Air show includes demonstrations, aircraft tours

Senior Airman Cameron J. Flint stands in formation with members of the base honor guard during a practice of a 21-gun salute during the Salute to Veterans 2010 air show held at Columbia Regional Airport on Saturday.

The United States Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier demonstration was the headline of the air show Saturday.

Missouri pitcher has magical performance in super regional victory

Missouri softball pitcher Kristin Nottelmann was like Harry Houdini. She didn’t escape from a straitjacket, but she got herself out of several tight situations in a 1-0 super regional victory over Oregon on Saturday in a super regional opener at University Field.

First time father of the bride: The finale, and what I’ve learned

The year-long planning process is nearly complete, and the bride is only a day away from walking down the aisle. On the eve of her big day, her father looks back at the lessons he hopes to share with other first-time fathers of a bride.

Rock Bridge tennis wins state doubles

Rock Bridge soccer advances to state semifinals

Hickman thrower, Rock Bridge boys track team excel at state meet

Bianchi Cup attracts shooter Tiffany Piper from New Zealand.

Tiffany Piper is only 16 years old and has already competed in competitions such as Nationals and World Championships for New Zealand.

Missouri baseball ends season with a win

Strader aims high at Bianchi Cup

Phil Strader, last year’s champion in the Practical Event Metallic Division, competed in the Bianchi Cup for the fifth time this weekend in Hallsville.

ANALYSIS: States passing budget cuts onto local governments

In Missouri, the state government has refused to pass a law allowing local governments to revise its budgets midyear, and considered merging highway patrol and water patrol departments, even though some counties are ill-equipped for it. Other states are scaling back by closing parks and fire departments.

BP's top kill effort fails to plug Gulf oil leak

The next plan to stop the worst oil spill in U.S. history will take at least four days to implement.

World War II submarine veteran meets USS Columbia crew members

 Three crew members of the USS Columbia attended the 16th annual reception for members of the city's namesake vessel.

Veterans visit Smithton Middle School

Two veterans spoke to students about their experiences in the armed forces and the importance of education.

Columbia man arrested for warrants, methamphetamine possession, creation

A Columbia man was arrested on methamphetamine charges  Friday in the 700 block of Business Loop 70, according to a news release.