ROSE NOLEN: Separation of church and state important in America

Separation of church and state needs to be re-emphasized.

SLIDESHOW: Lobbyist brings music to Capitol lobby

On late nights at the Missouri state Capitol building, Abram Messer, a lobbyist, plays piano in the marble lobby and brings out other late-night dwellers who listen.

LIVE COVERAGE: NAACP candidate forum

Join us while we live blog the NAACP candidate forum Tuesday evening. The event starts at 7 p.m. at the Second Baptist Church, but you can follow along from your home.

Versatile opponent too much for Rock Bridge baseball team

Blue Springs South left-handed hitting center fielder Blake Pummill was hit by two pitches in the Jaguars' 13-5 win over Rock Bridge on Tuesday night at Rock Bridge Field. He also made a key squeeze bunt.