Due to ever-growing patronage, the Columbia Public Library is in the early stages of considering purchasing property on the corner of North Garth Avenue and Walnut Street from First National Bank.
A malfunctioning heat tape meant to keep pipes from freezing likely caused a trailer fire Saturday on Elm Grove Drive, according to a news release from the Columbia Fire Department.
Sales of existing homes in the Midwest were down almost 5 percent in December compared with a year ago, and the median sale price fell to $140,800, the National Association of Realtors said Monday. Nationally, sales increased about 1 percent compared with December 2007, and the median sale price was $175,400.
Special investigators looking into the e-mail practices of former Gov. Matt Blunt's office have missed a court deadline to report their findings Monday morning.
The 1950s drama, showing at The Corner Playhouse, explores how one man can throw a small town into disarray.