Preparing Easter morning music essentials

The Missourian asked Columbia churches' music directors what was essential to making Sunday's music feel like Easter morning.

Hy-Vee recalls store brand pistachios

California-based Setton Pistachio is recalling nuts because of a possible salmonella contamination. Hy-Vee says there have been no reported illnesses related to the recall.

McCaskill talks grants, stimulus in 'Kitchen Table Talk'

About 200 attend McCaskill's workshop Wednesday to learn grant-writing strategies and hear the senator's thoughts on stimulus projects and other Missouri issues.

Positions available for Missouri older adult legislature

The  Central Missouri Agency on Aging is accepting statements of intent from people interested in serving on the Silver-Haired Legislature. The advocacy group focuses on the needs of seniors.

Columbia woman brings personal experience to Islam Awareness Week

Lily Tinker Fortel shares pictures and stories from her trip to Iran, hoping to challenge perceptions about the Middle East.

Columbia in line for five new city buses

The city has secured $1.74 million in federal stimulus money to pay for five new public transportation buses, pending a final vote of the City Council on April 20.

Concealed carry on campus: What others are saying

Here's what others are saying about concealed carry on campus in Missouri and other states.

Angela Davis speaks about civil, human rights at MU

Angela Davis — activist, author, educator and philosopher — spoke about civil and human rights in a democracy Thursday night at Jesse Auditorium.

UPDATE: Stolen plane suspect to have psychiatric evaluation

The man accused of stealing a plane in Canada and eventually arrested in Missouri will not go to trial until he has the evaluation.

Columbia College to host second military recognition day

The Military Recognition Day will start at 11 a.m. May 21 on Bass Commons at Columbia College and end with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Veteran Services Center.

Baby sitter pleads not guilty to infant's death

The woman arrested for the death of a 9-month-old will go to court in June.

Missouri farming couple has their own 'bale out'

Feeling neglected by the federal government, The Carlocks use their resources to make a point.

St. Louis lawmaker faces drunken driving charge

Missouri House member Michael Corcoran faces charges of driving while intoxicated and for weaving and failing to signal while turning. Corcoran was stopped Friday by the Highway Patrol in St. Louis County. His attorney told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that he plans to fight the charges.

Psychiatric evaluation ordered for man accused of stealing plane

A U.S. magistrate judge ordered a psychiatric evaluation for Adam Dylan Leon, 31, who is accused of stealing a plane in Canada and flying seven hours before landing in Missouri.