The fire at the theater, which is located in Nifong Park, was reported at about 8 p.m. Monday. The building was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on the scene and it took about 45 minutes to bring the fire under control. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
Officials don't know the cause of the fire. Board members plan to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday night.
The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, located in Nifong Park, burns Monday. The Columbia Fire Department received a call at 7:56 p.m. that the theatre was on fire. Flames were visible from Fire Station 8. Units from the Boone County Fire Protection District and the Columbia Fire Department responded to the scene. The building was fully engulfed upon their arrival. It took approximately 45 mintues to bring the fire under control. Units are still on scene taking care of hot spots. The cause it undetermined at this time.
Built as a home in 1877, the Maplewood Barn Community Theatre has been a place for performances since 1973.
Thirty cylinders, possibily containing hazardous material, were being held in a storage locker on Range Line Street, according to a Department of Natural Resources report. The cylinders orginially contained germanium hydride gas and were to be supposed to be disposed of by an enivornmental service in Okalahoma.
The group isn't unified around a single issue but rather the idea that the government needs to be reined in.
The national tea party movement has the potential to become a full-fledged revolution but not until it finds centralized leadership.
We must stop being inactive and begin to hold our leaders accountable.
Individuals with both strong political backgrounds and virutally no experience are forming their own political groups.
Delta Air Lines has decided to renew its contract with Columbia Regional Aiport after its original one expires in August.
The Maplewood Barn Community Theatre, located in Nifong Park, was destroyed by a fire Monday. The fire was reported at about 8 p.m. and it took firefighters about 45 minutes to control the blaze.
To help the Commission on Cultural Affairs fill openings, the Columbia City Council voted unanimously Monday to loosen up the membership requirements.
The council voted 7-2 to table the request to rezone the property south of Grindstone Parkway.
Speculation now heats up about St. Louis drafting Sam Bradford with the first pick.
The South Butt, a clothing company started by Jimmy Winkelmann, now an MU freshman, was sued in December by The North Face for trademark infringement. The two companies reached a settlement Friday.
The national art exhibit, "Oncology On Canvas," opened Monday at the Boone Hospital Center. The exhibit displays 580 different types of art pieces by patients, their families and caregivers.
MU associate professor Anand Prahlad from the English department and assistant professor of electrical and and computer engineering Gregory Triplett from the College of Engineering were named recipients of the 2010 William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. The fellowship includes an award of $10,000.
Proposition 1, which proposes use of downtown cameras to enhance public security, has been the source of debate concerning how necessary the cameras are.
The judge also scheduled a court date for the Missouri man's brother, who faces three felony counts of rape and other charges.
For Will Ward and his family, energy consumption was never much more than an afterthought. Now, they are representing Missouri in a national competition to see which state's family can cut its energy consumption the most.