MU's basketball coaching search becoming limited

On Wednesday, after five seasons with the Tigers, Mike Anderson left Missouri to become the new coach at Arkansas. On Monday, several names mentioned as possible replacements solidified their situations elsewhere.

COMMENT: Youth team shows novice fine points of coaching basketball

When Christian Chapel Academy in Columbia needed a junior high boys basketball coach, I thought, “How hard can it be?”

Boonville's Big Muddy Folk Festival hits big 20

The Big Muddy Folk Festival is marking its 20th anniversary and the Civil War's 150th anniversary with a lineup of folk musicians from around the country.

Teter perfect again for Columbia College softball team

Columbia College senior pitcher Valerie Teter threw her second perfect game of the the season in the seoncd game of a doubleheader split with Vanguard on Monday in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Columbia's Newsy receives $1.5 million investment

The award-winning media service, which provides news and analysis videos via the Web and mobile apps, has received new funding from a St. Louis investment firm.

Benefit for ex-councilwoman Almeta Crayton to be held Friday

An event to thank and help the former First Ward councilwoman, organizer of several volunteer programs in Columbia, will be held at Boone Tavern.

Preliminary hearing postponed in Aaron Hobson homicide case

Tony Lewis was scheduled to be in court on Monday, but the appearance was moved to April 4. He is one of eight men charged in connection with the cousin of MU football player Trey Hobson.

Sheriff's Department releases photos to help identify robbers

The photos, from a surveillance camera, show the two men who are being sought in the robbery of a FastLane 66 convenience store on Friday.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Who should be the 2012 Republican presidential nominee?

Ninety-six people have filed to register as a presidential candidate.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Boone County Jail inmates

The list gives the age, gender, race and hometown of current inmates.

GENE ROBERTSON: Women should be celebrated year-round

We must remind ourselves that there would be no need for special months if we had not made distinctions in how we regarded and treated people.

Mammogram hours extended at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

The center will be open during early morning and evening hours throughout April and May to provide screenings for women unable to make regular appointment hours.

LETTER: Missourian's article on Rick McGuire shows his value to MU athletics

A Penn State sports psychologist praises a story about his colleague at MU.

LETTER: A vote for Anthony is a vote for experience in planning, zoning

Helen Anthony's fresh perspective would be an asset on the Columbia City Council, a Fourth Ward resident says.

LETTER: Helen Anthony is right councilperson for Fifth Ward job

Her experience on the Planning and Zoning Commission proves that she's qualified, a First Ward resident says.

LETTER: Cap on short-term loans is too restrictive

Payday lenders can't run successful businesses under such restrictions as a 36 percent cap on APRs and no two-week loans.

LETTER: Mitch Richards is right choice for Columbia's First Ward

Richards has the intelligence and vigor to serve the city well, a First Ward resident writes.

LETTER: Columbia's Fifth Ward residents should support Helen Anthony

A Fifth Ward resident endorses Helen Anthony's bid to join the City Council.

Missouri State's Martin hired as new men's basketball coach at Tennessee

Tennessee hired Missouri State's Cuonzo Martin on Sunday to take over a Volunteers men's basketball program facing punishment by the NCAA for recruiting violations.

ANALYSIS: Business agenda advancing in Missouri

More than a dozen representatives from businesses have developed six shared goals to boost job creation without harming Missouri's finances.