Navy's offense too much for Missouri football in Texas Bowl

Navy linebacker Ross Pospisil wraps up Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander after a catch at the Texas Bowl in Houston, Dec. 31, 2009. The Tigers lost to the Midshipmen 35-13.

The Midshipmen had the ball for more than 40 minutes Thursday in their 35-13 victory aginast the Tigers in the Texas Bowl in Houston.

Missouri group quilts donated fabric to warm the homeless

Quilters in Cape Girardeau use scrap cloth to create so-called ugly quilts that are donated to people in need.

Columbia College men's basketball returns with victory

Missouri men's basketball team welcomes Georgia team that tried to hire coach

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson was courted by Georgia just days after the Tigers were eliminated from last season's NCAA Tournament.

Columbia College women's basketball returns with a win

After being off since Dec. 5, the Cougars stop Lyon College, 65-57

LETTER: MU band showed disrespect

Marching Mizzou prevented the Navy Drum and Bugle Corps members from playing their alma mater.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Does research about brain cancer affect your cell phone use?

One critic of the cell phone industry says a pandemic of brain cancer is forthcoming. Studies show now link between phone usage and cancer, however.

COLUMN: It could have been worse

The recession wasn't an outright depression. Jobs and home prices took a dive, but it seems as if the loss has lessened. And, now, as the new year starts, it's beginning to look a bit more optimistic.

Rep. Still submits ethics reform bill for Housing Development Commission

State Rep. Mary Still, D-Columbia, submitted an ethics reform bill, which addresses concept of "pay to play" in politics. She wants to take elected officials off the Housing Development Commission.

Man arrested after car hits parked car, duplex

An Ashland man was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of second-degree assault, leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated.

The South Butt makes donation challenge

The South Butt has challenged rival apparel maker, The North Face, to donate one item of clothing per child admitted on a selected day to the St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Phoenix Programs seeks revenue bond issue

The Industrial Development Authority of Boone County has reviewed and preliminarily approved a revenue bond application filed by Phoenix Programs Inc. to finance their new office building on Leslie Lane, near Providence Road.


Gemstones offer both beauty and peace

Adrienne Walker Hoard makes wearable pieces of art — necklaces, bracelets and occasional set of earrings — with pure gemstones.

Connecticut wordsmith creates home for misfit terms

Following years of his words being excluded from the dictionary of record for American English, Ron Gagliardi is collecting original words into a book of his own, as unique as the words it will contain and the people who created them.

Senior Medicare Patrol exposes cases of benefit fraud

A little-known volunteer organization detects and reports instances of Medicare fraud that cost the government millions of dollars.

Google aims at expanding into mobile marketing by acquiring AdMob

Google's expansion into advertising on mobile devices will be aided by its acquisition of AdMob, as long as this move is approved by the Federal Trade Commission.