Minutes depend on months of work for City Lights

Hannah Overfelt preforms during a rehearsal on Thursday at Rock Bridge High School. City Lights must first compete against 20 teams to make it through the preliminary round at the regional competition hosted in Branson this weekend.

Months of preparation for Rock Bridge High School's "City Lights" coed show choir come down to a regional competition Saturday in Branson. They will compete against 20 other teams for a chance to reach nationals.

Freshman leads Missouri softball team in victory over Texas A&M

Freshman Maddison Ruggeberg's RBI double got the Tigers' offense going in a 6-3 win over Texas A&M on Saturday at University Field.

PHOTO GALLERY: More than 1,500 volunteer for Cleanup Columbia

A group of volunteers from Oakland Junior High School removed an entire clothes dryer from Bear Creek.

PHOTO GALLERY: George Strait, Reba tour plays at Mizzou Arena

Lee Ann Womack opened for her fellow country music superstars.

State lawmakers consider 75-cent monthly cellphone tax

Missouri is the only state that does not implement a tax or fee for wireless 911 service. Voters most recently rejected a similar ballot measure in 2002.

Edwards in Sprint Cup points lead after Texas race

Matt Kenseth ended a 76-race winless streak and Roush Fenway teammate Carl Edwards finished third to move into the series points lead Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway.


Columbia College softball team splits crucial AMC doubleheader

After battling to beat visiting Williams Baptist 4-3 in 12 innings in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday, the Cougars lost to the Eagles 4-2 in the second game..

MU track and field's Chris Davis excels at invitational

Chris Davis was one of several Missouri seniors with strong performances at the Tom Botts Invitational.

Boone County Sheriff's Department to implement sobriety checkpoint

The checkpoint will be from the late evening to the early morning of a selected date between April 11 and April 17.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kite Flying Day in Douglass Park attracts first-time fliers

The event, which is in its 16th year, brought out a spirit of playfulness in participants — both the children and their parents.

Garage sale raises money for local Habitat for Humanity chapter

The sale was 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and all proceeds benefited the Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity chapter.

Hickman baseball wins two of three in Jefferson City

The Hickman baseball team improved to 6-5 during the weekend after winning two games at the Capital City Tournament in Jefferson City.

MU baseball loses at Oklahoma State

The Missouri baseball team lost to Oklahoma State 4-1 on Saturday. The Tigers have lost six straight games.