Jefferson City's Anchana Heng, who competed in the Show-Me State Games' powerlifting competition Saturday, spent the first 12 years of his life fighting for survival in Battambang, Cambodia.
The Mojo Shirts baseball team, based in Kirksville, has participated in the Show-Me State Games for the past six years. The team is made up of current and former college ballplayers.
Mojo's held an '80s fun run on Saturday. Participants broke out their most fashionable and forgotten '80s attire to compete for the title of "Best Costume and '80s Attitude."
The Missouri Department of Conservation says May storms damaged 204 million board feet of timber on 113,000 acres.
Families lined the streets Saturday to witness the opening of the Boone County Fair.
A private funeral service for the former CBS anchorman is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Bartholomew's Church on Park Avenue. But, his final resting place will be beside his wife in a family plot in Kansas City.
Families lined Broadway from Dorsey Street to Fifth Street as goats, floats and horses marched by to celebrate the start of the Boone County Fair.
The Garden Gate School, inspired by the Waldorf method of instruction, will become a five-day kindergarten this fall. The school will hold an open house on Sunday so that interested parents can become familiar with the curriculum.
An accident on Interstate 70 backed up traffic for nearly five miles.
The Missouri native was the face of the "CBS Evening News" from 1962 to 1981, and his solid, objective reporting earned him the title of "most trusted man in America."
Kelly Schulz plans to run again for the 21st District seat in the state House of Representatives, which she lost to incumbent Steve Hobbs in 2008.