Columbia visitor's center struggles to fill its volunteer schedule

The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau has struggled to staff its visitor's center at the Lake of the Woods exit on I-70. A decision on whether to keep it open will be made in January.

"Today" show wedding winner still surprised, excited

After a few days, the "Today" show win is still difficult for Melissa McMillin to believe.

Cattlemen Days Rodeo draws competitors from around Midwest

The 34th annual rodeo is part of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association's Great Lakes Circuit.

East Columbia Area Plan nears final form with meeting Tuesday

The Planning and Zoning Commission is preparing for the debut of the East Columbia Area Plan. The commission will present a draft of the plan in a public input session at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Quarterbacks Fitch and Pickerel shine in Providence Bowl

Quarterbacks Logan Fitch of Hickman and Mark Pickerel of Rock Bridge were the stars of Rock Bridge’s thrilling 24-20 victory in Friday’s Providence Bowl.

The Show-No-More State: Adult entertainment businesses face new restrictions

A law that took effect Saturday places new restrictions on adult entertainment businesses, including limits on store hours and a dress code for dancers. Local adult stores and clubs are having to adapt.

Sobriety checkpoint nets 28 arrests

Boone County Sheriff's and Hallsville Police Departments arrested 28 individuals during a Friday night sobriety checkpoint.

Newcomers help in Columbia College soccer's season opening win

The Columbia College men's soccer team beat visiting John Brown (Ark.) University 1-0 on Saturday evening in their season opener.

MU hires new public address announcer

Missouri prepares for first home game Sept. 11 against McNeese State

Columbia officials shape 2011 budget

The Columbia City Council and city officials discussed amendments to the proposed 2011 city budget at a work session Saturday. City officials spent the four-hour meeting brainstorming ways to trim the more than $92 million budget.

MU volleyball opens season with tournament title

The Missouri volleyball team clenched the Tiger Invitational tournament title Saturday night with a victory over Utah State.

Missouri volleyball wins second straight

Tigers advance to Tiger Invitational championship

Columbia police to practice driving

Federal stimulus money bought a driving simulator that the Police Department says it will use for training to decrease auto accidents.

Hickman volleyball team gears up for 2010 season

As the new season approaches, coach Greg Gunn is working with the Hickman volleyball team on bonding and having fun.

Missouri judge warns of extra costs for 2 murder trials

Both 16-year-old Alyssa Bustamante and 56-year-old David Hosier could go to trial next year, and Missouri court officials are asking for a larger budget for expenses such as juries and security.