Funeral set for Missouri Highway Patrol pilot

The governor has ordered flags lowered on public buildings to honor 47-year-old Patrol Sgt. Joseph Schuengel of St. Louis.

City Council approves intersection improvements at Providence, Business Loop 70

Marked crosswalks, pedestrian signs and two pedestrian islands will make the intersection safer for Hickman High School students crossing Providence Road.

Joplin City Council rejects smoking ban for now

The council voted to reject the proposal that would have banned smoking in any public place or workplace, including outdoor patios.

Peel impressive despite Hickman volleyball team's loss

Senior middle hitter Emily Peel had 11 attacks, four kills and three blocks Tuesday in the Hickman volleyball team's two-game loss to Troy Buchanan.

Parks and Rec and Historic Preservation discuss options for Maplewood Barn

The two groups are still working to decide how to rebuild the historic barn, which burned down five months ago.



Escaped ape attacks Kansas City police car

A loose chimpanzee smashed a police car window before being caught by its owner.

ROSE NOLEN: Home should be an important place

The virtues of home and true friends keep us anchored throughout our lives, providing for our needs — both mental and physical.

Columbia College soccer beats Williams Woods

The Columbia College men's soccer team defeated William Woods 2-1 on Tuesday in Fulton. 


LETTER: Carnahan a better choice for U.S. Senate

Roy Blunt's managerial style leaves much to be desired.  His behind closed-door approach leaves people who need to know in the dark.


LETTER: Amendment 2 would honor POWs disabled during military service

If passed, the amendment would exempt these POWs from having to pay real estate taxes on their homes.

Missouri pastor, 84, found dead in pen of pit bulls

The Callaway County Sheriff's Department says no charges are expected, and that the dogs won't be seized because the county doesn't have the resources to handle the animals.

Hickman boys soccer tops Helias in penalty kicks

The Hickman boys soccer team defeated Helias in overtime penalty kicks Tuesday at Hickman.

Hickman volleyball falls to Troy Buchanan

The Kewpies fell to the Warriors in two sets.

Pre-emptive strike against real estate tax on November ballot

If Amendment 3 passes in Missouri in November, the state government will not be allowed to institute a tax when property changes ownership.

Shots fired at Pentagon labeled 'random event'

The fragments of two bullets were found embedded in two windows of the Defense Department. No one was injured in the incident, and authorities have no suspects.