The 2008 Olympics reminds us of the good old days

Forget the politics and the chest-thumping antics of individual athletes and look at the amazing performances by some of the world's finest athletes.

Oklahoma football changes up pace, not offense

Coach Bob Stoops says addition of no-huddle component should help pick up tempo for an offense that averaged 42 points a game last year.

Panhandler arrested on suspicion of armed robbery

Columbia police arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of first-degree robbery and armed criminal action after a victim reported a man asking for money, then pulling a knife.



Stephens College enrollment up

The college's total numbers are up, though freshmen enrollment remains about the same for the third year in a row.

Nebraska's Blackshirts put on hold

Coach Bo Pelini says the tradition isn't ending, players have to prove their worthy of receiving coveted black practice jerseys.

AMC Entertainment fined in child labor case

The company will pay $141,570 and display public service announcements about labor laws in all of its 296 movie theaters.

Meth lab info added to Jefferson Co. sheriff's Web site

Homebuyers in the area are taking advantage of the online list to help evaluate the quality of the neighborhood in which their potential homes are located.



New Orleans prepares for Gustav's uncertain effects

City officials began preliminary planning to evacuate and lock down the city in hopes of avoiding damage it faced after Hurricane Katrina



UM System encourages registration for emergency notification system

Registration for the UM System’s emergency mass notification system for its campuses can now be updated online on the same Web site where students manage their class enrollment and financial information.

2 teens took bait car, police say

Police say they arrested a pair of 15 year olds after the duo made off with the bait car parked in southwest Columbia.

Columbia Independent School celebrates its anniversary by releasing balloons

The school celebrated the beginning of its 10th school year in its traditional way - by releasing balloons.



Missouri cave paintings give ancient insight

Paintings from the age of the Mississippian culture show that ancient peoples might have inhabited Missouri earlier than once thought.