In recent years, the pardoned turkey and its alternate have had the good fortune to retire to the site of many a dream vacation — Disney World and Disneyland.
If ever an ill-timed kitchen disaster is going to strike, it's around Thanksgiving. But while cooking mishaps can be horrifying when they happen, they can turn into great memories. Here are some Thanksgiving cooking disaster tales, edited from first-person accounts.
Missouri athletic director Mike Alden made official the contact extension awarded to eighth-year football coach Gary Pinkel on Wednesday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.
It would be a family touch football game unlike any other. The Coffmans have four football stars anyone would want on a Thanksgiving Day team: Missouri’s replay machine Chase Coffman, his former NFL player father, a brother who plays quarterback at Kansas State, and another quarterback brother in high school. But even with all that available talent, the Coffmans don’t play football on Thanksgiving.
Some Missouri drivers will soon be able to blend varying grades of ethanol and gasoline mixtures at the pump, and fuel retailers will receive a healthy profit for each gallon of ethanol they blend and sell.
Filled with war, economic tumult and pollution, 2008 may not have much to be thankful for. But if you retreat, find your own Walden Pond and embrace the small joys in live, you might find the strength to use your single voice, with others, to make a difference.
War, a dragging economy and life's little problems may have you thinking there is nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. Three editorial writers argue otherwise.
The jury found Lori Drew guilty of three counts of accessing a computer without authorization. Each count is punishable by up to one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.
Many retailers offer incentives for early shoppers, though some stores downtown plan to stick to normal business hours for the busy shopping day.
Nearly 100 world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales have moved into a new breeding farm about 16 miles from Columbia. In the rolling hills near Boonville, Clydesdale handlers will breed, care for, groom and train horses on 350 acres of grassy pastures.
A tough economy has left a number of employed residents short of money and needing assistance.
His attorney also said Wednesday that his client had nothing to do with unsolved slayings of a potential witness in the fraud case.
Residents are turning to Central Missouri Community Action for energy assistance, often after being disconnected for the first time.
One passenger is hospitalized and in stable condition.
The Federal Emergency Management Administration approved on Tuesday more than $2 million in disaster aid, which was made available to Missouri after President Bush declared a major disaster in the state in mid-September.
Rapper Nelly and music producer Jermaine Dupri will host the third annual Black and White Ball in St. Louis.
A Missouri mother on trial in a landmark cyber-bullying case was convicted Wednesday of three minor offenses instead of the main conspiracy charge in an Internet hoax that prosecutors say drove a 13-year-old girl to suicide.
Attorneys for a Roman Catholic diocese in southwestern Illinois have filed notice that they will appeal a jury award of $5 million to a former altar boy who was sexually abused by a priest.
The Tigers' 2009 schedule, announced on Wednesday, includes games in each of Missouri’s Major League baseball stadiums.
Six years ago, Angie Kennon was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It went into remission. In August, she was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. Friends have rallied around her, her husband and her two sons to support them — including with an auction event on Nov. 29.