Columbia native Carl Edwards prevailed in a wild final lap, nudging Brad Keselowski out of control on the final straightaway to win NASCAR's Nationwide Series race on Saturday night in Madison, Ill., just east of St. Louis.
The Walters-Boone County Museum marked two decades of historical preservation at its Columbia home on Sunday. Longtime members honored the past and looked forward to the future of the museum.
Early morning thunderstorms delayed the tournament's start on Sunday but families and participants still got in a round of golf.
Kent and Nathan Fandrich played in the parent/child golf tournament at the Show-Me State Games. The tournament meant a weekend of fun for the whole family.
As you walk or drive around Columbia, you will see a variety of public art. Some of it has been created through the city's Percent for Art program. The most recent is "Keys to the City" at Eighth Street and Broadway. There are nine others works installed and six more planned.
Archers competed in several classes during the weekend. Competitions were held at the NOMO Bowhunters Archery Range in Moberly.
Events included muzzle loading and trap shooting, as well as five-stand black powder cartridge shooting.
This is the first year that Brent Young will ride in the race with his son, Brandon, 10.
The Show-Me State Games held its wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center. Almost 500 people participated in the event, which lasted from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Show-Me State Games held its 5K, 10K and race walk event Sunday at Bethel Park. About 120 people competed in the event, which was delayed by an hour due to heavy thunderstorms early that morning.
The program gives 14- to 24- year-olds the opportunity to learn new skills and get paid while preparing them for the workforce.
Each day, between 25 and 35 detailed reports on IED attacks flow into the center from Iraq and Afghanistan. Often the information is less than 12 hours old, and these reports can be incorporated into training for troops.
Rachel Lozano has survived several bouts with cancer and underwent a stem cell transplant. She says her recovery is attributed to the intercession of the French priest Blessed William Joseph Chaminade.
Hinkson Fields were a bit soggy after heavy rains fell before the start of the Ultimate Frisbee competition on Sunday.
Club Como faced several competitors at the volleyball competition this weekend.
Racewalking has provided Martie and Floyd Delon with an outlet for exercise, and they even met through the sport.
Cosette Briggs, 10, of Midway Heights Elementary School, has competed in the girls seventh-grade division volleyball games of the Show-Me State Games this weekend.
The tea party movement has exposed cracks in the Republican Party, but few analysts expect the movement to be victorious at the polls next month.