Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Chris Belcher said the district supports the president's desire to see students do well.
The preliminary hearing for James Kraig Kahler has been rescheduled for Oct. 25-26. This is the second time the hearing has been rescheduled.
Wedding plans for the local couple who will wed on the "Today" show are progressing with the selection of wedding attire.
The city of Columbia wants input on how it implements changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Should the city include accommodations for the mentally impaired?
The Purple Heart is America's oldest military decoration and has been issued to more than 1.3 million people since World War II.
The five-year grant will provide financial and technical assistance for farmers in Adair, Knox, Macon and Shelby counties.
The audit focused on two versions of the Enhanced Enterprise Zone program. Businesses that move to, or expand in, areas with high unemployment and low personal income are eligible for breaks on local property taxes and state income taxes.
Dwight Laughlin spent 17 years in a state prison waiting for the Missouri judiciary to determine he should have been tried in federal court. Under federal law, he would have served five years.
Dwight Laughlin, who spent 17 years in prison, expressed frustration that lower courts ignored his argument for years before the Missouri Supreme Court ordered him released.
Junior Lauren Fuller's walk-off home run propelled the Rock Bridge softball team to a 6-5, 10-inning victory over visiting Jefferson City.
The one-hour session will be at William Woods University.
A roundup of other action from Tuesday night's City Council meeting.
After claiming the title at the Blue Springs South tournament Tuesday, the Rock Bridge girls golf team beat Hickman and Jefferson Wednesday in Columbia.
On Wednesday night, the Stockton School Board will hear from citizens before possibly voting on whether Sherman Alexie's "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" should be allowed in the high school library.
The Columbia College volleyball and soccer teams both fell in the NAIA top 25 polls after the first week of action.
The center, where bicyclists can keep bikes and gear, should be operating later this fall.
Beginning Jan. 2, St. Louis and St. Louis County will implement a smoking ban, with exemptions for casino floors, some hotel rooms and some private clubs.
Officials at the South Central Correctional Center in Licking say 45-year-old Willie Prother was pronounced dead Tuesday at Texas County Memorial Hospital.