Horse Show draws children from around Boone County

Despite their age, some were longtime competitors at the Boone County Fair.

Paquin Tower recreation program threatened by city budget cutbacks

The Adaptive Recreation Program, which cost $88,000 annually, is paid for by the Department of Parks and Recreation. In addition to painting and ceramics classes, the Adaptive Recreation Program helps Paquin residents get to grocery stores and attractions.

Family strikes it big at Games

Five-year-old Spencer Robarge and his family traveled from Springfield to compete in the bowling portion of the Show-Me State Games.

Range Line Street construction makes drivers think about alternate routes

The road-widening project is set to be complete in fall or early winter 2009.

Analysis: Health care fades in Republican gubernatorial primary

While Hulshof has stressed that health care is important and says he will develop a plan in more detail, Steelman says she will come out with a health care plan if she wins the nomination.

Two arrested on suspicion of stealing truck

Two men were arrested Saturday night on suspicion of stealing a truck owned by a Columbia apartment complex and using it to transport stolen property from two apartments, according to a Columbia Police Department news release.

Fellowship of Christian Cowboys leads morning service at Boone County Fairgrounds

The group aims to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ like many Christian churches, but they have a different style of sharing God’s word.

Peach crop is promising at the Columbia Farmers’ Market

After the spring freeze last year killed most of their peaches, vendors say their crops this year look promising.

Ultimate Frisbee teams play in Show-Me State Games

Teams played ultimate Frisbee in several games at Hinkson Field on Saturday.

24th District race continues expensive trend

The 24th district race for the Missouri House of Representatives, which was the most expensive in state history in 2006, is gearing up for more of the same this year. Both candidates have amassed more money than the 2006 candidates had raised at this time during that race.

U.S. exports economic problems

The economic problems affecting the U.S. are also showing up in the United Kingdom, Spain, Australia and Ireland.