PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri football stomps McNeese State

Henry Josey carries in the second half against McNeese State on Saturday. Josey finished with 112 yards and three touchdowns.

Missouri football, led by Blaine Gabbert and Henry Josey, scored on its first four possessions and held McNeese State scoreless for the contest's first 48 minutes and 24 seconds in its 50-6 victory Saturday.

Missouri football runs wild over McNeese State in home opener

Missouri was led by quarterback Blaine Gabbert, who completed his first 15 passes, and tailback Henry Josey, who scored three times on his first four carries, to a 50-6 victory.

E-BOOK: A legacy of a lynching

In this five-part series from May 2003, Missourian reporter Barton Gordon Howe chronicles the story of James T. Scott, the last man to be lynched in Columbia. Accused of raping the white daughter of an MU professor, he never got to trial. A mob of 1,000 people swarmed the Boone County Jail, broke Scott out and hanged him off the Stewart Road bridge over Flat Branch. This is the story of what happened then and what has happened since. Download the e-book.

Failed Bank of America transaction sheds light on theft suspects

A woman's attempt to cash a stolen check provided police with some clues about suspects involved in a string of thefts that took place this week.

'The Jungle' more sleepy than mighty on first tailgating day

Vast sections of The Jungle, MU's new student-only tailgating spot, were unoccupied in the hours before Saturday's home football game against McNeese State.

Missouri football's backup tailbacks dominate

Missouri's second-, third- and fourth-string tailbacks not only stepped up, they also provided the force behind Missouri’s offense during Saturday's 50-6 victory against McNeese State.

McNeese State fan hasn't missed a game since retiring

Lake Charles, La., natives Bob Alleman and Ron Broussard made the 14-hour drive to Columbia to watch their McNeese State Cowboys play against Missouri. Alleman hasn't missed a game since 2009.

Rock Bridge football upset bid falls short at Hazelwood Central

The Rock Bridge Bruins came to Florissant heavy underdogs and left with high heads and a newfound confidence despite a 23-20 loss.

Author Dan Chaon discusses 'Await Your Reply' in Columbia

Chaon visited Columbia on Friday to talk about his writing techniques and his novel, which many in the community have read as part of the One Read program.

Columbia group's Sept. 11 vigil condemns violence

Around 50 people attended a vigil in Columbia dedicated to ending the violence resulting from the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

MU volleyball falls to Virginia Tech

The Tigers lost to Virginia Tech 3-1 and finished 2-2 at the Western Kentucky Invitational. Missouri has an 8-2 record on the season and begins conference play on Sept. 15.

UPDATE: Tailgater hit by car on College Ave. while crossing street

A man tailgating in the CG-1 parking lot was hit by a car at the intersection of College Avenue and Ashland Road in Columbia.

Gov. Nixon tells hunting stories at Conservation Federation of Missouri's 75th anniversary

Members of the Conservation Federation of Missouri and the governor gathered for federation's 75th anniversary on Friday. Stories of lions and deer were among those told by the governor and others in attendance.

Hazelwood Central leads Rock Bridge football

Hazelwood Central High School leads Rock Bridge at halftime.

Columbia College volleyball team wins Iowa tournament

The Columbia College volleyball team went undefeated this weekend at the Graceland University Invitational in Lamoni, Iowa.

Rock Bridge softball places third at Capital City Invitational.

Rock Bridge softball spit its two games Saturday and placed third in the Capital City Invitational.

Hands-on projects connect budding artists to Missouri wildlife

An exhibit at the Bass Pro Sportsmen's Center featured workshops and art by wildlife artist Charles Schwartz and children from Columbia's Lee Expressive Arts School.

Rock Bridge tennis team rolls at Columbia Quad Dual

The Rock Bridge girls tennis team swept Joplin and Kickapoo at the Columbia Quad Dual on Saturday at Bethel Park.

'Living agricultural history' on display in Boonville

Undeterred by fairgrounds left muddy by the previous night's rain, hundreds were in attendance for the 47th annual Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association Back to the Farm Reunion Show in Boonville to view antique tractors and steam engines. The event runs through Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: The 47th annual Back to the Farm Reunion Show

In addition to antique farm equipment and steam engines, the show included flea markets, food stalls, crafts, rides and a petting zoo.