Tigers defense reviews rough spots

Illinois quarterback Juice Williams throws a pass against MU on Saturday. Williams embarrassed the MU defense with two long second half scoring drives to cut MU’s lead.

The Missouri football team’s victory over No. 20 Illinois was seemingly sealed, but Illinois quarterback Juice Williams and his receivers threw a scare into the Tigers.

Fitzmorris is buried with full military honors

The funeral and burial were private services for Spc. Steven J. Fitzmorris, who was killed in action in Iraq on Aug 25.

National Socialist Movement’s parade permit request denied by police

Steven Boswell, of the Missouri chapter, requested the permit for Nov. 8, the same day the MU football team plays Kansas State at home. The Columbia Police Department ruled that there would not be enough police resources to cover both the rally and the game.

Letter: Residents honor one of its fallen soldiers

A resident pays tribute to Spc. Steven Fitzmorris, who was killed in service to his country.

Texas A&M copes with upset loss

After an 18-14 loss Saturday to Arkansas State, a team that won just three games in the Sun Belt Conference a year ago, first-year Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman spent most of Monday's Big 12 coaches teleconference deflecting criticism.

Missouri National Guard troops perfect the art of waiting

Guard troops deployed to help deal with Hurricane Gustav must find other ways to pass the time.

Ferguson's attorney calls jury selection improper

Ryan Ferguson’s attorney argued in court Tuesday that jury selection in Ferguson’s 2005 murder trial was improper and violated  the defendant’s constitutional rights.

Effects of Gustav may add 3 to 5 inches of rain to already wet summer

A flash flood watch was posted for Boone County beginning Wednesday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Gustav make their way into the region.

Governor’s race debates hit MU on J-school centennial

Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof and Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon both confirm they will participate in a 3:15 p.m. debate on Sept. 11.

Missourian will seek bids for partner

The paper was in talks with the Columbia Daily Tribune to turn the Missourian into a five-day-a-week product. But then the owner of the Jefferson City News-Tribune said it wanted to bid on the project. Now others will get a chance to bid, too.

‘Body of War’ documentary to be screened at MU

The documentary tells the story of Tomas Young, a 25-year-old man paralyzed by a bullet four days after he arrived in Iraq.

Missouri residents and businesses aid Gustav effort

Members of the Missouri National Guard were deployed to help in the hurricane-stricken region, while Anheuser-Busch distributed thousands of cans of drinking water.

Mo. candidates for governor agree to debate

Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof and Democratic Attorney General Jay Nixon both confirm they will participate in a 3:15 p.m. debate on Sept. 11 at MU.

Nixon urges compliance with 'robo calls' law

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Jay Nixon responds to complaints about automated calls that took place during the Aug. 5 primary 

MU men's basketball team sweeps preseason road trip

The Missouri men's basketball team defeated the Southern Ontario All-Stars 109-92 on Monday morning to complete a three-game sweep of exhibition play in Canada.

MU golfers start tournament play

The Missouri men's golf team finished its day on Monday in fifth place at the Rutherford Intercollegiate

Residents ask Council to give Paquin more time

The Paquin Tower recreation program was the main topic during the city budget public hearing at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.

SEMO football coach with I-A experience prepares team to face MU

 Tony Samuel was a two-year starter at defensive end for Nebraska, and was 2-0 in Columbia as a player. He returned to the Cornhuskers as an assistant coach from 1986-1996 and remained perfect on Faurot Field.

Donnelly's AG recount lawsuit dismissed

Two absentee and provisional ballots cast during August’s primary will be tallied after a lawsuit filed by a losing candidate in the Democratic attorney general race.

Boone Electric workers assist in Gustav cleanup

Four workers from the Boone Electric Cooperative will be gone for 10 days and will help restore power to parts of Louisiana.