Western Kentucky scored six runs in the top of the first inning on the way to an 11-4 victory over Missouri on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Oxford Regional.
The Tigers meet the University of Georgia at 11 a.m. Saturday in the College Softball World Series.
On April 6, Dan Cook of Rivers of Recovery started rowing his dory, a 17-foot long wooden boat, from Three Forks, Mont., to the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to raise awareness for disabled veterans.
First-year event concludes Saturday morning at Columbia College.
On the eve of her departure as Stephens College president, Wendy Libby and her colleagues look back on the successes of her six years at Stephens.
U.S. media take no notice as the director of an independent Cuban news agency is sent to prison for three years and the Comittee to Protect Journalists reports that 22 journalists are in prison on the island.
On Memorial Day, North Korea detonated a nuclear device. Here, four journalists discuss the United Nation's reaction to the nuclear test.
Funding for GetAbout Columbia has focused 14 percent, or about $3 million, on promotion and education over the past 18 months. With the exception of elementary school programs, bike safety programs have seen little participation.
City officials are debating the proper use of federal funds for the GetAbout Columbia pilot project. While some think education and promotion are the most logical priorities, other councilmembers say infrastructure projects are most essential.
So far Boone County has not had a confirmed case of H1N1, or swine flu, though not everyone with symptoms is being tested, Columbia health officials said Thursday.
Missouri's Kyle Gibson has changed from a tall skinny kid into the Tigers' ace, an all-American and a pitcher scouts point their radar guns at every weekend.
A Columbia group formed to promote the creation of "shovel-ready" commercial and industrial sites hopes to develop an industrial park east of the city.
Missouri will play No. 4 Monmouth at 1 p.m. Saturday in the losers bracket. The loser of the game will be eliminated from the tournament.
First Presbyterian Church of Columbia unveiled its newly renovated house of worship to the public at 4:30 p.m. Friday with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Anti-abortion activists aren't looking at the whole issue and often neglect to focus on alternatives to abortion.
Two of the six defendants in the February shooting death of Ronald Cornell Brown appeared in Boone County Circuit Court on Friday for preliminary hearings. The case of Ashtin Levi Weger, 19, was continued, while Nicholas James Weavers, 21, waived his right to an initial hearing.
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The annual sale starts at 6 a.m. and goes until noon.
Free Wi-Fi Internet is now available in Flat Branch Park and three locations in Stephens Lake Park. This addition is funded by the park sales tax and sponsored by local wireless Internet provider iZones.
House Speaker Ron Richard said he plans on creating an interim panel to decide how to expand insurance coverage for autistic children. The panel would draft a bill to be filed Dec. 1 for the 2010 legislative session.