Columbia Missourian sports editor Greg Bowers and reporter Andrew Astleford talk about tweeting in the sports world on this edition of The Beat.
Students learn from the photo posted online including William Clinch trial jury members.
Beyond the freshly painted purple door and inside the confines of crumbling walls, the Blind Boone Home echoes the sounds of music past. American ragtime pianist, William John "Blind" Boone’s home on Fourth Street will become a museum, but the interior renovation is still in the planning stages.
With the number of pop icons who died this year, including Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett and Patrick Swayze, national retailers were predicting a high demand for costumes featuring the dead celebrities. However, with Halloween only one day away owners and employees of local costume shops aren't finding that to be the case.
Family, friends, students, alumni and colleagues attend the inauguration of the new president of Stephens College, Dianne Lynch. During the ceremony, Lynch received the official symbol of the College and of the office of the presidency, the Presidential Medallion.
Former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle was scheduled to speak Friday morning at a Missouri health care summit. Also scheduled to speak is former surgeon general for the Bush administration, Richard Carmona.
The Rock Bridge football team lost 49-14 Friday night at Blue Springs. The loss ended the Bruins' hopes of making the playoffs.
The Hickman football team ended its season Friday night with a 28-9 loss to visiting Jefferson City.
The Columbia College volleyball team defeated Indiana Wesleyan University and Taylor University in its opening matches of the Taylor University Tournament. The Cougars won their first match 3-0 and their second in five sets.
A woman was hit by a truck while crossing Rogers Street early Friday evening.
Although Lynch has been at Stephens since June, her inauguration marks her official position as president. Formerly dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College in New York, she follows Wendy Libby, who was president for six years.
Les Bourgeois Vineyards will now suspend large after-hours events through the end of the year.
The Missouri soccer team lost its final regular season game, falling 3-2 on Friday at Kansas. The Tigers begin play in the Big 12 Conference Tournament on Wednesday.
The Missouri Arts Council Trust Fund, created by income tax paid by nonresident, professional athletes and entertainers, supplied $4.4 million to the council so it could honor its grant commitments, Executive Director Beverly Strohmeyer said.
Deputies from the Boone County Sheriff's Department think the shooting might be drug-related.
MU student organizations visited the school and demonstrated several ways to stay healthy and safe on Halloween.
Construction work in Saline County to be moved to Monday.
Money raised through a capital gains sales tax is funding renovations for the Roger B. Wilson County Government Center, which will see improvements to a currently unused third floor.
The former Senate Majority Leader spoke to a crowd of hundreds about the current landscape of health care reform in Missouri.
The Central Missouri Humane Society's proposed adoption guidelines take away some of the required elements for adoption and replaces them with suggestions. It could stimulate more pet adoption, but at what price to the animals?