Gov. Jay Nixon competed in the Show-Me State Games' men's basketball skills competition Saturday at Hearnes Center.
In his 35 years of coaching, Larry Skinner has trained several award-winning archers, including an Olympic medalist.
Columbia's Jessy Gonzalez saw his first demolition derby in 2000. He liked what he saw, and since 2004 he has competed in five to six derbies per year around Missouri.
Experienced competitors and friends, Lyle Pfaff, 77, and Howard Dewell, 86, sqare off in a free-throw shooting contest at the Show-Me State Games Saturday.
Edwards started in second-to-last place in Saturday's Nationwide Series race. He took the lead in the 179th lap and held it until the finish.
According to a news release, a Jefferson City resident was arrested by Columbia police on suspicion of two counts of second-degree robbery in connection with the Saturday morning robberies.
Blowin' Smoke Barbecue became the first-ever People's Choice barbecue contest winner at the Boone County Fair.
About 350 Missouri National Guardsmen attended a three days worth of orientations for people coming back to the U.S. after being overseas. The program featured discussions on military benefits and reintigrating into civilia life.
The Boone County Fair Board saw its expectations for attendance exceeded, and there's still more to come on Sunday.
The man initially refused treatment for his injuries, which were not considered life-threatening, but later sought medical attention on his own.
An MU grad student who was diagnosed as mainland China's first case of swine flu has returned to Columbia with his new bride.
The parents of a soldier who trained at Ft. Leonard Wood claim in a lawsuit that they were mislead by an Army recruiter, and are trying to block her deployment to Afghanistan.
The goal of the new Rural Lifestyles Showcase at the Missouri State Fair is to teach classes on cooking and floriculture.
A Columbia SWAT team found cocaine and marijuana after serving a search warrant at the suspect's residence.
People with wristbands and voting ballots went from booth to booth taste-testing 17 competitors' barbecue chicken wings at the first Boone's Lick Trail People’s Choice BBQ Contest.
Photos from the side-by-side mud racing event and the cute Baby Boys Contest that were both held on Friday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
About 75 participants competed in this year's Boone County Fair Baby Contest for boys.
Nearly 650 people attended Saturday morning's Boone County Fair ham breakfast, which has been a tradition at the fair for more than 60 years.
Authorities have identified a Columbia man injured in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning in southeast Columbia.
While most of the attention at the fair was given to livestock animals, seven kittens competed for attention, and all went home with new families.