Missouri's English, Lawrence adjusting to new roles on the court

Freshman Kim English has started the past two games for Missouri in place of Matt Lawrence.

MU freshman guard Kim English is getting used to starting while senior guard Matt Lawrence adapts to coming off the bench.

LETTER: You'll work hard walking in the shoes of another person

In honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., everyone should try to increase their awareness of the extra work society requires of some people and not others.

YOUR TURN: Share your thoughts on Obama's speech

The following are excerpts of President Barack Obama's inauguration speech, as released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee. We've posed questions from his speech to you as inspiration for starting a community dialogue about this new chapter in America.

Now's the time to get a jump-start on spring gardening

Raising your own seedlings can be a fun and rewarding hobby. Besides the personal satisfaction, raising your own flowers and vegetables from seed will give you a head start on the growing season, save you money from buying plants and give you an unparalleled selection in varieties.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia celebrates the inauguration

People from throughout the community celebrated the swearing-in of the 44th president, Barack Obama, on Tuesday, Inauguration Day.

UPDATE: Man dies in early morning shed fire

His body was discovered by fire investigators who responded to an early morning call about a shed fire at 4200 Rock Quarry Road. And now they're checking to see if he used the building as a shelter in the past.

LETTER: Rosman's column critiquing Segert is flawed

CPS Board member Ines Segert is doing a good job.  She voices opinions at meetings and shares her reasoning.

Let's not allow our digressions to get the better part of us

Time has become a luxury. And the tools of technology need to be used with due diligence.

Body found in rubble of shed fire

Investigators are working to find the cause of the fire and the cause of death. The person has not been identified.

Richbow embraces backup role

Junior point guard Toy Richbow has no complaints about backing up redshirt freshman Bekah Mills.

Two more candidates file for school board

That makes nine candiates who will be running for two seats on the Columbia School Board.

ANALYSIS: Obama calls for sacrifice in inaugural address

President Barack Obama's inaugural speech echoed themes of his previous addresses and called upon Americans to unite and work toward a better future.

PHOTO GALLERY: Inauguration day

Click here for images from the inauguration of President Barack Obama, including scenes from Columbia and Boone County

Missouri baseball ranked 10th

Local events celebrate Obama's inauguration

Events were held at such places as the Gaines/Oldham Black Cultural Center and the Blue Note.

Black Columbians share their thoughts on historic inauguration

For some, Obama's inauguration was evidence the efforts of civil rights movements have been successful.

MU Museum of Anthropology program shares world culture with children

Columbia children learn about diversity from MU Museum of Anthropology's  Cultures of the World class.

Woman injured in car accident on Range Line Street

An injury accident occurred Tuesday when a semi-tractor struck a stopped vehicle.


Four-way stop added at Nifong and Bearfield

The goal is to reduce the number of collisions at the intersection.

Missourians celebrate Obama's inauguration

Citizens across Missouri watched and celebrated Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday.  Events, such as gatherings and parties, were held throughout the day and night to commemorate the historic occasion.