After Sept. 11, Fred Clayton went on active duty for seven years with the U.S. Naval Reserves. Now that he is retired, he has taking advantage of the time by participating in state and senior games, including the Show-Me State Games.
Painkillers and prescription medications can be just as dangerous as street drugs, but many grandparents do not adequately guard their medicine cabinets from their grandchildren.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is scheduled to compete in the basketball skills competition in the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.
The Tiger Quarterback Club's Football Fan Day is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Aug. 9.
The Roadless Area Conservation Rule needs to be fully reinstituted and regulated with a heavy hand. The Obama administration needs to reconsider the long-term damage the rainforest will incur if logging continues.
Cronkite was an authority on the news of the day, and he was a distinctly neutral one.
The Boone County Fair Junior Division Talent Show took place Tuesday night at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Twenty-two children ages 8 to 16 performed acts involving singing, dancing, playing guitar, fiddling, twirling, gymnastics and clogging.
Oak Towers resident Gerald "Jerry" Lewis was killed Tuesday morning in a three-vehicle crash six miles east of Paris Road on Highway 24.
Saint Louis University is one of the National Institutes of Health's main study sites for swine flu vaccine research. There are seven other sites across the country that are to begin the series of studies in August, with the first shots to go into the arms of healthy adults, of any age.
The new Missouri Home Care Union will represent about 13,000 workers who help people living in their own homes. They are hired by consumers but paid for through Medicaid programs. The Union's director, Carolyn Klinglesmith, said many of the personal care attendants receive no health insurance, sick leave or vacation time.
President Barack Obama has requested weapons systems including funding for nine additional F-18 Super Hornet fighter jets, built in St. Louis, and $674 million for three C-17 jumbo cargo jets in Long Beach, Calif.
As the economy continues to lose jobs, Obama will hold a news conference pressing for continued progress in health care debates, in hopes of signing a reform bill before the end of the year.
Seven artists have been confirmed for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival in September, and at least 23 more performers are yet to be announced.
Mike Ferguson announced the move Wednesday on his Web site and endorsed Republican Rep. Roy Blunt in his campaign for the U.S. Senate.
The Columbia Police Department added a feature Wednesday to its online crime reporting tool to allow residents to report incidents of bicycle harassment.
Woody's Menagerie features several free nightly shows that exhibit a variety of unique exotic animals. Shows continue through Saturday.
City and county fire services began increased cooperation this year as a result of the new territorial agreement that went into effect in March.
Eleven-year-old Ashlee Frazier won first place in the Boone County Fair Junior Division Talent Show for singing "Tim Mcgraw" by Taylor Swift.
The economic downturn hasn't stopped new businesses from opening in Columbia. Business licenses are up from last year, and business owners open their doors with the confidence that they can serve consumers even in a challenging economic climate.
Avid roller skater Evan Jones wants to change the city's ordinance on skating downtown. He was issued a citation last week, and said there isn't enough awareness of the ordinance.