Millard helps Rock Bridge run to Providence Bowl victory

Rock Bridge running back Trey Millard tries to escape the Hickman defense. Millard ran for two touchdowns on 144 yards rushing.

Running back Trey Millard scored twice for the Rock Bridge football team in its 26-0 victory over Hickman on Thursday night in the annual Providence Bowl.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Disagreeing with Obama does not equal racism

One should be able to disagree with President Obama's politics without being called a racist.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bruins beat Kewpies 26-0

The Rock Bridge football team won 26-0 against Hickman Thursday night at Memorial Stadium.

DNR's initial-laden language clouds understanding of Hinkson Creek

The comments came from city and county planners who sounded confused but cooperative, a couple of citizens who live by the creek also sounded confused but eager for solutions, and Donnie Stamper, speaking for the developers, sounded confused but skeptical.

If you sense a theme here, you’re not alone. I spent much of the evening confused.

Gov. Nixon announces plan to clean up Lake of the Ozarks

Gov. Nixon held a press conference in which he announced a plan to clean up the Lake of the Ozarks, which was the subject of controversy over the summer because of reports of contamination.

Hickman and Rock Bridge football preview

The Hickman and Rock Bridge football teams are certainly familiar with each other, but that hasn't prevented them from working hard to prepare for tonight's game against each other at Memorial Stadium. Hickman even called on a hero from its 1966 team to give a pep talk to this year's squad.

Read preview coverage from the Columbia Missourian and Vox magazine.

Rock Bridge cornerback comes back to football

Rock Bridge's Wilson Pfeiffer, a junior cornerback, quit football last year to focus on baseball, but after some recruiting, he returned and is starting for the Bruins.

Providence Bowl fans endure rain-filled game

Not many fans stayed to see the Rock Bridge football team's 26-0 victory over Hickman on Thursday night at Memorial Stadium, but those that stuck around said they had a good time.

Loss of civility in politics means a loss of discussion

I wanted to leave the discussions of the language of discontent in my classrooms and not this column. I cannot.

Coach's question motivates Missouri defense

"Who do you want to be?" It's the favorite catchphrase of new Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel. And it's the question that lies at the center of the new-look Missouri defense's effort to create a new attitude and legacy.

Today's Question: Is creating a Neighborhood Services Office the best way for the city to enforce rental codes?


$732,067 of Columbia's budget will go to the newly formed Office of Neighborhood Services in order to improvement enforcement of rental codes.

MU professor discusses economics of health care

MU economics professor Jeff Milyo discussed rising health care expenditures and reasons why some people don’t buy health insurance in a forum Wednesday.

Hickman athlete endures injury, continues playing sports she loves

Despite a knee injury, Sydney Washington has driven herself to continue playing both on the high school varsity softball team and a gymnastics team. 

Accident involving school bus results in minor injuries

A Nissan Altima traveling on Old 63 on Thursday hit a school bus containing 43 students, police said. The driver of the Altima and a 14-year-old student suffered minor injuries.

Winter trout fishing program lacks funding

The winter trout fishing program has been canceled for the next year. The economy would have to show significant improvements before any changes are likely to be made.

G-20 march turns chaotic on streets of Pittsburgh

Protesters and police clashed Wednesday in Pittsburgh on the eve of the Group of 20 summit that will be held in the city Thursday and Friday.

Paquin Tower to upgrade boilers, pipes with stimulus funds

The Columbia Housing Authority will use $1.8 million worth of stimulus money to upgrade the heating system at Paquin Tower. The current system leaves residents uncomfortable and is not very energy efficient.


Thornton is both funny, focused for Missouri women's soccer team

Bree Thornton, a senior midfielder, plays to her personality and physical strengths as a leader on the field.

Missouri Rep. El-Amin pleads guilty to bribery charge

State Rep. T.D. El-Amin has pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges. He is the third Democratic lawmaker from the St. Louis area to plead guilty to federal charges in the past month.

Judges discuss how meat at barbecue festival will be scored

A panel of 70 judges will determine the winner of Saturday's 3rd annual Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival Competition. $15,000 in total prizes are up for grabs.