Factory farm permits approved despite court ruling

The jurisdiction of a court ruling that denied a permit for a hog farm near Arrow Rock is still unclear.

Phase 1 of I-64 project ahead of schedule

The five-mile stretch that has been shut down for rebuilding will reopen as early as late November. Phase 2 of the I-64 project will begin shortly after.

Poultry plant closes in Buffalo, Mo.

About 465 jobs will be lost in Dallas County and surrounding areas when the Petit Jean poultry plant shuts its doors.

Trial set for suspect in 1985 rape-murder case

More than 20 years after the crime, a trial date has been set for suspect Gerald Carnahan in the rape-murder of Jackie Johns.

Woman arrested after shooting at marijuana eradication helicopter

A Douglas County woman is awaiting charges after shooting at a National Guard helicopter.

Man who faked own death convicted of sex charges

Charles Rothman tried to fake his death by setting his fishing boat adrift.

Nebraska's defense looks ahead to Missouri

The Cornhuskers' defense is working hard to keep last season's struggles in the past.

Tigers favored over Cornhuskers

Nebraska's fans are likely to give Missouri's offense a tougher time than Nebraska's defense will.

Rod Gelatt gave radio conversations life

You learn soon that he (Gelatt) is a giant in the world of journalism. In the top floor studio of Jesse Hall, he brought light to the "cave."

Palin and Biden debate in their first meeting of campaign

The clash over Iraq was the most personal, and pointed, of the 90-minute debate between vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin.

Tiger fans prepare for Cornhuskers

 A spirit rally Thursday night gave MU football fans the chance to show their support as the Tigers prepare for their conference opener against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Lincoln, where Missouri hasn't won in 30 years.


Rock Bridge linebacker temporarily paralyzed in practice

Drew Gordon, a senior linebacker on Rock Bridge, was temporarily paralyzed during a practice. He suffered no permanent damage but will miss the rest of the season.

Williams talkative leader for Kewpies

As a sophomore last season, Josh Williams was never short on words, but his message was often lost among the more experienced voices heard on a Hickman defense that had seven All-District players. This year, Williams is making noise that has been impossible to ignore.

Palestinian author shares story of her childhood

Ibtisam Barakt talks about her book, "Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood," at MU on Thursday. 

Quadrado more than assistant for Cougars

Juliana Quadrado, assistant coach for the Columbia College women's volleyball team and native of Brazil, bridges the gap between the squad's English- and Portuguese-speaking teammates.

Jerry Douglas, Dobro guitar virtuoso, headlines Roots 'N' Blues

Known for his solo albums as well as his role in Alison Krauss and Union Station, Jerry Douglas will close out the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival Saturday night.

MU goalkeeper keeps eye on the clock

For MU junior Tasha Dittamore, the starting goalkeeper for the Missouri soccer team,  the numbers on the clock regulate life both on and off the field.

"How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" gets ready to open

The cast is rehearsing for the production of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" at the Rhynsburger Theatre.

Armendariz finds new family on MU volleyball team

Since two-a-day practices, Priscilla Armendariz has become part of a new type of family with some of her teammates. Along with fellow freshman defensive specialist Annie Lopez, sophomore libero Caitlyn Vann and assistant coach Chen Feng, she is part of "the DS," or defensive specialist, family.

Democrats want details from Bond on U.S. attorney’s dismissal

A Justice Department report revealed that Republican Sen. Kit Bond’s office pushed for Todd Graves’ dismissal, while Bond insists he had nothing to do with Graves’ departure from office.